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New: Podcast on Grief

For this episode, we talk with Jerilynn Jacobson, owner of Giesken Counseling Services.  As a grief-certified professional, Jerilynn walks us through the grief process, reminding us that every single person grieves differently. 

Navigate Grief with Compassionate Counseling in Clarkston & Grand Blanc, MI

Grief and loss are universal experiences that can profoundly impact our lives. Often, we associate grief solely with the death of a loved one, but it encompasses much more. Significant life changes such as job loss, divorce, relocation, or unmet expectations can all evoke a grief response. While grief is a natural response to loss, its intensity can be overwhelming, necessitating empathetic support to process these emotions healthily.

The engulfing nature of grief can disrupt our mental clarity, leading to feelings of disorientation and isolation. It’s not uncommon to experience a sense of “losing oneself” amidst the grieving process. This is where the role of a grief therapist becomes invaluable. A therapist can provide a guiding light through the fog of grief, offering a safe space to honor your feelings and embark on the path to healing.


How Grief Counseling Can Assist You:

  • Articulate complex emotions: Find the language to express the intricacies of grief and understand its impact.

  • Honor your journey: Pay tribute to what you’ve lost while taking steps towards a renewed sense of life.

  • Develop coping mechanisms: Learn strategies to manage the intense emotions that accompany grief.

  • Connect with resources: Discover community support groups and activities that can aid in your healing process.

  • Receive ongoing support: Benefit from a comforting presence as you navigate the aftermath of loss.

At Giesken Counseling Services, we understand the courage it takes to seek help. Our team is dedicated to providing you with the support needed to rediscover joy and tranquility in your life. We offer grief counseling tailored to your individual needs, available in-person at our Clarkston and Grand Blanc locations and online via our secure video platform.

Contact Giesken Counseling Services today to start your personalized treatment plan and take the first step toward healing.   Giesken Counseling Services provides in-person and online (virtual) counseling sessions.   Contact our office today, at (810) 626-5191 or click below.

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GCS Team: Grief/Loss Counseling

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