Overcoming an emotional process Duel

Written by: Sabina García Gramser
Published: | Updated: 05/02/2019
Edited by: Top Doctors®

A person goes through an emotional grieving process when there is a sense of loss. Although we all go through the same phases of emotional "journey" required to overcome it, there are people who require more time or that are blocked. In these cases, it is best psychology or psychotherapy.

When you consider that a person is going through a grieving process

It is considered that a person is going through an emotional grieving process when there is a feeling of loss of something or a loved one. It may be, for example, the fact of losing a cherished job or losing someone who you want, either by breaking the bond of friendship or relationship, or death of that dear person. Such events generate feelings of emptiness, sadness, confusion, anger, physical symptoms, guilt, thoughts of suicide, substance abuse, among others. These feelings need at least a year of evolution in the person who suffers, and the process goes through several phases.

The time for passing the Duel varies depending on the importance and depth of that relationship in our lives and can last for years. So, sometimes, if the person, past an expected time, has not been able to evolve naturally and has been blocked or permanently desperate situation, it is best Psychotherapy. But also it is in any stage of the process, as it helps to relieve some pain and teaches relate to the sense of loss more smoothly and healthily, which enables the process lasts less.  


How it affects the Duel according to the person and typical emotional reactions

Grief does not affect us all equally human beings, it also depends on other conditions, such as emotional intelligence and resilience of each individual as well as the time and the vital and emotional structural situation of the affected individual basis. In any case, our ability to deal with change is very important in these situations.

However, there are some phases that, generally speaking, we all human beings, as part of the emotional "journey" required to take the loss leaves us without ballast or pathology:1) rejection or denial of that reality: It usually lasts little about a few days2) Depressive Process: sadness, loneliness and sorrow for this loss. It is the longest stage3) Final stage: begins when the person is able to look ahead and start restoring emotional and social relationships.


Mourning and treatment results

Psychotherapy and Psychology help prevent or deal pathological mourning (or anticipated, preduelos, mourning inhibited or chronic grief), and accompanies natural duels, so that the person ends up making accept and integrate that loss, as well as to continue with his life. It does this through listening and managing emotions associated with loss and provides tools needed to improve the ability to reorder a new life without that relationship or missing person.

The results of treatment with psychotherapy Bereavement are always optimistic, if this process is followed with psychological support, and that by sharing this experience, pain and loneliness disappear naturally and gradually. Also, a relearning capabilities structure again a good emotional life is guaranteed.

The recommended way to overcome an emotional grieving process treatment comprise about two or three months, depending on the patient, and the cost of each session would range around 60 euros.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection
 Sabina García Gramser

By Sabina García Gramser

The Ms. Garcia Gramser is a psychologist specializing in affective processes related to asiedad and depression, and marital and family therapy, with special emphasis on care for children and adolescents. He is also expert in psychodrama, psychodynamic, NLP, transpersonal, humanistic Rogers-Gestalt therapy. His extensive experience allows him to form part of the area of ​​psychology at various referral hospitals in the coast of the East. In turn, also participated in numerous cultural dissemination in magazines and health interest publications.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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