69 minutes | Aug 18, 2021

Coping with Grief, with Marianne Trent

Have you lost someone you loved? Someone dear to you passed away, and you are dealing with the loss and grief afterwards? Or you are grieving things which never got to be, due to the pandemic? The loss you experienced can even be linked to something traumatic.  In this episode I speak to Dr Marianne Trent about grief, loss and trauma, and how to cope with it in a way which gives you the permission to move forward with your life again, towards joy. Dr Marianne Trent is a Clinical Psychologist and author of The Grief Collective: Stories of Life, Loss & Learning to Heal. She weaves a compassionate approach through all of her specialist trauma, grief and eating disorders work with clients We cover: What is grief? Grieving things that never got to be Traumatic loss Yearning for the absent Loss of self-referencing Grief and trauma combined Permission to feel joy again Not wanting to move forward Difference between grief and depression Bereavement counselling/grief therapy Processing transitions EMDR therapy Talking about our grief and not being okay Grief/loss in the pandemic Compassionate leave and kindness to self Crying as help seeking   www.goodthinkingpsychology.co.uk LinkedIn Youtube channel Instagram @goodthinkingpsychological Twitter @goodthinkingps1 The Grief Collective on Instagram   Order my book, The Lasting Connection, here Download the free 4 min audio meditation, Self-Compassionate Break, here To spend 90 days to develop love and compassion for yourself, join the online course, The Compassionate Couple, here Find me at www.thethomasconnection.co.uk Instagram: @the_thomas_connection Facebook: www.facebook.com/thethomasconnection Pause Purpose Play Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/pausepurposeplay    This episode was edited by Emily Crosby Media
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