Hope is the feeling

 you have that the feeling you have

isn’t permanent~

Jean Kerr


I am a grief professional but I am also a bereaved parent and daughter. In 2008 my 7 year old son Brogan was diagnosed with an inoperable, incurable brain tumor called DIPG. Brogan was initially given a few months to live but through experimental treatments and chemotherapy at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital he lived … Continue reading Office

Program Offerings

UPCOMING PROGRAMS:  The Art of Creative Mourning-Creating a Shadowbox Workshop with Lisa Gillespie-Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 11:00-12:30pm THESE PROGRAMS WILL BE RESCHEDULED: Suicide Loss Support Group-6 consecutive Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30   Forest Therapy Walk with Ann Walter  Grief Happens Grief Support Program-6 consecutive Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 pm  The Elephant in the Room: How to Help … Continue reading Program Offerings


Stay up-to-date by following our blog!


If you prefer not to pay with PayPal please contact Melinda at 240-298-2442 or melinda@melindaruppert.com. Checks, cash and credit cards are also accepted.  


Leave your name and email, along with a message to Melinda. In person, phone and video therapy sessions are being offered at this time.