Grief and Loss Counselling in Turner Valley, AB.

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


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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 2C1 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

Kyla Margulies, MC
Grief Counsellor

Kyla Margulies, MC

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T2Z 3W9 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

Most of us will experience some form of grief and loss in our lives. And while grieving does take time, professional support can be helpful. Grief work with me involved learning about the stages of grief and how they show up uniquely for you. We will spend time experiencing, accepting and regulating emotions. Most importantly, we will hold space for your loss and find creative ways to honor it.

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

Farah Kurji, BSW, MSW, RCSW, YTT

Farah Kurji

In T3M 0N1 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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?

Kathryn Dodds, RPC in Psychotherapy
Grief Counsellor

Kathryn Dodds, RPC in Psychotherapy

Registered Professional Counsellor in Psychotherapy

In T3H 4J8 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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."

Nick Bohn, MA
Grief Counsellor

Nick Bohn, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

When we experience a significant loss, it can often feel like the world we've come to know is falling apart. The healing process takes time, and while there is no quick fix, my role is to help people process the loss in a personally meaningful way that allows them to regain a sense of control, and understanding of their emotions. Toward that end, our first step, will be to help you understand that the way you feel, whether overwhelmed, enraged, numb etc. is a very personal, extremely normal, and completely valid response to a highly abnormal, often world shattering situation. If you think you are ready for that first step, it would be an honour to take it with you.

Lucy Pascal, MSW, RSW
Grief Counsellor

Lucy Pascal, MSW, RSW

Registered Clinical Social Worker

In T2X 1M2 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

When death occurs, family and friends are left behind to deal with the impact of the loss. Loss and grief are an integral part of our everyday existence, but an experience that is often misunderstood. However, as a death denying society, there is little understanding of the grief process and as a result people who grieve the loss of a loved one often do not receive the support and understanding that is conducive to a healthy grieving process. Consequently, some bereaved individuals often experience a sense of isolation and a feeling that “there is something wrong with me.” Loss and grief impact people of all ages and gender both in similar and unique ways. While grief is considered a normal response to the loss of a loved one, it can manifest itself as...(view profile to read more)

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Grief Counsellor

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

In T2V 0P7 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

Liz Cameron, MACP
Grief Counsellor

Liz Cameron, MACP

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T2Z 3W9 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T2V 0E4 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

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 Turner Valley.

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.

Inspire Wellness Therapy, M.A
Grief Counsellor

Inspire Wellness Therapy, M.A

Registered Psychologist/Registered Clinical Counsellor

In T2Z 3W9 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

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

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

Registered Psychologist, Registered Christian Counsellor

In T2V 0E4 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

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

Toni Harris, MSc., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 2C3 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

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 Turner Valley.

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.

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

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

Psychopharmacologist

In T2H 2G4 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

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.

Jennifer Rioux, MC, R. Psych
Grief Counsellor

Jennifer Rioux, MC, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 2C3 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

Tiffany Petite
Grief Counsellor

Tiffany Petite

In T3E 6L1 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

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 Turner Valley.

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.

Cheryl Placsko, MA, R.Psych
Grief Counsellor

Cheryl Placsko, MA, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T3H 4H9 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

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

Glenn Rau, M.Ed., R Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T2X 1M2 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

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 Turner Valley.

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.

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 Turner Valley.

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....

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych
Grief Counsellor

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Turner Valley.

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.

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

FP Counselling Inc., R.Psych, MSc.

Registered Psychologists

Available for Online Therapy

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.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Turner Valley, AB.

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

Turner Valley is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 5.79 square kilometers.  The population of Turner Valley is 2,559 people with 1,019 households . The population ranking for Turner Valley is #1143 nationally and #135 for the province of Alberta with a density of 442.10 people per sq km. Turner Valley therapists serve postal code: T0L.