Grief and Loss Counselling in Balzac, AB.

Therapy and bereavement services in Balzac, AB. Find real help with the right therapist.


Kate Kolskog, Registered Psychologist
Grief Counsellor

Kate Kolskog, Registered Psychologist

Supporting Wellness Psychological & Family Services

In T2H 0M2 - Nearby to Balzac.

Everyone grieves in their own way and in their own time. Each experience of grief is unique, complex, and personal, and our therapists will tailor treatment to meet the specific needs of each person. Four common tasks of grieving are accepting the reality of the loss, working through the pain of the loss, adjusting to a new reality, and maintaining a connection with the deceased (in the case of death of a loved one). Our therapists can help you to work through these tasks in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.

Talia Zink, MSW, RSW
Grief Counsellor

Talia Zink, MSW, RSW

Masters in Clinical Social Work, Registered Social Worker

In T2S 0A5 - Nearby to Balzac.

Losing someone you care about can be a very challenging experience filled with a range of emotions such as: sadness, guilt, anger, and regret. Although grieving is a natural process and is often resolved over time, on occasion people find that their feelings of loss are debilitating and are not diminishing over time. Others struggle to accept the loss and are inhibited from resuming their life without the presence of their loved one. In these circumstances, grief and loss counselling can be beneficial. If you are struggling, I will strive to accompany you as you work to integrate your loss so that you are able to reach a place of acceptance and reclaim a sense of peace and well-being.

Adriana Schmidt, BA, MA
Grief Counsellor

Adriana Schmidt, BA, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Balzac.

Facing grief and loss can be a painful and difficult journey. Fortunately, you do not have to do it alone. Working through grief and loss is a process and our emotions surrounding it are messy and tangled like a ball of yarn. Together we can untangle all the emotions . When healing from grief and loss it is important to remember, celebrate and be thankful for what you have lost. The counselling theories I use to address grief and loss are; emotion focused therapy and attachment theory.

Sabrina Ragan, M.Sc., CCC, CPT, RPsych.
Grief Counsellor

Sabrina Ragan, M.Sc., CCC, CPT, RPsych.

Registered Psychologist

In T4B 1S1 - Nearby to Balzac.

Grief and loss counseling is provided for all members of the family. Grief and loss can complicate all areas of family life and make parenting difficult during this season. Keystone offers support to parents who are grieving and to parents who are trying to understand and support their grieving child. It is also sometimes difficult understanding how to help a grieving child. Keystone provides a developmentally appropriate perspective on grief and provides counseling to those going through this journey.

Murray Molohon, M.A. Registered Psychologist
Grief Counsellor

Murray Molohon, M.A. Registered Psychologist

Registered Psychologist: Counselling Services of Calgary

In T2E 6P6 - Nearby to Balzac.

A supportive environment is offered to talk about and resolve difficult loss situations and feelings. Eventually you will be able to remember the positive times anf feel little pain of the loss. You will find new motivation to carry on with your life. You will have new motivation and see the world in a more positive light. Being socially involved and being involved with new relationships that previously felt impossible can happen once more.

Sara Jungen, Psychologist
Grief Counsellor

Sara Jungen, Psychologist

M.A., R.Psych. - Registered Psychologist

In T2L 1L1 - Nearby to Balzac.

Losing someone or something that is close to us, can leave us feeling as though we have a gaping hole in our hearts. Grief and Loss counselling will help you feel less alone during this time of struggle and provide the support needed to find new ways to flourish. It's incredible what kind of growth and new meaning can come from allowing ourselves to be transformed for the better by our loss.

Living Well Counselling Services Inc., MA, MEd, RSW
Grief Counsellor

Living Well Counselling Services Inc., MA, MEd, RSW

Counsellors, Psychologist & Social Worker

In T2E 2Z6 - Nearby to Balzac.

At Living Well we journey along side our clients suffering from a loss & offer respect as clients work through their grief. In addition to grief/loss you may be suffering with anxiety or depression, difficult decisions, family concerns & so forth. As such, we attempt to understand all that is going on and then recommend a therapist that's right for you.

Val Kendall, Ph.D., M.A., Dip. Ed., C.C.C.
Grief Counsellor

Val Kendall, Ph.D., M.A., Dip. Ed., C.C.C.

Registered Psychologist

In T2R 1E7 - Nearby to Balzac.

From the inside out. Creating a safe trust-filled, environment for the grieving person to pour out from within their memories, regrets, self blame, denial, anger. Opportunities for grievers to forgive themselves and others, resolve unfinished business, and allow their loved one to be released. Providing ways for the griever to express their love and honour their loved one. Dealing with shock for unexpected deaths. Discussing what death means for the client and creatively exploring different possible realities.

Jill Zimmer, B.A., M.A., CPCS
Grief Counsellor

Jill Zimmer, B.A., M.A., CPCS

Certified Professional Counsellor Supervisor

In T3G 5A3 - Nearby to Balzac.

