The Bereavement Journey

Bereavement can impact hugely and affect all areas of life. Over the period of the pandemic, many of us have struggled to properly grieve the loss of loved ones. Our hope is that The Bereavement Journey will help anyone who has been bereaved at any time and in any way. The Bereavement Journey is run in small groups over 6 Sessions and is for anyone who has been bereaved.

‘In the group I realised that I wasn’t going mad, and it was so good to share with others in a safe place’


 

Through a series of films and discussion groups the sessions gently guide bereaved people through the most common aspects of grief, enabling them to process the implications for themselves and discern next steps. The final optional session then relates to faith questions in bereavement from a Christian perspective. The Bereavement Journey is suitable for people of any faith or none.

To find out more and express interest in attending the course, please Contact Us.

Topics Covered

Session 1 - Looking at loss   

How we attach and separate during our lives

Loss in all its forms

The importance of knowing our own individual history of loss

Session 2 - The pain of grief: how it feels

How grief affects us

What we do, feel and think

Coping with others: work, family, friends

Session 3 - The pain of grief: how to deal with it

Guilt and anger

Avoiding and delaying grief

Being prevented or denied grieving

Session 4 - Coping with change

Questions of identity

Continuing bonds

Anniversaries and special occasions 

Session 5 - Moving forward 

Finishing intense grieving

Reinvesting our emotional energy

Endings

Session 6 - Faith questions

Questions about God and unanswered prayer

Heaven and what it is like

Suicide