Walking With Families Podcast |Hope & Inspiration |Weekly Interviews With Families & People Involved With Helping Critically Ill and Injured Children.
About This Show
Weekly interviews to give families with critically ill and injured children, hope and inspiration by sharing stories from other families and their challenges, insights from doctors, and nurses, plus the views of other support staff that help the children and their families during their journey.
Most Recent Episode
Allyson Drake - Parents and Children Working Through The Pain of Grief.
4 days ago
In this episode, Allyson Drake talks about helping parents and children through the grief process after losing a child or loved one. Alyson shares: What led her to starting her organization Full Circle Grief. What the 4 tasks of grief are that everyone must work through after losing a loved one or a child. Plus, Allyson talks in depth about how each of these 4 tasks of grief can affect people and how to work through each one. When walking through the pain of grief, the goal is to just except the pain and the suffering. She suggests to be with your grief and surrender to it and eventually you will learn how to walk with your grief. Plus, she talks about the difference between losing a child and the difference in losing a parent or significant other. Moreover, Allyson explains the difference between traumatic grief and grief. Plus, she talks about the increased risks to parents after the death of a child. She talks about what complicated grief is and how it can often appear in the 4th task of grief. Allyson talks about the 3 biggest factors that help parents adjust to their child's death over time. She offers that everyone who loses a child experiences a traumatic death. Finally, Allyson offers advice to parents in regards to their marriage after losing a child. Join us as Allyson shares her expertise to help parents and children through the grief process.