Definition of bereavement counselling in English:

Share this entry

bereavement counselling


[mass noun]
Another term for grief counselling.
Example sentences
  • They also provide bereavement counselling which helps families come to terms with the trauma.
  • Formal bereavement counselling or contact with a specialist organisation may be appropriate.
  • It will be managed by a paediatric nurse specialising in bereavement counselling.


bereavement counsellor

Example sentences
  • The family of the railman, who was single and lived in Manchester, were being comforted by a bereavement counsellor.
  • Once a fortnight I go and see a bereavement counsellor at the hospital where she died.
  • As a qualified pet bereavement counsellor I would like to help pet owners compassionately and in confidence.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: be¦reave|ment coun¦sel|ling

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.