Bereavement sometimes also referred to as grief is a term used to describe the sense of loss felt when a loved one passes away. It can also be used in relation to other losses, for example, the loss of a friend, personal friend, a job or even on item of property such as a house.
This sense of loss may contain a host of emotions such as: sadness, anger, guilt and /or frustration and anxiety and any loss involves a loss of self: self-esteem, self-worth, self value and /or self-validation.
A system of healthy processing of bereavement and loss tends to occur over a period that will vary from individual to individual. There will be a natural reduction of the emotive response, with acceptance and integration of the loss into the individual’s Life.
It is thought there are four stage of bereavement processing:
I will work with you to first to understand at what stage of the bereavement process you are currently at and to understand how your bereavement is affecting you. I will then agree with you what positive outcome(s) you want from working with me using hypnotherapy – please go to Hypnotherapy Session Structure to understand how hypnotherapy works.
I can then explain the relevant techniques that will suit you best and we can agree on the way forward ie to agree:
Rest assured that by collaborating and working together, we can achieve the positive changes you are looking for