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Here's How To Talk To A Child About A Death In The Family

What you should never say to a grieving child   Back when I worked for international disaster relief missions, I heard some incredibly insensitive remarks directed towards grieving children. For instance, I once heard a first responder say, within earshot of children who had lost a loved one, “Well, it could have been a lot […]

Dr. Ben Michaelis: 'Your Next Big Thing' for the New Year (Q&A)

Today, Hartford Books Examiner rings in the New Year with Dr. Ben Michaelis. A clinical psychologist who helps patients achieve mental health and well-being through creativity, Dr. Michaelis is a graduate of Columbia and New York Universities. He has been in private practice in Manhattan since 2004. Dr. Michaelis’s writing has been published in both academic and popular […]