Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW,CASAC-T
Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist
360 Central Ave Lawrence NY / 2350 Ocean Ave Brooklyn NY, Lawrence , New York 11559
Experiencing loss can be one of the most devastating parts of the human experience . Pain, shock, denial, anger, depression, rage, and acceptance are some emotions you may experience. I am here to sit with you and hold your sadness, as you process whatever it is that you are mourning; the death of a loved on, the end of a love relationship, position or change in family. Grieving is a necessary step in processing what has just happened, in effectively processing, understanding and slowly rebuilding your life, adjusted to the changes. It would be my honor to join you on your journey in healing and rebuilding your new reality, with inner strength, health and courage.
Megan Woodward, MA, LMHC, MBA, NCC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Franklin Square, New York 11010
Losing a loved one is a complicated experience that is not 'one size fits all'. Although there are different stages of grief, not everyone moves through the stages at the same pace, or in the same order, and having a safe and supportive place to start to process the loss is essential. My approach to working with people who have lost a loved one and are grieving focuses on understanding the uniqueness of the experience for the individual, and working together to process the variety of emotions and challenges that arise during bereavement. My approach is also person-centered and goes at the pace of the client.
Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
721 Franklin Avenue, Garden City, New York 11530
When you suffer a significant loss it can be one of the most devastating experiences of your life. My approach to grief counseling begins with providing sensitive and supportive therapy to enable you to mourn your loss and slowly being the transition to moving forward without your loved one. If your pain is so overwhelming that you find it difficult to successfully function after you have had a period of time to recover, we will explore the obstacles that interfere with you moving ahead and implement practical strategies to assist you with improving your quality of life.
Lynn Polizzi, LCSW
Licensed Certified Social Worker
1044 Franklin Avenue, Suite 216, Garden City , New York 11530
I can assist with bereavement issues involving illness, trauma, and suicide. Losing a loved on can cause enormous pain, guilt, and other conflicting feelings that make it hard to cope with day to day tasks. If depression is taking over your life, you may be experiencing clinical depression or complicated grief. I also work with pet bereavement issues. We underestimate how much the loss of a beloved pet can impact us and those close to us. Please do not be ashamed of your feelings. Our pets are our family members. Especially today, when family is scattered about and we are more isolated than ever before.
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.