Grief and Loss Counselling in Black Diamond, AB.

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


Cheryl Placsko, MA, R.Psych
Grief Counsellor

Cheryl Placsko, MA, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T3H 4H9 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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.

Mark Giesbrecht, MA, CT, RCC, CCC
Grief Counsellor

Mark Giesbrecht, MA, CT, RCC, CCC

Registered Clinical Counselor / Canadian Certified Counselor

In T3M 1H5 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

After significant loss, you may experience difficult and surprising emotions, such as anger, shock and guilt. It may feel like the sadness will never go away. I know personally what this feels like and I support many people who are trying to find ways to cope and find their reason to continue. There is no right or wrong way to grieve. There are however many healthy ways to cope with the pain. You can get through it! I can help you.

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych
Grief Counsellor

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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.

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 T1S 1J5 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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.

Farah Kurji, BSW, MSW, RCSW, YTT
Grief Counsellor

Farah Kurji, BSW, MSW, RCSW, YTT

Farah Kurji

In T3M 0N1 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Grief can be complex - gut wrenching and life changing all at once. Sometimes it takes years to be ready to process grief and sometimes you are ready right away. My approach to grief has always been to meet you where you are at and get to know where you want to be. Acceptance? Understanding? Forgiveness? Letting go?

Toni Harris, MSc., R.Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Toni Harris, MSc., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 2C3 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

If you have experienced the devastating loss of a loved one (pets included) and are seeking a safe environment to explore and release any pain, vulnerabilities, confusion, distressing or overwhelming feelings and emotions, I would be honoured to walk this transformative journey with you. Please contact me for further information on how I can be of assistance and support.

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

Velma Noble, MA, RP, CCC, CPCS (Ret),PAg (Ret

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

In T3E 5R6 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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....

Gregory Erikson, MC, CCC, & RSW
Grief Counselor

Gregory Erikson, MC, CCC, & RSW

Canadian Certified Counsellor & Registered Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Many people reach out for help to deal with grief or loss of a friend or family member. Its important to remember to be kind to your self during this time there is no right or wrong way to grieve. Its also important to remember a person can miss or grieve the loss of not only people but also jobs, events, trips, freedom, health and a number of other things As you process your memories of a person or an event you will be contained in a safe environment with acceptance and care.

FP Counselling Inc., R.Psych, MSc.
Grief Counsellor

FP Counselling Inc., R.Psych, MSc.

Registered Psychologists

In T2S 3E7 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Grief can come about in many different ways - loss of a person, loss of a job, a breakup, change in lifestyle (e.g. pre- and post-pandemic changes). Regardless of the type of loss, it can be difficult to process. We want to help you manage and grieve this loss in the most supported way, which can assist in easing the pain associated with it. We are psychologists in Calgary and online that can help you with this both virtually online and in-person.

Trinity Nina Nathoo, MC
Grief Counsellor

Trinity Nina Nathoo, MC

Intuitive/Spiritual Counsellor

In T2X 4C3 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

I offer grief and loss counselling for not only a human loved one but also a beloved pet. I can deeply empathize with my clients due to having experienced these types of losses myself. I believe that it is only through personal experience that one can appreciate the unimaginable sorrow and heartache of losing a special person or animal. This is why support groups are so effective, as people take solace in the reality that they are not alone.

Tiffany Petite
Grief Counsellor

Tiffany Petite

In T3E 6L1 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Grief counseling helps people cope with grief and mourning following the loss of a loved one or due to major life changes that trigger feelings of grief (i.e. job loss or divorce). It provides a space for individuals to work through and process the complex emotions surrounding loss. Healthy grieving results in remembering the loss with a newfound sense of peace, rather than emotional pain.

Tamara Hathaway, Registered Psychologist, M.Sc (MFT)
Grief Counsellor

Tamara Hathaway, Registered Psychologist, M.Sc (MFT)

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 2C1 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Grief and Loss is a process, while unique to the person there are milestones and supports that can make the process more natural and healthy. Loss and grief is part of the human experience however, we can become challenged in the process by specific events or circumstances while in the vulnerable state of adjustment and grief. Grief and Loss benefits from supports and compassion.

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 T2H 2K6 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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.

Kathryn Dodds, RPC in Psychotherapy
Grief Counsellor

Kathryn Dodds, RPC in Psychotherapy

Registered Professional Counsellor in Psychotherapy

In T3H 4J8 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Here's what clients have said: "When I came to see you, I felt that I was talking to a friend who understood and was in no way judgmental. ....I always felt better after leaving your office...You seemed to know when to talk and when to let me talk - which was most of the time." "Thank you Kathryn for creating a safe place where I could be free to be in the very depths of my grief and yet always knew I wasnt alone. ...Unlike other people who wanted me to stop crying and "just get over it" you seem to understand how grief overrides reason and problem solving. Most people want me to move on so they wont feel uncomfortable Im sad. You always made it about me, my process and my needs."

