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[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’
- ‘In some cases the grief is so severe that it is our responsibility to direct these people to professional grief counselling and help.’
- ‘Officials suspended operations and were providing grief counselling for the 270 workers at the plant.’
- ‘Many parents are given grief counselling.’
- ‘He added he would ensure that pupils were offered grief counselling.’
- ‘With the lukewarm at-best reception that production received, it looked as if grief counselling might be in order.’
- ‘It keeps me happy - and, anyway, I'm not the one rushing out in search of grief counselling.’
- ‘When grief counselling became very popular, a lot of that was taking the line that what you had to do was do your grief work and move on.’
- ‘"She went to grief counselling, but never got over his death," a resident in the closely-knit estate said.’
- ‘He said grief counselling was being offered.’
- ‘A new centre where families could report loved ones missing and receive grief counselling also got into action after the first building became too small.’
- ‘We cooked them pasta and made them beds and in the evenings that would follow listened to Bea as she arrived home after a traumatic day of grief counselling.’
- ‘But it's also depressing that in a recession, techniques created for humanitarian purposes such as "grief counselling" and victim support are used instead to squeeze money out of the poor and the bereaved.’
- ‘This was not the type of grief counselling that I was taught when I trained as a Drug and Alcohol Dependency Counsellor and Community Health Nurse many years ago - but I can assure you that it works much more effectively!’
- ‘If you do survive there is no stress or grief counselling.’
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