ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND GAME DESIGNER:
Sharon Rugg, MSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (formerly a
Certified Thanantologist and Registered Play Therapist) with over 30
years of experience in various Social Work fields, including mental
health, college teaching, and hospice and bereavement care.
She is currently retired from her private practice as a grief
counselor and play therapist.
Sharon has worked with hundreds of children, adolescents, and
adults both individually and in groups.
She especially enjoyed working with individuals and families
dealing with life-threatening illnesses as well as issues of loss and
retirement, Sharon frequently made professional conference
presentations, conducted professional development workshops, led grief
groups for schools, churches and grief camps, and consulted with peers
and community agencies on grief and loss in the lives of children and
adults. She has been
happily married to Ed Rugg, PhD, since 1970.
They have two grown children and a number of grandchildren.
Sharon enjoys nature, reading, arts and crafts, volunteer work,
traveling, entertaining, and spending time with family.
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