Moving forward with your life after losing a loved one will take time. While some prefer grieving alone, finding bereavement support during this time can be an important part of your recovery.
Your experience of grief is likely to be unique to you and will often differ from the experiences of others. This can make it difficult to know when you need the help of a bereavement support specialist.
You should consider seeking professional support if you are showing any of these symptoms of grief:
It is important to understand that these symptoms are most common among the recently bereaved. However, if these signs persist for an extended period of time, professional counselling from a bereavement support organisation can really help.
Therapy can be really beneficial, even years after the loss of a loved one. It can help combat the feelings of grief, depression and anxiety, empowering you to engage more in positive activities and help you to relax.