Some of the benefits of counselling and support include:
- Accepting the loss and talking about it.
- Identifying and expressing feelings related to the loss (anger, guilt, anxiety, helplessness, sadness).
- Living without the deceased and making decisions alone
- Separating emotionally and forming new relationships.
- The provision of impartial support.
- Identifying ways of coping that suit the bereaved.
- Explaining the grieving process.