Bereavement

Coping With Christmas When You’re Just Not Feeling It

Tis the season to be Jolly, so the well-known carol says. But what if you’re not feeling jolly this Christmas? Perhaps the thought of all the extra work – especially if it seems to be mostly falling to you –  is pushing your stress buttons and bringing out your inner Grinch. Or maybe you’re going to …

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Heart attack after bereavement

Frances Weston speaks on BBC Radio Derby about findings of BIDMC-led study into increased risk of heart attack following bereavement

Following publication yesterday of the findings of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s research into the into the links between bereavement and subsequent risk of heart attack, I was interviewed by Phil Trow on BBC Radio Derby this morning, in my capacity as a bereavement counsellor. The study found that a person’s risk of experiencing …

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Frances Weston speaks about the effects of bereavement on children on BBC Radio Derby following Hulland Ward house fire

In the wake of the recent house fire in Hulland Ward, Nr Ashbourne in which four young children tragically lost their lives, I was interviewed on Monday by Phil Trow on BBC Radio Derby’s breakfast show. We discussed the likely impact of the tragedy on the children in the local community who knew Tommy (9), …

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