Sometimes the process of grief is complicated and requires more than the support of family and friends. Although grief is a natural response to loss. it takes many forms.
Sudden unexpected losses such as a break-up, loss of a job, a friendship’s demise can feel devastating This take a toll on one’s sense of self and view of the future. Some people cannot imagine going on with life.
Bearing witness to a loved one’s lingering illness or chronic condition (eg. cancer, dementia, multiple sclerosis) can bring a affect one”s mood and personal opportunities.
A mixture of anxiety, gloom,sadness, confusion and anger sometimes becomes overwhelming. The death of a loved one after after a agonizing decline can result relief, guilt and eagerness to find intimacy. These issues can be addressed sensitively and safely in a professional setting.