Grief and Loss Counselling in Wellington, AB.

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


Tori Hornbacher, MC, R. Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Tori Hornbacher, MC, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T8H 0H9 - Nearby to Wellington.

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.

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

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5T 6M1 - Nearby to Wellington.

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.

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

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

Canadian Certified Counselor

In T5S 1L2 - Nearby to Wellington.

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.

Doreen Foy, M.Sc.(MFT)
Grief Counsellor

Doreen Foy, M.Sc.(MFT)

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 3W1 - Nearby to Wellington.

Grief is a natural reaction to the death of a loved one or a major life change such as divorce or illness. For some people, the grieving process can cause acute mental and physical anguish that, left untreated, can persist for months or years. Grief counseling is a form of therapy designed to help resolve the feelings of helplessness, anger, sadness and anxiety that accompany loss. The process of grief counseling is different for everyone, but the primary benefit of such counseling is to help people and families work through and recover from loss in a healthy manner.

Priya Bains, M.A.
Grief Counsellor

Priya Bains, M.A.

Registered Psychologist, Certified Hakomi Therapist

In T5N 3W6 - Nearby to Wellington.

When working with grief and loss, I believe it is important to be patient and present. I primarily focus on the emotions and experiences of the grief and loss and make sure that they are being felt. Although this can be a painful process, it is important that we are allowing ourselves to move into the pain versus avoiding it so that all emotions, thoughts, and sensations are dealt with.

Fresh Hope Counselling, R. Psych, RSW, MSW
Grief Counsellor

Fresh Hope Counselling, R. Psych, RSW, MSW

Registered Psychologists and Master's Level Social Workers

In T5S 1G2 - Nearby to Wellington.

At Fresh Hope Counselling, we can walk you through a time of grief and loss. We offer support in the form of counselling, teaching new skills and facilitating a healing environment where a person can safely walk through their time of grief and loss. Beth Murray has experience in pastoral and community circles where grief and loss is common. She has walked effectively alongside many people transitioning through a time of grief and loss.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T8N 1H6 - Nearby to Wellington.

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.

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

Bharat Sharma, MPCC, RPC, CCAC, DCA

Registered Psychotherapist, & Master Clinical Counselor

In T6K 4C1 - Nearby to Wellington.

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.

Michael Handman, Ph.D
Grief Counsellor

Michael Handman, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

In T6C 2C8 - Nearby to Wellington.

I have a vast amount of experience in this area due to the many years I worked with cancer patients and their families. I help individuals and families move from grief and sadness to a resolution of their loss. Resolution may mean learning how to cope and deal with loss that may never be resolved such as losing a child. The ultimate goal is a healthy perspective on their loss and being able to move beyond their grief.

Tarah Hook, Ph.D.
Grief Counsellor

Tarah Hook, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

In T8N 2X4 - Nearby to Wellington.

Saying good-bye is one of the hardest things we are all asked to do in life, whether is it good-bye to a person, a phase of life, a place, or some other intangible. Having a compassionate professional to walk with you through your grief can make all the difference. Dr. Hook has helped many of her clients work through their losses and find meaning again.

Nicolas Allen, MA, BPE, MES
Grief Counsellor

Nicolas Allen, MA, BPE, MES

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 0L9 - Nearby to Wellington.

Losing a loved one important in our life often leaves us reeling but having someone to support us through these times can make all the difference. I realize everyone faces and experiences grief in different ways and I tailor my approach to work best with the client. If you have lost someone and fee like you need extra support, I invite you to contact me to help you through this difficult time.

Emma Drebit, MSc. (Marital & Family Therapy)
Grief Counsellor

Emma Drebit, MSc. (Marital & Family Therapy)

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 2L9 - Nearby to Wellington.

Grief and loss of any kind can be painful and overwhelming. Whether it's death, separation, divorce, medical diagnosis or terminal illness, Emma offers supportive counselling to help people through difficult times. Her approach is client-centered and allows time to talk about the loss and all of the circumstances leading up to it, along with exploring any lingering feelings like anger, guilt, and loneliness. Emma works alongside her clients as they go through the stages of loss, and facilitates their accepting the loss, letting go, learning to move forward and finding peace within. Emma also supports people as they seek meaning in the loss, and enhance social supports, including family.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.
Grief Counsellor

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre

In T6V 0A1 - Nearby to Wellington.

