Grief Recovery Method® GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP Program
While grief is normal and natural, most of the information passed on within our society about dealing with grief is not normal, natural, or helpful. Grief is the emotional response to loss, but most of the information we have learned about dealing with loss is intellectual.
The majority of incorrect ideas about dealing with loss can be summed up in six myths which are so common that nearly everyone recognizes them. Most people have never questioned whether or not they are valid. The misinformation is best described in the following:
- Time Heals All Wounds
- Grieve Alone
- Be Strong
- Don‘t Feel Bad
- Replace the Loss
- Keep Busy
Just looking at the myth that “time heals” creates the idea that a person just has to wait and they will feel better. We have known people who had waited 10, 20, 30, and 40 years, and still didn’t feel better. And, we know that they would tell you that not only had time not healed them, but that it had compounded the pain. The other five myths carry equally unhelpful messages.
Recovery from loss is accomplished by discovering and completing all of the undelivered communications that accrue in relationships. We are all advised to “Let Go,” and “Move On,” after losses of all kinds. Most of us would do that if we knew how.
Completion of pain caused by loss is what allows us to Let Go and Move On. It is almost impossible to Move On without first taking a series of actions that lead to completion.
Before taking the actions to complete, it is important to look at and often dismiss some of the ideas for myths that we have tried to use with loss, but which are not working.
Safety and Correct Actions
Recovery from Grief LLC has adopted The Grief Recovery Method® GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP Program which provides the correct action choices that help people Move Beyond the pain caused by loss. It is a 8-10 week program which creates a safe environment in which to look at old beliefs about dealing with loss; to look at what losses have affected your life; and to take new actions which lead to completion of the pain attached to one of those losses.
The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition, The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses, (released by HarperCollins in 2009), and an accompanying format, both written by John W. James and Russell Friedman, founders of The Grief Recovery Institute, are used as texts for the Outreach Program.
Commitment and Attendance
The Grief Recovery Method® GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP Program is not an occasional, drop-in group.
For the safety and success of all participants, commitment and attendance are essential. There is a fee for the program.
The Grief Recovery Method® GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP Program is facilitated by June Lynch and/or Graham Lynch, who have been trained and certified by The Grief Recovery Institute®. To ensure your success within this program, your facilitators have direct access to the founders of the Institute.
Special GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP Workshops for Organizations
June and Graham are willing to conduct onsite GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP Workshops on behalf of organizations willing to host a workshop for the benefit and convenience of their employees, members, associates, and clients.
Call June to learn more about this option of hosting the Workship at your location rather than traveling to an offsite location.
Past Grief Recovery GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP Workshops Held
To see a listing of our past GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP workships click here.
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