Swosh

View the latest posts from our blog

Michigan Grief Counseling: Mourning The Death Of A Child

Michigan Grief Counseling: Mourning The Death Of A Child

The death of a child is a traumatic event for a parent, no matter how old the child may be or what the circumstances are surrounding the death. Whether you are dealing with the loss of an adult child or you have recently suffered a miscarriage, there are techniques...

What Is Complicated Grief? Grief Counseling In Michigan

What Is Complicated Grief? Grief Counseling In Michigan

The loss of a loved one is difficult to handle, but most people ease out of grief over time. The pain becomes more bearable with each passing month, and symptoms of becoming less severe. However, some people go through a prolonged period known as complicated grief. In...

Understanding Grief in Children Part 2

Understanding Grief in Children Part 2

Young children under the age of 12 runs on their emotions. They are concrete in their thinking and their little egocentric minds don’t allow them to grasp the abstract. Death is an abstract concept. How does a young child express their grief? FEAR – For children, fear...

Understanding Grief in Children Part 1

Understanding Grief in Children Part 1

Before we can talk to our children about grief, we have to understand our own feelings about grief. As adults, we must be comfortable in our own understanding and beliefs about death so that we can communicate effectively and provide our children with the reassurance...

Grief Counseling Tips For Young Widows In Michigan

Grief Counseling Tips For Young Widows In Michigan

No woman expects to lose her spouse in her 20’s or 30’s. That’s just too young to fall into the “widow” category. Nevertheless, this is a struggle that many women face in Michigan when their husbands pass unexpectedly. If you are a young widow trying to adjust to your...