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Today is episode 21 and I’m talking with Dr. Allison Bomba, a Maryland based psychologist who specializes in helping children navigate the grief process. Dr. Bomba brings hope and healing to children and families as they navigate the painful and confusing process of healing from a loss. Despite the seriousness of her work she’s still able to connect with her own joy factor and offers keen insight on how to help children recover after the death of a loved one.
Today we're exploring:
The most important lessons children teach us about grieving?
Worden’s 4 tasks of mourning
Steps to support a grieving child:
Signs that a child needed counseling or some other intervention to handle the grief?
Dr. Bomba’s sources of personal inspiration
If Dr. Bomba’s words resonated with you, know that you’re not alone. There is help out there. If you or someone you love is struggling with grief please reach out for support. You don’t have to do it alone. Taking it one step at a time you will be able to help yourself and your loved ones work through the pain, find ways to keep memories alive and begin healing together.
Thanks for joining us today and take good care.
Welcome to the show. Today we’re talking therapy! Specifically how to be a smart consumer when it comes to finding a therapist who is a good fit and understanding a few tips on how to do therapy. You’ve recognized a need to get some help and are ready to take the first step. Now what? Here are ten strategies to get the most out of the therapy hour.
Resources for Finding a Therapist:
Today's guest is an expert on holding her own in the face of struggle. Joclyn Hanson is a professor of communications but really knows how to teach the art of being classy, strong and light hearted. Listen in as she shares her insight on turning the worn out phrase "mid-life crisis" into mid-life TRANSFORMATION!
Today's show is all about laughter! Our guest is Laura Gentry,is dynamic leader in the world of laughter yoga and the founder of the Iowa School of Laughter Yoga.
“Joy-real heart singing joy- is possible and you deserve to have it.” Laura Gentry
Listen as Laura shares:
Warning- you may have to tune out your serious side to relax and deliberately give yourself a minute to be silly with us.
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Welcome to the JOY Factor podcast, featuring bi-weekly conversations to help you reclaim more space in your life for joy.
The Joy Factor is a podcast for anyone with a desire to create more joy in their lives. Julie Hanson, Licensed Psychotherapist, Certified Life Coach and Registered Yoga Teacher, interviews experts in the field of mental health and positive psychology as well as everyday people who’ve got their own take on how to be on the hunt for joy even in the midst of struggle. She’s on a quest to connect her listeners with the tools, tips and inspiration to claim their right to joy!