In the sad days and weeks after we lose someone special to us it’s natural to feel sad and tearful. Sometimes we need a helping hand and added support for a period of time. Our skilled clinicians are here to help and listen at difficult times like these.
What is Bereavement?
Bereavement is the period after which someone has died. During this time the individual will need begin to adjust their lives to the loss. The death of someone, especially someone with high importance to the individual, may be very hard to adjust to causing the individual high amounts of grief. Although this process is normal after the loss of a loved one sometimes the grief can be too much for an individual to cope with resulting in problems such as the individual becoming withdrawn, angry and can result in further issues such as depression.
What are the symptoms of Bereavement?
Intense feeling of sadness
Feeling of guilt
Shock and numbness
Difficulty carrying on with life
If you believe you are suffering from some of the symptoms stated above therapy may be beneficial to you. Here at The Blue Tree Clinic, our therapists and doctors are here ready to listen to you and find a way to help you move on from your loss.
What are the types of Bereavement?
When someone dies the individual will go through various types of feelings;
– Experiencing grief and upset
– Shock and a feeling of being numb
– Accepting that the loss is real
– Learning to live without the person
– Finding ways to move on
How can therapy help?
Undertaking therapy for bereavement can help you talk about your loss and the way it has impacted your life. Speaking to one of our therapist will help you know that you are not alone and that we are here to help you during this difficult time. Our therapist can show you the light at the end of the tunnel and that life can go on even though at times it may seem tough.
Types of therapy offered for Bereavement at The Blue Tree Clinic?
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Cognitive Analytic Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Narrative Exposure Therapy
It may be that our team believe you would benefit from medical help as well as therapeutic help in which case we may suggest private psychiatric treatment where a psychiatrist will assess you and decide whether physical tests or medication would help.
How can The Blue Tree Clinic help you?
Here at The Blue Tree Clinic we know how hard it is to loose someone you love. We understand how painful and sad it can be. Our highly trained therapist can help you through these times. Our therapists will assess you and decide which therapy they think will suit you best, whether this is from one therapy type or multiple. The therapist will ask you to speak about the individual you have lost, the impact they have had upon your life as well as the impact that their death has had upon your life. The therapist will look into giving you tools and techniques to cope with the death as well as finding ways to help you move on. Most importantly our therapists are there to listen to you, to support you and help you to find a place for your loss so that your life can go on.
Contact our friendly team of experts for a safe, comfortable conversation.
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