Grief and Loss Counselling in Strathcona County, AB.

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


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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Janel Daugela, MC
Grief Counsellor

Janel Daugela, MC

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T5N 3N8 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Angie Allan, MEd
Grief Counsellor

Angie Allan, MEd

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T5Y 0A3 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Jack Lewis, R.Psych., C. Psychol., AFBPSs.
Grief Counsellor

Jack Lewis, R.Psych., C. Psychol., AFBPSs.

Registered Psychologist

In T8N 6K4 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

The death of a loved one shakes us to our core. Some of the questions people ask are how to move on and how to let go without dishonouring the love for the one who has died. Loss is most obviously of a person but it can be a pet a relationship, a job or a sense of a changing identity or position in the world.

Farrel Greenspan, MC
Grief Counsellor

Farrel Greenspan, MC

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 2J1 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Bharat Sharma, MPCC, RPC, CCAC, DCA
Grief Counsellor

Bharat Sharma, MPCC, RPC, CCAC, DCA

Registered Psychotherapist, & Master Clinical Counselor

In T6K 4C1 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Grief is a natural process that's painful, personal, and normal. Grief allows a person to come to terms with a significant loss, and make sense of their new reality without a loved one. I can help those who are experiencing complicated grief. Typically, the goals of my therapy for complicated grief revolve around overcoming obstacles to the normal grieving process, and to coming to terms with the loss.

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

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

Registered Psychologist, CSAT

In T5K 0J3 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

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 T8A 3M7 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Tori Hornbacher, MC, R. Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Tori Hornbacher, MC, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T8H 0H9 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Our fast paced world does not create the adequate time needed to process and move forward from loss toward healing. Therefore, the counselling process can create space and time for clients to grieve in the time and way each individual needs. Helping clients to slow down from the busyness of daily demands allows clients to identify the effect of the loss and build hope for the future.

Family Counselling Centres in Edmonton, M.A, M.Sc
Grief Counsellor

Family Counselling Centres in Edmonton, M.A, M.Sc

Registered Psychologist, Registered Provisional Psychologist and Canadian Certified Counsellor

In T6E 6N1 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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

Patrick Schiller, MEd., R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Chris Lefebvre, M.A., RPPsych
Grief Counsellor

Chris Lefebvre, M.A., RPPsych

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T6C 0Z8 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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!

David Buhr, M.C.
Grief Counsellor

David Buhr, M.C.

Registered Psychologist

In T5L 1H7 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Lisa Baranieski, BA, MACP
Grief Counsellor

Lisa Baranieski, BA, MACP

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Nancy Hurst, Ph.D
Grief Counsellor

Nancy Hurst, Ph.D

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

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 Strathcona County.

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.

Dr. Noelle Liwski, Ph.D., R.Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Dr. Noelle Liwski, Ph.D., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T8N 7R3 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

There is no "getting over" loss, but there is a way to grieve and live meaningfully and fully. I help clients adjust to this new reality and focus on what really matters. We will process the full range of normal, complicated feelings that come with loss. Together, I will help you move forward through your pain and grief to build a new life while honouring what you have lost and staying connected to those you love.

Mallory Becker, M.A.C.P., R.Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Mallory Becker, M.A.C.P., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,
Grief Counsellor

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,

Registered Psychologist, Clinical Director, PsychSolutions, Inc.

In T8N 6T3 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych
Grief Counsellor

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5T 6M1 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

While grief is a natural part of life, it can be overwhelming to go through the multitude of feelings that accompany a loss. I believe that people grieve a number of events in life, from the death of a loved one, to the loss of important relationships, retirement, the "empty nest," or transitioning from one phase of life to another. I help those who are grieving to understand the process, and learn how to bear the feelings that rise up "like waves." I also work towards helping people to honour the positive aspects of what has been lost, and reach a place of acceptance, while adapting to a new way of living.

Ashley Hanson, MC, R. Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Ashley Hanson, MC, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 6T9 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Times of grief and loss can be difficult times to manage on one's own. At times, overwhelming emotions may make you feel too much. By coming to Base Counselling Services, you will be giving yourself an opportunity to unload any extra or potentially unhelpful emotions and develop strategies of your own to cope with a life that may look different than it has in the past.

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

Sherri Farbin, M.Sc. R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T6X 1E9 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Rebecca Martin, M Sc., LMHC, NCC, CCC
Grief Counsellor

Rebecca Martin, M Sc., LMHC, NCC, CCC

Canadian Certified Counselor

In T5S 1L2 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Experiencing grief and loss can be a frightening and overwhelming process. Sometimes grief is right there at the surface, and other times it is deeply buried under ways of coping. I will be your partner as we explore together where and how your grief and loss is affecting you. I will be your touchstone while you allow yourself the time and space to be with and then heal from your pain. You will be able to see how your grief has made you stronger and closer to other loved ones.

Kim Silverthorn, B.A., R.P.C., M.P.C.C., C.T
Grief Counsellor

Kim Silverthorn, B.A., R.P.C., M.P.C.C., C.T

Master Practioner of Clinical Counselling

In T4X 0A6 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

The process of coping with any deep emotional loss takes time. Men and women deal with the tragedy of loss in very different ways - our elderly population also experience loss in a way that is very unique to their age and life experiences. Grief and loss will be an aspect of every person’s life at some point. We all cope with these challenges in unique ways. Understanding the stages of grief and how they impact us individually is the first step in managing any loss. And learning effective ways of coping with that pain is critical when we are trying to make our lives functional again.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Strathcona County, AB.

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

Strathcona County is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 1182.78 square kilometers.  The population of Strathcona County is 98,044 people with 36,354 households . Strathcona County therapists serve postal code: T8A.