Grief & Loss Counseling and Bereavement Services in San Dimas CA.


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Grief & Loss

Ilissa Banhazl, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Grieving alone is difficult especially when friends and family although well meaning can be uncomfortable, don't quite know what you need, and can have their own emotions triggered red by yours. You can't grieve if you have to take care of others. Come grieve healthily in my office and no one is going to tell you to hurry up and get over it. You'll experience a wide arrange of emotions including sadness and anger and I'll teach you how to handle strong emotions..You need to go through these feelings in order to grieve properly. Why grieve alone when you can work with a professional who knows how to navigate the waters of grief.

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Kelly Duggan Shearer, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Loss can be experienced in many different ways - death (expected or sudden), ending of a relationship, and/or life transitions. Well meaning friends and family can try to get us to "move past it" faster than we are ready to. These interactions can be hurtful and sometimes add to our pain. Working through issues of grief and loss can give you a safe place to express your feelings so that you can work through your disbelief, pain, and anger to a place of healing.

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Sandra Lambert, LMFT, LPCC, Ed.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

The death of someone we love is devastating and painful for all of us. All of your feelings are "normal" and it is ok to allow yourself the opportunity to experience them. But sometimes the sad, anxious thoughts and feelings do not dimish and you may need help in dealing with your grief. I provide a safe and compassionate place for you to share your thoughts, feelings and memories as well as helpful stratagies to help you cope and find meaning in this life altering loss.

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Raymond Jones, Ph.D, LMFT, CSAT-S

Marriage Therapist, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

All losses are a form of death this side of Heaven. We will mourn the losses together and ask the Spirit if He wants to talk with you about other losses. We will forgive those who caused the losses, and listen for any lies that you may have believed at that time. We'll bring in any new truths God wants you to know. I assure you, the losses will lift. . We will help your body recover from the suffering. We will help you re-build friendships, faith and trust in a God who loves you. We will help you recover your sense of humor, your appetite, and your enjoyment of life. In time you will be stronger, more loving, more compassionate than you thought possible. Loss is a master teacher in life.

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Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

In treating grief and loss, it is essential to facilitate a safe, respectful therapeutic interaction, in which clients are able to tell their story, process and express their feelings of grief, explore the meaning of their loss, and revise their relationship with the deceased. Additionally, using cognitive and behavioral therapy techniques enable people to develop skills for coping with the anxiety, depression, and difficult emotions that may arise as a result of the grieving process.

Grief & Loss

Andre Estephan, Ed.D, LMFT, CSAT-C

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

We all experience losses in life and I know from personal experience that working through the ensuing pain and hurt is never easy. I understand the grieving process and the host of emotions it involves, from numbness and disbelief to anger, guilt, loneliness, and sorrow, which can be at times overwhelming to you. Through counseling, I can help you process your feelings and move through the stages of grief to regain your strength and recover your vitality. In a warm and caring way, I will walk with you on a healing path which leads to a sense of joy and new meaning in life that both honors the memory of what is lost and allows you to continue to invest in your life and relationships.

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Deborah Vinall, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

We were not created to navigate the turbulent waters of grief alone. When grief threatens to overwhelm, when you feel as though you can no longer go on, it may be a wise idea to reach out to have someone swim alongside you until you reach a new shore. I can help you cherish the good memories, creating space to reflect on and accept conflicted emotions from the loss of a complicated relationship, and in your own timing support you as you gradually let go and reintegrate to life without your loved one. This is an incredibly painful and often confusing place to be in, but you don't have to be here alone.

Grief & Loss

Stuart Kaplowitz, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

For those of you experiencing separation or loss, I am sorry for what you may be going through. I wish I could fix it and make the pain go away. Actually though, there is great value in experiencing these feelings and I am honored if you are reaching out and willing to face them. Good for you. Sadness, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance come with the territory and whatever you may be feeling is important. Please stay courageous and share. Help is here.

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Megan Lundgren, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

You need support. Someone who can really listen. I'm here to help you. Grief and Loss counseling is a safe place where you can talk about feeling helpless and hopeless. In the warmth of my home-like office, we can talk about how to cope - and ultimately, how to heal. If you are hurting from a loss, give me a call at (626) 272-4908. I'm here for you.

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Kristin Martinez, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Grief and Loss are two topics that come into play in a variety of places whether it is after the death of a loved one, a separation, or divorce, or even the grief of the loss of childhood due to a history of abuse. Whatever the reason that you may be experiencing grief, finding a great therapist is important. My name is Kristin Martinez and I am an experienced therapist specializing in childhood trauma and the effects of childhood trauma on children, adults, teens, couples and families.

