Grief & Loss
Grief and Loss counselling is available for many issues - The loss of a loved one (pets included), a job, a home or dealing with an elderly relative who is not the same person due to a terminal illness or Alzheimer’s/ Senile Dementia. The feeling of loss of that relationship is very real.
Grief and loss counselling is about reflection, acceptance and moving on. This is not always easy to do when everyone around you is going through the same thing. Talking to a professional who is not emotionally involved can be very helpful. Grief counselling includes listening to the client’s story as many times as they need to share it, hearing the memories and assisting in the many emotions that surrounds the death of a loved one. Helping them recognise that they are able to deal with all the things that their partner had always sorted out; and building confidence in continuing with work, family and friendship commitments.
Loss is also experienced after losing a limb or suffering a severe illness or injury, resulting in having to learn a whole new way of life. If, in the case of the loss being something of their own; i.e. loss of a limb, sight, mobility, etc; then it is about coming to terms with what has happened, acceptance, dealing with any anger or resentment and learning how to move forward.
A caring and empathic counsellor will help to assist the client to grieve, work through their emotions and encourage moving on into the future with a new outlook and positivity.
Caring for others who are going through this process can be very tiring and stressful, especially when you are unable to go through the grieving process yourself.
If you would like to make an appointment call 02 8883 1758 or, to speak to a Professional Counsellor call 0419 433 318 Sharon Bonello (Dip. Prof. Couns).
Available in Bella Vista, Baulkham Hills, Castle Hill and surrounding suburbs.
Free outside parking is available.