‘Not my Mick’: What losing my husband taught me about grief

By Cydonee Mardon
Updated January 13 2018 - 9:55am, first published 9:00am
Family bond: Dr Olga Lavalle with her children Chloe, Jarred and Alex. Picture: Adam McLean

Does a psychologist find it easier to cope with grief because they know the theories behind it? Dr Olga Lavalle for one, had to throw her theories away when her husband died suddenly, writes Cydonee Mardon.

As a clinical psychologist Olga Lavalle is used to hearing people’s tales of grief.

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