Grief & Bereavement 

We usually associate grief and bereavement with loss of life, but this isn't always the case.
Grief can be associated with any type of loss and can be very painful, often leading to difficult emotions.

Some of the issues associated with grief and bereavement:

  • Miscarriage
  • Loss of job
  • End of relationship/friendship
  • Infertility
  • Illness or disability
  • Loss of a goal/ambition
  • Divorce

Some of the physical symptoms associated with grief and bereavement:

  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Chest pains
  • Digestive problems
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Irritability
  • Exhaustion

The above list is by no means exhaustive.
Please feel free to contact me to discuss any symptoms or issues not mentioned here.

We all experience grief and bereavement at some point in our lives ....

It's a natural and important process, which helps us to come to terms with the loss of someone or something.

Grief and bereavement defines our thought and feelings and can be explained in a number of processes or stages such as;

Shock/Denial - We can become confused, feel numb, or blame others for our feelings. We can also use avoidance tactics such as working long hours, over exercising or engaging in new or existing hobbies to help us dissociate from our feelings.

Anger - Feelings of anxiety, frustration, abandonment, injustice and shame can lead to anger. We may be angry at ourselves or the person or situation which led to the bereavement.

Depression/Detachment - Helplessness, and feeling overwhelmed and exhausted from lack of sleep can lead us into depression or withdrawal from those around us.

Seeking Help/Reassurance - This is where we begin to reach out for support, have a strong desire to talk about our story and look for meaning in our loss.

Acceptance - we begin to move on, exploring new options and possibilities

Each of these stages is interchangeable and may or may not be experienced by everyone. However, we all usually go through a similar cycle and can often dip in and out of each stage during the grieving process.

Hypnotherapy can help and support you at any stage by offering positive suggestions for coping and change. Hypnotherapy can also reduce feelings of guilt, blame and anger by refocusing on constructive solutions.

As you are unique, your hypnotherapy treatment will be tailored to suit your specific needs and requirements and can therefore range from anywhere between 2 or more sessions.
This will be entirely dependent on the initial consultation.

The initial consultation and treatment session will last approximately 120 minutes with further sessions lasting approximately 60 minutes. Please see the price guide for treatment cost.

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