Soothe your pain,
build your strength
and heal

Grief hurts and it can be difficult to manage. But if you can allow it into your life, grief works. Be supported through a step-by-step process, by Julia Samuel MBE, to help you live & love again.

Soothe your pain,
build your strength
and heal

Grief hurts and it can be difficult to manage. But if you can allow it into your life, grief works. Be supported through a step-by-step process, by Julia Samuel MBE, to help you live & love again.

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Path to healing

Your Path Through Grief

Grief can you leave you feeling a whirlwind of emotions.
These emotions can be difficult to manage and understandably they can be difficult to face. However it is important that you do, as if you suppress them, they can end up impacting your life in many ways, hurting yourself and others.

Be supported by Julia to process your emotions in a healthy way and to find your path through grief.​

15%

of mental health
disorders come from
unresolved grief

Tools & Features

Continual, 24/7 Support all in One App

Course

Work through 28 sessions 15 minutes each

Tools

Have 30+ tools to help the moment you need them

Journaling

 Get your thoughts & emotions down & out

Grief toolkit

Your complete grief toolkit

Support in your pocket, whenever you need, to balance your body and mind, hold the love in the past and present, and develop helpful routines.

Guided Meditations

Make time to feel relaxed, comforted and soothed with guided meditations

Sleep Stories and Sounds

Fall asleep to soothing sounds and stories for sleep. Once upon a time...

Gentle Workouts

Physical activity like HIIT and yoga can help release tension and relax your body and mind

Self-compassion exercises

You deserve love and support.

Visualisation exercises

Understand what's going on inside you, and find ways to start looking to the future.

Body Scan

Scan for tension in your body and be more aware of how you are feeling physically

Journal and Gratitude Exercises

Check in on yourself and reflect on daily thoughts and emotions as they come up

Breathing Practices

Ground yourself with breathing practices to bring you back to the present moment
About Julia

Expert Support

Julia Samuel, MBE, is the Vice President of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

 

As a leading grief psychotherapist, Julia has spent the last thirty years supporting bereaved families. She is the Founder Patron of Child Bereavement UK, with Prince William being Royal Patron, and was awarded an MBE for her services to bereaved children.

 

She is the author of two bestselling books: Grief Works and This Too Shall Pass.

Testimonials

You Are Not Alone

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“Generous, thoughtful and sensitively tendered app”

-Pandora Sykes, journalist and host of podcast Doing It Right

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Danielle

Structured Help!
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Having had professional counselling for grief this app is on a par if not better.
@SpeckledHeart
Great app to use in time of grief
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It’s like you personal therapist at your fingers. The app contain sessions you can access any time . She is very compassionate and supporting, definitely came from a lot of experience. I recommend it for people suffering of all kinds.
@Filyasis
Fantastic app
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This is such a great app to help anyone who is grieving , daily sessions on different aspects of grieving and tools that you can use to help whenever you need it …. I have had 1:1 therapy before and this is the closest I have come to that in an app !! Thank you for helping me on my grief journey
@Aprilyoda
A helpful outlet for my grief
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Before using this I felt I was pushing it aside because I didn't know how to deal with it or process it...this has been a helpful outlet for my grief.
@josiewright
Best while going through the worse
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I found this app after reading the book Grief Works, having access to all the knowledge that comes with the book and the app is been like having a lifeguard just right before feeling about to drawn in the deep ocean of pain. Her sessions are compassionate, sound, kind, and intelligent. I’m grateful.
@VeryCarolina
Grief works
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This app is so helpful- it is practical and easy to use with very effective tools which do work. I would highly recommend it.
@exbealidocius
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up to Grief Works app?

To start using Grief Works, select a payment option here. You'll be asked to input payment and personal information so you can set up your account details and receive instructions for downloading it to your mobile phone.

How do I gift this to someone who is going through loss?

Email us at [email protected] and we'll help you set an account up for a friend!

Does Grief Works work on both iPhones and Android phones?

Grief Works course and tools are delivered through iOS / iPhones as well as Android phones. 

What if I'm not happy with my purchase?

If you're not satisfied with the Grief Works app, contact us within 30 days of your purchase and we will give a full refund, no questions asked. 

Is the Grief Works app free?

The Grief Works app costs £49.99 per quarter or £199 for lifetime access. However if you cannot afford this, you can request a free account. We reserve 10% of all subscriptions for free accounts.

Does this app work for other forms of grief?

Grief can result from many types of death and loss, including living loss, facing one's own death, miscarriage, death of a pet, and more. Grief Works was created with all in mind, and its principles work equally for all.

 

What’s the definition of grief?

Grief is the internal process that is adjusting to the loss or death of someone we care for. The experience is usually chaotic and disorienting, but everyone grieves in their own way. Manifestations can range from numbness to anger to depression. There’s no right or wrong way to grieve.

What are the stages of grief?

People often talk about Kubler Ross’s 5 stages of grief - denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance - but I prefer to talk about the Dual Process Model of grief by Stroebe and Schut. Rather than looking at grief as linear or happening in stages, it sees grief as an oscillation between loss orientation and restoration orientation. At times, we can be loss oriented and feel the pain (including all the feelings described by the 5 stages theory) which we allow, and at other times we are restoration oriented, where we intentionally give ourselves a break and focus our minds on something else, for example, by doing things that soothe us, and give us thee psychological energy to go back and do the loss work. It’s the movement between these two that allows us to grow through grief.

Will grief ever go away?

Grief is a naturally adaptive process. The intensity of the pain of grief changes over time but we are also changed by our grief. It’s a process through which we can grow and heal. Rather than “get over it,” we can accommodate it and learn to live with it, build our life around it, and it will alway influence us. We can be hit by grief decades after the person has died, triggered by our senses, like sights, touch, and smells, because they trigger our memory networks, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t processed our grief. 

What does grief do to your body?

Grief is embodied. Every thought you have has a physiological component, every feeling in your body gives you a thought. The two are interconnected: mind-body. Everything you do with your body and mind affect your whole system, including what you listen to, what you watch, who you’re with, how much you sleep… all have a mind-body impact. If you’re grieving, you would want to have a stable body and regularity in your life, and the best way to do that is to be mindful of where you put your attention, time and focus.

Physical symptoms of grief: Why am I unable to cry?

We all have a default mode of coping when in crisis when painful things happen to us. One of those ways may be switching off, shutting down and blocking our feelings. This could be why you’re not crying. It could also be shock, so let you body do what it needs to do, support yourself. There are many ways of expressing grief; tears is by no means the only one. You can help yourself by perhaps walking or listening to music, and allowing feelings to emerge. You may cry, or you may not, but don’t give yourself a hard time. There’s no right or wrong way to grieve.