Losing a loved one is one of the most distressing and, unfortunately, common experiences people face. Most people experiencing normal grief and bereavement have a period of sorrow, numbness, and even guilt and anger. Gradually these feelings ease, and it’s possible to accept loss and move forward. Different people follow different paths through the grieving experience, and the order and timing of these phases may vary from person to person. Western society tells us to ignore grief and ‘get on with it.’ I believe grief is a very natural and integral part of life and support individuals in this process.
Some of the techniques used to achieve this are: