Category: COVID-19

Conversations About Grief: Grounding Techniques for Grieving Adults

Conversations About Grief: Grounding Techniques for Grieving Adults

By Stacia Macklin, LCSW, ACSW, Clinical Director Conversations About Grief (CAG) are a series of educational programs hosted by Full Circle professionals. This CAG, generously sponsored by Homelight, shares ways to reduce feelings of overwhelm and anxiety in adults and teens. Stacia will lead you through 5 Grounding…

Remembrance, Connection, and Self-Care

Remembrance, Connection, and Self-Care

By Melissa Weaver, LCSW The experience of grief remains one that perpetuates feelings of isolation, difference, fear, and uncertainty. This journey is often one filled with deep loneliness, disconnect, and raw pain. The process of remembrance brings forth both feelings of comfort and of great longling.  During…

A Month of Remembrance

A Month of Remembrance

At Full Circle, we know that every grief journey is different. We support grieving families, we raise awareness about the grief process, and we provide a safe place throughout that process. Grief has no time limit or schedule. We have seen COVID-19 change the world,…

Managing Anxiety and Fear During the COVID-19 Crisis

Managing Anxiety and Fear During the COVID-19 Crisis

By Stacia Macklin, LSCW, Clinical Director During this COVID crisis, we are all having to process and navigate change, uncertainty, new expectations at home and work, information (and predictions and opinions!), and increased emotional and mental drain. This can all be heightened and intensified when we…

Ways to Support Grieving Children During This Global Crisis

Ways to Support Grieving Children During This Global Crisis

By Rachel Melhorn, LCSW, Family Bereavement Services Coordinator We recognize the challenges many parents are facing as they are tasked with closures to businesses and schools. Below are some tips to support children who are grieving during this challenging time.  Please do not hesitate to…

The Goodbye Book

The Goodbye Book

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 gentle…