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what is grief counseling?
Grief occurs when someone is mourning a loss. Sometimes that loss is a person, a marriage, a healthy body, or our life as we knew it after an earth-shattering event. Loss can make you question your faith, identity, and even your reality. Individual or group grief counseling helps you navigate through the mourning process. Having a warm, empathetic, and non-judgmental person with whom to discuss these questions and learn how to manage difficult emotions is helpful so that you can adjust to the new reality and embark on the rest of your life.
what is EMDR?
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a type of therapy that allows people to heal after difficult life experiences, including loss, often at an accelerated rate. The brain stores these difficult experiences in memory networks. Anytime something happens that reminds the brain of the experience, the memory network starts firing, and all of the thoughts, emotions, and body sensations come flooding back. The goal of EMDR is to stop this from happening.
Leslie West, LPC, EMDR Certified
Licensed Professional Counselor
Two major losses threw me into the grips of grief. Through therapy and a lot of hard work, I was able to come to terms with the losses and find meaning in the grief. Now, I am honored to be a part of other people's journey through grief and toward healing. Together we will work on building coping skills, answering difficult questions, and processing the pain of the loss so that you can learn to live again.
What is grief
if not love persevering?
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