Jennifer Rioux, MC, R. Psych
Grief Counsellor

Jennifer Rioux, MC, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 2C3 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Everyone experiences loss in many different forms in relationships, work, death, infertility, personal belongings, and trust to name a few. Grief becomes a very personal journey that at times can feel overwhelming. Utilizing support can help process the thoughts and feelings you are experiencing, accept the new reality due to your loss, re-evaluate your own goals and aspirations, and gain hope for your life after loss.

Cal H. Henze, MA., R. Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Cal H. Henze, MA., R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist, Registered Christian Counsellor

In T2V 0E4 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

When it all comes crashing down, everyone needs a safe place to be heard. It should be easier for Christians - but often it is far more difficult. It's hard to find a safe place to ask the really hard questions. It's even harder to receive subtle messages to, "Contain your sorrow," from others. So, if you're tired of putting on a brave face, come and experience a place where you can be really understood and real help with navigating through that surreal fog and haze. Life's losses are never a place for pat answers or bandaid solutions.

Roslyn Hansen-Henze, BSW, MA Counseling
Grief Counsellor

Roslyn Hansen-Henze, BSW, MA Counseling

Registered Christian Counsellor, Certified Professional Counsellor

In T2W 2V5 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Come and experience a gentle and quiet space where your feminine heart can just be. Forget having to look good or say the right things. Bring the hurt, the pain, the anger at God and the questions you don't even feel you have permission to ask and just let go. Let's walk through that fog together and see the hope God has for your future and the healing you can experience right now.

Mervin Van der Spuy, DTh-Counselling, BSc-Pharmacy
Grief Counsellor

Mervin Van der Spuy, DTh-Counselling, BSc-Pharmacy

Psychopharmacologist

In T2H 2G4 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Too often our society avoids grieving a loss, and much too often emotions are unnecessarily dulled by the use of tranquilizers. Dr Mervin (Paraklesis Counselling) can come alongside you with a hope-focused approach that is directed at the tasks of bereavement (rather than the phases of bereavement) that will help you make meaning of the loss. In addition, he will assist you with your medication-related counselling needs, especially where abnormal grief has set in and the depression needs to be treated.

Gerard Alberts, M.Ed., R.Psych., CCLC
Grief Counsellor

Gerard Alberts, M.Ed., R.Psych., CCLC

Registered Psychologist

In T2V 0E4 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Gerard has diverse experience as a psychologist and leader in social services, schools, university, workplaces, and his private practice. Using a theoretical foundation of social learning and cognitive-behavioural training, he is well-versed in various kinds of formal and informal assessment and solution-focussed approaches. He listens carefully to understand your needs and relies on his extensive experience to help you find solutions.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Grey Matters International and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D approaches issues of grief & loss through the lens of innovation----instead of growing the same neural networks responsible for the pain in weekly therapy sessions, we reset the brain to move forward quicker and efficiently by working on the stuck limbic system so as to empower the person with more success and traction. For no one wants to stay in a grief mode for too long; but when you don’t include the brain in your work with someone, you risk describing the water to them while they drown and calling it success. Contact Grey Matters International, Inc now at kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Glenn Rau, M.Ed., R Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Glenn Rau, M.Ed., R Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T2X 1M2 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Grief is the pain we feel over loss. Most of us associate this feeling with death, and this certainly causes intense grief. But all significant losses can cause grief-- intimate relationships, health, employment, a close pet, financial stability, friendships, or even dreams. Dealing with grief means constructively identifying and giving meaning to your feelings, learning to take care of yourself, and planning ahead for upcoming grief triggers. I can help you do this. Counselling can make a difference. I look forward to helping you get back to where you want to be.

Inspire Wellness Therapy, M.A
Grief Counsellor

Inspire Wellness Therapy, M.A

Registered Psychologist/Registered Clinical Counsellor

In T2Z 3W9 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Death creates many unanswered questions and emotions. As such, Grief & Loss therapy can be a useful tool to navigate the ups and downs of grief whether it be a recent or prior loss. When we experience a loss, we cycle through different stages. At inspire wellness therapy, we can identify these stages, allow space for you to grieve, and provide you with helpful strategies.

Sara Jungen, Psychologist
Grief Counselor

Sara Jungen, Psychologist

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

Available for Online Therapy

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.

Liz Cameron, MACP
Grief Counsellor

Liz Cameron, MACP

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T2Z 3W9 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Whether it's a loved one, a pet, your health, or a dream, each of us will face loss at some point. Grief is a normal and healthy consequence of loss, but because it's overwhelming, we often avoid or suppress it. I will guide you through the Five Stages of Grief until you reach the point where you can honour your loss, find a place of wholeness, and figure out the way forward.


Compassionate Bereavement Services in Black Diamond, AB.

Thank you for visiting our Alberta search of licensed grief specialists in Black Diamond.  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 Black Diamond right now, please contact a provider above, you can email 24/7.

Black Diamond is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 3.84 square kilometers.  The population of Black Diamond is 2,700 people with 1,098 households . The population ranking for Black Diamond is #1102 nationally and #130 for the province of Alberta with a density of 702.70 people per sq km. Black Diamond therapists serve postal code: T0L.