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Posted on Aug 3, 2015 in Children, Death, Depression, Grief, Loss, News

Surviving the Death of a Child

It is very difficult to lose a child. Parents are not supposed to see their children die, and no parent will ever be ready for the death of a child. It is very important to understand that there is no correlation between how long a child has lived and the enormity of your loss. A parent -whether father or mother- is intimately entwined in the day to day life of their young child. The death of a child therefore leaves behind a crushing emptiness. Loss of an Older child When  an older child or an adolescent dies, it becomes more difficult as children by this age are just starting to be aware of what they can do, and beginning the road to be independent individuals. In case of the death of an adult child, the parents not only lose their child, but also a close friend and a link to their grandchildren. They lose an irreplaceable source of practical and emotional support. The parents lose their identity of being...

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Posted on Oct 12, 2014 in Books

Recommended Reading

The resources listed on this page are not intended to replace therapy, either counseling or medication. They are provided as an educational resource to help our clients, and visitors to this site, learn more about the concerns and issues that they may be living with every day.   ANGER The Anger Control Workbook, by Matthew McKay and Peter Rogers The Explosive Child, by Ross W. Greene ANXIETY The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, by Edmund J. Bourne The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook, by Martin Antony and Richard Swinson ASPERGER’S SYNDROME The Everything Parent’s Guide To Children With Asperger’s Syndrome: Help, Hope, And Guidance (Everything: Parenting and Family), by William Stillman ASSERTIVENESS The Assertiveness Workbook: How to Express Your Ideas and Stand Up for Yourself at Work and in Relationships (Paperback), by Randy J. Paterson Ph.D. Assertiveness: How Can I Say What I Mean? Perspectives on Relationships, by Kate Havelin ATTACHMENT DISORDER When Love Is Not Enough, by Nancy Thomas ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD) Attention Games, by Barbara Sher and Ralph Butler A Bird’s-Eye View of Life with...

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