Bereavement Counselling in Newport

Photo of Jillian Kirkpatrick, MA, MBACP Accred, Counsellor
Jillian Kirkpatrick
Counsellor, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Newport GL13
You may wish to seek help in overcoming patterns of behaviour caused by anxiety, depression, loss and trauma or you may simply wish to tell your story in a safe and supportive environment.
Hello, I am a fully qualified, accredited counsellor and psychotherapist. My approach to Counselling is integrative I bring together different elements of specific therapies in order to suit your individual needs and circumstances. Together, we can explore your concerns in a safe and supportive environment. As a Mindfulness based Psychotherapist I offer long and short therapy. We can explore in depth how past experiences are affecting your life in the present and how suffering is maintained by this process. Please feel free to contact me if you require more information regarding psychotherapy.
You may wish to seek help in overcoming patterns of behaviour caused by anxiety, depression, loss and trauma or you may simply wish to tell your story in a safe and supportive environment.
Hello, I am a fully qualified, accredited counsellor and psychotherapist. My approach to Counselling is integrative I bring together different elements of specific therapies in order to suit your individual needs and circumstances. Together, we can explore your concerns in a safe and supportive environment. As a Mindfulness based Psychotherapist I offer long and short therapy. We can explore in depth how past experiences are affecting your life in the present and how suffering is maintained by this process. Please feel free to contact me if you require more information regarding psychotherapy.
029 2192 1670 View 029 2192 1670
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Tracey Burgess
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Newport PO30
My personal experience has been of depression, anxiety, bereavement and relationship issues as well as a variety of other life challenges.
Hello! My name is Tracey and I’m a Person-Centred Counselling Psychotherapist, professionally trained to Degree level and am an Accredited Member of the National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS). I’m mainly based in Newport on the Isle of Wight and can also have availability in Wootton, IW. I am aware of everyone being an individual person and because in therapy there is no ‘one size fits all’ my work is tailored to each person, walking with them as they find their own way towards a fulfilling and happier life. I offer a space that is safe, non-judgmental and confidential for you to work at your own pace.
My personal experience has been of depression, anxiety, bereavement and relationship issues as well as a variety of other life challenges.
Hello! My name is Tracey and I’m a Person-Centred Counselling Psychotherapist, professionally trained to Degree level and am an Accredited Member of the National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS). I’m mainly based in Newport on the Isle of Wight and can also have availability in Wootton, IW. I am aware of everyone being an individual person and because in therapy there is no ‘one size fits all’ my work is tailored to each person, walking with them as they find their own way towards a fulfilling and happier life. I offer a space that is safe, non-judgmental and confidential for you to work at your own pace.
01983 214482 View 01983 214482
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Being Yew (counselling and psychotherapy)
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Newport TF10
Life changes! Understanding the next step or how to proceed, initially can be one of the most difficult. Not knowing where to turn, what to do or even if tomorrow is going to happen! And if it does, how am I going to cope? This may be mental health, relationship challenges or breakdown, anxiety, depression, a life changing event, health or loss. At Being Yew, I offer a confidential space where you can speak openly, knowing that you are heard and understood for what you are experiencing. Together, you can choose how you respond and enable yourself to be how you want to be and take ownership.
Life changes! Understanding the next step or how to proceed, initially can be one of the most difficult. Not knowing where to turn, what to do or even if tomorrow is going to happen! And if it does, how am I going to cope? This may be mental health, relationship challenges or breakdown, anxiety, depression, a life changing event, health or loss. At Being Yew, I offer a confidential space where you can speak openly, knowing that you are heard and understood for what you are experiencing. Together, you can choose how you respond and enable yourself to be how you want to be and take ownership.
07480 786864 View 07480 786864
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Indigo Tree Counselling & Coaching Consultancy
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Newport NR29
I work with individuals, couples, groups and organisations. My therapeutic style is embedded in relationship and engagement. Therefore if you experience challenges with relationship or communication, this is my strength. Following 20 years of experience within NHS, private practice and educational organisations I utilize somatic psychology, human development and potential along with creative methodologies. Ultimately, uncovering potential, dealing with unhelpful behaviours, improving communication skills and building foundations toward the relationships that you desire.
