Mothers day grief

2021-03-14T11:54:06+00:00March 14th, 2021|Alannah's blog|

Gratitude or heartbreak, we all have our own answers to this question. Today is march 14, 2021. Mothers day on this side of the world. This photo is of my mother. My mother died at age 33. She died doing what she loved the most, riding her horse. A tragic end to a young life, she died on a day that she was most exited about, competing in one of the largest horse riding competitions Ireland has to offer, the Royal Dublin Society, Dublin Horse Show. As a grief therapist. This year I have sat with [...]

Covid in College

2021-02-23T13:07:22+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Alannah's blog|

‘Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.’ Aristotle As a psychotherapist, I presently work with a large number of college students. My work with these incredibly talented, bright, funny, kind and clever humans has led me to write this blog post. Among all the students, their range of ages, and their range of beliefs, attitudes, interests and followings. I am finding they all have very distinct aspects in common. The effects Covid has had on them as individuals and in groups. The effect it is, and has had on their ‘new way’ [...]