Ellen S Leventhal, MEd., MS, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Norfolk MA & E Counseling In MA and Virginia , Norfolk, MA, & all of Virginia Online Counseling, Massachusetts 02056
All individuals, if they live enough years, experience the death of a significant other. However, not all bereavement occurs due to a loss from death, yet the emotional pain can be as severe if not worse. Separation, divorce, ambiguous loss, chronic or terminal illness, or loss of status (e.g., financial or social) also involve a grieving process for individuals, couples or families. Many times, the repercussions of a loss are manifested in other presenting problems, such as school or behavioral problems in children and relational discord in couples. Working this through in a safe therapeutic environment will help you develop a new identity, and reestablish balance in you relationships.
Carol Garfinkle, Psy.D.
275 Turnpike Street, Canton, Massachusetts 02021
Losses can be intensely painful and therapy can help you work through those emotions and overcome blocks in the grieving process. As you may realize, trying to avoid feelings of sadness and anger doesn't work. You may feel waves of sadness or like the pain will never stop but it will if you deal with it. The most important factor in healing from loss is having the support of other people. Trying to get enough sleep, eat right, and exercise can help too. If you want support to ease your pain, I am here for you.