Renee Caverly-Gillett is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in trauma therapy. Cara Poalillo and Renee discuss how to cope with the news of Drew Drechsel and the ripple affect of grief in the ninja warrior community. How can we respond to what is going on instead of only reacting in anger? There are ways that we can still value and develop our own goals and identity without feeling in despair.
Renee’s “Checklist” to parents in helping children cope:
1. Allow kids to express emotion
2. Don’t react and Do not judge
3. Encourage and be open for communication
4. Allow them to grieve