This is often at the heart of most things we find ourselves struggling with that we just can't identify or seem to come to terms with. Whether it is a recent loss of a loved one or significant death affecting your life, SoulCare Counselling helps you walk through the pain, questions and complications of grief resolutely. We are especially adept at helping people deal with what the experts would call 'ambiguous grief' - or 'complicated grief' - grief that is not noticeable or recognizable by our circumstances.

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Grief Counsellor

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

In T2V 0P7 - Nearby to Balzac.

Grief and loss are frequently a root cause of substance abuse, addiction and disorders. The grief process tends to deplete a person's resources, taking up a great deal of their physical, mental, and emotional energy. The absence is not the only thing they are mourning. Their plans, dreams and wishes have changed, and they are being required to let go of the future they anticipated. The phases of mourning include a desire to reverse the loss, feelings of pain and chaos, and the reordering of one's life. At Valiant Recovery, clients receive personalized grief counseling tailored to their needs, as well as specialized sessions on grief and loss.

Patrick Keelan, Ph.D.
Grief Counsellor

Patrick Keelan, Ph.D.

Registered psychologist

In T2T 2Z2 - Nearby to Balzac.

I help clients with grief and loss using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), an approach in which I am certified. I encourage clients to set aside regular times to let themselves grieve. This makes it easier to focus on other matters during the rest of the day. I explore with clients ways of grieving which would be most helpful to them.

Jeff Sturgeon, BSc.,MSW,RSW
Grief Counsellor

Jeff Sturgeon, BSc.,MSW,RSW

Psychotherapist

In T2R 1L3 - Nearby to Balzac.

My goal is to offer a space for you to work through the grief process in however that needs to look for you. We will focus on exploring the loss in conjunction with understanding its impact on your functioning. We will exploring coping strategies to understand their role and function. We will focus on ensuring tools are in place for times when emotions are more challenging.

Shift Psychological, R. Psych
Grief Counsellor

Shift Psychological, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2T 0A1 - Nearby to Balzac.

Standard Grief: Sadness directly related to a loss. Complex Grief: Sadness related to a loss. Includes additional meanings and associated emotions as in: Regret – “I am a horrible person” Anger – “The universe took something too soon” Hopelessness – “ My life has not meaning now” Fear – “I am at risk of losing more” Helpless – “I am incapable- I cannot go on” Complex grief is grieving that get stuck because of the complicating meaning the trauma of loss has triggered. In order to treat complex grief, we remove the LBs associated with the loss, as shown above, and this lets the standard grief progress through the regular stages of grief, to arrive at a healthy perspective on the loss.

Carissa Muth, BSW, M.A. (Honours), RPsych
Grief Counsellor

Carissa Muth, BSW, M.A. (Honours), RPsych

Registered Psychologist- Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma Counselling

In T2E 0S9 - Nearby to Balzac.

Loss is a naturally part of life. However, when things get in the way of the natural grieving process, grief can last longer or hurt more than is necessary. I work with clients to eliminate or cope with factors that might inhibit healthy processing as I walk them through they pain they are experiencing from grief. As well, grief is easier when shared and the catharsis of confiding in another.

Velma Noble, MA, RP, CCC-S, CPCS (Ret),
Grief Counsellor

Velma Noble, MA, RP, CCC-S, CPCS (Ret),

Registered Psychotherapist; Cdn. Clinical Counsellor Supervisor; Certified Professional Counsellor Supervisor; Professional Agrologist (PAg-Ret)

In T3E 5R6 - Nearby to Balzac.

Grief is often misunderstood. It is a powerful and natural emotion. When loss occurs, we are hit with a confusing myriad of emotions. Our minds and hearts are battered by an onslaught of scary, strange, unpredictable emotions that do not abate on their own. In the midst of loss, each person’s experience is profoundly unique and often very isolating. Today we are in a grief epidemic. Grief springs not only from death but also from life-altering events (such a brush with cancer). Grief counselling provides many valuable insights including: a) the increased ability to feel and understand the pain of loss experience; b) better ways to manage the challenges that accompany supporting ourselves and....

Sig Taylor, MSW, RSW, RMFT
Grief Counsellor

Sig Taylor, MSW, RSW, RMFT

Social Worker - Marriage & Family Therapist

In T2T 0C2 - Nearby to Balzac.

Losing a loved one, a relationship, a dream...it's hard for all of us. It hurts, there's no getting away from it. It's the avoidance of those normal painful feelings that make things worse. Healthy grieving requires that we allow ourselves to go through, not around, the process. Learning to experience and deal with our feelings is the key to moving forward after a loss.

Bernadene Weskin, MSc
Grief Counsellor

Bernadene Weskin, MSc

Registered Psychologist

In T2M 0L7 - Nearby to Balzac.

Have you experienced a loss and are worried about how your children are coping? Are they refusing to talk about it? Or maybe they are asking too many questions and you are worried about how to answer them? Children grieve differently to adults and are often not able to fully express their fears or emotions. Often, these feelings are internalized and result in disruptive behaviors as they get older. In my custom designed play therapy room, they are given a safe space to explore their feelings and process their experience. I can help you guide them through this experience and set them up for future success and happiness.

