Grief is a difficult journey for anyone but it is uniquely challenging for children.
How can we help them understand loss in a spiritually healthy way, even while we may be grieving, too? Counselor, speaker and author Dr. Amy Ford offers practical guidance for helping your child grieve well.
Dr. Amy E. Ford is a licensed professional counselor, author, speaker, and a full-time university professor. Amy specializes in difficult psychological issues, such as PTSD, depression, anxiety, and grief. Amy uses her expertise to help military veterans and their families and has traveled extensively to assist in mental health disaster recovery, teach professional counseling, and support Christian ministry. She and her husband live in Central Oregon and have parented six children together.
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.