Counselling & Training Services
19 Carlton Mews, The Carlton Centre,
Lincoln, LN2 4FJ
Tel: 01522 546168
Fax: 01522 546172
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When someone who is important to us dies it can be a very difficult time. It can also be a worrying time if children and young people are involved.
Instinct seems to be to shield children amd young people from such experiences to try to protect them from pain and sadness.
However, children and young people often sense when things happen and may feel hurt and rejected if they are not told directly. It may confuse and isolate children when they are full of emotions they have never experienced.
Children may express their grief in many ways. They may:
They may even feel a sense of relief or happiness.
You may be worried about what to say in case you the wrong thing.
It will help if you
What to do:
Helping children and young people at the early stages could prevent serious problems later on in life.