Jacqueline Swensen, PhD, LCSW

Licensed Psychoanalyst, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Location: 119 West 57 Street, Suite 720, New York
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Grief is unavoidable and comes in many forms. From the loss of a loved one to the loss of a job or career, grief can be overwhelming and make accomplishing daily tasks difficult at best. Seldom do family and friends understand what you are going through. And after the crisis is over, your supportive friends and family become consumed with their lives. Therapy with me can offer you an environment to go through your grief while you continue your relationships outside of the office.

Joan Warren, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Location: 280 Madison Avenue Suite 208, New York City 10016
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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.

Alex Stadler, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Location: 321 W. 24 Street, OFC, New York
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You have suffered a loss. You are grieving. Losses both unexpected and due to natural causes can be difficult to overcome. Together, we will move through the natural stages of grief and loss. You may feel abandoned and isolated in your loss, but you are not alone. Your feelings are valid and real. I will not judge you. We can reframe your loss, so you can move forward, when you are ready , and in your own time.

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Lois Horowitz

Location of Therapist: New York, NY
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Grief is a normal response to the loss of a relationship or the death of a loved one. Some people need help managing the overwhelming feelings of sadness, anxiety, anger, and the loneliness that occurs during the grieving process. I can help you to understand what you are feeling to promote a healing process. Please visit my website lhorowitz.com for more information about my qualifications

La Tara Carter, M.A., LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Location Near Therapist: New York City, NY
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The most effective grief work is not done alone. I can help you with feelings of helplessness, anger, sadness and anxiety that accompanies loss. The grieving process is different for everyone, but the primary benefit of counseling is to help you and your family work through and recover from loss in a healthy manner. I can help prevent the negative physical and emotional side effects that come from ignoring emotions after a painful loss. Learning to understand and respect the grieving process of a loved one can go a long way toward promoting compassion and avoiding division among family members.

Jean Fitzpatrick, L.P.

Psychotherapist and Couples Counselor

Location of Therapist: New York, NY
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After you have lost a loved one, well-meaning people say it's time to "get over it" or "move on." Grieving doesn't work that way. To absorb the experience of loss and find a way to hold onto the relationship with your loved one is a process that unfolds. We don't proceed through a standard set of "stages of grief;" sometimes you may experience many different stages -- from sadness to anger to disbelief -- all in one day. The supportive presence of an experienced, compassionate counselor can help you cope with the feelings and questions and rediscover your strength and vitality. To ask any questions you may have about grief and loss or to make an appointment, contact Jean Fitzpatrick.

H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW

Fall Willeboordse, LCSW

Location: 244 5th Ave. Suite 9G, New York
Fast Contact: Email or Call H.C. Fall.

At times grief can be all encompassing and take away one’s sense of meaning, place in the world ,or hope in the future. I work with people to find small openings from where you can see that, although it may feel like it, grief is not a static state which will be here forever but something that can be moved through in order to create meaning in life after loss.

Nikki DiFranks, PhD, MA, MS, LCSW-R

Dr. Nikki Nelson DiFranks

Location: 1841 Broadway, Suite 700, New York City 10023
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Depression and grief are often confounded. Although the etiology may be different, the shared characteristic is the overwhelming sense of sadness and loss, which can be amenable to cognitive-behavioral techniques. Understanding of the progression through the stages of grief (typically Kubler-Ross) is usually helpful. I have had particular experience with patients who are immobilized by prolongued grieving.

Barry Herbach, LCSW-R

Liscensed Clinical Social Worker

Location: 141 East 55th Street, New York
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It can be very difficult to accept the loss of a loved one. Grief can sometimes last years and make it hard for someone to move forward in their lives. I use EMDR a technique that is used to overcome trauma to quickly help you move forward and get through the grief. Usually we are afraid to let go of grief because we feel all we have left is the grief. With EMDR you not only move forward, but in your heart, you get the person back. Now you will be able to have the pleasant memories, without the heavy bad feelings. You will be able remember the joyful moments with that person. As long as we have these moments in our minds, they will always be with us.

Don Sinkfield, MS

LMHC, Anger Management Specialist 2

Location: 17 W. Merrick Road, Valley Stream
Fast Contact: Email or Call Don.

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 you're experiencing will never let up. These are normal reactions to a significant loss. But while there is no right or wrong way to grieve, there are healthy ways to cope with the pain that, in time, can renew you and permit you to move on.


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Grief Counseling New York City.

The death of a loved one is arguably the most traumatic experience any of us can face. The goals of New York City grief counseling are recovery and acceptance. New York City, NY trauma counseling seeks to help an individual process, debrief, and cope with an extreme stress. Recovery from loss through grief counseling New York City, NY does not mean that all of the pain, memories or significance of a loved one are resolved, but that one is able to accept what has happened, and that those experiences and memories are an important part of life, but not all consuming. When you see a New York City trauma therapist or New York City grief counselor, you will find a listening ear. There are several stages of grieving, and compassionate therapy in New York City can be a strong shoulder that will facilitate healing. New York City grief therapy and counseling in New York can help one move through the shock, trauma, and acute suffering, so that you are not destroyed by what has happened. Most likely, there are still loved ones in your life who need you, and if you are grieving, you may utterly lack any emotional energy at all to deal with them. New York City grief counseling can help stabilize you.

If you have experienced the pain and trauma of loss, grief counseling New York City with a licensed therapist can help you move through. A New York grief and loss counselor has training and experience in helping people who have suffered loss to find strength, to cope, and move through the trauma. New York City grief counseling can be an important tool to help you through this difficult time. And while nothing anyone can say can completely heal the pain, you can still find strength to cope and to find hope in the darkness. Therapy is a very important part of moving through grief. Please contact a New York City, NY grief therapist below today.