Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management
It is very common for individuals to seek psychotherapy in times of grief. The death of a loved one is perhaps the single most intensive emotional experience an individual must face.We understand that sometimes there is little hope and trust because the road to recovery has been exhausting full of short-lived success. ART is dedicated to find an individualized treatment that closely fits the unique circumstances of each client; we do not apply "one size fits all" type of therapeutic treatment.
Maureen Berube, LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
144 East 44th Street, Suite 401, New York, New York 10017
Grief is a reaction to loss that encompasses a range of feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. It is experienced differently by each person according to his or her culture, background, gender, beliefs, personality, and relationship to the deceased. I work with clients to express the full range of feelings that may be present including sadness, yearning, guilt, regret, anger, and a sense of meaninglessness. Clients become more comfortable with their loss over time; the amount of time varies by person.
Jeff Robinson, MSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
16 East 41st Street, New York, New York 10017
Grief and loss can come in many forms. While most people think of death and dying, loss can be a separation or divorce, loss of a job, retirement, moving, seeing a child off to college, losing weight. There are so many more that I could list. All of these have an impact on us and how we view ourselves and our world. They shake us, they make us feel a bit less steady. It requires a therapeutic relationship that is supportive, understanding and hopeful.
New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
New York Behavioral Health
380 Lexington Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, New York 10168
Grief is a natural state after a loss. Mourning is natural and healthy. Acute grief does not need to be pathologized or treated. Those experiencing complicated grief may benefit from speaking to a warm, caring professional. In addition, a skilled therapist can listen, help you understand if therapy is appropriate or not, and explain what complicated grief is. If you are having sleep problems or symptoms of depression or PTSD related to the loss, therapy could be helpful. Our therapists are here to help and not interfere with the natural healing process. If support and guidance could be helpful to you, please call us with any questions.
Hal Brickman, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT
New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Great Neck, New York 10021
Grief and loss inevitably leads to anger & sadness. Not surprisingly, it also can lead to depression and feelings of guilt. The latter is called irrational guilt, as most of us lack magical powers to cure dying people. Even if they mean the world to us. I would encourage my clients to express feeling of guilt and anger often unconscious related to the loss. The anger is often at the person who died. Of course, this is irrational anger in most cases, as we all are going to die. The anger is over losing someone we love, value. I would use clinical interventions that usher in the grieving process. This fosters coming to terms with and an acceptance of the loss.
Kristin Schaefer Schiumo, Ph.D.
Grief and loss are experiences that lead us to feel sad, angry, shocked or numb. In our work together, we will process the many reactions you have in relation to your loss. You will experience unconditional support as you move through the stages of grief. We will work to identify your inner strengths and resources, and external supports, using them to guide you in your healing process.
Annie Block Pearl, M.S.
185 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor Office #1, New York, New York 10016
Grief and loss are processes and like many processes, they change and transform. What feels like heartbreak to you at first, may be transformed through our work together, into a heart that has an even greater capacity for love and connection. I believe that heartbreak is necessary to break open and expand the heart's horizons. You will never forget those who you have held so dear and lost, but through our work together, you will make peace with those losses and appreciate the gifts of those relationships.
Joan Warren, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
280 Madison Avenue Suite 208, New York City, New York 10016
Living life challenges us in so many ways, and dealing with grief and loss is something we must all face and endure. By offering you a safe and supportive space to express your grief and working with you to take steps to heal, there is hope for relief and change. Is it a quick fix? No. But by helping you regain a mindful sense of self, comforting connection with others and realistic efforts toward feeling peace, there is hope for joy.
Gary Trosclair, LCSW, DMA
Psychotherapist, LCSW, Certified Jungian Analyst
41 Park Avenue, Suite iD, New York, New York 10016
Healing from grief and loss may take mainly time and mourning the loss with support from caregivers and loved ones. But bereavement may also become more complicated if the loss activates painful situations from the past without our even knowing it. Therapy can help with either a simple (though sorrowful) mourning process, or a more complicated bereavement process, by providing a safe and reliable setting to release painful feelings and to understand the meaning behind those feelings. While the therapeutic process may require understanding the past, it should also help you to eventually live in the present and to move on to the future when you are ready.
Moshe Ratson, MBA, MS MFT, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
260 Madison Avenue #8023, New York, New York 10016
Losing a loved one, whether through unexpected or anticipated circumstances, is always traumatic and can be one of the most stressful events in a person’s life. In addition, a wide array of emotions can be experienced, such as sadness, anger, anxiety, guilt and despair. All these feelings are normal parts of grieving, yet these feelings are hard to process and accept. The process of bereavement requires time and support. spiral2grow of New York City can guide and help you through the grieving process to make it more complete and more positive.