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August 2 2021

This month our theme is “Life with Tears and Laughter.” The work I do involves a lot of tears and laughter and as I often say, both are welcome and healing. Young children are great teachers of thi...
By Jackie Naginey Hook
Monday, August 2, 2021

August 2 2021 - National Sister's Day

By Dar Bellissimo
In News
Monday, August 2, 2021

August 1 2021 - National Friendship Day

“And then he gave a very long sigh and said, ‘I wish Pooh were here. It’s so much more friendly with two.’”   ~ A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
By Dar Bellissimo
In News
Sunday, August 1, 2021

Fundraiser - Phase Two - Footprints in the Field

Footprints in the Field's Phase Two Summer Fundraiser is happening now! We welcome your continued support to help them create a Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Garden - a place for generation...
By Dar Bellissimo
In News
Monday, July 26, 2021

July 26 2021

To summarize the study we’ve discussed the past couple of weeks, we look to psychologist Noam Schneck, Ph.D. who states: “… healing and growth may continue even when a person is not actively thinki...
By Jackie Naginey Hook
Monday, July 26, 2021

July 25 2021 - National Parents' Day

In honor of National Parents' Day, please share a special memory of your parents.
By Dar Bellissimo
In News
Sunday, July 25, 2021

2021 - July - Gazette - Life with Tears & Laughter

Life with Tears & Laughter When people from a Christian tradition provide me with the honor of officiating their loved one’s funeral services, a common scripture reading they request comes fro...
By Jackie Naginey Hook
Thursday, July 22, 2021

Previous Posts

September 11 2021 - 9/11 Remembrance - Save the Date

Please join us on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. 

July 19 2021

As we continue with our theme of “Embrace Unconscious Grief,” last week we introduced the idea that the brain can find a balance between too much and too little focus on loss. Psychologist Noam Sch...

July 18 2021 - Nelson Mandela International Day

Today is a day to - Take Action, Inspire Change! Join in the celebration of Nelson Mandela International Day. Click here to learn more.  

July 15 2021 - Footprints in the Field - Phase Two Fundraiser

We invite you to join us today, July 15, 2021, for the Phase Two summer fundraiser for Footprints in the Field! The mission of this group is to create a meaningful Pregnancy and Infant Loss Re...

July 2021 - COVID-19 Update

We continue to provide care 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 814-237-2712. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please call to sch...

July 12 2021

Previous studies of grief processing suggested a Goldilocks effect. Too little conscious focus on the loss meant avoidance and too much focus meant unhealthy rumination. Both of these experiences w...

July 5 2021

This month our theme is “Embrace Unconscious Grief.” As I thought about this theme, I was reminded how fascinating the human body is, and in this case, the human mind. We have a conscious mind and ...