Lori Carpenos, LMFT
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist and Life Coach
81 South Main Street, Suite 7, West Hartford, Connecticut 06107
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy but it doesn't have to devastate you either. My therapy approach is well suited to minimizing the negative effects of grief and loss while honoring the natural progression of emotions while adjusting to life without this person or this human function. I also provide a variety of resources for you so that you feel supported while you go through the process.
David Russell, Ph.D.
1001 Farmington Ave, Suite 304, West Hartford, Connecticut 06107
Does the moment of loss replay over and over in your mind, even months or years after the death? Do you find it hard to think about the good times without thinking about your loss? Do you feel like you are stuck and can’t move forward in your life? Are regret and guilt crippling your life? Healing grief and loss is about getting to a place of perfect peace where you can 1) think about your loved one's death without it being an open wound, 2) think about the good times you shared with them and truly enjoy each memory and 3) honor their life and the relationship you shared by developing a network of relationships that can continue to feed and nourish your soul as they once did.
Christopher Carlin, MSW, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
415 Killingworth Road, Higganum, Connecticut 06441
No one likes to lose, especially when it means losing someone they care so much about. A person who comes for grief and loss counseling will begin to make sense out of loss and realize that they can continue on with the loving memory of their lost one. They will be assisted through the grief stages in order to bring acceptance and peace to themselves.
Matthew Bastiaanse, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family therapist
29 Windham Rd., Bristol, Connecticut 06010
I process with the client verbally the loss in regards to family of origin whether it be relatives, close friends, or work relationships. Over a period of sessions, the grief becomes less and less, and the client is able to concentrate on moving forward and letting go, and return to an active lifestyle both emotionally and physically. I provide for a safe environment that leads to healing, support, and empathy.
Henry Goldstein, Psy.D.
422 Highland Avenue, Suite 9, Cheshire, Connecticut 06410
Have you recently lost a loved one? Whether expected or not, grief over your loss is a natural experience. Still, it can become more consuming than we like, more disruptive than our lives can reasonably tolerate. Perhaps you feel a great deal of guilt, as well as anguish. In the warmth and security of the therapeutic environment, I can help you experience your grief and loss in a healthy, respectful, yet enriching way. In doing so, you can honor the person you have lost, while also re-engaging in the other important aspects of your life. I look forward to being your partner through this challenging time.
Robert Salinger, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
385 South Eagle, Terryville, Connecticut 06786
In grief and loss feelings of isolation and aloneness along with shock and disbelief can cause us to shut down or deny the pain and emptiness inside. It is normal to have intense feelings or no feelings at all in the early stages of loss. When we cut off or deny our feelings we cut off the recovery process. As a therapist I provide a stable relationship that provides the opportunity to identify, feel, and express the variety of thoughts and feelings each client has. This allows the natural grieving process to progress and relieves the emotional pain caused by loss. Healing occurs when we feel connected to a stable accepting person who supports our unique way of coping with grief.