Climate change and climate trauma are producing chronic anxiety, grief, despair, and depression, particularly among adolescents and children. Unfortunately, a sincere discussion of both the mental health implications of climate change and conceptualizations of working through climate trauma has been absent from the counseling literature. We address this gap by examining the impact of climate change on mental health, how individuals cope with climate trauma, and the strong potential of process-oriented group therapy to facilitate healing. Finally, we propose a group therapy model to address climate trauma with adolescents.
Sherman, Mya and Dewell, John A.
"Addressing Climate Trauma among Adolescents: Process-Oriented Group Therapy as a Way Forward,"
Louisiana Journal of Counseling: Vol. 27:
1, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalscholar.lsuhsc.edu/ljc/vol27/iss1/4