Grief and Loss Counselling in Calmar, AB.

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


Sasha Campbell, BA, MA Counselling Psychology
Grief Counsellor

Sasha Campbell, BA, MA Counselling Psychology

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 1Z1 - Nearby to Calmar.

My approach to grief and loss is extensive, starting with healing and mindfulness practices. Each individual may experience something different while suffering the loss of a loved one. Treatment must be sensitive to the needs and goals of the individual seeking treatment. Many times during grief and loss sessions I use Emotional Freedom Technique (also known as Meridian Tapping) to help alleviate stress on the neuro feedback loop.

Sherri Farbin, M.Sc. R.Psych
Grief Counsellor

Sherri Farbin, M.Sc. R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T6X 1E9 - Nearby to Calmar.

Experiencing the loss of a loved one can leave you with compounded and confusing emotions. In therapy I can help you make sense of these emotions, grieve in healthy ways, and work through the pain in a way that minimizes suffering. We can work together to ensure healthy coping and healing and to bring you towards a new future, in spite of the loss of some of your dreams.

Hilda Huj, B.A., M.A.
Grief Counsellor

Hilda Huj, B.A., M.A.

Registered Clinical/Counselling and Forensic Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Calmar.

I would like to be your support system in your grief journey by giving you a safe and judgement free environment, where you will be able to experience emotional and physical support. Together, we will start your healing process through sharing your story, increasing your understanding of the situation, finding new coping skills, working on your hope...

AnneMarie Whitton, M.Sc. (MFT)
Grief Counsellor

AnneMarie Whitton, M.Sc. (MFT)

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Calmar.

Grief and loss are responses to heart ache and trauma. I work with clients to facilitate the expression of their feelings through telling their story. This story telling may be verbal, writing or artistic creation. It may involve making amends or seeking forgiveness. The journey through grief can be difficult yet one that will bring closure and healing. Emotions are along a continuum and if one does not have the ability to experience pain it will be difficult to experience joy. Grief and loss work is life enhancing.

Angie Allan, MEd
Grief Counsellor

Angie Allan, MEd

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T5M 1W6 - Nearby to Calmar.

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 searing pain.

Janel Daugela, MC
Grief Counsellor

Janel Daugela, MC

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T5N 3N8 - Nearby to Calmar.

Grief and loss are experiences that we all experience at some point in our lives. However, we all experience the grieving process in our own way. I understand that grief is a very personal process, and I respect that there are many healthy views about what loss means in our lives. If you are finding grief is making it difficult for you to function day to day, I can help. Together we will explore how loss has impacted your life and process this experience in a way that brings insight and understanding that will allow you to move forward. Our goal is not to make a loss a happy memory, nor a memory we forget about, but an experience we are truly at peace with.

Al Riediger, Ph.D.,  R.Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Al Riediger, Ph.D., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Calmar.

When we suffer a loss our tendency is to cling to the person or thing that was lost. Grief is the process of letting go. Through grief therapy you will be able to find the courage to embrace the inevitable pain and to transform the emptiness into a renewed affirmation of yourself. The pain needs to be fully experienced and expressed in a supportive environment. It is a normal reflection of our love for the one we have lost.

Kirthana Ramani, M.Sc., R.Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Kirthana Ramani, M.Sc., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Calmar.

The loss of a loved one, whether a spouse, friend, relative or pet, is a tough experience to deal with, and grief is expected and normal in such situations. I can work with you to process the grief that you are experiencing, and together we will work towards finding a stronger person within you, who is able to grieve and accept the loss, and also find ways to adjust to the changes that the loss had in your life.

Steve Jukes, M.Sc. in MFT, R.Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Steve Jukes, M.Sc. in MFT, R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 2L9 - Nearby to Calmar.

We are social beings. When we suffer loss or grief, we benefit from talking with others about our feelings. Sometimes the purpose is simply to purge, to be listened to while in the depth of our pain. Other times we need to address the unhelpful - even harmful - things we tell ourselves while suffering grief and loss. Regardless, working through grief involves experiencing pain, and being patient with ourselves as well as the recovery process. I like to believe that clients have a safe place in me to engage it.

Patrick Schiller, MEd., R. Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Patrick Schiller, MEd., R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Calmar.

