Assisting with the Grieving Process
Life Counsel’s Loss and Grief counselling can help guide you through the steps and process of dealing with grief and loss of a family member or friend. Grief is a normal response to the loss of any significant person, object or opportunity. Grief is an experience of deprivation and anxiety that can manifest itself through ones behaviour, emotions, thinking, physiology, interpersonal relationships and spirituality. Grief occurs with a sense of loss and can therefore also include divorce, departure of a child, retirement from career, loss of a limb, loosing a home or valued possession, loss of ones youthful appearance and relationships being left behind. In other words, whenever a part of life is taken away or lost, a state of grief can occur. Life Counsel will give you the necessary coping tools in dealing with the grieving period by encouraging healthy discussions and by expressing emotive states.Loss and Grief counselling will install healthy boundaries and help counselee come to logical conclusions by listening, supporting, praying, encouraging and giving hope where there seems to be no hope. Unhealthy
- Unwillingness to talk about the loss.
- Being emotionally unstable when the loss is mentioned.
- Speaking of the deceased in the present tense.
- Suicidal tendencies.
- Feelings of guilt, moodiness, hostility and being impulsive.
- Overwhelmed by loneliness.
- Excessive drinking or substance abuse.
- Refusal to show any emotions this often indicates denial or avoidance of grief.
- Withdrawing from family and friends.
- Unhealthy psychological tendencies.
- Resistance of any form of counselling.
Life Counsel Provides Professional Grief Counselling in Pretoria, Midrand, Johannesburg and Durban.
“Grief does not Change you…it Reveals you” John Green
R600 PER HOUR MON-FRI 8:00H-17:30H SAT 8AM-12PM
Follow us on social media.
We Can Assist You
Life Counsel provides Professional Services in Relationship Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Anxiety & Stress Management Trauma Workshops & Relationship Workshops.
Life Counsel Blog
Read all the latest news and information on our blog.
First came the pandemic then the looting ,now is the time to heal As a country we surely can all agree that we have been through a tough time for the last year and a half ,faced with a deadly virus much of societies institutions have battled under the pressure that is...
Navigating our new normal: In the midst of health complications, losing loved one and people we know, losing our jobs and being confined at home by the pandemic that is covid-19. We have found ourselves navigating the new normal, the new normal for everyone is wearing...
Three Pillars of a Successful Marriage As with all relationships, romantic or not, there is a foundation which we lay on which we balance the dynamics of our relationships with people. But as we lay down our foundation, we need to be mindful that there are also...