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My Stages of Grief Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

On this page, we will provide you with a My Stages of Grief Worksheet; It will help you to deal with your grief in a much better way.

What are My Stages of Grief Worksheet

Grief is a natural universal phenomenon we all go through during our lifetime. Grief can be due to any reason e.g sudden demise of a loved one or losing a relationship. Mourning on the loss of your loved one is natural. Sometimes when we are in grief, our mind stops working and we are unable to make sense of the world around us, we tend to lose our control. Nothing makes sense. According to the My Stages of Grief model given by Kübler-Ross, it has five stages

  1. Denial
  2. Anger
  3. Bargaining
  4. Depression
  5. Acceptance

How will My Stages of Grief Worksheet help?

By getting to know about the My stages of Grief Worksheet, You would be able to cope with your grief in a better way, You will be able to develop and learn coping strategies to overcome your grief. It is very important to know each stage of grief in detail to be able to better deal with it. Until or unless you don’t know what you are dealing with, how will you deal with it? Knowledge about the stages of grief is very important to gather. 

Instructions for the My Stages of Grief Worksheet

Every stage has different levels. 

First of all is the denial Stage, In which you don’t want to accept reality and remain in a state of shock. You feel no emotions. 

The next Phase is anger, as soon as realization starts hitting you, you tend to feel emotions. In this stage anger is the evident emotion, you start questioning people around you, may get violent, and start blaming others. 

The third step is Bargaining, in this stage, you start making pacts with God. If I would have just done that or do that it would have saved the person.  You start giving yourself false hope. Guilt to get back to your old life lingers on. You start questioning “why me, what did I do wrong. At this stage “what if statements” are the centre.

The fourth step is Depression, which is a sign of coming close to reality. In this phase, you cry, get secluded, feel emptiness, and helpless. It is a sign of accepting your grief and living in the present.

The final step is Acceptance, in this phase, you not only accept that you have lost someone you loved but also that it is going to be okay, time will heal the trauma. I will be fine, it is just a matter of time, What is done is done. I need to move on with this in my heart.

This worksheet includes all the five stages of Grief. If you have recently lost someone or going through some grief, this worksheet will guide you better in coping through that trauma.

You can download this worksheet here.

Conclusion

On this page, we provided you with My Stages of Grief worksheet, which hopefully helped you deal with your grief in a better way.

If you have any questions or comments please let us know.

Resources

The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.
If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

Amanda Knowles

Sara Quitlag is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.