Suicide Bereavement Leaflet 2014
Why Come for Suicide Bereavement Counselling?
After losing a loved one to suicide, family members and friends may become overwhelmed by intense emotions like grief, anger, guilt, confusion, disbelief and despair. In the early stages and for some time you may be in deep shock and experience numbness you may be in deep shock and experience numbness towards everything around you.
Counselling allows you to talk about what you are experiencing. It gives you an opportunity to talk to someone outside the family or your group of friends, which itself can be helpful.
In counselling there is an opportunity to talk about the person who has died, the suicide itself and what the person who has died, the suicide itself and what it means to you. During your sessions with a counsellor you can explore all the emotions you are experiencing and how your life has changed since the loss.
Research shows it is important, and helpful, for a bereaved person to talk about their experience of suicide, to express emotions, to attempt to make suicide, to express emotions, to attempt to make meaning of the loss and ultimately develop a new relationship with the person who has died.
At Console, all our counsellors are specifically trained and skilled in the area of suicide grief. They can work with you at a very comfortable pace, to bring health, hope and new ways to cope, into your life