Posts by Jo Christner, Psy.D.

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Parent Loss Groups

by Jo Christner, Psy.D.

A bereavement group for adult children who are grieving the death of a parent. Groups meet weekly in an eight-week series and are facilitated by licensed therapists. Download the flyer for more information.  Saturday, 9:30 – 11:00 am HOPE Haven … Continue reading

Walking Through Grief

by Jo Christner, Psy.D.

When you suffer the death of a loved one, you are thrown into a state of emergency in your body, mind and soul.  Brain imaging studies have shown that when an individual experiences a significant loss, changes occur along a … Continue reading

Grief Is A Journey

by Jo Christner, Psy.D.

What is grief?  Grief is a journey. It is painful. It is difficult and challenging.  It feels never-ending. It does have a natural rhythm that will occur and you will heal. Be gentle with yourself and trust your natural, innate … Continue reading

A Blueprint To Regain Balance

by Jo Christner, Psy.D.

If your spouse has died, your whole world has most likely been turned upside down… out of balance. Everything seemed to change in your life… especially you. Your belief system, physical routines such as sleep, energy and eating, emotional stability, … Continue reading