Have you had a bereavement, or suffered a loss, that’s left you feeling lost?
I’m here to support you after the death of someone close, or another loss in your life, has left you in a state of grief. Grief is an entirely natural process and I know it can feel devastating and painful.
Having had lived experience of bereavement and loss, I understand the difficult journey you find yourself on. Every experience of grief is unique; there are no rules, no normal way to be, and there isn’t a timeline for healing. Yet a bereavement and some other forms of loss are the most stressful life events we can be faced with.
You may find yourself struggling with things like:
Feeling like you’ve lost ‘normality’ and what once was
Shock and coming to terms with your loss
Pain and not knowing how to be with it
Feeling lost yourself after things have settled
Feeling like you’ve lost your sparkle or zest for life
An overwhelming range of emotions that differs every day
Guilt due to circumstances surrounding your loss
Depression and feeling stuck in your grief
A sense of longing to see or hear your loved one
Difficulties in dealing with reactions of family members and others
My blogs, newsletter, podcast and other resources will give you stacks of tips and helpful information on grief and loss. There are many things you can do to help yourself through this process. However, there may also be a need for you to seek confidential, one-to-one support. I can help with this too.
It’s important to recognise when you need some support. It’s even more important that you don’t isolate yourself or try to “keep a lid” on your how you’re feeling. There is no need to feel guilty or like you’re failing. Asking for help is a strength. I’m here to listen and hold space for whatever you need.
Social distancing hugs: pandemic support
As a result of COVID-19, we have been faced with tragic loss of life and have been left finding ways to grieve under very challenging circumstances. If you have been bereaved yourself whether as a direct result of Coronavirus or not, you may be feeling isolated and unable to engage with your usual support network.
I have created flexibility within my existing one-to-one support services, as well as some additional options for those who have been impacted financially. Please ask for details. I will be adding to this information as and when the situation changes.
Why choose to work with me one-to-one?
I’d love for you to get to know me a little better and understand why I chose to specialise in bereavement, grief and loss.
I’ll share with you my story and own experiences of loss – sadly, there’s more than one.
Of course, this is also the part where I talk about how well qualified I am and my professional background. This is to reassure you that I’ve taken my training and on-going development seriously. More importantly, I want you to get to get a sense of who I am, and whether you’d like to explore working together.
Business support and consultancy
It’s more important than ever that your employees are treated with compassion and that your organisation understands how best to support people through bereavement, grief and loss.
Taking the time to ensure your policies, procedures and support frameworks meet with the needs of your workforce will lead to a positive impact on the health and well-being of your workforce, as well as an enhanced reputation. I offer bespoke packages dependant on your needs, so please get in touch to discuss further.
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Before coaching, I was in a haze and felt completely lost. I’ve come to understand myself more than ever before, and I now know my own resourcefulness for the future.James.
In just a few sessions, I went from confused and overwhelmed, to having clarity and feeling lighter. Grateful beyond words, Louise is an exceptional coach!Claudia.
I connect with you Louise. You’re real and you’ve been there in the most painful way. I know that you understand. I love that you work with loss in all forms. Thank you for everything.Fiona.
After losing my wife, I felt lost and didn’t know who I was. After working with Louise, my self-worth improved. I look forward to the future and feel like I know me again.Nick.
It’s been an amazing experience. It’s helped me to unravel all the knots. Louise’s skills and techniques have been really good, with no structure imposed on the process.Leesa.
I highly recommend Louise’s support if you’re feeling lost. It certainly enabled me to make a commitment to the things that really matter in my life. Thank you!Emma.
After losing my job, coaching has helped me to unlock my true potential. I’ve learnt I have far more resources and skills to support myself than I first thought. Thanks.Brian.
Louise is a highly talented, skilled, creative, engaging, innovative, fantastic coach and professional. Her helpful strategies are spot on and I really enjoy her work.Estella.