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GRIEF & LOSS

Symptoms

Persistent sadness

● Shock and numbness

● Anger, irritability

● Guilt

● Intense anxiety

● Difficulty concentrating, forgetfulness, difficulty making decisions

● Tiredness, fatigue, exhaustion

● Overeating or loss of appetite

● Sleep difficulties, nightmares

● Muscle tension, GI problems, headaches

● Socially withdrawing

Do I need help?

Most of the above symptoms are normal reactions to a death or major loss. If your grief persists, you begin thinking about suicide, or or paralyzed with anxiety, it's time to seek help.

Getting help

Counseling and psychotherapy is an effective way to address complicated grief issues. Please visit my page on Individual Psychotherapy for more information about how to proceed.