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To many people, the concepts of grief and loss feel scary and are easily pushed aside and ignored. Actually, loss and therefore some level of grieving is often a part of our daily lives. It happens through endings, changes and transitions.
When you think about it this way, grief and loss become part of the natural process of our lives. Some losses are obviously bigger and have a deeper impact, such as when a loved one dies. As adults, we recognize the impact of such a loss, and instinctively want to protect children from this type of experience. Yet our desire to keep children from feeling upset when they have experienced a major loss often increases the sense of confusion and aloneness one might feel in the midst of a tragedy.
Each person grieves differently, and the way in which a child will grieve depends in part on messages from people in that child’s life, as well as a child’s
GRIEF AND LOSS COUNSELING
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