Therapy for Grief and LossConsultant2020-01-12T12:07:32-05:00
Have you experienced a loss, such as the death of a loved one? Are you overwhelmed with pain, sadness, or even hopelessness? Does it feel like nothing will ever be the same again?
You are not alone.
Loss is incredibly common; millions of Americans are affected by the death of a loved one or pet each year. Many feel alone and are left to struggle with the pain of grief without support.
It doesn’t have to be that way.
Let’s Talk Psychological Wellness offers compassionate, healing, grief therapy for adults from all over New York City. We know what it’s like to lose a loved one, to feel like everything has changed, and to not know where to turn. You don’t have to do this alone – let us help.
If you are interested and ready to get started, contact us today. To learn more about grief and how therapy can help, read on!
Do I need grief therapy?
Grief is a normal, healthy response to loss.
We feel hurt, sad, afraid, and lonely when we lose someone because of how much we cared about them. Even though those feelings are painful, they are also important. Everyone experiences grief in their own way – some will feel the pain of grief for a few days, some for a few months, and others will continue to grieve for years.
Sometimes the grieving process is delayed, particularly when we must take care of others who are also grieving. The feelings of loss may not set in for a period of time, only to emerge once our care taking responsibilities have ended.
In some cases, grief can happen around other types of loss. The loss of one’s health, loss of career or educational opportunity, loss of a role (e.g., being a parent), and so forth. We might grieve the life we once had and the future we looked forward to having.
No matter what brought about your grief, and no matter how long you’ve been struggling with the loss, therapy can help – especially if the grief process has become unhealthy or dysfunctional. Some common indicators of potentially unhealthy grief might include:
If you or a loved one are struggling with grief, or if the grief has become unhealthy, let us help.
You deserve support through your grieving process. You deserve a chance at moving forward, feeling well, and having a life worth living again. Contact us today to get started.
How can therapy for grief help?
Grief can make life feel like it’s falling apart. Therapy for grief is specifically designed to help you feel supported, pick up the pieces, and achieve wellness again.
First, therapy is your safe haven for emotional support. Whether you are anticipating a loss, experiencing a new loss, or continuing to grieve losses from the past, we are here for you. Therapy can help you carry difficult feelings of sadness, anger, and regret.
Second, therapy provides a confidential, judgment-free space to work through the loss. You can work through the grief at your own pace, without feeling like you are burdening others. Therapy for grief offers an intentional space to share what’s on your mind, feel your feelings, and notice new things about yourself.
And third, therapy offers a chance to learn strategies for coping and grieving well. Grief often makes us forget to take care of ourselves, especially when we need to take care of others who are grieving. Starting therapy is a great first step towards self-care, and your therapist can help you continue to build on that progress.
As you and your therapist work together, the grief will be easier to bear, and the pain will begin to heal. You can even learn to reintegrate lost loved ones into your life, all with the support of one of our grief experts. No one should have to deal with grief and loss alone – we are here for you.
Interested? Let’s Talk!
Interested in signing up for your first session? Don’t wait – we would love to hear from you!
We work with adults from all over New York City and beyond. Our treatment services cover a range of issues, such as:
Therapy for Anxiety and Panic
Therapy for Relationship Issues
Therapy for Trauma and PTSD
Therapy for Depression
Therapy for Grief and Loss
Therapy for the LGBTQ+ Community
Would you like to learn more about us? Let’s Talk Psychological Wellness was founded by Dr. Nathilee Caldeira and is home to a diverse team of outstanding licensed, experts and compassionate caregivers. Our service providers also come from a wide variety of cultural, ethnic, gender, and sexual identities.
If you have questions or would like further information, we’d love to help. Contact us today to get connected with a member of our team.