I work with individuals, couples, groups and organisations. My therapeutic style is embedded in relationship and engagement. Therefore if you experience challenges with relationship or communication, this is my strength. Following 20 years of experience within NHS, private practice and educational organisations I utilize somatic psychology, human development and potential along with creative methodologies. Ultimately, uncovering potential, dealing with unhelpful behaviours, improving communication skills and building foundations toward the relationships that you desire.
01792 721018 View 01792 721018
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Jane Nicholls
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Newport NR29
Hi, my name is Jane and I am a qualified Counsellor and Supervisor, registered with the BACP. I are aware that life can throw us unexpected situations, and you may feel overwhelmed. I know, from experience, that reaching out for help can be difficult. It's a first step, a huge step and by doing this you have started your journey to recovery. Choosing a counsellor can be daunting, I strongly believe the relationship is fundamental. I can offer a safe space to talk, explore and work through issues that are making life difficult for you right now.
Hi, my name is Jane and I am a qualified Counsellor and Supervisor, registered with the BACP. I are aware that life can throw us unexpected situations, and you may feel overwhelmed. I know, from experience, that reaching out for help can be difficult. It's a first step, a huge step and by doing this you have started your journey to recovery. Choosing a counsellor can be daunting, I strongly believe the relationship is fundamental. I can offer a safe space to talk, explore and work through issues that are making life difficult for you right now.
01291 442665 View 01291 442665
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Dr Bishnu Upadhaya
Psychologist, PhD, CPsychol
Not Verified Not Verified
Newport TA3  (Online Only)
An enthusiastic, skilled and well-motivated Psychological, Neuropsychological, Integrated Medicine and healthcare consultant with more than 19 years’ experiences, promoting the welfare of patients, families, and vulnerable people. Experienced in providing specialist Neuropsychological, Psychological, Herbal Medicine, Naturopathic and Homeopathic Medicine Assessments, Consultation and Treatments of direct and referred clients based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a psychological and holistic approach and treatment and tasting.
An enthusiastic, skilled and well-motivated Psychological, Neuropsychological, Integrated Medicine and healthcare consultant with more than 19 years’ experiences, promoting the welfare of patients, families, and vulnerable people. Experienced in providing specialist Neuropsychological, Psychological, Herbal Medicine, Naturopathic and Homeopathic Medicine Assessments, Consultation and Treatments of direct and referred clients based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a psychological and holistic approach and treatment and tasting.
020 3835 4892 View 020 3835 4892
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Elizabeth Rowlinson
Psychotherapist, PsychD, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Newport PO30
I am a fully qualified and registered psychotherapist and supervisor working with adults, adolescents and couples on the Isle of Wight and on-line across the UK. Sometimes life can be challenging, we can feel lost or stuck or that we have no control over what is happening. We may struggle with relationships or feeling good about ourselves. Expressing thoughts and feelings confidentially without being judged can help us to feel heard and understood. It can also bring clarity, insight and a better understanding of ourselves and how we relate to others.
I am a fully qualified and registered psychotherapist and supervisor working with adults, adolescents and couples on the Isle of Wight and on-line across the UK. Sometimes life can be challenging, we can feel lost or stuck or that we have no control over what is happening. We may struggle with relationships or feeling good about ourselves. Expressing thoughts and feelings confidentially without being judged can help us to feel heard and understood. It can also bring clarity, insight and a better understanding of ourselves and how we relate to others.
01983 219487 View 01983 219487
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JDJCounselling For You!
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Newport GL13
The overall aim of Counselling and Therapy is to provide an opportunity for you to work towards living by where experiences are more satisfying. The process of Counselling becomes itself one of life's new situations: It offers an opportunity to experience life differently and to extend the range of ways in which you can operate in the world with greater satisfaction. "EVERY JOURNEY STARTS WITH ONE SMALL STEP"!!!!
The overall aim of Counselling and Therapy is to provide an opportunity for you to work towards living by where experiences are more satisfying. The process of Counselling becomes itself one of life's new situations: It offers an opportunity to experience life differently and to extend the range of ways in which you can operate in the world with greater satisfaction. "EVERY JOURNEY STARTS WITH ONE SMALL STEP"!!!!
029 2167 3089 View 029 2167 3089