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Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

There are two emotions which can be utilized in the process of healing from trauma: anger and sadness. Sadness can be a very effective vehicle for healing. The only problem with sadness is that it is such a short leap from there to depression. Sadness heals; depression does not. Depression can keep a person stuck in the same place for years without any progress. You must be very careful not to fall into depression when you decide to explore your feelings about the negative experiences of your life. Unfortunately, many people find the difference between sadness and depression to be obscure at best, and they often vacillate between the two. We encourage you to be very careful of depression becau....

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Gary Aris, LPC, CTC

Licensed Pastor Counselor, Certified Temperament Counselor

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Losing a friend, spouse, or family member is always a difficult trial. Nobody wants to experience or think about these types of events, but it's happened. Perhaps you've tried to cope, but it still hurts. There is help and support for you no matter what stage of grief you're in. We will help guide you through this unfortunate state in your life with all the care and support that you need. Our counseling method has proven to be over 90% effective. Many have made it through and hope can still be found! Reach out to us. You deserve to live again!

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Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Loss can take different forms, and going through loss is one of life's biggest challenges. I understand this and believe it is essential for those going through a loss to talk about it, feel it, and grieve it. In time, healing will occur but time itself does not heal. I will provide a safe place for you to explore how your loss affects your life and help you to use the resources, time, and tools necessary to not only get through it -- but grow through it -- and survive.

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Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc.

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Most people come to therapy because of some loss and the need for grief work . Whether it is the loss of a job, the loss of a relationship, the loss of a loved one, most therapy involves grieving. We listen to the clients loss and validate their pain. We help educate them about the stages of grieving, then give them tools to help them tolerate the pain. It has been said ,"Most people don't care about how much we know, until they know how much we care". We genuinely respect each and every person who calls. We provide clients our direct cell phone numbers , because we want to be easily accessible to them.

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Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Sometimes when you lose a loved one, you need extra help. If you have experienced death of a friend, spouse or someone close to you, it can create severe emotional distress. When going through a major loss like this, it is easy to feel depressed, lonely and empty. Sometimes you may say to yourself, "Just snap out of it", but it does not seem to help. If you are struggling through the loss of a loved one and need someone to talk to that can help more than just a friend, please give me a call.

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Curtis Miller, MFT, Psy.D., D. Min., M.A., M.Div.

Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychotherapy

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Nothing in life can be more difficult and painful than dealing with loss. When we love deeply we will also grieve deeply. When we don't know how to grieve well, prolong sadness and pain can remain. The therapeutic relationship is one place where a safe place can be found to open fully the pain of loss. I also offer divorce support and grief groups where a community of suffers can join in the journey of recovery.

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John Quinlan, Psy.D.

Psychologist (License # PSY23794)

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

You may feel confused, stressed, depressed, or crazy as you experience loss. Understanding the symptoms of grief is essential for gaining healing. A trained counselor can help you understand the normal reactions to grief and sort through the trauma related to your loss. A therapist can help you to understand your emotional states of denial, bargaining, anger, and depression associated with grief and make sure that your depression does not result in self injury or other unsafe thoughts or behaviors. If you want to feel normal again, then allow a counselor to help as you go through your grief. Not only will you feel better, but your family, friends, and coworkers will be glad you sought help.

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Sue Passalacqua, M.S., MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Experiencing loss is part of the human experience and may be one of the most painful events in one's life. Developing a safe and supportive environment is critical to the grieving and healing process. Part of my role in treating grief and loss is creating a safe and trusting place for my clients to express their pain and move forward in a renewed manner.

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Annie Miller, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

"Grief is a process, not a state" -Anne Grant. Grief and loss reach us all at some point in our life, and it will touch each person differently. It may come if the form of the death of loved family member or dear friend, or possibly the loss of an important relationship, a job, or a home. If you are experiencing grief and loss, I will provide a warm, supportive space as you begin to explore these important feelings.

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Jackie Parke, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Clients in grief and loss therapy with Dr. Parke benefit from having a safe space to grieve over time. Therapy goes at your pace, with your level of readiness for each step. Hope and healing are possible. There is meaning and purpose to be found in your pain. Though you will never forget your loved one, you can live in a way that honors them and their life's legacy.

Grief & Loss

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychoanalyst

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Loss in all its forms in an integral facet of life. Most of us have formed deep bonds with spouses, family, and friends, and grieving is both a testimony to the deep importance of those others to us, and part of a difficult, gradual process of letting go. Therapy work includes the honoring of either ended or failed relationships--deaths of many types--and also the grieving of we go through due to illness and aging.. A good therapist-patient relationship deals with numerous such painful "necessary losses", as well with successes in life.

