Grief Counseling in Saint Louis, MO

Our Therapists are here for you during this time and can help you. We welcome anyone that has experienced grief or loss at Open Arms Wellness, in Clayton, MO. Our trained grief and loss therapists can help you get back to your best self.

Grief and loss are an unavoidable

Grief refers to your reactions to any form of loss from death to the lost of a relationship or job. Feelings about your loss which can range from a deep sadness to anger, guilt, yearning, regret or a sense of relief. Bereavement, on the other hand, is specifically related to the process of recovering from the death of a loved one. Our therapists can help you use evidence based techniques to help you during this difficult time.

There is no right or wrong way to experience grief, and no “correct” time limit you should grieve for a loved one. For some, the process takes months. For others, it can take years. Everyone’s healing process is different, and it’s completely normal for  some amount of grief to be with you forever.

People who experience grief can have a wide range of emotional and physical symptoms such as:

  • Hopelessness or helplessness

  • Loss of interest

  • Body aches (chest, throat, etc.)

  • Bouts of sadness or tearfulness

  • Difficulty concentrating

  • Guilt or worthlessness

  • Repeated (or ruminative) thoughts about the loss

 

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Kelly O'neal specializes in grief and loss.

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