Tobias Mwandala, MSW, RSW
Grief Counsellor

Tobias Mwandala, MSW, RSW

Therapist/Counsellor

In T2N 1P1 - Nearby to Balzac.

I empathize and listen to individuals facing loss and grief. Many clients would benefit from my Rogerian Approach (Client-Centered Therapy) because when clients have lost a relationship, boyfriend, girlfriend, marriage, or someone they love and care for, it is important that they have someone who can really listen to them and understand what they are going through. Each individual may be unique to how a person grieve a loss. Therefore, I make sure that I respect my clients' unique ways of handling their loss. At the same time, I offer feedback and professional opinions regarding various grieving processes out there--in current literature/research.

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych
Grief Counsellor

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Balzac.

Grief and loss can bring a variety of emotions, anywhere from sadness, anger, denial etc...There are even times that grief can be complicated by other circumstances in someone's life. When journeying with someone that is going through a loss it is important that emotions be processed freely without judgment or shame. As emotions are processed through the difficult journey of grief slowly healing begins to occur. After a significant loss there will still feel as if something is missing. However, the distressing emotions can slowly begin to lessen and freedom from sorrow occurs.

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC
Grief Counsellor

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC

Social Confidence Life Coach

In T2L 1E6 - Nearby to Balzac.

If you have lost someone close to you through death, relocation or the end of a relationship, and feel isolated and lonely, it takes time and support to gently move forward in life. If you are shy or feel anxiety in social situations it can be hard to reach out for help and create the supportive relationships you need. I can help you move forward, gain a new sense of self worth, and begin to create meaningful nurturing social connections.

Kate Hollowell Sheldon, MC, R. Psych
Grief Counsellor

Kate Hollowell Sheldon, MC, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2T 2Z2 - Nearby to Balzac.

Grief is a natural response to losing something or someone that you value. Sometimes we grieve the physical loss of someone important to us when they die and sometimes grief can be experienced for symbolic losses such as a loss of a job, loss of identity, and grief can be experienced during life transitions. I use a narrative and person-centered approach to address grief and loss issues. For issues that involve traumatic loss, I can use trauma-informed grief recovery approaches to address complicated grief.

Cory Hrushka, Ph.d., C.S. D.S.T. NCPC, NCCE,
Grief Counsellor

Cory Hrushka, Ph.d., C.S. D.S.T. NCPC, NCCE,

Insight Psychological, Ph.D's, Registered Psychologists, Registered Provisional Psychologists, Canadian Certified Counsellors, AASECT Certified Sex Therapists, Therapists

In T1Y 1W3 - Nearby to Balzac.

Clients can expect a client centered, supportive and informative understanding of what to expect regarding grief and loss issues as well as how to work through these issues through hands-on therapeutic techniques. I currently use some emotionally focused therapy techniques as well as models from three different grief cycles for grief issues which can include anything from death and loss of a loved one to giving up substances or breakup of a relationship.

Jeannine Crofton, M. A. Counselling Psychology.
Grief Counsellor

Jeannine Crofton, M. A. Counselling Psychology.

Registered Psychologist

In T2P 0B3 - Nearby to Balzac.

For over twenty years I have been working with issues of grief and loss. We have beliefs about how long it takes to move through the typical stages of grief and not everyone fits that. Our culture doesn't always appreciate that grief takes longer, is experienced in unexpected ways or is as significant over time as it is. I can help you move through the loss where ever you are at now. If grief is in control of your emotions and your life I invite you to contact me.

Journey Counselling, Inc., MA, MSc, R.Psych, RMFT, CCC
Grief Counsellor

Journey Counselling, Inc., MA, MSc, R.Psych, RMFT, CCC

Reg. Psychologist, Marriage & Famly Therapist, Counsellors

In T2M 4M8 - Nearby to Balzac.

Sometimes moving on is difficult. But we are expected to just go on with our lives.Maybe 'moving on' is not the way we want to be, maybe not just yet. Maybe we want to find a new way to have a relationship with a loved one we have lost, maybe we need to express anger, maybe we need to choose the memories we hold and cherish. Learn how to grieve as needed and find ways to maintain balance while you do. Find ways to honor those whom you will continue to be in relationship with. Learn to finish one chapter and start a new one.

Cheryl Placsko, MA, R.Psych
Grief Counsellor

Cheryl Placsko, MA, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T3H 4H9 - Nearby to Balzac.

Dealing with grief and loss can be overwhelming and leave you feeling like there is no way forward. My job is to stand beside you with a view to the future and the tools to help you find your way forward with a safe place to resolve the sense of loss and adaptive coping skills. It is humbling and inspiring to witness clients move from fear and uncertainty toward knowing and strength.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Balzac, AB.

Thank you for visiting our Alberta search of licensed grief specialists in Balzac.  Moving through grief after loss is difficult. Therapy helps through listening, by having someone there with you who understands the stages and process of grieving. You can find help for grief in Balzac right now, please contact a provider above, you can email 24/7.

Balzac is located in Alberta, Canada. Balzac therapists serve postal code: T0M.