Firefly Counseling  Services, P.C.

4950 NE Belknap Ct. Suite 205

Hillsboro, OR 97124

503-560-5822 (voice)

888-503-2864 (fax)


The practice is located on the corner of Belknap Ct. and Elam Young Pkwy next to Intel Hawthorne Farms.


+1 503-560-5822


+1 888-503-2864


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Buisness Hours: We are in the office Monday-Friday with appointment times ranging from 8AM-6PM. If you are having a mental health emergency and need immediete assistance please call the Washington County Crisis Line at 503-291-9111 or the Multnomah County Crisis Line at 503-988-4888 or proceed to your nearest emergency room for assistance.



"We don't accomplish anything in this world alone...and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads from one to another that creates something."

-Sandra Day O'Connor

Firefly Counseling Services:Care,Education,Integration
Firefly Counseling Services:Care,Education,Integration

Grief & Loss

Helpful Links to Additional Resources

National Alliance for Grieving Children
New York Life Foundation
The Children’s Grief Education Association
National Cancer Institute


The Dougy Center



Recommended Reading: Children's Books


When dinosaurs die: A guide to understanding death. Brown, L. K. & Brown, M


The fall of Freddie the leaf. Buscaglia, L.


Tough Boris. Fox, M.


The Invisible String. Karst, P.   

Lifetimes: The beautiful way to explain death to children. Mellonie, B. & Ingpen, R. 


Gentle Willow. A story for children about dying. Mills, J. C. 


Tear soup. Schweibert, P & DeKlyen, C.

Water bugs and dragonflies: Explaining death to young children. Stickney, D.

City dog, country frog. Willems, M.


The day tiger rose said goodbye. Yolen, J.


Recommended Reading: Adults


Talking about death: A dialog between parent and child. Grollman, E.


Never too young to know: Death in children’s lives. Silverman, P.R.


The Dougy Center http://www.dougy.org/


            *35 Ways to Help a Grieving Child


            *Helping Children Cope with Death


            *A Tiny Boat at Sea


How to go on living when someone you love dies. Rando, T.


Living with grief: Children and adolescents. Hospice Foundation of America. (2008). Doka, K. J. & Tucci, A. S. (Eds).


Helping bereaved children. Webb, N. B.


Helping children cope with grief. Wolfelt, A.


Children and grief: When a parent dies. Wordon, W. J.

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