Grief and Loss Counseling in Alamo, CA.

Therapy and bereavement services in Alamo, CA. Find real help with the right therapist.


Glenn Fleisch, Ph.D., MFT
Grief Counselor

Glenn Fleisch, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed psychotherapist

In 94590 - Nearby to Alamo.

In addition to working with grief from the loss of a loved one, I also help people experience and heal grief that is more subtle. Early life neglect, abandonment, as well as deep regrets about unfulfilled potentials or about hurts we have caused others- can be potent forms of grief. When not recognized or experienced, loss can be expressed as irritability, restlessness, addictions, frustrations, lethargy and other physical/emotional symptoms. Identifying loss and developing the capacity to experience and express grief (pain, sadness, remorse..) is a powerful healing- and can transform our self and our body.

Maren Gleason, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Maren Gleason, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 94583 - Nearby to Alamo.

Grieving can feel like a bottomless pit at times. Having someone to share the loss with who can hear your pain and understand how hard this is can actually begin to relieve the suffering. Grieving has many different ways of being expressed, sometimes as disbelief, as anger, as hope that the situation can be changed, sometimes as feeling hopeless. Having someone to talk to so that you are not alone in the process helps it begin to feel possible to get through.

Peter Bernhardt, MFT
Grief Counselor

Peter Bernhardt, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist

In 94706 - Nearby to Alamo.

Have you recently experienced a death, the loss of a partner, a friend or pet? Grief, anger and difficulty functioning are normal but very challenging responses to loss. Most people tell themselves they must reach closure, but this takes more time than most people realize. Don't isolate or just tell yourself to be strong- lets work it through together.

Bryan Newman, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Bryan Newman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94704 - Nearby to Alamo.

Loss, whether sudden or not, is often one of life's most challenging experiences. Many people enter therapy with me grieving the loss of a family member, or the end of a relationship, or a difficult change in a work situation. The grief that can follow such losses has its own rhythm and timeline; as much as we would like to "get over" our pain, it is often our effort to do so that stunts our own healing. As a therapist, I have seen again and again that the more we can lovingly attend to our suffering, the more we are able to move through it, and grow as people in the process. I have helped many people find their way through the grief process to a place of healing and peace.

Margaret Petersen, MA, MFT
Grief Counselor

Margaret Petersen, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 94566 - Nearby to Alamo.

When we encounter real tragedy in our lives, few of us have readily available tools for the ongoing pain that accompanies mourning, grieving, and loss. Tapping into authentic moments of grief can help us move beyond the pain and expand our idea of who we are as we grieve, yet doing this alone can be overwhelming and even scary at times. Grief work is critical to healing, and having a compassionate and seasoned guide to support the journey can be the means to feel, grow, learn, and ultimately heal from the grief of loss. Please know that you do not have to suffer alone. Grief can open many old wounds and you so deserve not to have to do this alone. I'm here, I can help, and I care.

Mina Skoutelakis, M.S., L.M.F.T.
Grief Counselor

Mina Skoutelakis, M.S., L.M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94566 - Nearby to Alamo.

Grief and loss is often complicated by a painful, irrational belief that you could have done something different to prevent it. Using EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), clients can experience relief from the tremendous burden they carry of what they should have/could have/ought to have done differently. Through the processing of thoughts, feelings, sensations, and memories, clients feel a greater sense of relief and acceptance.

Chloe Lankshear, M.Ed, Ed.S, MFTI
Grief Counselor

Chloe Lankshear, M.Ed, Ed.S, MFTI

Marriage & Family Therapist Registered Intern

In 94501 - Nearby to Alamo.

If you are suffering from grief or loss such as the end of a significant relationship or the death of a loved one, individual counseling can help you to move through the stages of grief, give you a safe place to talk about your feelings and help you to identify what you want for your future and move towards it with a sense of hope and anticipation.

Rachel Haynes, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Rachel Haynes, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 94566 - Nearby to Alamo.

There is no timeline for people to recover from grief. Grief can be complicated, most notably accompanied by depression, or by the person’s level of dependency on the departed. I will guide the patient into the basic foundation of their grief, encourage clients to explore their reaction to grief, their symptoms and their goals. I will attempt to redirect the patient’s goals from inward-directed goals (making themselves feel better) to outward-directed goals (goals related to outside events).I will provide the client with coping mechanisms that reduce feelings of blame and guilt.

Neal Winblad, MFT
Grief Counselor

Neal Winblad, MFT

Marriage, Family Therapist

In 94588 - Nearby to Alamo.

I have taught and practiced grief counseling for over 24 years. One thing I observed early on is that people who share their grief with others progress through the stages of grief and get much relief, while those who try to grieve on their own seem to just stay locked into the early stages of suffering for many years. I offer compassionate and loving support through the process. Loving, gentle support can make all the difference.

Matthew Lindgren, MFT
Grief Counselor

Matthew Lindgren, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94612 - Nearby to Alamo.

The good news is that there is effective therapy for grief, loss, and bereavement in Oakland. Therapy begins with having a safe place to be able to talk about how you really feel, with someone who can accept your pain without judgement or fear and with whom you can be yourself. EMDR and somatic interventions are excellent for those times when grief, loss, and bereavement involve complicated grief, anxiety, depression, and trauma. CBT offers research based help for depression and irrational thoughts about grief, loss, and bereavement. I offer these therapies to people who are grieving in Oakland. Call 415-820-1487 for a free phone consultation.

Meredith Reddoch, MA, LMFT, SEP
Grief Counselor

Meredith Reddoch, MA, LMFT, SEP

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94596 - Nearby to Alamo.

Experiencing a loss, whether is a death or a relationship, can be one of the most difficult and life changing events one might go through in life. Grief comes in waves and can be overwhelming. Having a safe place to go express this grief and experience it can be very healing. Understanding how you might experience the grieving and loss process can be helpful when it feels like it is consuming you. Therapy can be a start to working through some of the feelings, emotions and thoughts about your loss. I will be able to support you through this process.

Todd Harvey, MFT
Grief Counselor

Todd Harvey, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 94705 - Nearby to Alamo.

You may be in the throws of it right now. Perhaps it is a death. Perhaps it is the end of a relationship. Perhaps it is a job or abandonment. There are many things that trigger our grief and loss. I carve out a sacred space that is just for YOU. You may need to cry. You may need to yell. You may need your pain to be seen. You may need to bargain or to blame yourself for a while. We can do this together while making sure you are on a path towards transformation. Having somebody that really listens and really gets it is the first step towards healing. If you are experiencing a deep grief or loss in your life, you owe it to yourself to go through this painful process supported.

Elena Gorrow, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Elena Gorrow, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 94583 - Nearby to Alamo.

Each person has a unique relationship and memories when there is a loss. I work with you to explore those relationships and work to mend and honor the relationship and memories in a way that is meaningful to you. I will give you space to talk about your grief. We will work on mending the hurt that may exist from guilt or anger. Honor the relationship as you begin to heal from the loss.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Alamo, CA.

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

Alamo is located in Contra Costa County, California. It has a land area of 9.66 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Alamo is 15,639 people with 5,433 households and a median annual income of $165,070. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Alamo, CA

Extremely Affordable

Therapy in Alamo is easily accessible for the vast majority of families. This area ranks high nationally among the top of all income earners, making mental health treatment and counseling in Alamo an affordable option for individuals and families here with or without insurance coverage. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Alamo public health department.