Grief and loss

Therapy for grief and loss

“Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday”
Grief is experience following the  loss of a loved one. It  will depend on different factors such as circumstances around after the death, the person’s own psychological make-up  the available support system and coping strategies.
Bowlby’s attachement theory, explains our human tendency to create solid emotional bonds for safety reasons and also our strong emotional responses when these bonds are broken.
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross has described 5 stages after the death of a loved one: Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.
The experience of loosing a loved one will impact us forever. But in time we can accept it and move on in life.
Therapy for grief and loss can be very helpful at any stage of the process. It  is especially indicated people have the feeling of being stuck or are still overwhelmed by intense emotions.