When a part of you deeply desired motherhood, and it didn't happen,
you might be experiencing both a broken heart and an immense rupture in the fabric of your life.
This can involve multi-layered losses, grief and complex emotions.
It can also shatter your sense of yourself, your life and your social world.
The silence and insensitive comments can intensify feelings of isolation and shame.
This can complicate the grieving process and undermine your capacity to care for yourself and your future.
It can lead you to question your value, yourself worth and your life's purpose.
Navigating grief is a set of skills that can be learned.
Grief, like love, can awaken you to the fullness of life.
Involuntary childlessness can be an invitation into wholeness.
An alternative, but equally valuable, pathway to adult womanhood.
We have witnessed the transformation in our own lives and the lives of the women in our community.
We don't just support you to cope, we invite you to be transformed.
We believe in you and your capacity to make your grief an ally and create a vibrant child-free life.
A life full of meaning and joy
And we're here to help you do that.
Our aim is to equip and support you to navigate the journey ahead.
Counselling at The Empty Cradle is delivered by professional therapists who have lived experience of involuntary childlessness.
Our work is informed by state of the art academic research and extensive clinical experience,
with a touch of wholehearted magic thrown in.
We draw on a range of therapeutic perspectives.
Sessions are only available online by zoom.
INITIAL APPOINTMENT = 1.5 hours
Connect and have your story held by another involuntary childless woman
Identify key themes, strategies and resources
Follow up email with activities and resources relevant to you
FOLLOW UP APPOINTMENTS
Come, join us.
We would love to meet you, hear your precious story. and support you moving forward.
You have one precious life, and we're committed to supporting you to make the best of it.