Grief and loss counseling in Uganda

It can be devastating to lose someone or something that you truly love. Many people have lost their loved ones due to the many sicknesses around the world. It could not be someone, it could be a job or something that you truly treasure. Coping with a loss while living a normal life can be a challenge,  People naturally respond to loss with grief which involves experiencing difficult emotions.

We will help you counsel you during the grieving times in Uganda.

The significance of your loss usually determine your grief levels. Although many people always say that time heals,some of the grief does not go away with time especially if the person is not ready to accept the loss.

Causes of Grief in Uganda

Apart from death, there are causes of Grief which include some of the following:

Loss of a job

A divorce or relationship breakup

Loss of a friendship

A miscarriage

Health loss

Serious illness of a loved one

Loss of financial stability

Loss of a cherished dream

Death of a Pet

Identifying signs and symptoms of grief

For a person who is dealing with grief, there are many signs and symptoms which may be related to that.  It is normal to experience these signs weeks or days after the traumatic event.Some of the common signs and symptoms of grief include

Physical symptoms and signs

  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Digestive problems

Emotional symptoms and signs

  • Bitterness
  • Inability to experience joy
  • Detachment from friends or activities which used to make you happy
  • Deep sadness
  • Bitterness
  • Preoccupation with the loss
  • Irritability

The effects of grief may be diverse and these may include

Having no desire to gather around people or inability to go to work or school

With some losses, this is quite normal and lessen with time however  there can be long-term chronic grief which needs to be attended to; you may seek the guidance of a counselor in such circumstances

We will help you with the best counseling services to manage your grief and traumatic events in Uganda

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