The Dougy Center Model

Our Approach

Our work is based on a humanistic and holistic approach to understanding and supporting children and families who are grieving.

Our Philosophy & Principles

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Our Influence

Dougy Center has received national and international acclaim for our innovating peer support model for helping children cope with the death of a family member. The Dougy Center Model has been replicated in over 500 sites throughout the world and is considered a ‘gold standard’ of practice in the field of grief and loss.

Our Influence in the Field
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The Right Place

Dougy Center is the right place when nothing feels right and through our peer grief support programs, resources, training, and consultation services we have reached hundreds of thousands of people around the world.

Our Impact
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Our Publications

We offer a variety of grief resources in both English and en Español, available to download, print, or stream. Discounts for bundled resources created for professionals, parents, caregivers, teens, and children are also available. Visit our bookstore.

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