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Loss And Grief Issues
Loss And Grief Issues
Each of us can experience loss in our lives in various ways, and the effects can be different for every individual. One of the biggest and most difficult forms of loss is the death of someone really important to you. There are however many types of loss where you might experience grief.
- The death of someone you love.
- Your parents or other important people splitting up or getting divorced.
- Separation from a parent, both parents and your family.
- Separation from friends or your community.
- Moving away from home or leaving your country.
- Loss of your childhood.
- Splitting up with your partner.
- Having a miscarriage.
- Being forced to give up something you don’t want to (like your job, child, or home).
- Losing your job.
- Leaving school or university.
- Losing or not having the ability to have children.
- Losing the ability to do some things through disability.
- Having an abortion.
- Becoming really sick or seeing someone else become really sick.
- Even when we experience change that is positive to us such as leaving school and starting work we can also experience some feelings of grief for what we’ve left behind.
When we experience a loss in our life, we go through reactions of grief. These reactions and feelings are different for everyone. Give us a call or schedule an appointment today.
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Are You Dealing with the Pain of Grief?
Have you lost a family member or friend, a pet, a job, or a house? Are issues with health, financial burdens, and interpersonal relationships causing you to feel depressed or abandoned? The emotion of grief is often intense, painful and overwhelming.
Is Grieving Normal?
With a traumatic loss, it is normal to experience the following symptoms which can interfere with daily life.
- Shock and disbelief, denial, abandonment
- Despair, sadness, emptiness, loneliness, numbness
- Guilt, regret, shame, depression
- Anger and resentment
- Anxiety, hopelessness, insecurity, fear
- Loss of energy and motivation, appetite changes, aches, and pains, insomnia
When Should I Seek Treatment?
It is time to seek out treatment for the pain of loss when you find the sadness of the life change is negatively interfering with daily life, decreasing your social network, or causing significant depression or anxiety.
How Do You Treat the Pain of Grief?
What if you could move through the emotional pain of grief and gain relief from its debilitating symptoms? Similarly, to clients experiencing trauma and PTSD, we use emotional relief therapy to cut short the repetitive loop of grief symptoms. This therapy helps the brain to process information more fully so that one can stop reliving grief and loss and over again. We get to the root of the problem at its core.
We know what it is like to be in the repetitive grip of grief and loss. We have used this successfully with a countless number of clients and they feel they can walk out of the office with a weight off their shoulders. Let us spare you some of the pain. We can help you get through this. The pain of loss is highly responsive to treatment and we can help you.