A grieving mother received a special gift following her daughter’s death.Trisha Moore was given a piece by her daughter Tia Moore while she was receiving treatment at Frazier Rehab. While she was still receiving treatment Tia found art helped her process things. That’s when she created this picture as a way to share her story. It was eventually displayed outside Tia’s psychologist’s office to help inspire others.”The middle part of the piece was about like kind of her story with the struggles and the medical conditions and that kind of thing, and then the border was like a yellow she painted yellow was very hopeful,” Dr. Amy Gonshak, Tia’s psychologist. Tia suffered from sickle cell anemia when she was a child and then in high school doctors diagnosed her with a rare brain disease called moyamoya which causes strokes.She eventually died in 2019.”This is Tia leaving her mark in the world and doing exactly what she wanted to do which is help people that’s in a similar situation,” said Tia’s brother, Angelo Pendagrast. Art therapy is just one of Frazier rehab’s neuro-rehab programs which promote recovery through different activities from drawing to gardening and even cooking.

A grieving mother received a special gift following her daughter’s death.

Trisha Moore was given a piece by her daughter Tia Moore while she was receiving treatment at Frazier Rehab.

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While she was still receiving treatment Tia found art helped her process things. That’s when she created this picture as a way to share her story. It was eventually displayed outside Tia’s psychologist’s office to help inspire others.

“The middle part of the piece was about like kind of her story with the struggles and the medical conditions and that kind of thing, and then the border was like a yellow she painted yellow was very hopeful,” Dr. Amy Gonshak, Tia’s psychologist.

Tia suffered from sickle cell anemia when she was a child and then in high school doctors diagnosed her with a rare brain disease called moyamoya which causes strokes.

She eventually died in 2019.

“This is Tia leaving her mark in the world and doing exactly what she wanted to do which is help people that’s in a similar situation,” said Tia’s brother, Angelo Pendagrast.

Art therapy is just one of Frazier rehab’s neuro-rehab programs which promote recovery through different activities from drawing to gardening and even cooking.

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