Helping Children During Traumatic Events

In the wake of the recent school tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, how do we help children cope during such a traumatic event?

Our children need reassurance, comfort, and emotional support. Here are some resources to help children deal with fear, anxiety, grief, and other feelings following such a traumatic event:


We here at PerceptA Therapeutic & Training Center, LLC, send out our deepest thoughts and prayers for all those affected by this tragic event.

~Chioma Anah

Author: percepta therapeutic

PerceptA Therapeutic and Training Center, LLC is located in Baltimore, Maryland, and provides individual and group psychotherapy, and counseling, art as therapy, training, supervision, and consultation services. Dr. Chioma Anah, Ed.D., ATR, NCC, LCPC, ACS is a Registered Art Therapist, National Certified Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (Maryland), Approved Clinical Supervisor, and Founder & CEO of PerceptA Therapeutic and Training Center, LLC in Baltimore, Maryland. She has over 15 years experience in the clinical field working with adults, adolescents and children, and is a Board Approved Supervisor in Clinical Professional Counseling.