Experiencing Grief and Loss? These Therapeutic Services in Calgary Can Helpadmin
Life is challenging, to put it mildly. But more than that, life can also be tragic. Traumatic experiences happen to everyone – nobody is exempt from this unfortunate fact of life. And how we deal with these difficult situations will determine the way in which we move forward. Every individual handles grief and loss in their own unique ways.
But handling these emotions properly is essential for genuine healing to take place. For this reason, if you’re going through a difficult time, arming yourself with the right knowledge to move past it in a healthy and constructive manner is paramount.
Keep reading to learn more about the various services available to help you process the emotions of grief and loss.
Counselling for Grief and Loss
Many things can contribute to grief and loss: The ending of a relationship, a divorce, the death of a loved one, the loss of a job or career, etc. All of these experiences can be traumatic events that – if not properly managed – can lead to a very negative downward spiral.
If you’ve recently experienced a loss of some sort, it’s important to grieve and be present with your emotions. However, it’s also equally important to remember that you still have a life to live with responsibilities and obligations.
People can fall into emotional traps when the sense of grief and loss consumes them. Here are a few symptoms related to grief and loss to be aware of:
- Constricting or tightness of the throat and chest areas
- Compromised immune system
- Not sleeping enough or sleeping too much
- Overeating or not eating enough
- Strange, or in some cases, terrifying dream
The process of recovering from a traumatic event can be both long and challenging. You’re undoubtedly aware of this. As a result, you may be wondering…
How We Can Help You
We here at the Family Psychology Place understand that everyone has their own battles to fight. As such, we can help in a myriad of ways with many pressing conditions and disorders. View our list below to see which mental illnesses we are equipped to help you to overcome.
Everyone experiences anxiety. However, there are certainly many people out there who experience it much more strongly than others. And with that being said, knowing how to prevent or properly manage such episodes is important. At Family Psychology Place, we help you recognize these bouts of anxiety as well as manage them so they don’t hinder your quality of life.
Did you know that one in four Canadians over the age of 18 has conveyed symptoms of depression? For this reason, understanding the symptoms can be a crucial part of treating the cause.
Here are some symptoms that may indicate depression:
- Thoughts of hurting or harming yourself
- Constantly feeling down, sad, or apathetic
- Hindered concentration levels
- A sense of hopelessness and worthlessness
- Feelings of weakness and/or chronic exhaustion
Grief & Trauma
Many things can cause trauma in someone’s life: A loved one passing away, being mugged or assaulted, an automobile accident, war, etc. When such circumstances have presented themselves, the typical result of the trauma is a condition known as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
At Family Psychology Place, we help you overcome these emotional and psychological wounds with a team of highly educated and experienced therapists. Reach out to us to learn more about how we can help you today.
Whether you’re suffering from grief and loss or you’re trying to manage and conquer your anxiety, Family Psychology Place is here to guide you through the process. Our team of expert therapists are trained and seasoned professionals who can provide you with the tools and encouragement to begin making progress.
And with two locations in Calgary (one in the North and another in the South), you’ll be able to easily find a location near you. Contact us today to learn more.