Ling Thumin earned her Master’s in Counseling at Missouri Baptist University, and completed her internship at Agape Christian Counseling Services. Currently, she is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC). She is dedicated to Christian counseling and uses an integrative approach that fits the needs of each individual client. Inspired by her own healing journey, Ling is particularly passionate about serving multicultural clients with issues of identity…
By Lisa Mottola Ernst, MSW, LCSW
In working with grieving children, teens and families, I get many questions concerning children and their ability to grieve.
Before answering these questions, it is important to note that children grieve differently than adults. For them, the loss of a parent, sister, brother, grandparent,…
Welcome to the December 2014 Issue of the Agape newsletter, Bridge to Wholeness!
Our monthly newsletter is the best way for you to keep up with what is going on around Agape, with events and updates, and articles written by our counselors. We hope it will help bring you a little bit closer to emotional, mental, and spiritual wholeness!
In this issue (click to read individual articles):
Grief and bereavement can cause an onslaught of confusing emotions, including anger, confusion, fear, hopelessness, denial, pain, and intense sadness. After suffering loss, we not only have powerful emotions, but physical, social, cognitive, and behavioral reactions to our experience.
Use the questions below as a self-reflective guide.