April 18, 2023 | EPISODE 65
Welcome to Be Freaking Awesome! In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Mekel Harris, a licensed psychologist with a long-standing career in mental health, to explore the topic of navigating tough conversations with kids about grief, death, and loss.
Dr. Harris shares her insights and experience on how to approach difficult conversations about death and loss with children in a way that is compassionate, empathetic, and age-appropriate. She discusses the importance of creating a safe and supportive environment for children to express their emotions and feelings about loss, as well as providing guidance on how to respond to their questions and concerns.
Throughout the conversation, Dr. Harris emphasizes the value of holistic well-being in the process of navigating tough conversations about loss with kids. She touches on the different ways that grief can manifest in children and how parents can help their kids cope with their emotions and develop resilience in the face of loss.
Even if you don’t have kids you interact with regularly, much of the advice and inspiring anecdotes can help adults navigate loss in a kind, compassionate, and grace-filled way. Join us and discover how you can navigate tough conversations about death.
Dr. Mekel Harris is a Memphis-based licensed psychologist who loves helping other perfectly imperfect folks navigate life’s challenges in order to grow in lifestyle, love, leadership, and loyalties to God, self, and others.
Find her online at mekelharrisphd.com or on Instagram @drmekel.
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