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.

Laurence Zalmanowitz, M.Ed, R.Psych
Grief Counsellor

Laurence Zalmanowitz, M.Ed, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Wellington.

Feelings of loss and grief come up for different reasons. You may have lost a loved one, a relationship or even a change in your physical functioning due to accidents or illness. Whatever the reason, therapy can help in the grieving process. It gives you the space to acknowledge your loss, what it meant to you as well as finding new ways to ascribe meaning in your life.

Laura Kennedy, MA, R. Psych.
Grief Counsellor

Laura Kennedy, MA, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 0J3 - Nearby to Wellington.

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.

SunRise Psychology Centre, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT
Grief Counsellor

SunRise Psychology Centre, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT

Registered Psychologists, Registered Provisional Psychologists, Psychology Interns

In T8H 0N2 - Nearby to Wellington.

Death is an inevitable facet of life, and the loss of a loved one ~ changes a lot of things. The greatest loss is loosing our part in the relationship and how it anchored us. Death changes one's entire platform of life. Complicated grief is when unresolved issues still linger, or when a difficult relationship has ended. It leaves us destitute and incomplete. At SunRise we would like to help you find a renewed sense of purpose. A way to reconcile and move on without forgetting. We would like to assist you in finding a deeper meaning to that persons life, and focus on the legacy they left behind ~ and the way they touched your hearts. We would like to help you grieve ~ and still grow.

Amanda Slugoski, R. Psych
Grief Counsellor

Amanda Slugoski, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5W 4T2 - Nearby to Wellington.

Everyone experiences grief - particularly when they lose loved ones. Most people adapt over time to deal with their feelings of loss but for others it can be a more difficult process that also leads to increased risk of depression or substance abuse. No two people experience grief exactly the same way but therapy can be effective in helping patients understand their grief, know what to expect, and regain feelings of control in their life.

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

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

Registered Psychologist, CSAT

In T5G 3K4 - Nearby to Wellington.

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.

Kristine Aanderson, R. Psyc.
Grief Counsellor

Kristine Aanderson, R. Psyc.

Registered Psychologist

In T6R 0R9 - Nearby to Wellington.

A miscarriage or loss can have impacts far beyond the event itself. By working with a psychologist, there is the capacity to work through the grief, honor the process and begin to work towards a future where you can feel joy again. Having a compassionate, non-judgemental person to listen and support you can make all the difference in those difficult times.

Joanne Koopmans, Registered Psychologist, MSc MFT
Grief Counsellor

Joanne Koopmans, Registered Psychologist, MSc MFT

Registered Psychologist, Marital and Family Therapist

In T9E 7H8 - Nearby to Wellington.

Losing a loved one leaves us feeling alone and vulnerable, overwhelmed and in pain. We want encouragement, but tend to pull away from others. Working through these difficult experiences together provides a place to ask difficult questions, work through pain, have someone listen without giving pat answers, and look for comfort and support in our own lives. Loss of dreams, a job, a lover, a friend--these also are very painful. Counselling at Karunia provides a source of support for you in mourning the loss, dealing with the pain, and finding the energy to once again go forward in the context of your personal strengths.

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 Wellington.

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.

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 Wellington.

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...

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,
Grief Counsellor

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,

Registered Psychologist, Clinical Director, PsychSolutions, Inc.

In T8N 6T3 - Nearby to Wellington.

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.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.
Grief Counsellor

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 3Y8 - Nearby to Wellington.

[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

Compassionate Counselling Inc., Nancy Hurst PhD,
Grief Counsellor

Compassionate Counselling Inc., Nancy Hurst PhD,

Compassionate Counselling Inc.

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Wellington.

Loosing a loved ones hurts especially if it's a spouse, child, parent, friend or family pet. Dealing with grief is a process and having a gentle, compassionate person to walk through this with you can be the difference between drowning, and moving through overwhelmingly painful feelings to feeling whole again. Art therapy offers another modality for expressing grief that may be hard to articulate. It is when we process our emotions that pain can be lifted and new maces of being in the world are found.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Wellington, AB.

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

Wellington is located in Alberta, Canada. Wellington therapists serve postal code: T6V.