Loss in any form, whether it is a loved one, a job, or a way of life, is a natural part of our existence, but that doesn’t make it any easier to process. We are all impacted by the changes that result from loss, but no one experiences the emotions of loss in the same way. You might be feeling your grief emotionally, physically, or even psychologically. Regardless of how your grief is presenting itself in your life, processing your emotions is critical to your overall health. Life is unpredictable and can often feel unfair, but the therapists at Counseling Works have the necessary experience to help you understand and work through these difficult moments. Grief over a big loss may never truly leave you, but learning to live with your losses, honor your emotions, and celebrate your life, can make all the difference.
Following a loss, you may find yourself thinking, “I’m doing fine, and I’ll get through this on my own,” or you could be thinking, “I’m supposed to feel miserable right now, so isn’t it wrong to go to therapy to feel better?” If you’re thinking either of these things, we hope you’ll consider meeting with us at Counseling Work. You deserve to feel healthy and fulfilled, but you can also honor your feelings of grief following a loss. These two things are not mutually exclusive. You may want to consider counseling for grief and loss if the following sounds familiar:
Everyone handles loss differently, and the thoughts and emotions you’re experiencing are valuable. You should honor the feelings that emerge through the grieving process while taking steps to keep yourself healthy and continue moving forward in your life. During therapy for grief and loss, a Counseling Works therapist will assist you with:
If you need assistance managing your grief, or just want to talk to someone please contact one of our grief and loss Counseling Works therapists. We look forward to offering you a supportive, non-judgmental environment in which to work through the emotional experience of losing a loved one.
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