10 Ways to Offer Solace

How to Comfort the Grieving

Young woman comforts her friend

When a person you care about is hurting, you hurt, too. When that person is grieving the loss of a loved one, there are some steps you can take to ease their journey as they go through the bereavement process. As an experienced grief counselor, I know you can actually help them feel better.  Here are 10 tips to help people who are grieving.

Roberta Temes, Ph.D., author of Solace: Finding Your Way Through Grief and Learning to Live Again, is a psychotherapist who has taught classes in death, dying, and bereavement. Visit www.DrRoberta.com and www.SolaceAfteraDeath.com .