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Free Tools and Advice to Overcome Grief

With Grief Works, you're never alone with your grief, and you don’t have to feel this way forever. This app was designed to support you through grief -- and the emotions such sadness, confusion, numbness, worry and anger -- through daily advice, tools, guided meditations and reflections, in-app journal PLUS in-the-moment support for managing difficult emotions whenever they arise.

Whether you’re deeply grieving the death of your spouse, a child or friend, your pet or simply want to learn how to support others going through loss, this app will arm you with the knowledge and tools. With a stress-free, calming interface, Grief Works allows you to work through therapy-like sessions and practices at your own pace, so you can learn to live and love again..

**New Apps We Love 2021 ** - App Store
**Editors Choice 2021 ** - App Store


Grief Works, one of the first online therapy apps for grief, was developed in collaboration with Julia Samuel, MBE – a leading grief psychotherapist and bestselling author who, over 30 years, has supported hundreds of people through their grief.


This app includes a complete series of indispensable advice to help you cope with your grief, including how to navigate situations and thoughts that can cause stress and anxiety during this difficult time. Guiding you step-by-step through understanding and expressing your emotions, and supporting you with daily prompts and techniques. Embark on a journey of self love & self care by learning essential skills to cope with grief.
30+ interactive tools to give you instant support including:

-Mindfulness, self-compassion & visualisation exercises
-Daily gratitude and journaling
-Reflective exercises to help you process & manage your emotions
-Visual breathing guides and body scans to calm your body & mind
-Audio meditation practices recorded by Julia

*24/7 SUPPORT*

Includes practices to help you:

* Process your sadness
* Manage feelings of anger
* Increase feelings of control
* Work through feelings of guilt
* Develop self-compassion and self-love

* Relieve anxiety and avoid depression
* Deal with milestone days e.g. birthdays and anniversaries
* Find meaning and purpose
* Have honest conversations about death
* Develop healthy routines
* Tackle tricky thoughts
* Connect with hope
* Develop the empathy needed to support others through grief
And more

This grief therapy app is based on practical lessons from Julia’s book, Grief Works, which reached the top ten of the Sunday Times bestsellers list. Helen Fielding described the book as “essential for anyone who has ever experienced grief, or wanted to comfort a bereaved friend”.

Through the stories of real people’s experiences of love and loss, we’ve developed the advice, practices, and therapeutic tools found in this app to soothe your pain and guide you through your journey. Get inspiration and hope from those who have walked the path before you.


“It’s very reassuring to have that subtle nudge that what I am feeling is normal and ok.” Amanda Harvey

“It makes you feel less alone.” - Danielle Le Pelley

“Before using this I felt that I was pushing it aside because I didn’t know how to deal with it or process it...it has allowed me to look at the whole picture.” - Josie Wright

“For the first time in 4 months, I feel like I’m starting a journey to rediscover me and manage the pain that has been so consuming since my husband died. It’s guilt free too!” - Claire

"It’s a life saver." - 847jd

"This app is really helping. Being able to reflect in my own time and at my own pace is just right." - the Osteopath's Widow


What’s New

Version 1.18

Grief Works gives you tried and tested guided tools by grief expert Julia Samuel, helping you navigate your grief. Have immediate support, step-by-step, with a full interactive toolkit. This update brings an even better first-use experience.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Vinyl Disciples ,

Very helpful and easy

Quite interesting how they put this app together. Super simple and more importantly found it soothing to get me through it all. I’d recommend this app for sure.

SuZe1 ,

Thank You

I am all alone and can’t find a therapist to talk to, my friend sent me this and it is truly helping me

Poppy&mommy ,


App is so thoughtful and detailed. It is obvious that a lot of care has gone into this app. And, it’s helping.

App Privacy

The developer, PSYT, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Purchases
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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