Therapy and counseling for grief and loss in 11788.

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Lynn Polizzi, LCSW

Licensed Certified Social Worker

445 Broad Hollow Rd, Suite 109, Melviille, New York 11747

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.

Amie Markowitz, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

1980 Route 112, Coram, New York 11727

Are you suffering through the loss of a loved one? I can assist you in moving through the grieving process by helping you understand how it works. The last thing that you want to feel when you are grieving is that you are doing it alone. Unfortunately, everyone grieves differently. This is difficult for many people to understand, but it is important to remember that those around you are grieving as well, they are just doing it in their own way.

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

191 Broadway, , Amityville, New York 11701

Grief and loss are the tragic feelings in life that can come on suddenly - from a shocking loss, or be long term, from a loss that occurred in the past or one that is ongoing. We never know how to handle the all-encompassing feelings experienced at this time, and we never think it will end. I will help guide you through these terrible times you might be experiencing by allowing you to fully express your feelings when you need to. At other times you may need guidance on how to just get through the day. As with all my clients, you will show me what you need at each moment, and I will do my best to get you through the pain of grief and loss.

Lynn Moses, LCSW-R


100 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, New York 11803

Each person has their own way of coping with loss, whether it be the death of a family member or friend, or loss of a marriage or relationship. There are so many factors that play into how loss effects us, including but not limited to; the manor in which the loss occurred ( i.e. long term illness, sudden unexpected death), the relationship (i.e. parent, sibling, child), the quality of relationship (I.e. healthy and close, distanced and strained), and how you and your family of origin have dealt with loss in the past. I have been successfully helping clients gain the insight and tools to cope with their grief and loss throughout my entire career.

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

100 Manetto Hill Road Suite 205, Plainview, New York 11803

Experiencing a loss of any kind can be especially traumatic. It is my belief that having a safe place to address issues related to this loss can be particularly beneficial. Each person deals with loss differently and I emphasize the need to allow each person to go through the process in order to successfully transition to a healthier and happier place, and versions of themselves.

Megan Woodward, MA, LMHC, MBA, NCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Hicksville, New York 11801

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.

Louis Morbillo, LCSW, ACSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

53 E. Main Street, Oyster Bay, New York 11771

Loss, and the grief associated with it usually equates to feelings of hopelessness and despair, sometimes accompanied by confusion and instability. My approach to the loss and grief experience is to help clients unravel and process a myriad of emotions. The goal here is to be supportive, explore and clarify the feelings relative to the individual's experience and restore equilibrium.

Wayne Gurnick, MS, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Myths and facts about grief MYTH: The pain will go away faster if you ignore it. Fact: Trying to ignore your pain or keep it from surfacing will only make it worse in the long run. For real healing it is necessary to face your grief and actively deal with it. MYTH: It’s important to be “be strong” in the face of loss. Fact: Feeling sad, frightened, or lonely is a normal reaction to loss. Crying doesn’t mean you are weak. You don’t need to “protect” your family or friends by putting on a brave front. Showing your true feelings can help them and you. MYTH: If you don’t cry, it means you aren’t sorry about the loss. Fact: Crying is a normal response to sadness, but it’s not the only one. Those who don’t cry may feel the pain just as deeply as others....(view profile to read more)

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Sagaponack, New York 11550

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 or 877-606-6161.

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,NCC,BCC, MS, MSEd

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

Westport, Connecticut 06880

I offer gentle support and comfort for my clients at a pace that they can tolerate. My clients have expressed to me that my ability to listen empathetically has allowed them the time to process the devastation and loss they’ve witnessed. People who’ve experienced death or divorce may feel angry, depressed, empty, and/or alone. I take time with them to respect these feelings, and do not prescribe ways they “should” be feeling. Grief is different for all, some experience it as a sudden event while others witness gradual decline of a loved one, both can still feel numb or raw. Perspective clients can call or email me to begin a dialogue; we determine then if proceeding is right for you.

Paula Levy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

3 Sylvan Road South, Westport, Connecticut 06880

Grief is an overwhelming emotion that leave you feeling hopeless and powerless. You can feel as if you are living in a cave with little warmth and light. I want to help you find your way out of that dark, sad place and into a more hopeful and satisfying life. With proven tools and cognitive techniques I will help you find joy again. I know grief can seem overwhelming at times but I can help you manage and conquer your grief. Please take that first step and give yourself a chance.

Joyce Colburn, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

225 Main St., Westport, Connecticut 06880

My approach to grief and loss therapy begins with understanding each client's unique experience of loss. I help clients accept their loss and experience its sadness. We then explore their range of feelings, including anger, denial, guilt, loneliness, and depression and develop a customized treatment plan to help them return to optimal functioning.

Dr. Adina Goldstein, DSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Workwe

123 Harbor Drive. #706, Stamford, Connecticut 06902

Losing someone or something you love or care deeply about is very painful. You may experience all kinds of difficult emotions and it may feel like the pain and sadness your experiencing will never let up. These are normal reactions to a significant loss. Often, the overwhelming feelings of depression and sadness requires the care of professional counselors. Grief is a normal and expected reaction to loss. People do not just get over grief, they reconcile and adjust to their loss. Time does not heal, but how time is spent working through the loss does. Actively participating through the grieving process will help reduce the intensity and frequency of the pain. Grief counseling will also redu

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist

35 Bonnie Heights Road, Manhasset, New York 11030

Grief is about loss and the threat of loss. The stronger the bond between us and the person we have lost, the more we will hurt both physically and emotionally. When we are torn from a family member or friend, a part of us dies as well. Our natural need for attachment gets severed, often bringing the return of childhood fears. The world feels like a more dangerous place. As a result, we may feel out of control. We ache to have the loved person back. We know in the rational part of our minds that the person is not coming back, but it also seems impossible to let him go. We will remain emotionally conflicted until we can release our loved ones. Because letting go is so difficult, we must do it slow....

Hal Brickman, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT

New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Manhasset, New York 11030

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.

Licensed Psychologist

117 Cove Drive, Manhasset , New York 11030

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.

John Kukor, Ed.D.


26 Aberdeen Road, New Hyde Park, New York 11040

A unique aspect of my psychotherapy practice is my readiness and willingness to discuss the issues of death and mortality. Life is precious and we deserve to live our lives fully, but death is an unavoidable fact of our lives. Many people can recall when they first learned about the fact of mortality in their childhood -- perhaps when a pet died, or we lost a grandparent or family member, or when some tragedy occurred. Witnessing a death or suffering the loss of a loved one can change some people's lives forever. In my practice I support my clients to come to terms with painful losses in their lives, and to regain their ability to live life fully, even in the face of their own mortality.

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