If you have experienced the death of a loved one or a significant change in circumstances
brought about perhaps by divorce or redundancy, the feelings you experience may seem totally overwhelming. You
may feel that the pain and grief you are feeling will never end. This is not unusual and intense grief is a
natural reaction to losing something or someone that we have held special. These feelings in many cases will
naturally ease over a few months and although the pain is still there, you may feel more able to function in the
world. Sometimes, however the process of grieving can seem endless and we can feel stuck.
Grief can bring with it unexpected emotions such as guilt,
and anger which in turn can leave us feeling vulnerable and confused.
Counselling can help by giving you a space to talk and
explore the complex feelings you may have noticed as you have struggled to incorporate such a change into your