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We Need to Know Your Remember Them

We Need to Know Your Remember Them

By: Allyson England Drake, M.Ed, CT I often am asked, by caring friends and family members, about the best ways to support an individual who is grieving the death of a loved one. I have a variety of practical answers, of course — like start…

Community Circle

Community Circle

We’ve missed seeing you this year, and we are so grateful for your support. As a small token of our appreciation for our most generous donors, we want to invite you to hear about Full Circle’s programming, outcomes from 2020, and plans for 2021.  Join…

Grounding Techniques to Support Grieving Children

Grounding Techniques to Support Grieving Children

By Rachel Melhorn, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist Here at Full Circle, we talk a lot about “big feelings.” When we use this term, we are referring to grieving children’s struggles with emotional regulation. This may look like an extended tantrum, uncontrollable crying, fit of anger,…

Journaling for Healing

Journaling for Healing

By Britt Cowart, LCSW, Grief Services Director Grief journaling is one way of allowing ourselves the space for genuine healing to take place, whether we’re ready and willing to express ourselves to others or not.  Due to the copious amount of research suggesting that grief journaling…

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…

Suicide Loss: Upcoming Webinar

Suicide Loss: Upcoming Webinar

This month, Full Circle will be bringing awareness and providing resources as we lead up to International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on Saturday, November 21, 2020. This day is meant for survivors of suicide loss to come together to find connection, understanding, and hope…