our lives we experience losses; whether we
have moved, lost a pet, a friend or a loved one. What we learn and how
we view these experiences paves the way for the next inevitable loss or
Oftentimes rather than allow ourselves to grieve, we
instead keep ourselves busy or manifest our losses through increased
health issues that sometimes become chronic.
Separation and Divorce is a life transition which
creates tremendous loss and grief in a family. Gaining support from an
objective person is often the key to how the family will manage through
this difficult time.
Today more families are dealing with aging parents or
issues around caretaking a frail or terminally ill loved one. Often the
dying person needs an objective person to support them as do the caregivers.
After an initial consultation we work on specific
goals in therapy, so that over time you can measure your progress. If
appropriate, couples or group therapy may be recommended.
Sometimes one family member requests therapy for
partners and a consultation will determine whether this is appropriate at the
start. Sometimes each partner will be seen separately as well as a couple.
Group sessions are offered on topics related to
grief and loss, death and dying, effects on the family and children.