Normalizing the Grieving Journey

A therapist soundboards her personal thoughts.

It’s okay to grief, feel, and develop rituals associated to this — Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels

I’m a registered psychotherapist and it’s been quite the emotional journey seeing people at various stages of grief.

I might see someone who is still reeling in shock and numbness — while the next person is on a completely different stage, such as that of anger.



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Synthia Stark

Synthia Stark


Canadian Therapist & Former Researcher | 5x Top Writer | Writing about mental health, psychology, science, etc.