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Grief & Loss During the Holidays

Grief & Loss During the Holidays

This year, our Hands on Healing family groups created this What’s Your Grief remembrance activity — a simple, yet meaningful way to explore the complex feelings around the loss of a loved one and a wonderful way to create a special piece to remember loved…

Staying Connected Through Social Distancing

Staying Connected Through Social Distancing

By Carrie Schaeffer, LCSW, Perinatal Bereavement Services Manager “We human beings are social beings. We come into the world as the result of others’ actions. We survive here in dependence on others. Whether we like it or not, there is hardly a moment of our lives…

Mindful Movement to Support Grieving Children

Mindful Movement to Support Grieving Children

By Rachel Melhorn, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist For many children, movement (bouncing, running, fidgeting, skipping) is a natural state of being. Many times, when we ask kids to “pay attention,” what we are really saying is “stop moving,” but physical movement has such a positive…

Coping with Isolation While Grieving

Coping with Isolation While Grieving

By Maryse Eubank, M.Ed At times, grieving individuals often find themselves intentionally self isolating. The choice may be made for a variety of reasons such as the fear of breaking down in public, the realization that many previously enjoyed activities don’t seem as important anymore or…

Family Grief Support: Hands on Healing

Family Grief Support: Hands on Healing

What is Hands on Healing?  Full Circle’s Hands on Healing (HOH) groups support children ages 3-17 and their adult caregiver who have experienced the loss of someone significant to them. In HOH, we incorporate art-based interventions to support children and families in exploring their feelings all…

12 Prize Packages

12 Prize Packages

As a small token of our appreciation, and to spread a little cheer, each and every donation (monetary donations plus items donated from our wish list) will be entered to win one of our 12 wonderful prize packages — all generously donated by local businesses…