Definition of grief counselling in English:

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grief counselling


[mass noun]
Counselling intended to assist people who have been bereaved in coping with their grief: through grief counselling, they discover that a sudden, strong desire for a baby might be an unconscious way to cope with loss
More example sentences
  • He added he would ensure that pupils were offered grief counselling.
  • If you do survive there is no stress or grief counselling.
  • Officials suspended operations and were providing grief counselling for the 270 workers at the plant.


grief counsellor

Example sentences
  • In 2002 he married Katherine, who had been his grief counsellor.
  • Jennifer mentions a grief counsellor from Queensland, who happened to be in Bali on holidays and is helping with identification of victims.
  • The mother had been told by a grief counsellor that instead of seeing the body that maybe she should go out to the site and say goodbye to Mark.

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