Grief & Bereavement Therapy
Bereavement and grief aren’t light-hearted topics. Bereavement refers to the process of recovering from the death of a loved one, and grief is a reaction for any form of loss. Both encompass a wide range of emotions such as fear, anger and deep, deep sadness.
The process of adapting to a loss can dramatically change from person to person, depending on his or her background, beliefs, relationship to the person who’s passed, and other factors.
Grief may affect your life physically, emotionally, and/or socially. None of us experience it in exactly the same way.
You may be experiencing one of more of the following symptoms:
- Crying, sometimes when you least expect it
- Inability to focus
- Loss of appetite
- Difficulty sleeping or irregular sleep patterns
- Apathy regarding things you used to enjoy
- Lethargy or Fatigue
- Feelings of sadness and yearning
- Feelings of loss and/or anger
- Feelings of frustration or guilt
- Feeling detached from others
- Self-isolation from social contact
- Behaving in ways that are not normal for you
Every grieving experience is different. A person may be able to continue their day-to-day routine after one loss, yet not be able to get out of bed after a seemingly much smaller one. It doesn’t always make sense, and it doesn’t have to.
If you are experiencing grief or loss-related symptoms, behaviors, or feelings, please contact me today for a free consultation