How Bereavement Counselling Can Help You Create A Better Tomorrow
When your loved one has died you may feel like you are struggling to cope, consumed with intense emotions, helplessness, feelings of sadness, shock, numbness, loss and wondering. You may even feel panic and anxiety, or life may seem to have lost its meaning. You may also feel like you are betraying your loved one by feeling better and starting to live your life again.
When you make an appointment to speak to a qualified professional counsellor/psychotherapist like me, you are given the opportunity to talk and share those overwhelming feelings. In a confidential space where you can open up and speak freely and without judgement.
Your individual counselling will be an optional and powerful first step towards coming to terms with your loss and working through your grief.
Why You Need A Bereavement Counsellor
When someone you know and love has died, the emotions that you feel can make it difficult to cope with the day to day routine of your life. This can affect your emotional and physical wellness as well as just having the strength to get through the day or feeling like you are moving forward in life.
Of course, you eventually want to feel as you did before and get back to life as you knew it. But although things without your loved one will never be the same, it doesn’t mean that things will not get better. Now that your loved one is no longer around, it can be hard to know how to move forward with life. But there is a path for you to move forward and find some happiness and balance in your life. Letting go of your loss and grief doesn’t mean that you have forgotten
Professional counsellors like myself have the knowledge and skills to help you take those steps toward a better tomorrow. It may seem hard to imagine ever getting back to a normal life routine, but I will support you to work towards that personal goal of feeling like yourself again.
Benefits Of Grief Counselling After The Death Of A Loved One
Mourning and grieving will change you, and it will change your perception of the world around you. Not only have you lost your loved one but you have also lost a part of who you use to be when they were here. You may feel moving on means leaving your loved one behind. You may even feel like you are betraying your loved one for feeling better again. This is not the case as your bond will continue for the rest of your life no matter how you feel.
Working with a bereavement counsellor is a powerful self-help mechanism on your road to healing.
The Benefits Of Working With Me Are:
- You will give yourself a private and confidential space and time to work through your emotions.
- You may learn the tools you need to cope in your time of pain and grieving.
- You may get eventual relief from the grieving process which will allow you to engage in new activities.
- You may begin to find it easier to cope with everyday life.
- You may gain a greater degree of self-awareness.
- You may allow yourself to grieve without judgement.
- You may get the relief that comes from speaking freely and getting things off your chest.
- It is easy to book a session.
Remember you are not alone in your healing process, as your grief counsellor I am here to help you cope with the loss. Together we can make your world seem right again.
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