This weekend the new BBC 1 Drama Single Father starring David Tennant hits the screens raising the issues of life as a single father and how the the loss of a parent in a family can have profound and devastating effects on all concerned. Grief Encounter is one of the UK's leading bereavement charities supporting children and their families following the death of a parent or sibling.
We can offer real life case studies of Single Father's willing to talk about the reality of being a single Dad and all the unspoken issues that goes with that includinng coping with their own grief as well as their children's, juggling work life and being there for their children, how do you prepare children for the death of a parent if they have a terminal disease, how do you break the news to children if a parent dies suddenly and tragically, how do you keep the memory alive of a parent so young children don't forget them plus the positive side when a Father finds love again and how easy is it to find someone to take their first wife's place, how do you prepare children for this so the new love is accepted the best way possible etc.
Shelley Gilbert, CEO of Grief Encounter and leading child bereavement counsellor would also be willing to speak about how single Father's can support their children through their grieving process and tips to all single Father's. She would also be willing to do phone-ins and answer questions and give advise to single father's/ parents.
Please visit www.griefencounter.org.uk.
If interested please call Vicky Baruch from Grief Encounter on 07956 907 029 or email .