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Grief & Loss Counseling
The grieving process is different for everyone.
Learn about the types of grief, the grieving process, broken heart syndrome, and more.
What Is Grief Counseling?
Grief counseling, or bereavement counseling, is designed to help people cope with the loss of a loved one or a severe change of life that has caused feelings of loss. Our counselors can help you develop methods and strategies for coping with your loss and grief. Grief counseling provides bereaved people with an avenue to discuss their feelings and emotions, helping them discover ways to ease the grieving process.
You may have heard of the stages of grief, which can be challenging for anyone, but grief counseling is recommended especially for individuals whose grief:
Interferes with daily activities
Causes feelings of guilt or depression
Makes it harder to carry on with their own lives
Causes problems in existing relationships
Sudden death or shock of death experience
There’s no right way to grieve — everyone reacts to loss differently and grieves in their own way. There’s also no normal duration for grief; it may take months or years to accept the loss of a loved one. Grief is a natural reaction to any form of loss, especially someone’s death. It goes beyond mere sadness and often evokes feelings of confusion, doubt, guilt, anger, and other complex emotions. With the right kind of grief counseling, most people can indeed recover from loss. In addition to counseling, the help of a great social support network, and healthy coping mechanisms, grief counseling can provide the necessary support for those finding it hard to recover.
Click on the counselor pictures below to learn more about your option when choosing a practitioner.
Meet Your Grief & Loss Counselors
Contact Rockwall Heath Counseling at:
or via phone at
Natalie Shelton, LMSW
Natalie Shelton, LMSW, Children & Adults - Play Therapy Facilitator, Infertility Care
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