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Loss and Grief

Grieving a loss

Grief is part of life at different times and, for different reasons, it is a painful and shared human experience that connects us all.

Grieving is a natural response to loss in its many forms. It can be the death of a loved one, losing a relationship, a job or role, moving away – to name a few.

If grieving doesn’t happen or it lasts a long time, then it is held in the body, bringing sadness and depressing feelings. This lowers energy, we feel dispirited, and life seems bleak.

lady sad with grief and loss

Job and relationship loss can also lower our confidence and self-esteem. Sometimes we realise how dependent we were on what we lost and find it difficult to grieve and move forward – we cannot see the way clear on what to do next. See my page on Life Changes/Reinvention.

Transpersonal counselling brings patience, understanding, honours the loss, its experience and offers healing.