Barr-Harris Children's Grief Center Services at La Rabida

When families experience grief and bereavement, children need special attention. Help is available to children and their families through the Barr-Harris Children's Grief Center.

Therapeutic Services In Times of Loss

  • Loss of parent through death, divorce, or abandonment
  • Loss of a sibling or other family member through death
  • Imminent death of a parent or other family member

Services Provided by Qualified Professionals

  • Diagnostic evaluations of a child, parent or other family members 
  • Short and long-term treatment, if needed
  • Child guidance to the surviving parent or caregiver 
  • Help with a school crisis (death of a teacher or student)
  • Consultation, in-service training and educational presentations to schools, agencies, clinics, hospitals, schools and children's institutions

The center operates as a fee-for-service using a sliding scale to assure that no family is turned away for financial reasons.

Contact Us
The Barr-Harris Children’s Grief Center has locations in Chicago and the suburbs including one at La Rabida.  To learn more, visit or to schedule a visit to our La Rabida site, call Johanna Sonnenfeld at 312.922.7474, ext. 421.