What is Grief

GRIEF is a normal process that can last a long time.

Intensely personal, there is no right or wrong way to grief.

We can grief over loss of loved ones, loss of a job, loss of a relationship, loss of expectations, good health or other kinds of losses.

The grief from loss can be complicated or traumatic, leading one to watch with detachment a world that has come to a standstill.


Symptoms of complicated grief

  • Feelings of anger & bitterness at being abandoned
  • Self-reproach for feeling too much or too little sadness
  • Gratitude that a loved one is no longer suffering
  • Relief that our burden of care for a sick family member is over
  • Guilt and shame from feeling relief or gratitude.
  • Feeling disconnected from his or her emotions
  • Grief over a prolonged preiod


How can Therapy help with Grief & Loss

Counseling grief is not about suppressing pain or forgetting what has happened.

Rather the process of counselling allows the individual to experience and work through their grief and pain by verbalising their thoughts and feelings.

Grieving takes time, time for a person to accept the reality of a loss and for the pain to subside. Eventually, these feelings may come to pass, or perhaps be sufficiently diminished, even if we never get over them completely.

Counselling for Grief & Loss

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