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Jill Wu, MBA, MA, CLC, CHt

Certified Life Coach & Hypnotherapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Everybody grieves differently, which means we need to find a unique method of remembering the loved one. Clients tend to enjoy being creative about healing and giving a tribute to the life of a loved one. All the stages of grief come and go out of order so this work needs to be flexable. I've had my clients write letters, make boxes that they fill with memories of their loved one, write poems, or songs, and sometimes even make a temproary shrine.

Grief & Loss

DeAnn Richter, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

People come and go in our lives and many times the emotions related to people leaving our lives is sometimes more than we can handle. The sadness and feelings of loss or separation is often disabling and we feel like we cannot move forward. Grief, loss and separation from someone can even be physically debilitating. Through grief and loss counseling, we will work with your emotional distress while we discover new paths to act in response to your emotional pain.

Grief & Loss

Mark Baker, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Dealing with Grief is an important part of living well. Loss is a part of life, so we all have to find ways to deal with it. Sometimes the grief we feel results in normal ups and downs that we can manage on our own. But sometimes the grief gets so painful that we need the help of a trained therapist to help us find our way out of it. If your grief is lasting too long, or your sadness is going too deep don't try to go through this on your own. We have trained professionals who can come along side of you and help.

Grief & Loss

Andre Estephan, Ed.D, LMFT, CSAT-C

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

We all experience losses in life and I know from personal experience that working through the ensuing pain and hurt is never easy. I understand the grieving process and the host of emotions it involves, from numbness and disbelief to anger, guilt, loneliness, and sorrow, which can be at times overwhelming to you. Through counseling, I can help you process your feelings and move through the stages of grief to regain your strength and recover your vitality. In a warm and caring way, I will walk with you on a healing path which leads to a sense of joy and new meaning in life that both honors the memory of what is lost and allows you to continue to invest in your life and relationships.

Grief & Loss

Dr. Lynne, Ph.D., L.M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Faced with the death of a loved one is for most of us an emotional challenge filled with pain. Talking to another will help you process the many confusing thoughts and emotions which accompany grief. Grief never happens in a predictable way. Having a professional therapist help you through the "stages of grief" will enable you to understand the complexity of grief, offer you comfort, and give you hope for the future. The "grief process" can be overwhelming at times and knowing you have a skilled counselor to guide you through this journey will offer solace in a difficult time. Losing a loved one may change our lives forever, but eventually the pain can be transformed.

Grief & Loss

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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

Tara Hernandez, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

The loss of a loved one is never easy to cope with, neither is the loss of intimate relationships, separations or life changes that cause us to experience grief. Remember, your grief/loss process is unique to you,give yourself the opportunity to share your feelings in a safe environment, where no one is pushing you to "move on" or "get over it."

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Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Loss comes in many forms -- the end of a life, a relationship, a job, an identity or phase of life, a home, a culture, or even losing "what could have been." The experience of loss can be one of the most isolating and confusing experiences a person goes through. You do not need to be alone in your grief -- however messy it is. I will come alongside you to help you find meaning and peace with your particular loss, so that you can begin to walk forward again.

Grief & Loss

Andre Estephan, Ed.D, LMFT, CSAT-C

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

We all experience losses in life and I know from personal experience that working through the ensuing pain and hurt is never easy. I understand the grieving process and the host of emotions it involves, from numbness and disbelief to anger, guilt, loneliness, and sorrow, which can be at times overwhelming to you. Through counseling, I can help you process your feelings and move through the stages of grief to regain your strength and recover your vitality. In a warm and caring way, I will walk with you on a healing path which leads to a sense of joy and new meaning in life that both honors the memory of what is lost and allows you to continue to invest in your life and relationships.

Grief & Loss

Jill Wu, MBA, MA, CLC, CHt

Certified Life Coach & Hypnotherapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Everybody grieves differently, which means we need to find a unique method of remembering the loved one. Clients tend to enjoy being creative about healing and giving a tribute to the life of a loved one. All the stages of grief come and go out of order so this work needs to be flexable. I've had my clients write letters, make boxes that they fill with memories of their loved one, write poems, or songs, and sometimes even make a temproary shrine.

Grief & Loss

David Highfill, LCSW

Therapist & Counselor

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Coping with grief and loss is unique to each person and situation. Grief is a natural response to losing someone or something that has meant a great deal to you and been part of your life. Even changes in your health, career, or lifestyle, can cause grief. I approach each case by starting where you are. Although there are different "stages" to working through grief and loss, each person experiences these stages in different ways, durations and may even revisit some of these stages multiple times throughout the process. My goal is to allow you the opportunity to experience each stage at your own pace while focusing on maintaining your health.

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

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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.

