Grief & Loss Counseling and Bereavement Services in La Crescenta CA.


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Grief & Loss

Ann Dypiangco, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within Driving Distance of La Crescenta, CA

We have all experienced loss at some point in our lives. Grief becomes very tricky when we start feeling stuck and can't seem to, or don't want to, move on. Complicated grief means you still feel as sad, angry and upset about the loss as you did in the days immediately following. Sometimes this is even years later. I help people process their loss through a trauma-focused lens. This means, I help people learn relaxation skills to help manage the strong feelings they have, gain insight into their current coping patterns and relationships, and detail what happened during the loss to obtain a different way of thinking about it.

Grief & Loss

Pasadena Relationship Center A Marriage and Family Therapy Corporation, MS LMFT 40546

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of La Crescenta, CA

We provide individual and group therapy for those struggling to come to terms with major life losses, such as the death of a significant other, relationship, career, or health. If you are grieving any loss, do not suffer alone. Our therapists are experienced and/or certified with the skills to help you through your journey to healing and reconciliation.

Grief & Loss

Naphtali Roberts, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of La Crescenta, CA

Loss is a natural part of life, but that doesn’t make it any less difficult an experience when we lose someone close to us. The grief we feel at that moment can surround us completely, permeating every aspect of our lives. We can sometimes feel the grief we’re experiencing in our bodies, see it change our relationships and impact our work. It filters through into our daily thoughts, our vision for the future and our remembrances of the past. Grief is a natural and necessary process, but sometimes having support can help. Story is a powerful tool; maybe one of our most powerful. Telling your personal story of loss, as an individual and a family, is an important part of the work I do. It helps you develop the positive coping skills to manage your sadness,...(view profile to read more)

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Agnes Oh, PsyD, LMFT

Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of La Crescenta, CA

Grief and loss are very much part of our life. As much as it's painful to experience loss, it is through suffering we may gain a greater sense of gratitude for our own existence. In a safe and supportive environment, I am fully dedicated to facilitating this process of uncovering the dichotomy of life through which we can together achieve a deeper sense of meaning and purpose in life.

Grief & Loss

Jeannette York, MFT, MA

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of La Crescenta, CA

When we lose someone we love, the emotional and physical pain is difficult to explain. Studies show that grief and loss for many people are represented by real pain often in the area of the heart. This is where the term a "broken heart" originates. In many other countries when a person loses a loved one, they take several weeks away from work to process and handle the intense emotions from their loss. In the U.S. we are generally "allowed" 3 working days to "get over it!". Pain from the loss of a loved one takes time to heal. If you are mourning and need to talk with someone who understands and can help, please call to make an appt. Jeannette York, 818.200.9513 4405 Riverside Burbank,$150.

Grief & Loss

Phil Kiehl, M.Div, BCC

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Chaplain & Grief Counselor

Within Driving Distance of La Crescenta, CA

As a hosptial chaplain and licensed therapist, I have years of experience working with people who are experiencing the loss of someone they loved who has died. When someone we love dies, we are never prepared for this. It is like losing an arm, how do you cope when your arm is gone? As a grief therapist, you will benefit from my years of experience and caring support helping you to grieve your loss. Counseling will help you to properly say goodbye and process the pain and feelings of anger, depression, and acceptance. You also will benefit from learning new ways to cope and adjust so that you do not remain stuck in loneliness.

Grief & Loss

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of La Crescenta, CA

Grief and Loss are some of the most real and difficult emotions and feelings to deal with and to cope and live with. Loss of a beloved family relationship, dear friend, mentor, as well as a beloved pet can cause a shock and vast loss that is seemingly impossible to overcome. Grief and loss therapy is very important to me and has been a major part of my decades of counseling. Grief and loss therapy is not a band aid to the pain. It is a process for working to create closure and a continued internal relationship which can still sustain life after loss. When relationships are important, grief and loss are a process of dealing with the depths of love and attachment which are key to being human.

Grief & Loss

Tracey Cleantis, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of La Crescenta, CA

Most patients I see realize that they have had losses and have suffered grief and yet are not sure exactly how to grieve or even if they should be grieving. "Shouldn't I be over this by now?", I hear many patients ask me. My answer to them and to you is that you aren't over it until you are over it, and even then the losses you have suffered are something that is a part of your life story. In our work together we create a place for you to mourn the losses that you have suffered, go through the stages and grief in a safe and supportive environment---for the only way to get through the other side of grief is to go thought it.

Grief & Loss

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS

Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Within Driving Distance of La Crescenta, CA

Grieving a loss can feel overwhelming and isolating. Whether you are grieving a recent loss or need to process a loss from your past, a safe space to freely express your thoughts and feelings can be healing. Children's response to loss is framed by their developmental capacities. For this reason, children may process a loss and then need to reprocess at a later stage of development. Therapy provides an opportunity for children and adolescents to process their loss in age appropriate ways.

Grief & Loss

Olga Aguilar, M.A. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of La Crescenta, CA

My approach to Grief & Loss is for the client to be aware of the 7 stages of grief and to have them understand that their feelings about their loss are normal. Many times when someone close to us dies, we question whether not crying, crying too much, or perhaps feeling angry at the world is OK. These are all normal feelings and reactions people have to loss. Once a client understands this, they can continue to grieve without having any questions about their own actions or feelings.


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Grief Counseling in La Crescenta CA.

The death of a loved one is arguably the most traumatic experience any of us can face. The goals of grief counseling are to help the individual move through the pain, find acceptance in the present, and redefine a future that still has hope and meaning. Contact a bereavement therapist in La Crescenta, CA and begin steps towards healing. Recovery from loss through a grief counselor in La Crescenta, CA means finding a way to move through the pain and work through it to find hope and meaning in life again.

If you have experienced the pain and trauma of loss, consider grief counseling in La Crescenta CA and speak with a licensed therapist. A California grief and loss counselor has training and experience in helping people who have suffered loss to find strength and tools to make it through the grieving process, and help redefine a new future that still has joy and happiness.