30 Aug 2016

Healing Grief: The Power of Hypnotherapy, Coaching, and Reiki

Healing Grief with Reiki, Coaching, and HypnotherapyWho hasn’t suffered the pain of a broken heart? It’s something that we will all experience. Whether it’s the end of a relationship, death, or the loss of something we hold very dear, we will all suffer the pain of loss at some point in our lives. There is no way to escape grief; it’s a process that can’t be avoided. However, life coaching, hypnotherapy, and energy work can support you through the process of grieving so that this time can be productive.

These therapeutic practices can help you process your feelings around grief and loss. Grief—or what some call the “dark night of the soul”—provoke deep questions that provide opportunities for personal growth and healing. Engaging in healing therapeutic practices, such as Reiki and hypnotherapy, can help you work through negative emotions, like anger and resentment, and support you in finding acceptance and peace.

Energy Work and Grief

Reiki, crystal healing, and other forms of energy work can help to alleviate physical symptoms that are a result of depression or anxiety. Many people experience physical pain in their bodies when grieving. When we experience a physical or emotional trauma, energetic blocks can be created in the body that can lead to physical, mental, and emotional pain. Energy work helps bring the body’s energetic system into alignment.

In particular, deep sadness often creates blockages in the heart chakra. Reiki can help to release those blocks, leaving clients more open to both giving love to themselves and receiving it from others.

Healing Grief with Reiki, Coaching, and Hypnotherapy

Hypnosis, Reiki, coaching, or a combination of these three techniques can help you see through your grief to the light.

Sometimes, we know intellectually that letting go is for the best; however, on an emotional level, we are still suffering. Healing the energetic body will help you move forward in a way that is for your highest good on all levels so that mind, body, and spirit are all on the same page.

Life Coaching and Grief

A life coach can help you find a way to reframe both your loss and your life in a way that helps you move through grief, opening you up to exploring what might be possible beyond the pain. Coaching can help you find meaning in what you are experiencing as well as help you create a road map that guides you through the process of grieving without getting completely lost in it. In addition, a coach can help you rebuild your self-esteem and confidence by helping you create a new vision for your future and an action plan for moving toward that vision.

Hypnotherapy and Grief

Experiencing negative feelings is never pleasant, which is why often we choose to stuff them down and pretend they don’t exist. Unfortunately, there’s no real way to bypass negative feelings. We must experience them so that we can move through them and, eventually, let them go.

Hypnotherapy can help you connect with the negative feelings that you’re experiencing and release them. It can help you make peace with the person or situation you are grieving by identifying and releasing any subconscious blocks you might have connecting you to the past. This fast-acting therapy can help you release anything that’s blocking you from moving forward. A hypnotherapist uses various techniques to help you forgive yourself and others, accept what has happened, and support you in finding a sense of calm and inner peace.


Laura Richer

Laura Richer, CHt, is a Certified Hypnotherapist and Master Life Coach. Laura’s love of learning has taken her to Western Washington University, The Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, Basytr University, and Seattle Life Coach Master Training as well as many self-help seminars, transformational workshops, yoga classes, spiritual retreats, and much more.

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