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Rebecca Luty - Safe Space Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Newport PO30
Do you find yourself feeling stuck, lost, frustrated or frequently sad? Are there feelings you feel have lingered or not been dealt with for some time? It is often the case we feel, if we are carrying on as 'normal' then we are fine. How often do you find yourself using the phrase; 'I'm fine' when in actual fact you feel anything but, but at the same time can not put a word/emotion or meaning to the thoughts and emotions you are experiencing? I offer a safe and non-judgmental space for you to explore, express or work out how to express anything you need to, I am here to really listen, see and hear you! Please feel free to contact me
Do you find yourself feeling stuck, lost, frustrated or frequently sad? Are there feelings you feel have lingered or not been dealt with for some time? It is often the case we feel, if we are carrying on as 'normal' then we are fine. How often do you find yourself using the phrase; 'I'm fine' when in actual fact you feel anything but, but at the same time can not put a word/emotion or meaning to the thoughts and emotions you are experiencing? I offer a safe and non-judgmental space for you to explore, express or work out how to express anything you need to, I am here to really listen, see and hear you! Please feel free to contact me
0151 453 0342 View 0151 453 0342
Photo of Dr Carly Ivy Sandercombe, PsychD, HCPC - Health Psych., Psychologist
Dr Carly Ivy Sandercombe
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Health Psych.
Verified Verified
Newport NR29
Are you struggling with issues related to your psychological or physical health such as low mood, anxiety, chronic pain, or depression? Many of us at some point in our lives find ourselves struggling to cope with many of life's challenges. There comes a time when help is needed from a certified professional to cope with these challenges. I am a licensed Practitioner Health Psychologist in the South Wales area, and I’m here to support you on your journey toward healing and self-discovery. I offer a warm, calm, and friendly environment that gives people space to discuss their difficulties with someone in which they can trust.
Are you struggling with issues related to your psychological or physical health such as low mood, anxiety, chronic pain, or depression? Many of us at some point in our lives find ourselves struggling to cope with many of life's challenges. There comes a time when help is needed from a certified professional to cope with these challenges. I am a licensed Practitioner Health Psychologist in the South Wales area, and I’m here to support you on your journey toward healing and self-discovery. I offer a warm, calm, and friendly environment that gives people space to discuss their difficulties with someone in which they can trust.
01291 444912 View 01291 444912
Photo of Claire Jane Goodwin - Absolute Counselling, BACP, Counsellor
Absolute Counselling
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Newport TF10
I am a Person-Centered counsellor (Person-center means, client led) who uses CBT and Solution Focused techniques where suitable. My background includes yoga, reiki, meditation, aromatherapy and mindfulness. This means I can offer an holistic approach to the therapeutic work. The relationship between myself and the client (you) is at the heart of ALL therapy. Counselling is about change, and change can be very difficult and scary to do. In fact, sometimes we actually don't know how to do it. With support from myself, we will explore your anxiety, concerns, behavior, beliefs and feelings.
I am a Person-Centered counsellor (Person-center means, client led) who uses CBT and Solution Focused techniques where suitable. My background includes yoga, reiki, meditation, aromatherapy and mindfulness. This means I can offer an holistic approach to the therapeutic work. The relationship between myself and the client (you) is at the heart of ALL therapy. Counselling is about change, and change can be very difficult and scary to do. In fact, sometimes we actually don't know how to do it. With support from myself, we will explore your anxiety, concerns, behavior, beliefs and feelings.
07449 529786 View 07449 529786
Photo of Samantha Kate Swann-Horler, HCPC - Couns. Psych., Psychologist
Samantha Kate Swann-Horler
Psychologist, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Newport TF10
Are you an adult or young person wanting to understand and manage anxiety, low mood, relationship difficulties or your experience of a traumatic event? Are you an employer wanting to know more about mental health in order to develop your approach to psychological wellbeing? Are you a headteacher looking for support with the social and emotional wellbeing of your pupils or staff wellbeing? Perhaps you are a GP, a practice manager or a psychiatrist seeking therapy for your patients, or consultation regarding mental health matters?
Are you an adult or young person wanting to understand and manage anxiety, low mood, relationship difficulties or your experience of a traumatic event? Are you an employer wanting to know more about mental health in order to develop your approach to psychological wellbeing? Are you a headteacher looking for support with the social and emotional wellbeing of your pupils or staff wellbeing? Perhaps you are a GP, a practice manager or a psychiatrist seeking therapy for your patients, or consultation regarding mental health matters?
07480 736642 View 07480 736642

