Therapy for Grief
Grief and Loss
A salutogenic approach to heal through grief work.
Grieving is a process of healing from loss. Grief work is a process of safely navigating the loss of a loved one in a purposeful and gentle manner.
Learn to regulate your emotions when it hurts
Reprocess and reframe traumatic memories or in dealing with loss
Move forward with purpose and intention towards a hope-filled future.
A Safe Space for Therapy
"Therapy sessions are my safe space and Bernadette is someone that I can be totally vulnerable with without any judgements." - LC, Business Analyst, 23yo
Reprocess Trauma and Loss
"I have loved and lost those dearest to me and I'm grateful to be able to see the blessings of friends and loved ones, mentors and fellow therapists who have journeyed with me through my healing. This is why I place emphasis on helping clients grief well" - Bernadette Chin, Psychotherapist
Growth through grief
"I am learning to filter out and focus on what is present, helpful and known. Because comes confidence and security, the external environment and inner insecurities will less likely trigger an emotional reaction from me." - CC, Social Worker, 25yo
Therapy for grief work
What do you do what the emotions get intense and perhaps even out of proportion?
What do you do when you are paralyzed with regret, guilt or shame?
We are all ill prepared to deal with loss. Grieving is often a neglected and misunderstood process. It helps to understand the stages of loss and grieve that we go through so we are able to eventually let go of the pain.
A Salutogenic Approach to Grief Therapy
My Inner Child Clinic adopts a salutogenic approach of uncovering inner resources, capabilities, virtues and strengths to uplift a person experiencing bereavement and grief.
Every individual experiences grief and loss in a different way. Grief is viewed as a multidimensional process of changing how we perceive the memory of experiencing loss, how we reframe our thoughts of reality, and to focus with intent on stabilising our emotions and creating meaning and purpose after a loss of a loved one.
Hence it is important to use clinical hypnosis in the psychotherapy process so that our clients better cope with memories of trauma and loss. Here's more about how hypnotherapy helps to regulate mood.
Hypnotherapy for Grief Work
Between therapist and client, we need to build up an environment of safety and trust, which is the backbone of successful healing through an intentional grieving process.
In order to feel safe, the client must be able to feel calm and regulated before recounting past and possibly traumatic experiences. This is done through breathing exercises and through hypnotic induction.
Facilitate natural mourning
Interventions are required when the natural mourning processes become thwarted in order to restore the trajectory of healing through grief.
The goal in therapy is to minimise the pain during the process of dealing with loss and bereavement, equip skills to manage the emotional triggers and to build a narrative of the experience which paves the way for a hopeful future.