Grief is a natural and universal reaction to events that occur in our lives. Still, the grieving process can be hard to navigate alone. If you are experiencing grief for the loss of a loved one, or if you would like support in processing loss of a different kind, then you can benefit from supportive counselling with me. Psychotherapy for grief and loss provides you with the opportunity to honour the feelings you are experiencing. I will support and guide you to find peace and joy in your own life in a way that values and honours your loss. Grief is natural. We do not need to run from it. I offer you the support and guidance to grieve without being overwhelmed by your loss.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.
Grief Counsellor

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre

In T5N 0A2 - Nearby to Calmar.

At Rivers Edge Counselling, our therapists can help you with your grief or bereavement by: helping you better identify and accept your loss, move through the various emotions associated with loss like anger, hopelessness, sadness, guilt and loneliness seek a new approach to remember and honour a loved one who has passed away, and finally accept the impact it has had on shaping your life.

Mallory Becker, M.A., R.Psyc.
Grief Counsellor

Mallory Becker, M.A., R.Psyc.

Registered Psychologist

In T6W 0L7 - Nearby to Calmar.

Our world is forever changed after experiencing a sudden and tragic loss. We may feel very vulnerable to the world around us. Everyday living can be an experience of heightened anxiety, loneliness and tears. We may even have strained relationships because the pain of loss is so overwhelming. Together, we can try to make sense of and to understand your loss. We can learn ways to control your emotions, find peace of mind and change your reactions of memories from sorrow to gratitude.

Michelle Vandegriend, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist
Grief Counsellor

Michelle Vandegriend, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist

Registered Psychologist, Certified Gottman Therapist

In T5T 4M2 - Nearby to Calmar.

Losses can effect individuals in a variety of ways. Within a cleint-centered counselling approach I provide individuals with a safe and non-judgemental environment in which they can explore their feelings and process various types of losses and grief as well as complicated grief. I assist individuals in adjusting to life after loss and in coping with a variety of changes that can occur within oneself and in relationship with others around them.

Paul Sussman, Ph.D.,R.Psych.(AB),L.Psych.(GA)
Grief Counsellor

Paul Sussman, Ph.D.,R.Psych.(AB),L.Psych.(GA)

Licensed Psychologist, Alberta and Georgia

In T5R 3K2 - Nearby to Calmar.

It has been said that life is about loss, and how one deals with it. Grief is how we deal with loss. Uncomplicated grief is an adjustment process, not an illness. There is one, though...an illness, I mean. I'd say the "illness" is cultural: For one reason or another, people ordinarily lose patience with the grief process, and often well before a healthy mourner is through their active grieving process. Unexpressed grief from former losses can extend the time needed for healthy grieving. People's wounds and scars can close heart and mind toward the grieving process. In an imperfect world, psychotherapists hold space and make time for (and precious to) a balanced grief process.

Alycia Chung, M.Ed., RPsych., CSAT
Grief Counsellor

Alycia Chung, M.Ed., RPsych., CSAT

Registered Psychologist, CSAT

In T6J 0L3 - Nearby to Calmar.

I typically work with individuals who are having difficulty adjusting to life transitions. This might include a recent diagnosis of a health condition, or having a hard time coping with the effects of an accident or injury. For some individuals, losing a job or retiring can bring up a host of emotions. I provide a supportive environment to explore the complex array of emotions and develop strategies for moving forward in a positive way. I will let you know what is normal in the grief process (Hint- there is no right or wrong way to grieve) and let you know if there is cause for concern.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.
Grief Counsellor

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 3Y8 - Nearby to Calmar.

[NOTE: MY OFFICE IS IN CALGARY -- I DO VIDEO SESSIONS ELSEWHERE IN ALBERTA]. You are hurting now, and I understand that. As a psychologist with 31-years of experience and some hard-earned wisdom, I too have experienced grief and loss many times in my life. I can help. Let’s sit down over coffee and chat about the pain you are feeling now. Book with me right now by going to https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=14249112

Dawn Chalas, R.Psych
Grief Counsellor

Dawn Chalas, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T7X 2Z8 - Nearby to Calmar.

Grief is a natural response to loss. You are probably feeling a variety of unpleasant emotions, and you might be experiencing them for different reasons - maybe a loved one passed away, a relationship ended, or you lost your job. Everyone grieves differently-there is no correct way. I'm here to listen and support as you continue your journey when faced with loss.