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Photo of Ivana Hardy, DCounsPsych, MBACP, Counsellor
Ivana Hardy
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Lydney GL15
Seeking a counsellor can be a daunting process. If you’re having having trouble maintaining nourishing connections or have experienced a recent loss or trauma, I can work with you to find your own insights and strengths, enabling you to move towards more freedom and choice. I recognise the need to feel met within a safe and trusting relationship. Having a sense of safeness in the relationship, between us, is at the heart of effective therapy. If we start by being easy and gentle with ourselves, caring for and being able to understand ourselves more fully, can pave the way for more fulfilment.
Seeking a counsellor can be a daunting process. If you’re having having trouble maintaining nourishing connections or have experienced a recent loss or trauma, I can work with you to find your own insights and strengths, enabling you to move towards more freedom and choice. I recognise the need to feel met within a safe and trusting relationship. Having a sense of safeness in the relationship, between us, is at the heart of effective therapy. If we start by being easy and gentle with ourselves, caring for and being able to understand ourselves more fully, can pave the way for more fulfilment.
01291 445613 View 01291 445613
Photo of Debbie Thomas, MBACP, Counsellor
Debbie Thomas
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Dursley GL11
Hello, if you looking to explore your feelings or talk through current life challenges, then you have made the first step. I am an integrative counsellor based in Gloucester, offering a safe space working face to face, online or on the telephone. In life we never know what is round the corner, talking to someone neutral, non-judgmental, empathic, and knowing you’ve been heard can be effective. I can support you to make new decisions, choices and change how you feel. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, work related stress, redundancy, bereavement and relationship dilemmas.
Hello, if you looking to explore your feelings or talk through current life challenges, then you have made the first step. I am an integrative counsellor based in Gloucester, offering a safe space working face to face, online or on the telephone. In life we never know what is round the corner, talking to someone neutral, non-judgmental, empathic, and knowing you’ve been heard can be effective. I can support you to make new decisions, choices and change how you feel. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, work related stress, redundancy, bereavement and relationship dilemmas.
01452 923069 View 01452 923069
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Clara Butler
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Lydney GL15
I have experience working with stress, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, inner child work, ADHD, PTSD, sexual abuse, domestic abuse, addiction, attachment, relationship issues, parenting, carers, end of life and bereavement.
Hello I'm Clara and thank you for visiting my page. Talking to someone about issues you may be facing can often be difficult, so well done for making that first step. Searching for a counsellor can also prove difficult and it is important to find the right one for you. I believe the most important aspect of therapy is the relationship between you and your counsellor. There are many approaches to counselling and as an Integrative Counsellor I work with several theoretical approaches such as Person Centred, Gestalt, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Transactional Analysis. I also offer creative ways of working.
I have experience working with stress, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, inner child work, ADHD, PTSD, sexual abuse, domestic abuse, addiction, attachment, relationship issues, parenting, carers, end of life and bereavement.
Hello I'm Clara and thank you for visiting my page. Talking to someone about issues you may be facing can often be difficult, so well done for making that first step. Searching for a counsellor can also prove difficult and it is important to find the right one for you. I believe the most important aspect of therapy is the relationship between you and your counsellor. There are many approaches to counselling and as an Integrative Counsellor I work with several theoretical approaches such as Person Centred, Gestalt, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Transactional Analysis. I also offer creative ways of working.
0117 325 3019 View 0117 325 3019
Photo of Leah Head, MBACP, Counsellor
Leah Head
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Thornbury BS35
Life can be a challenge in all sorts of ways, sometimes we need some independent support finding our way through those challenges. The issues affecting you may be current or things from the past that still impact you. You may be experiencing anxiety, depression, loneliness and isolation. Perhaps you have experienced a bereavement, trauma or a life event that you need a safe space to process. Therapy can help you understand what you are feeling and find a way forward.
Life can be a challenge in all sorts of ways, sometimes we need some independent support finding our way through those challenges. The issues affecting you may be current or things from the past that still impact you. You may be experiencing anxiety, depression, loneliness and isolation. Perhaps you have experienced a bereavement, trauma or a life event that you need a safe space to process. Therapy can help you understand what you are feeling and find a way forward.
0117 463 7982 View 0117 463 7982
Photo of Katherine D'Arcy Brown, MSc, HCPC - Couns. Psych., Psychologist
Katherine D'Arcy Brown
