The Raphael Remedy

Ep. 116: Dealing with Grief and Loss During the Holidays

by | Dec 15, 2021 | Advent & Christmas

Christmas can be a difficult time for those who are grieving, whether it’s a recent loss, or a number of years have gone by. You can get through this. Here are a few tips in this video that may help you.

Remember, Jesus came to give us hope and by focusing on the real meaning of Christmas and managing your expectations, you may be surprised to experience Christmas in a whole new and more meaningful way.

Reach out to a Catholic therapist for help if you’re hurting. This book, “Imagine Heaven,” may offer you some consolation, I know I’ve found it helpful. (Amazon book link: Wishing you all a most blessed and holy Christmas.

Ep. 116: Dealing with Grief and Loss During the Holidays

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Allison Ricciardi, LMHC

Allison is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in practice since 1990. Allison has specialized in treating emotional disorders in individuals, couples, and families and uses and trains clinicians in the Baars/Terruwe method. Allison is also the Founder and President of, a nationwide network of dedicated Catholic therapists.