Nicki Ditch LMHC, CCTP, AMTP

Mental Health and Counseling


    Good Grief


    I tell clients to honor their grief and that confuses them.

    “Why should I honor my anger, hurt, and my sadness? I want it to go away! I want to stop hurting!”

    When you honor your grief, you are honoring the importance of your lost loved one. You are saying, “You matter! Our relationship matters! That you existed matters! That you are physically gone from my life matters!”

    Your tears, sobs, and even your laughs in the context of your grief are honorable. 


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