Counselling and Psychotherapy for Bereavement
- General Bereavement Support
- Losing a Spouse or Partner
- After Miscarriage, Baby Loss or the Death of a Child
- Support for Children or Young People
- Support When Preparing for Life’s End
Where to Find Support?
The following organisations can give you advice and help you to find a counsellor or therapist.
At a Loss
AtaLoss is a national charity providing a comprehensive hub of information and bereavement support. Wherever you live, whatever your age, whatever the circumstances of your loss you can easily search and find support from over 1200 services listed across the UK, up to date information, helplines and a FREE live-chat counselling service. AtaLoss is there for bereaved people and for anyone supporting a bereaved adult or child.
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy is the professional association for members of the counselling professions in the UK. It provides information on different types of therapy. The BACP Register and directory can help you make sure that the therapist you see is qualified and works to professional standards.
GriefChat provide personal one on one bereavement counselling. All of their services are delivered by qualified, experienced bereavement counsellors, who have been thoroughly vetted for qualifications and experience and who hold a current, clean DBS check.
NHS Find a Psychological Therapies Service
The IAPT (improving access to psychological therapies programme) allows people to self-refer through the NHS website.
TherapyFinders uses their unique algorithm to match individuals with trained therapists who are suited to their needs. They also provide a one-off Immediate Support session called Emotional First Aid. This may be when you cannot wait for a therapy session and you need support immediately. If you are looking for support, please the visit TherapyFinders website.