Grief is a Process Soon after the death of a loved one, many people start wondering, "how long is this pain going to last?" "How long will it be until I feel something close to closure?" or "When will I just start to feel like my old self again?" The truth is that in grief [...]
2018 Seeds of Hope Remembrance Program Since 2010, hundreds of families have attended the Annual Seeds of Hope Remembrance Program sponsored by Baue Funeral Homes, Crematory and Cemetery in St. Charles, Missouri. This year, families will have an opportunity to participate in the planting of wildflower seeds in memory of their loved one. This tribute is designed to leave a [...]
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Transforming Seasons of Grief There is so much to love about living in Missouri. One of the best is the ability to witness the dramatic change of seasons. Right now spring is upon us and there is so much to see. Robins and Cardinal birds flitting in the trees, green grass growing like a soft [...]
In my experience working with individuals who struggle with grief and trauma, I find that it is common to struggle with knowing where to begin processing these experiences. An idea came to me as I helped my child sift through her crayons and markers, throwing out the dried-up markers and deciding what to do with [...]
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There are times during our process of grief that we may feel and think that we just don’t have what it takes to get through one more day…. however, somehow, we do. We find the strength somewhere deep within ourselves to “soldier on.” It could be getting up and getting showered and dressed that is [...]
The Center for Hope & Healing alongside Baue Funeral Homes has developed a complimentary 6-week group designed to meet the needs of those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or the death of an infant under one year of age. On Wednesdays from 6:00pm - 7:30pm beginning January 24, the Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group will beet [...]
Jessica Vogler MS, MAC, PLPC Trauma Therapist 314-328-4702 License number:2015043971 Supervisor: Sonya Paramore LPC 2007022552 The Center for Hope and Healing recently welcomed Jessica Volger with the intention of meeting the current need to serve children in the area. Jessica has experience working with children in a school-based setting, through intensive outpatient treatment, and in private practice. She [...]
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This past week I was helping a young man who was beside himself with grief. He had lost a best friend and was grieving deeply his sudden and traumatic loss. Amazingly what had prompted his call was not because he was having difficulty with his own grief but rather OTHERS were having trouble with his grief. [...]