Throughout my book ‘Letters to Matthew – Life After Loss’ I write about various techniques that I use in my private complementary therapy practice. These include a tapping technique, known as the Emotional Freedom Technique’s (EFT) and Matrix Reimprinting. EFT is a constantly evolving technique of which there are many variations, but it is commonly…

The human emotion of grief is one of the most difficult experiences we encounter and it cannot be side tracked, it has to be felt. The early weeks, months and years of grief are brutal, and for some it can be never-ending. My position as a therapist equips me with lots of tools to use…

For some people a New Year traditionally means a fresh start, a new diet or maybe joining a gym, but for others in the midst of grief, a New Year can bring a tsunami of mixed emotions.  A New Year feels different for those who are grieving. Matthew died in October 2016, and I recall…

I appreciate just how difficult this time of year can be for those missing their loved ones. My son Matthew died on the 28-10-2016 just two months before Christmas. It now feels like a time to endure rather than enjoy! Christmas was a massive event in our family. It was the one time of the…