Tim Garner, MC, CCC
Grief Counselor

Tim Garner, MC, CCC

Canadian Certified Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

Do you feel intensely sad that someone you loved and cared about decided to leave? Do you miss having someone to cuddle with, go on adventures, and talk about your day? Does it feel impossible to stop thinking about that person, and everywhere you go just seems like another reminder? Are you angry that they left, and compare yourself with their new partner? With warmth, exploration and cutting-edge techniques, I help clients find themselves again after a major breakup, so they can finally heal for good the wound left by deep loss. If you want an end to grief, and re-engagement in a life of play, laughter, and new love, don't hesitate to reach out.

Farrel Greenspan, MC
Grief Counsellor

Farrel Greenspan, MC

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 2J1 - Nearby to Calmar.

As cliche as it sounds healing from grief takes time. In fact my philosophy is that you do not really heal from grief. You will always feel the hurt from the loss of the loved one, and it is that hurt that keeps you connected to them. We are not going to try and get rid of your heartache, but rather help you manage and appreciate the heartache that you have in a more optimistic positive manner.

Debbie Grove, Ph.D., R.Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Debbie Grove, Ph.D., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T6R 0P2 - Nearby to Calmar.

Loss and grief come in many forms. Grieving is a personal experience. I have worked with clients experiencing loss of a loved one including a pet companion, loss of functioning/mobility, employment loss including retirement, and relocation/joining a new country. My approach integrates compassion, hope, renewal, and ways to integrate the loss. In my work and research in this area, moving forward from loss combines honouring the past while actively finding new ways to engage in the present.

Chris Lefebvre, M.A., RPPsych
Grief Counsellor

Chris Lefebvre, M.A., RPPsych

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T6C 0Z8 - Nearby to Calmar.

The death of a loved one is one of the hardest losses to experience. There are many other losses that people struggle to process as well. Which losses have you experienced lately? Loss of a relationship, loss of a job, loss of financial security, loss of physical ability, loss of health, loss of independence, loss of possessions, etc. Any loss can lead one to feel like they can't move forward. When a person is able to find meaning to their experience of loss they tend to feel liberated and fulfilled, ready to move forward with their life. I am exited at the opportunity to join you in this journey!

Lisa Baranieski, BA, MACP
Grief Counsellor

Lisa Baranieski, BA, MACP

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Calmar.

There are many situations when people go through a grieving process. Sometimes, you may find yourself feeling misunderstood, isolated, angry, resentful, burned out, or guilty and ashamed. There is no "right way" to grieve or mourn, but if you find yourself struggling or in distress I am here to listen and help you feel supported and validated while being mindful of what you need.

Laura Kennedy, MA, R. Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Laura Kennedy, MA, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T6M 1G1 - Nearby to Calmar.

Grief can feel as if we’ve had the wind knocked out of us, and that the world keeps going while the clock has stopped for us. Society, however, asks us to get on with our lives rather quickly. Sometimes it feels like our friends and family members don’t know what to do or say, which can leave us feeling isolated with our grief. It is important to take time to work through feelings of grief and loss otherwise we end up feeling disconnected from ourselves and others. I provide a supportive space in which to express the thoughts and feelings you have in a safe, compassionate and non-judgmental environment.

Nancy Hurst, Ph.D
Grief Counsellor

Nancy Hurst, Ph.D

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Calmar.

Grieving a loss can feel overwhelming and sometimes it feels like the pain will never end. Losses are experienced uniquely for each individual and reactions can greatly vary. Having a compassionate person to talk and share with makes a difference. Processing your feelings enables you to work through the stages of grief. As you deal with pain, guilt, anger and overwhelm you move from surviving to thriving again.

David Buhr, M.C.
Grief Counsellor

David Buhr, M.C.

Registered Psychologist

In T5L 1H7 - Nearby to Calmar.

Grief comes from many sources including the death of a loved one, divorce, job loss, financial loss and more. If you've experienced loss, then your world has changed. My work will support you in finding ways to move on with your life in a positive and fulfilling manner and relies on both honoring the past and defining the future. There are positive and negative aspects of how things were and how things will be. Exploring all aspects will allow you emotional freedom and the chance to determine your path.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Calmar, AB.

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

Calmar is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 4.68 square kilometers.  The population of Calmar is 2,228 people with 842 households . The population ranking for Calmar is #1255 nationally and #140 for the province of Alberta with a density of 476.20 people per sq km. Calmar therapists serve postal code: T0C.