Grief counseling becomes necessary when a person feels so disabled by
their grief and sorrow to the extent that their normal coping processes are disarmed and
When coping with grief a person may go through all kinds of
emotions. Grief counseling facilitates the expression of emotion and thoughts
about the loss. Typical emotions one experiences during this time are sadness,
anxiety, guilt, confusion, anger, loneliness, numbness, exhaustion and emptiness.
Grief counseling will assist in thinking creatively about the
challenges that generally follow loss and to help cope with concurrent changes in
their lives. The grieving process take s time and the healing process usually
- Grief isnít just about death.
- Bereavement due to the death of loved one
- Loss due to separation/divorce/a move
- Job or career loss
- Loss of a pet
- Life threatening illness of self or loved one