Our expert says:
Excellent idea to see a psychologist yourself, and it may be a good idea for the child to see one, though good child psychologists with experience in grief are a bit harder to find - maybe make a point of asking the psychologist you see for advice, as he/she may know a good one to recommend.
I understand your nervousness, but you'll find its unnecessary - any good shrink should be well able to put you at your ease, and should be easy to talk with - that's what they do all day, and they enjoy hearing and helping people.
Grief is hard work and takes time, but can be more productively worked on, with the aid of an expert. Let us know how it goes
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