Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, DCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Location: 49 W. 24th St., Ste. 905, New York
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We will work together to remember your loss and to move forward in life. You will be able to identify what the loss means to you and if that is causing you to remain stuck in the grieving process. I will help you use that meaning to start a healing journey. You will learn to take advantage of community resources and I will help support you through a difficult range of emotions. You will learn the interaction of your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors during the grieving process.

Melissa Divaris Thompson, MA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Location: 271 Madison Avenue, Suite 708, New York
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Everyone moves through grief and loss differently. Therapy can be invaluable at a time of loss and grief. So many people want to push grief and loss down-not wanting to deal with what has happened. In order to move forward, we must move through it. Therapy can provide a space to unpack, understand, and feel our emotions. This leads to a happier and more fulfilled life.

Howard Rossen, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Location: 59 West 74th street, New York
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Sometimes events overpower our ability to cope. The loss of a loved one can throw our daily coping mechanism completely out of control. We all understand the early stages of loss but after awhile we feel that we should be coping better and just find that we can't. That is when a caring therapist can be of help. There is no time limit for the grieving process. It is a very personal experience. I always remind my patients that our job is never to forget, but rather to learn how to put those powerful memories into a safe place within our heart so that we can move forward with our lives. Only then can we begin to breathe again.

Patricia J Mills, Ph.D.

Philosophical Counselor

Location: 24 East 12th Street, Suite 502, New York City 10003
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At one time or another we must all come to terms with loss, and the grief or mourning process that it entails. While there are different forms of grief (normal, complicated, traumatic), any healing requires resilience and strength. In my practice I focus on the Buddhist tradition of mindfulness, walking a mindful path, to help you find your inner strength, regain your equilibrium, and transform your grief into a spiritual and emotional healing that allows you to move on peacefully.

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.

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

H.C. Fall Willeboordse, LCSW

Fall Willeboordse, LCSW

Location: 244 5th Ave. Suite 9G, New York
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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.

Diane Davis, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychotherapist

Location: 49 West 24th Street, New York
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The loss of an important person, can be a terrible shock. I help you with moving through the process of grieving, including issues of survivor guilt, anxiety and depression that may arise after a loss, whether it be loss of a person, job, or pet. When grief feels overwhelming, I can provide the support needed to find meaning in the past, and hope for the future.

Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT

Helping you find wholeness...

Location: 353 West 48th Street, 3rd Floor, New York
Fast Contact: Email or Call Rev. Christopher Smith.

Each individual's response to grief and loss is unique, and their response to different losses will have similarities and differences. There are several different periods of grief/loss in which people may seek help (before the loss, at the time of the loss, during the first few months after the loss and during later times). Some people seek to find ways that they can recognize and cope with the loss, some are concerned about how they are reacting, some seek help in dealing with others affected (especially children). It is possible to move through periods of grief and loss back to a sense of wholeness and peace. Christopher can help you through that process.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Location: 19 West 34th St., Penthouse, New York
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If it is a past loss we will talk about that relationship and what it meant to you, and see how that person affected you in your current life and what he/she meant to you. If it is a current or impending loss, we can focus on day-to-day issues to lessen anxiety, and process how to handle what time is left. Practical issues may be discussed. if you find yourself obsessing we will probably focus on feeling, if you find yourself lost in feeling, we may focus on verbalizing your thoughts and your feelings. If you are overwhelmed by depression and find it difficult to function, I will make recommendations for medications and/or alternative strategies.


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Grief Counseling New York City.

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