Understanding Grief

Grief is a natural and necessary journey that follows the death of someone we love. As such, it deserves our attention and respect, as well as the support of others, if we are to heal. In this area, we offer practical advice from Dr. Alan Wolfelt, noted grief counselor and educator.

“I’ve learned so much from grieving people in my years as a grief counselor and educator. I’m here to pass along their wisdom. I’m here to affirm your natural and necessary need to mourn.” Dr. Alan Wolfelt

Grief & Mourning Basics

Help For Grief-Related Feelings & Situations

I’m grieving the loss of a…

I would like to help someone who’s grieving

Special Circumstances

Helping You Through the Healing Process

When someone you love dies, it’s normal to feel lost. It’s normal to search for answers to your questions about grief and mourning.

Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted grief counselor, author, and educator who regularly speaks on healing in grief and has written many bestselling books on the topic. He serves as Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition, www.centerforloss.com

Ask a Grief Counselor

I invite you to read through the Healing After Loss topics. If you have a question not answered here, I invite you to submit it through Ask the Grief Counselor. We’ll share answers to general questions for everyone to benefit from.