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Rebecca Bokoch, MA

Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

According to the Kubler-Ross model, there are five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. I believe that the grieving process is different for everyone. I think the most important thing for people who are dealing with loss is to accept that what they are feeling is normal for their process. My goal is to help people to grieve in a healthy way that identifies coping skills and support systems.

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Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Depression and anxiety are often a result of not having processed past difficult situations. We all experience loss, and we have a natural process involving our emotions which helps us recover. Most of us do not receive the permission or the teaching to help us use this natural process. Therapy can help work through "stuck" experiences so that we are freer to move forward in life with less restriction.

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Tracey Cleantis, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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.

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Phil Kiehl, M.Div, BCC

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Chaplain & Grief Counselor

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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 San Dimas, 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

Morella Hammer, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Losing a love one is difficult. You begin to experience confusing, anger, anxiety and depression. In therapy you will have a space that is safe to explore different feelings. In therapy you will also learn about the stages of grief and will brainstorm coping strategies that will support your healing process. You do not have to go through this journey on your own. Call know to get support.

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Tracey Cleantis, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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.

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Diann Wingert, LCSW, BCD

Licensed Psychotherapist & Certified Coach

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

There are many losses at mid life, from seeing our children grow up and leave the nest to the loss of our parents, a "grey divorce" after many years of marriage or a mid career lay off or career change. Everything seems to be changing at this age and stage and so many transitions all at once can trigger all kinds of uncomfortable feelings. While these feelings are normal, you don't have to deal with them all alone. Change is necessary and loss is inevitable, but having a trusted professional who offers empathy, a fresh perspective and some coping tools can make all the difference.

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Ana Arguello, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Every one of us experiences grief and loss at some point in our lives. It is part of the human experience. How we manage is what sets us apart from one another. Grief and/or loss is not always connected to losing a person to death, it could also be losing an opportunity, a career, a stage of your life, a relationship or coming to terms that your life at this time is different than the life you planned. I can help you manage feelings that arise, and make sense of the event that has or is triggering your grief. I can accompany you in those dark moments and help you regain your mental equilibrium to find your way back to happiness.

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Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCETS, CATSM

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

I have lost people close to me and I can understand what you may be experiencing, even if you had violent/sudden loss. I offer a highly supportive environment in which we talk through your loss, share memories, and I can teach you about grief and loss. In addition, I offer a supportive therapy group for bereavement, which has been proven extremely helpful to people grieving. I use energy therapies and other alternative therapies along with more conventional psychotherapy which enhances your healig and working through losses. I offer a holistic approach to therapy through talk therapy, art and creative therapy, group therapy, bibliotherapy and energy therapies. Contact me because I can help!

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Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

Grieving can be such a complicated process, filled with mixed emotions. Even seeking closure can feel confusing and wrong at times. Therapy can provide a place to gently face painful feelings and thoughts. You do not need to stay stuck in the suffering, confusion, or pain. By processing through these layers with a trained professional, you can gain understanding, peace, and healing.

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Catherine Wheeler, MFT

Dr.

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

A part of life we all face at some point is coping with grief or loss. Using tools to help you recover from the sadness or lonliness you may struggle with is helpful. In some cases people struggle with grief or loss from thier past that they may not have really dealt with. Using tools to deal with buried pain that surfaces and causes depression or anxiety helps you feel ready for the next pahse of your life!

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Tracey Cleantis, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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 San Dimas, 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.

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Olga Aguilar, M.A. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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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Trish Phillips, PsyD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

During times of loss it is important to ask for help and realize that you are suffering from a deep grieving process that a time table cannot be set too. I have been treating clients who have lost loved ones through both natural means and also violent crimes for over 15 years. Each person is unique and each process is different. It is important to me that I get to know my clients needs and help them with gentle coaching and compassionate understanding.

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Ann Dypiangco, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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.

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

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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 San Dimas, 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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Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

How we grieve depends deeply upon our own personal experiences and pain. I work to assist each individual to grasp the depth and poignancy of this ended relationship and give them the tools that they need to live without this person/creature. Once this is completed, I help them to embrace the qualities that they can make part of their own legacy.

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Hope for Healing Counseling, Inc., LMFTs and LCSWs

LMFT's and LCSW's

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, CA

We provide a supportive climate to facilitate clients' grieving process while equipping them with effective coping skills to improve functioning and significantly decrease depressive symptoms. As clients become aware of depressive symptoms that continually engage them in a negative, self-defeating cycle, they gain greater sense of control. Our goal is to assist clients in the process of grieving, while challenging them to reestablish normalcy in their lives.

Grief & Loss

Jeannette York, MFT, MA

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of San Dimas, 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.

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Grief Counseling in San Dimas 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 San Dimas, CA and begin steps towards healing. Recovery from loss through a grief counselor in San Dimas, 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 San Dimas 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.