BY TAG: grief (26 articles)

Below you will find all the articles tagged with "grief".


Journaling Through Grief

Posted by: Emily Endres, Intern

When you’re grieving, you can feel very disoriented. On the outside, you may be faced with a million new tasks both immediate and long term. You may have to decide…


The Six Rs

Posted by: Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, DSW, MSW, MBE

In the aftermath of babyloss, you may wonder where, in your grief, you should begin. Often, I encounter individuals experiencing grief who feel completely overwhelmed and are looking for a…


Complicated Grief

Posted by: Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, DSW, MSW, MBE

"The amount that you grieve is equal to the amount that you love" - Unknown.

Grief is a universal, normal human process that we must all experience. I frequently encounter questions…


Dual Process Grief

Posted by: Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, DSW, MSW, MBE

You may be familiar with the stages of grief conceptualized by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, or the acronym DABDA. The model consists of stages that are cyclical, sometimes repetitive, and come in no…


Sex After Babyloss

Posted by: Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, DSW, MSW, MBE

The loss of a baby can bring about a challenging time in your life. Depending on the stage of your loss, your body may be reacting in a number of…


Rubber Band Grieving

Posted by: Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, DSW, MSW, MBE

In Part One of this two-part series, I introduced you to two broad coping styles that I've noticed in adolescents facing the loss of a brother or sister. Since these…


Grieving and Coping

Posted by: Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, DSW, MSW, MBE

It's been said that the intensity of your grief is equal to the intensity of your love. Therefore, it's no surprise that grief hits all of us a little differently…


Grief During the Holiday Season

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, Ramadan, Kwanza and New Year’s Day are annual holidays that can be a very difficult time for people who have experienced the death of a loved one…


Supporting after a Tragedy

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Supporting after a Tragedy: As one is coming back from tragedy and returning to normalcy[A1]  it can feel weird to be around those who are affected by the tragedy. As people…


Coming back from Tragedy

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Coming back from Tragedy: Returning to normalcy after the massacre at Pulse Nightclub is hard.  After tragedy hits in the United States, one’s sense of security and what is normal gets…


Processing Grief Through Writing Letters

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Processing Grief & Loss Through Writing Letter: Losing a person and grief is often the toughest thing we can go through in our life. Things get left unsaid, emotions not shared…


Infertility: Your Husband As Your Support System

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Infertility: Your Husband As Your Greatest Support System

Are you and your husband experiencing infertility? The diagnosis of infertility can be painful and traumatic.  You may be experiencing emotions that may…


Fibromyalgia and Mental Health

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Many people in Philadelphia are affected by fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness that causes widespread pain throughout the body, and often affects mental health. Depression and anxiety often accompany…


Grief Therapy

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Grief Therapy 

Grief therapy can be very useful and effective to help individuals cope with the emotions and stressors connected to a loss. Everyone responds to loss differently, http://www.therapyinphiladelphia.com/tips/the-5-stages-of-grief and depending…


Tragedy: Making sense of the senseless

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Tragedy: Trying to make sense of the senseless(Grief Therapy in Philadelphia 267-324-9564)

When violent tragedies and trauma occur, our sense of safety is completely shaken. When targeted violence occurs, our belief…


Using Music to Cope With Grief

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

Music Therapy & Grief Therapy in Philadelphia:

Using Music to Cope With Grief For some people, music is a very healthy, soothing, and comfortable way to express emotions. Whether…


When Does Grieving Becoming Problematic?

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

Grief Therapy in Philadelphia.  To schedule an appointment, call 267-324-9564

When Does Grieving Become Problematic? Whenever we experience a loss in our life, a grief process begins.  Grieving is our psyche’s…


Coping with Grief

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Coping with Grief: every one of us will have to deal with loss at some time in our life.  Losses come in many forms both large and small, such as…


Creating a Grief Collage

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

Grief Therapy in Philadelphia: Creating a Collage to Cope with Grief

Dealing with a loss of a loved one is tough work.  Grieving involves a variety of different emotions such…


Grieving the Loss of a Relationship

Posted by: Jennifer Foust, PhD, MS, LPC, Director of Clinical Services

You may associate the idea of grieving with a death.  You may be thinking – a relationship or marriage is ending, but no one died.  Why do I feel so…


Coping Through the Holidays

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Grief Therapy in Philadelphia: Coping through the holidays - survival strategies for widows and widowers   It’s already that time of the year again, holiday commercials have been running for almost…


Letting Go On Your Own Terms

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Grief Therapy in Philadelphia - Personal honor rituals - Letting Go On Your Own Terms: losing someone you love is heartbreaking. Grieving is a challenge, grieving well is even harder…


The Cycle of Grief

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

The Cycle of Grief: loss of any kind is a harrowing experience, particularly the loss experienced after the death of a loved one. The “hole” or “space” left behind after…


Death of a Spouse

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Death of a Spouse: few events in life are as painful as the death of a spouse. Half of all married couples will experience this loss at some point in…


All Kinds of Grief

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Grief Therapy in Philadelphia: All Kinds of Grief

Grief comes in many shapes and sizes. There is no “one size fits all” when it comes to the grieving process, and there…


The 5 Stages of Grief

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Therapy in Philadelphia believes that there are 5 stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. These stages of grief comprise a lifetime process, and are not an end in themselves. Each…