Grief Support to Help Healing

This grief support site is dedicated to acknowledging your heartache and sadness on the loss of a loved one. Dealing with grief and loss can be a traumatic, painful and lonely time. 

I am sorry for the pain and sadness that you may be feeling at this moment. As I too have experienced great trauma, loss and sadness. 

Information provided on this site has helped me and many others in coping with grief, to survive after the death of our loved ones, and to eventually enjoy life again (yes, it is possible).

The information, options and strategies provided here are offered to help you through this tough time.

  • Can you relate to particular emotions and feelings? 
  • Do you feel stuck and overwhelmed by your grief? 
  • Is the idea of grief counseling or support groups something you have tried or might like to find out more about? 
  • Have you thought about holistic and complimentary therapies? 
  • Do you find support in poems, music, books, journaling, family, friends or perhaps a massage? 
  • Do you have a process to solve problems?
  • Can you talk about your pain with someone who is close to you? 
  • Have you been introduced to some of the wonderful aromas of pure essential oils and aromatherapy? 
  • These are just a few of the strategies we are going to look at. I also encourage you to tap into the activities that have previously given you a sense of purpose, joy, peace and love in your life.

Overview of Grief Healing Support:

Information on Grief

  • What research tells us about grief and loss.
  • The grief process and Stages of Grief.
  • If you have you been struggling and dealing with grief for some time you may be interested in the criteria for Complicated Grief (known as Prolonged Grief Disorder).

Grief Related Issues

Grief covers a range of physical, emotional and cognitive responses. Some of these can be similar to other health issues such as anxiety, depression and post traumatic stress disorder.

See how your thoughts, feelings and/or behaviour may overlap with other issues.

Grief Therapy

There are various types of therapies and therapists you may choose when seeking professional help. This is really a personal matter. Look at some different styles and the individuals involved. What and Who do you feel comfortable with?

Some therapy options may include: bereavement counselling, cognitive therapy, group therapy, psychotherapy or perhaps alternative therapies such as massage or aromatherapy may work for you.

Self Help Activities for Grief Support

There are times when we really need to talk to a professional therapist throughout this journey of grief and loss. There are also many Self Help activities we can do (or not as needs be).

Some of these Self Help coping strategies may include: mindfulness, mindful living, managing anger, relaxation, setting goals or writing a grief journal.

Grief Resources

Grief support resources such as grief poems, self help worksheets and relevant books will be added to this site shortly.

I invite you to take whatever you feel comfortable with from this site to help you in dealing with your loss.

Your comments on this site or suggestions for additional content will be most welcome.

May you find a place of peace and joy.