Grief and trauma can be emotionally, physically, and spiritually debilitating when you don’t have the support you need. At Hey Gorgeous Wellness Studio Reverend Cynthia Pepping and the team of caring providers offer compassionate and uplifting care for clients who are struggling with grief, trauma and loss. The practice provides nonjudgmental client-centered care for LGBTQ+, cisgender people, and all people of good will They also host group events. Call the Aurora, Colorado, office or book your appointment online now.
Group counseling is a form of therapy that typically involves 4-10 clients and an experienced group therapist.
Counseling offers mental, emotional, and spiritual support for people struggling with grief, traumatic experiences, or grief that is itself traumatic, as well as other issues.
Grief is complicated and affects each person differently. Some signs that it’s time to consider getting support through individual or group counseling include:
Grief can be a response to any loss and may leave you needing support. The best known example of grief is losing a loved one, but many other types of loss include divorce, retirement, losing a job, disconnecting from toxic relationships, and becoming disabled to name a few
Feeling like you can’t let go of the past signifies that you might need help with grief. Your grief may keep you from returning to normal activities, or you might feel like there’s nothing to look forward to.
If you’re avoiding thoughts or reminders of what you’ve lost, frequently going out of your way to not let yourself process the grief, is just as unhealthy as dwelling on it excessively.
Group counseling has been a widely accepted treatment option for over 50 years and is highly beneficial in treating trauma.
A few of the signs that you need help processing and getting past your trauma include:
Trauma, like grief, can be complex. In both situations, it’s important to be kind to yourself and give yourself opportunities to heal.
At Hey, Gorgeous, an experienced interfaith minister and life coach with specialized grief, trauma, and group counseling skills, guides you on your personalized recovery journey. Some approaches that are particularly helpful for people include:
Hey Gorgeous Wellness Studio meets you where you are and supports you as you heal. LGBTQ+ clients and all people of good faith are welcome. Call the office or book your first session online today.