The stages of grief after a significant loss, do not follow a standard pattern as we had first believed. We now know that although there are recognizable stages, they come in any order and with different intensities.
We offer counselling support through the natural process of grief and loss. Persons often recall the last contact with a loved one and are unable to let go of a difficult interaction, perhaps a conflict of some kind. Clients have described believing that they had somehow contributed to the death in some manner. For example, “if I had only driven to work that day, instead of ….”.