Rita has worked extensively with kids and adults suffering loss due to parental and/or spousal completion of suicide, murder and death due to natural causes. She has participated as a member of multiple crisis teams in response to traumatic events involving adolescents from regional communities. Rita Co-Directed a season at Camp Erin for children suffering the loss of a loved one. She created and directed kid’s camps for the Richard Lambert Foundation as well as one-on-one counselling for children, adults and families experiencing relationship loss due to death. Rita also mentors young counselors and practitioners who routinely interact with those experiencing grief. Rita’s thoughts and analysis of the grieving process and its parallels with traumatic brain injury can be found in chapter 7 of the recently published book by Joanne Cohen: Getting Hit, Getting Up, Moving Beyond - My Journey Through Brain Injury. Additionally, Rita delivers workshops for caregivers focusing on compassion fatigue, self-care and emotional validation.
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