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Grief Counseling

The pain from loss and change is called grief.  The following are some suggestions for understanding and coping with grief. Know what to expect 
When a death occurs, you may experience a wide range of emotions. These feelings are normal and common reactions to loss. Some emotions that may be experienced include the following:
    Anger       
Confusion    Disbelief    Mania        Shock
    Anxiety        Denial        Guilt        Numbness    Relief
    Blame        Despair        Helplessness    Sadness        Yearning
Grief reactions can also affect the body.  The behavior, and the mind.  Seeing images and feeling a sense of presence are normal occurrences.

How to help those who are grieving:

*Be present and available
*Be a non-judgmental listener.  Do not interrupt.
*Let the person cry

Other information is available on request.