The only Evidence-Based Grief Recovery program in the World

An action-based, powerful, directed approach to healing life’s deepest heartbreaks

If you found yourself here, there is a high probability that you, or someone you love is suffering from a broken heart. Is it due to a death, divorce or another major loss? If so, you might feel sad, distracted, or confused. You are not alone. The Grief Recovery Method has been helping people feel better following a loss for almost 50 years. Below you can learn about our different Grief Recovery formats.

Is your heart broken due to death, divorce or another type of loss?

When you are suffering, on a daily basis, with the pain of a broken heart, there is one major question you need to ask yourself: Do I want to continue to suffer this pain for the rest of my life? Many people think this is the only option, and the fate they must endure forever. That is not the case. You have options that can move you out from under this cloud.

Ready For Change?

There is no need to wait – no matter how recent the loss The Grief Recovery Method can be used to complete the unfinished business generated by any loss and allow the griever to return to a full state of “aliveness”.

If you feel you’re “existing” or “coping” rather than living fully then this program is definitely for you.

The Grief Recovery Method is an Evidence Based Program

We, at the Grief Recovery Institute, are proud to say that research conducted by Kent State University has shown that The Grief Recovery Method approach to helping grievers deal with the pain of emotional loss in any relationship is “Evidence Based” and effective. We are also proud to say that our program is the only Grief Support Program to have received this distinction of being evidence based!

What is the Grief Recovery Method?​

It's not therapy

It's not counselling

It's not an alternative treatment

Learn how to move beyond

death, divorce and other losses​

It’s a 7 week step by step class in how to complete the actions necessary to recover from grief. It is not a support group or drop-in center; nor is it counselling or therapy. ​

It is a powerful, dynamic, sensible and accessible program that is genuinely for anyone willing to take the necessary actions to help themselves. ​

The program is task based with weekly homework assignments using the Grief Recovery Handbook as the reference book. ​

Learn more about our programs

Our support groups offer a safe, evidence-based environment for grievers to take effective and lasting action, no matter the type of loss experienced. These groups of professionals are led by Grief Recovery Method Specialists, trained and certified by the Grief Recovery Institute based on multiple countries.

The vast majority of parents find themselves at a loss when trying to help their children deal with any grieving experience that impacts them. This 4-week program is designed to teach parents, and others who work with children, the necessary tools to help children effectively deal with their loss.

The loss of a pet can be emotionally devastating. Sadly, the impact of the heartbreak of this type of loss is often downplayed or ignored by friends and family. This 6-meeting program is focused on offering pet owners an effective mechanism for taking action to move through and beyond their griefs.

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Why choose Grief Recovery Method?​

A unique program that is more than counselling​


You won't find any other evidence-based grief recovery method training.

46-Year History

Grief Recovery Method has been shared for almost 50 years.


Go beyond understanding and take action to move beyond the pain of loss.


We speak both English and Spanish languages.

Free Guide For Loss

eBook with 61 facts on the experience of grief to help you move past difficult times

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