Grieving an Unexpected Death: Common Reactions and Ways to Cope

grieving unexpected death

Recently, I had the opportunity to provide grief counseling for a group of people who were grieving the loss of someone who died unexpectedly.   Being with the group reminded me of how powerful and important it is for people to gather together and share their pain, feelings, and memories about the person who has died.  The group energy provided a healing container for the tears and sadness, as well as a place to share memories, laughter and stories.  It brought the group together and felt like a wonderful way to honor and celebrate the life that was being mourned. Continue reading