Moving On Means Letting Go

After a loss, many children may be unwilling to move on and enjoy their lives. They may believe that moving on means forgetting the one they lost. While moving on is a difficult process that often requires time above all else, parents and guardians need to remind children that moving on does not mean forgetting – it simply means letting go of the sadness. Moving on is a natural part of life that must occur even after we have suffered a loss.

If your family or community has recently experienced a loss that is affecting your child, we at Courage To Connect are here to help. Please feel free to call our office at (847) 730-3042 for more information, or to schedule an introductory session.

Dr. Michael Clatch, Psy. D
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