Marina Broadley at
Leicester Private Counselling
Helping women live happier, since 2006


Private Grief and Bereavement Counselling

IMPORTANT: You can access grief / bereavement counselling very easily from anywhere in the UK. Your appointment can be by FaceTime or WhatsApp video call, or by audio phone call. If you’re local you can come to my Kirby Muxloe practice. The important thing is that you know you can reach out to me. An appointment can be arranged swiftly.

“I don’t know what to say”

It has come to be the question most dreaded question - how are you?

There are many times when we say we’re fine, and we’re not. And none more so than when we’re suffering. Now may be that time for you.

Because loss and the grief can’t be fixed you may not know what to say, or how to answer questions. And so, you stop talking about it. You try to stop feeling about it too, but that’s much harder.

People ask you how you are. Just what are you supposed to answer? Where do you you even begin. And why would you tell them anyway? It might make you feel worse. Or they may just not get it. And them ‘not getting it’ will be glaringly obvious to you.

A very private suffering

We grieve alone mostly. Friends can be incredible. Family too. But there’s something about grief that’s very lonely, very private. 3.00am is extremely lonely and private.

What happens to all those private feelings? Where does the pain go? And the anger - how much that burns inside at times.

You may not feel pain. You may feel a sense of numbness, as if everything is meaningless and futile. But the prospect of trying to explain all this feels overwhelming. Because you know that’s not what they want to hear. They want you to be getting better.

Empty and lost

Your feelings are valid. They are telling you the truth. The emptiness is real. The rage is real.

Whether it’s your child leaving home, the end of your relationship, a medical diagnosis, the death of a loved one, the end of an era - your feelings are real.

So often we try to deny our grief. We try to move on. Pull ourselves together. Get on with it. And all the rest of the sayings.

A special space

Although logic may tell us that our loss can’t be fixed, and our feelings are natural - we don’t always realise just how important therapeutic support can be.

In times like this we don’t bounce back. We can’t. There’s too deep an impact.

The reality is this - we all need a special space to adjust to what has happened. This space allows you the room to grieve in your own way.

It may be that your loss occurred a very long time ago - it may have been stored up for all these years, until now. If there are words, you have a safe space to share them. Words matter. They soothe. They heal. When we speak our grief, something shifts inside us.

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Try a counselling session

Counselling is a special space. Even though we may not be physically in the same room, we can still be connected.

If you’re local we can meet at my private practice in Kirby Muxloe. Or we can meet online.

I use FaceTime or WhatsApp video. Or if you prefer, good old fashioned phone call sessions.

My fee is £85.00 for a private one hour session. You can pay safely with Paypal.

You might like my special Facebook page. Marina Broadley UK Online Grief Counsellor .

You can contact me to ask anything. I’m here Send me an email Or phone me: 07342 652090

Kind wishes,


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