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Counselling / Coaching support for Grief and Bereavement

Grief and bereavement support deals specifically with the issues of grief and loss, and other related symptoms. These often include depression, anger, anxiety or stress.

Grief can occur as a result of many types of loss, including:

  • Relationship separations

  • Divorce

  • Loss of a pet

  • Loss of a career, status or home

  • Bereavement of a loved one or friend.

It is a common misconception that grief is specifically caused by the death of a loved one. As the above indicates, there are a wider range of causes, although death remains the most commonly mentioned example.

 

Common symptoms of Grief and bereavement

There are a range of common symptoms and related conditions. These include:

  • Anger

  • Stress

  • Depression

  • Shock

  • Poor functioning

  • Poor Appetite

  • Eating Disorders

  • Sleep Disorders

  • Anxiety

  • Social Phobia

  • Confusion

  • Fear of the future

  • Relationship issues

  • Financial Issues

  • Spiritual Issues

  • Pastoral Issues

  • Other Mental Health Conditions


What techniques are used in Grief and Bereavement counselling?

There are two main parts of grief and bereavement support:

1. Specific support for the effects of the grief and the loss.

2. Support for related issues.

The first is a specific set of therapeutic techniques that combine person centred counselling and pastoral counselling. 

Grief counselling / coaching draws on the specific knowledge and skills formulated by specialists in the industry working with those people suffering from loss. 

Part of this type of therapy is working through the natural stages of grief. This is similar to forms of traditional therapy in that the person who is grieving works through different stages before achieving recovery. This can be likened to a child developing through stages in developmental psychology.

Another part of this process can be pastoral or spiritual counselling. Some clients prefer to have secular counselling. In other words they have no particular faith and wish to use clinical methods only.

For those clients who are effected in a spiritual way, or are interested in the faith side of loss and grief, pastoral support is available. Multi-faith support is used with no emphasis placed on any one religion. All faiths are considered equal, and the client is assisted and supported where appropriate to seek healing through their own journey of discovery. 

Pastoral assistance is only offered where the client wants it, it is never forced on a client and no religion is favoured.

 

The second area mentioned is the use of therapy to deal with related symptoms and emotions. A range of methods is available here, tailored to the needs of the individual. Some of these include:

  • Life Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Psychological therapy
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Stress counselling / coaching
  • Anger management
  • Nutritional Therapy
  • Herbalism
Are all Grief Counsellors / Coaches equally qualified?

Some therapists are qualified, but only in a narrow area, e.g. just in person-centred counselling and no other modalities, this makes them inflexible and narrow in context. There are relevant nationally accredited qualifications through University Courses and ASET courses and through NVQ accreditation. 

 In short though, look for:
1. Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
2. Qualifications or registrations of non-independent industry bodies (e.g. Royal Societies)
3. NVQ Qualifications, University Degrees or ASET qualifications (these are all nationally accredited)
4. Adherence to the National Occupational Standards for Counselling and other related therapies.

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Our Qualifications in Grief and Bereavement Support.

Stuart is the main practitioner dealing with this issue. Stuart is a fully qualified and accredited psychotherapist and counsellor with additional specific training in grief and bereavement counselling, and in related pastoral issues. In addition to overall professional counselling and psychotherapy qualifications, Stuart has the specific ASET Level 3 Grief and Bereavement award.

Stuart is a full member of both the National Council of Psychotherapists (Fellow) and the National Association of Counsellors,  Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists.  Stuart is also a full member of the international Institute of Professional Psychologists.  He is a CNHC registered hypnotherapist.


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Mental health treatment is based around methods recommended in NICE guidelines, and those fully researched as effective such as CBASP. More information on both adherence to NICE guidelines and on underpinning research please visit our other site www.psychoanalysis.center


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We adhere to appropriate National Occupational Standards, carry professional insurance and support voluntary regulation of therapists. We are both subject to regulation in therapy. Both therapists area CNHC registered hypnotherapist (voluntary regulation of hypnotherapy).  Both therapists are registered on both CNHC and FHT PSA Accredited Registers. Professional Standards Authority Accredited Registers are for healthcare practitioners not subject to statutory regulation.


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Assistance is not just for individuals. Assistance is available for couples, families and those who care for others

We also provide support to clients with serious long term medical or mental health issues. Clients must maintain medical supervision since we only work with cases that maintain medical support and supervision. Information HERE



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