Grief and loss are an unavoidable part of our human experience. We all come across it at some point in our life. Loss can take many forms e.g. the loss of a loved one, loss of a job, loss of a pet, divorce, separation, failure and the list goes on. Any type of loss can generate a number of uncomfortable feelings such as sadness, heartbreak, shock, anger, fear and confusion. On the physical side, it can cause a number of symptoms like sleep disturbances, headaches, fatigue, chest pain, concentration/focus problems and digestive issues.
Grieving is a complicated process that varies from person to person. There is no “right or wrong” way to deal with it. People from different cultures, but even people from the same culture deal with grief differently. The only common aspect of all these various ways of grieving is the fact that grief requires time. There is no “fixing” grief…
Allowing yourself to go through grief, while not losing perspective on life is a challenging process that often calls for assistance. And this is where I can be of help. With a PhD in palliative care and specific training on grief counseling, I can help you go through all the stages of grief. In our sessions I will be present with you, listening and empathizing. Together we will walk along this transitional phase and I will gradually help you deal with all the emotional pain bodies that come forward.