Resources & Articles

Supporting Emotional Regulation in Grieving Children

Supporting Emotional Regulation in Grieving Children

By: Rachel Melhorn, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist  Grieving children often feel a range of emotions from sadness and anger to jealousy or fear. When a child is “dysregulated” they may be tantruming, highly anxious, or “checked out.” All of these are reactions to big and…

Supporting Those Grieving an Overdose Loss

Supporting Those Grieving an Overdose Loss

By: Stacia Macklin, LCSW Five years ago, Full Circle recognized that a growing number of families attending our general loss group were grieving the death of a loved one due to accidental drug overdose. In 2015, the number of youth impacted by accidental drug overdose deaths…

Tear Soup

Tear Soup

Each Sunday, parents and children are invited to find a cozy spot at home and join us for Story Time. The books, read by our Full Circle staff and therapists, are selected to help children explore the difficult emotions surrounding grief and loss and will encourage…

10 Tips for Caregivers During COVID-19

10 Tips for Caregivers During COVID-19

By: Carrie Schaeffer, LCSW Caregiving for a loved one who is ill or frail is a full-time job that can be stressful under the best circumstances. Now, during the COVID19 crisis, caregivers are finding themselves coping with the daily needs of their loved one and dealing with…

Support Group Care Packages

Support Group Care Packages

With the transition to virtual videoconference support groups, our members are in need of some of the supplies they would traditionally have access to here at the Center during their group sessions. With that in mind, we would like to be able to provide our members…

Worries Are Not Forever

Worries Are Not Forever

Each Sunday, parents and children are invited to find a cozy spot at home and join us for Story Time. The books, some read by our Full Circle staff and therapists, are selected to help children explore the difficult emotions surrounding grief and loss and will…