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How Play Therapy Helps Grieving Children

As adults, we often picture counseling or therapy as someone sitting in a room talking to a professional about their problems. However, counseling with children often requires a different approach due to the developmental age of the child. Your child’s counselor may offer them opportunities to use different types of imaginative play materials, such as continue reading…

Connecting Rainbows

A six-session support group for K-5th graders and their caregivers coping with the serious illness or death of a loved one. Tuesdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5 and 12 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. $15 materials fee. Registration is required for all Kids Path workshops, events and groups. Contact Kids Path at 336.544.5437 or continue reading…

How to Communicate with your Grieving Teen

  Adolescence can be an exciting time of self-discovery and identity development. However, as adolescents seek more independence, families may find this time filled with disagreements and periods of irritability and frustration. When a young person experiences significant loss during this already tumultuous time, their family may notice unexpected and concerning changes in the teen’s continue reading…

Children, Grief and the Holidays

The holidays are a difficult time for anyone who has experienced a loss. Children, who grow up thinking of the holidays as a magical and happy time, may have particular difficulty reconciling the grief of a recent loss with the joy of the holiday season. Depending on the child’s relationship with their loved one who continue reading…

Connecting Rainbows

A six-session support group for K-5th graders and their caregivers coping with the serious illness or death of a loved one. Tuesdays, September 18 and 25, October 2, 9, 16, and 23 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. $15 materials fee. Registration is required for all Kids Path workshops, events and groups. Contact Kids Path at 336.544.5437 continue reading…