Psychologist, MSc, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Stonehouse GL10
Over 20 years I have worked with a wide variety of clients with difficulties related to: work stresses, business pressures, trauma, loss, parenting and family challenges, personality issues, low mood, anxiety, dyslexia and eating disorders.
When you are facing difficult decisions, challenges or trauma in your life, first of all I will listen carefully and help you to explore and understand the issues you face in a supportive and confidential way. As a fully qualified and experienced Counselling Psychologist I have a wide range of methods and in-depth training on which to draw as we work together. I will therefore select a therapeutic approach that is right for your personal needs and issues, and work towards a positive outcome for you.
Over 20 years I have worked with a wide variety of clients with difficulties related to: work stresses, business pressures, trauma, loss, parenting and family challenges, personality issues, low mood, anxiety, dyslexia and eating disorders.
When you are facing difficult decisions, challenges or trauma in your life, first of all I will listen carefully and help you to explore and understand the issues you face in a supportive and confidential way. As a fully qualified and experienced Counselling Psychologist I have a wide range of methods and in-depth training on which to draw as we work together. I will therefore select a therapeutic approach that is right for your personal needs and issues, and work towards a positive outcome for you.
07481 341396 View 07481 341396
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Lara Piper
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Stroud GL5
People take the step to seek therapy for many reasons. Perhaps you are experiencing feelings of anxiety, overwhelm or depression. You may be facing a dilemma, feeling stuck or lacking a sense of purpose or direction in life. Often people will come because they are struggling with relationship or family issues that feel hard to resolve. A traumatic event, loss or life-stage crisis might lead you to look for professional support. Maybe fears and unhelpful behaviours are limiting your life.
People take the step to seek therapy for many reasons. Perhaps you are experiencing feelings of anxiety, overwhelm or depression. You may be facing a dilemma, feeling stuck or lacking a sense of purpose or direction in life. Often people will come because they are struggling with relationship or family issues that feel hard to resolve. A traumatic event, loss or life-stage crisis might lead you to look for professional support. Maybe fears and unhelpful behaviours are limiting your life.
01453 703526 View 01453 703526
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Dr Lucy Kozlowski
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Bristol BS35  (Online Only)
I am the Service Lead for Third Wave Psychologist, an online clinical psychology practice. My specialisms are long-term health conditions (e.g. long covid, pain, fatigue, IBS, diabetes, obesity & neurological conditions, tinnitus, hyperacusis, misophonia) & supporting people undertaking elective & cosmetic surgery. I also specialise in perinatal mental health (e.g. antenatal & postnatal depression, anxiety, family issues) & staff & student wellbeing, including common mental health issues (e.g. stress, low mood, anger, adjustment, anxiety, trauma, bereavement, grief & self-esteem issues).
I am the Service Lead for Third Wave Psychologist, an online clinical psychology practice. My specialisms are long-term health conditions (e.g. long covid, pain, fatigue, IBS, diabetes, obesity & neurological conditions, tinnitus, hyperacusis, misophonia) & supporting people undertaking elective & cosmetic surgery. I also specialise in perinatal mental health (e.g. antenatal & postnatal depression, anxiety, family issues) & staff & student wellbeing, including common mental health issues (e.g. stress, low mood, anger, adjustment, anxiety, trauma, bereavement, grief & self-esteem issues).
0117 456 2479 View 0117 456 2479
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Empowered Space Therapy
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Stroud GL6
I have specialist interest in working with grief and identity and have over 20 years’ experience working with young people to develop a greater self acceptance & healthy coping strategies.
I provide trauma informed compassionate counselling for adults, children and teenagers; I will be alongside you as you explore and move through discomfort, connect to your strengths and feel empowered to fully live your life. I am dedicated to supporting you make positive changes and can facilitate your journey towards self-discovery and personal growth. I will support you to gently explore your difficulties and hopes whilst offering you different therapeutic approaches to respond to challenges and help you feel more in control. I am LGBTQIA+ & neurodiversity affirming and offer culturally sensitive counselling.
I have specialist interest in working with grief and identity and have over 20 years’ experience working with young people to develop a greater self acceptance & healthy coping strategies.
I provide trauma informed compassionate counselling for adults, children and teenagers; I will be alongside you as you explore and move through discomfort, connect to your strengths and feel empowered to fully live your life. I am dedicated to supporting you make positive changes and can facilitate your journey towards self-discovery and personal growth. I will support you to gently explore your difficulties and hopes whilst offering you different therapeutic approaches to respond to challenges and help you feel more in control. I am LGBTQIA+ & neurodiversity affirming and offer culturally sensitive counselling.
0117 463 7037 View 0117 463 7037

