After the death of a loved one, our lives change forever. We are never again the same person—so how do we navigate this new life and our new selves?
Because grief needs to be witnessed—recognized and honored—and because each loss is unique, sometimes what is needed is one-on-one support. Individual support sessions care available with Tara O'Keefe, a certified grief educator and ordained interfaith, interspiritual minister.
Grief, Trauma and stress get stuck in our bodies. Using movement, breath, and sound, we can begin to release these energies, giving ourselves room for more peace and restoration.
Grief support and companionship provide compassionate assistance to individuals navigating the complex emotions and challenges associated with loss. It involves offering understanding, empathy, and nonjudgmental presence to those experiencing grief. Grief support may encompass various forms, such as counseling, therapy, support groups, or one-on-one companionship. The goal is to provide a safe space for individuals to express their feelings, share memories, and process their grief. Support and companionship can help validate and normalize the grieving process, offering comfort, solace, and guidance as individuals navigate their unique journey of healing and adaptation in the aftermath of loss.
The benefits of grief support and companionship include:
Ultimately, grief support and companionship offer a supportive framework for individuals to process their grief, find solace in community, and embark on a path toward healing and adaptation.
In a grief support and companionship session, here's what you can generally expect:
It's important to note that each grief support and companionship session may vary depending on the facilitator, format, and specific goals of the session. Open communication and trust between you and the facilitator or companion are essential for creating a supportive and healing experience.
After the death of a loved one, our lives change forever. We are never again the same person—so how do we navigate this new life and our new selves