Dr. Cheryl Lane

Dr. Cheryl Lane obtained her doctorate from George Fox University in 1996. She spent the first few years of her career working with children and adolescents, and then later transitioned to working with adults. She has worked in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric, community mental health, and private practice. She also spent several years working in a large hospital ER, where she evaluated psychiatric patients as a consult to the ER physicians.

Dr. Cheryl Lane obtained her doctorate from George Fox University in 1996. She spent the first few years of her career working with children and adolescents, and then later transitioned to working with adults. She has worked in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric, community mental health, and private practice. She also spent several years working in a large hospital ER, where she evaluated psychiatric patients as a consult to the ER physicians.

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When Young Children Deal with Death

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 by from Blogs
As adults, we understand and accept that death is an inevitable part of life. But for very young children, death can be confusing and scary. As a parent, your child will look to you for understanding and comfort when a family member, a close friend, or a beloved pet dies. However, it can be ...

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