Bereavement Counselling

Bereavement Counselling can help ease the pain of grief and give you the opportunity to talk about your feelings in a safe and supportive environment. At times it may seem like nothing you say or do can help you to feel better about yourself.

I can help you start your healing process and offer you an opportunity to talk things through with someone who understands the process of grief you are going through. By allowing you to discuss your feelings openly and freely in a safe and supportive environment, I can help you come to terms with the recent or distant lost of a loved one and/or friend.

Benefits of bereavement counselling

  • You can start the healing process
  • You gain the opportunity to talk things through with someone who understands grief
  • Helps you let go of self blame and guilt associated with the loss of a loved one or friend
  • A space to ease stress and tension that has built up as a result of a bereavement

Is bereavement counselling right for you?

  • Are you finding it difficult to sleep?
  • Is it hard to make decisions at the moment?
  • Are you struggling to come to terms with your new role in life? (widow/ widower, single parent)
  • Do you find it hard to enjoy life now your loved one has passed?
  • Are you finding it hard to talk to friends and family about what has happened?
  • Are you finding it hard to go out into the world again?
  • Do you feel all alone?

Losing a loved one is a very traumatic and lonely experience, even when a death is expected. Others might have expected you to re-adjust by now and have got over your loss; However bereavement can have long-lasting effects. We are all unique and grieve in different ways. There is no set way of grieving, and no set time for grieving.

I have counselled many people who have experienced grief, loss and change. And I know from experience that it is possible to integrate this experience of loss into your life so you can begin to live again.

If you have answered yes to any of the above questions and you want to release emotions and find healing in a safe and supportive environment I can help you!

Take the first step and contact me to get help today

I am happy to answer any questions you may have about bereavement counselling and I always like to discuss whether this type of counselling is right for you before our first session. By calling me you are under no obligation to come to a session.

You can call my number 0208 798 3035, my mobile number 07961 016 334, or you can fill out the form below.

I normally respond to enquiries as soon as possible, if I am unable to respond immediately I aim to reply within 24 hours.


Why I can help you

I have over 16 years experience of helping both men and women cope with the loss of losing their loved ones.

I worked as a counsellor with Victim Support for many years helping families and friends who have lost loved ones through homicide.

I have also worked with people who have been bereaved by suicide.

I am a British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) registered/ accredited counsellor and adhere to BACP codes of ethics and good practice.

You will always see one counsellor, me. I work one to one, in Hackney and Camden with my clients so that they can form a trusting relationship in which to work through and discuss issues.

Client Testimonial

“speaking to Charmaine was really helpful, whilst she was not able to bring back my father, I felt someone truly listened and understood me.

I also recognised that I didn’t need to always appear strong to my family and friends, I needed an opportunity to grieve and talk about my experiences.

Counselling highlighted how I cope with things generally and also gave me some new ways of coping.

Thank you so much – counselling is invaluable.”


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Charges for Bereavement Counselling

Bereavement Counselling cost £50 per session. Your first session is to help decide whether counselling is right for you.

I recommend weekly sessions, as with experience I have found clients get the best benefits and lasting results from the time spent.

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