Priska Imberti, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
46-10 61st. Street, Woodside, New York 11377
People experiencing grief and loss are often invaded by mixed emotions and thoughts, including sadness, guilt, anger, feeling frozen or ambivalent, to mention some. Difficult but essential, is to make sense of the situation and find hope. I help clients understand that what has happened might not be altered, but that they can use their own powers and that of their support systems to master the present moment.
Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists
98-120 Queens Boulevard, Rego Park, New York 11374
People may experience many common symptoms related to grief and loss after losing a loved-one. Patients may also pass through stages of denial, anger and depression. Therapy can help an individual process these feelings and navigate these stages. A main goal when working with grief and loss may be to reach the period of acceptance (the time of closure). Talk therapy with a professional can be a very healthy approach to dealing with loss.
Philip Kolba, MA
New York, New York 10002
Grief and loss is, unfortunately, a normal part of living. There is no single "correct" way to grieve: different cultures and even individuals from the same culture grieve differently. The only consistent feature is that grief takes time. The most effective thing anyone can do for someone grieving is to be there—to listen, to empathize, to walk along with the grief. There is no "fixing" grief. But counseling can help prevent normal grief from developing into major depression or other mental health conditions.
Susie Greenebaum, LCSW, MS Ed
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
158 Montague St, Brooklyn, New York 11201
We need to grieve when we lose someone. While it can feel hard to let ourselves the whole range of emotions that arise from loss, not feeling them causes more problems in the end. People respond to loss in different ways. Some feel immediate surges of emotions, while others feel numb for a while. But everyone goes through stages of denying the loss, feeling angry and wronged, and eventually accepting the reality of the situation. The most important part of grieving is expressing everything you feel, even if what you are feeling is numb. I am trained to listen and respond to grieving in ways that will make you as comfortable as you can be given the painful circumstance.
Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS
QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER
135 WHITSON STREET, FOREST HILLS, New York 11375
Dr. Joel Stukalin and Dr. Sara Mandelbaum have guided many clients like you through their grieving processes. Since each client is special and unique, we work with the utmost sensitivity to help you during this emotional period so often filled with many memories and feelings. Some clients also experience unfinished emotional business with the deceased, which we work through with substantial empathic understanding and patience. This sensitive collaboration with Dr. Joel and Dr. Sara is invaluable in supporting grieving clients to achieve a sense of therapeutic closure and relief. Clients have stated that doing this necessary grief work with Dr. Joel and Dr. Sara has restored their lives.
Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
85 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10003
When I very young I lost my fiancée. I went about life as if nothing had happened until it caught up to me. I was trying to open a door with a key and it wouldn't work. I found myself crying and felt out of control. This happened because I didn't want to grieve. What I learned is you can't skip this process. It will catch up to you at the strangest times. I can walk you through this without bottoming out. Ignoring it and avoiding it doesn't work
Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.
207 East 15th Street, New York, New York 10003
Grief and loss can happen when you're young or old. Whenever it happens it can result in an ongoing depression that can hamper your life. I understand how devastating it can be and use various approaches to help you recover and return to your best self. Having been there myself and worked through my own grief and loss, I know what it takes to overcome the pain of grief and loss, and I will help you overcome your own pain and regain your own healthy balance.
John M. Montgomery, Ph.D.
John M. Montgomery
6 Washington Place, New York, New York 10003
All of us at different times have to deal with loss and grief. The key is always to find an appropriate balance whereby we can integrate and accept our new situation while still moving forward and not getting stuck in -- or, in my terminology, 'addicted' to -- the painful memories. There is also a danger, however, in not fully coming to terms with the source of grief and loss. I work hard to strike the appropriate balance in my therapeutic approach.
Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP
Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer
44 East 12 Street, New York, New York 10003
Grief, when it surfaces, is one of the most confusing of human emotions. Together, we will soothingly allow the symptoms to lead us to the heart of the suffering where transformation is possible. If one allows it, there can be a sweetness and comfort in grief resolution. This is accessible as we resolve the barrier of complex feelings, and a part of you comes alive again. It makes sense that grieving enlivens. If there had been no significant bonding in these relationships to begin with, we would not be experiencing their loss as traumatic. While in the resolution process, you may experience a state of openness and vulnerability naturally opening to new learning and corrective experiences.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Lower Manhattan, New York 10012
Grey Matters International and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D approaches issues of grief & loss through the lens of innovation----instead of growing the same neural networks responsible for the pain in weekly therapy sessions, we reset the brain to move forward quicker and efficiently by working on the stuck limbic system so as to empower the person with more success and traction. For no one wants to stay in a grief mode for too long; but when you don’t include the brain in your work with someone, you risk describing the water to them while they drown and calling it success. Contact Grey Matters International, Inc now at firstname.lastname@example.org or 877-606-6161.