Oct. 30, 2019

7. Taking the Mask off Grief with Melissa Coats

7. Taking the Mask off Grief with Melissa Coats

In this episode I am talking to Melissa Coats, a sex therapist in Georgia. She shares the journey of taking care of her mother and losing her mother to cancer. We discuss how she learned to take the mask off her grief and the community that...


In this episode I am talking to Melissa Coats, a sex therapist in Georgia. She shares the journey of taking care of her mother and losing her mother to cancer. We discuss how she learned to take the mask off her grief and the community that supported her and her family during the process.

Episode Highlights 

  • The impact of other people’s expectations of grief response
  • Self-care whilst caring for a loved one.
  • The importance of asking for help
  • The difficulty emotions of anger and betrayal whilst grieving
  • Caring for a parent
  • Stigma of lung cancer

Special Guest: Melissa Coates

www.coatscounseling.com

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Resources shared on show:

Podcast

Dear Sugars

Book

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle (Amazon Affiliate Link)

Grief Support Group

Grief Share

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