Articles by Cynthia W. Moore, Ph.D.

Cynthia W. Moore, Ph.D. is the associate director of the Marjorie E. Korff Parenting At a Challenging Time (PACT) Program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and an assistant professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. She joined the PACT Program (www.mghpact.org) in 2003, and began caring for individuals and families coping with a parent’s medical illness, focusing particularly on promoting children’s resilience. As an interest in bereavement in children and adults grew from this work, Dr. Moore has gone on to join the Complicated Grief Program at MGH, through which she provides state-of-the-art therapy for patients suffering from complicated grief. She lectures locally and nationally about how parents and healthcare professionals can support children’s resilience during challenging times, and conducts research on parenting-related distress in adults with cancer.

How To Speak With Children About The Anniversary Of The Boston Marathon Bombing

March 4, 2014

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How To Speak With Children About The Anniversary Of The Boston Marathon Bombing

In these weeks leading up to the 2014 Boston Marathon, we are collectively hearing about a range of reactions to the many reminders of the event’s significance. Some are feeling distressed, perhaps from listening to the widespread media coverage discussed in our previous post. Some are feeling inspired and “Boston Strong,” perhaps working up to […]