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Bereavement Counsellors

How long does therapy take for grief?

There is no exact timeline for grief counseling. Some people may start to feel better after just a few sessions, while others may take months or longer to feel relief. Some specific approaches, including some types of CBT, may involve a set number of sessions, or therapy may be open-ended until the patient determines they are ready to wrap up. Just as there is no right or wrong way to grieve, there is no right or wrong way to seek therapy for grief.

When should you seek therapy for grief?

Many people mistakenly believe that their grief needs to be debilitating or all-encompassing to warrant therapy. This is not the case. While people who experience severe, prolonged grief—particularly those who are considering self-harm or engaging in unhealthy substance use—are especially likely to benefit from therapy, so too are people whose grief is less intense but still interfering with well-being or daily functioning. In practice, almost anyone struggling to process a loss could benefit from grief counseling.

Can grief be managed without therapy?

Oftentimes, yes. Grief is a near-universal part of being human, and many find that their grief, while profound, does not stop them from participating in day-to-day life and steadily eases over time without outside help. For others, however, the harsh pain of early grief persists for months or years or leaves them unable to function. This group is especially likely to benefit from seeing a therapist, who can guide them through their grief and help them reconnect with the world.

What happens if grief is left untreated?

Because grief does not in itself necessitate therapy, untreated grief will often resolve on its own. However, for some people—particularly those who would qualify for a diagnosis of prolonged grief disorder—untreated grief can be a source of seemingly endless pain or lead them to withdraw from the world. In such cases, treatment can be indispensable, as it can help an individual adapt to the loss and start living again.