SADNESS, GRIEF AND LOSS
The pain of sadness and grief can be overwhelming, so you might deny the feeling, rationalize why it’s not that big of a deal, or just not feel at all.
There are many sources of grief, from the realization that you never really experienced your childhood, to the loss of dreams, the loss of a loved one, or changes that come with aging.
Grief is often covered by other emotional states, such as depression, anxiety, or anger. It can seem frightening to face it alone, so it’s easy to distract yourself from it. But this may result in loneliness, and disconnection from yourself and others. Grieving is a normal and necessary state of being which you need to feel, be with, and move through: an elemental part of living. Paradoxically, you cannot fully experience joy and aliveness unless you accept the feelings that come with grief and loss.
Sometimes it takes the healing patience of another to accept and move through the grieving process. My goal is to help you do this in ways that feel contained and meaningful. This process, as painful and frightening as it often appears, can be transformational, leading to a deeper appreciation of what it means to be alive, and to live.