Grief and Loss Counseling in Elk Grove, CA.

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


Grief Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Grief and Loss are some of the most real and difficult emotions and feelings to deal with and to cope and live with. Loss of a beloved family relationship, dear friend, mentor, as well as a beloved pet can cause a shock and vast loss that is seemingly impossible to overcome. Grief and loss therapy is very important to me and has been a major part of my decades of counseling. Grief and loss therapy is not a band aid to the pain. It is a process for working to create closure and a continued internal relationship which can still sustain life after loss. When relationships are important, grief and loss are a process of dealing with the depths of love and attachment which are key to being human.

Grief Counselor

Catherine Zanzi, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC # 53648

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

I believe we are meant to love. But as loving human beings, the loss of important people in our lives is one of our most difficult challenges. Let me help you move through your grief, staying gently with you as you mourn. Grief has it's own timeline, with healing occurring quietly and inconsistently. Over time and with support, you will begin to experience hope, and even joy again.

Grief Counselor

Nancy Ryan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Grief can occur from losing a relationship, losing a loved one or many other transitions or losses. Life seems to go on around you, but the hurt and sadness can take a long time to recover from. Family can only help for so long. Getting professional help is a step toward the beginnings of recovery. Overcoming grief is about processing your emotions, honoring the loss and creating small steps to a new life. Timing is individual and not everyone grieves in the same way. I would be honored to help you start feeling better.

Grief Counselor

Jozeffa Greer, MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Grief is a normal part of loving and losing the person you loved. For many, however, it can become overwhelming and even lead to symptoms of depression. Or maybe you think you should be over it by now, and can't understand why you're not. For five years, I volunteered with Hospice, helping people with complicated bereavement issues to come to terms with the loss of the one who had been so important in their lives. You don't have to carry this alone. Get the support and relief you need as you say good-bye to your loved one so that you can move forward again in your life.

Grief Counselor

Joan Druckman, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Loss is like an emotional injury that requires grief to heal. There is a natural healing process that occurs, but sometimes our grief does not resolve and therapy can help support you during the natural process of healing or help when healing is not progressing. I will help you accept the reality of the loss, have a safe place to experience and understand the pain of grief, and adjust to the loss and all that it requires to create a "new normal." Moving forward means finding meaning in life in spite of the loss and also holding on to and remembering the parts of the loss that held joy.

Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Grey Matters International and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D approaches issues of grief & loss through the lens of innovation----instead of growing the same neural networks responsible for the pain in weekly therapy sessions, we reset the brain to move forward quicker and efficiently by working on the stuck limbic system so as to empower the person with more success and traction. For no one wants to stay in a grief mode for too long; but when you don’t include the brain in your work with someone, you risk describing the water to them while they drown and calling it success. Contact Grey Matters International, Inc now at kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Grief Counselor

Kathleen Oravec, LMFT #51941

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Grief is a natural response to loss. You may associate it with the death of a loved one- and that type of loss does often cause the most intense emotions. But any loss can cause grief, including: a relationship breakup, loss of health, losing a job, loss of financial stability, a miscarriage, death of a pet, loss of safety after trauma, a loved one's serious illness Please note that there is no "normal" timetable for grieving. As an experienced therapist, I can help you work through your intense emotions and overcome obstacles to your grieving.

Grief Counselor

Retha Millikan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Counselor

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

From death of a loved one to loss of a significant relationship, processing loss is a painful and lonely journey...especially done alone. Often, one of the aspects of loss is that there is compounding guilt for one's feelings. Normalizing and supporting my client's experience during a wrenching time is something I enjoy. The length of the process varies greatly from person to person, but support is paramount.

Grief Counselor

Heidi Summers, M.A., LMFT,LPCC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

If you have had a loss in your life, whether it's a loved one, a relationship, a pet, or even the loss of a dream, you know how difficult and painful it can be. Experiencing loss and grief can seem overwhelming, especially if you feel like you are alone or that things just don't make sense. I will provide a safe and caring place for you to not feel so alone and to help you cope with your loss. Together we will move you through the darkest places and into a more steady and hopeful place.

Grief Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Grief and loss is, unfortunately, a normal part of living. There is no single "correct" way to grieve: different cultures and even individuals from the same culture grieve differently. The only consistent feature is that grief takes time. The most effective thing anyone can do for someone grieving is to be there—to listen, to empathize, to walk along with the grief. There is no "fixing" grief. But counseling can help prevent normal grief from developing into major depression or other mental health conditions.

Grief Counselor

Heather Blessing, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Grief and Loss are a part of life, but that does not make it any easier to get through it. We experience Grief and Loss in many different ways and we each go through the experience at our own unique pace. Let me help you find your way through the grief. We can work through it together. Many people do not realize how often we actually deal with grief and loss issues. From grieving the loss of a dream to grieving the loss of someone close to you, we experience it daily. Let us work together to find a healthy way to work through your grief and loss.

Grief Counselor

Caitlin Markham, MA, MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Navigating life after the loss of a loved one can be difficult. Oftentimes survivors are left feeling overwhelmed by emotion states, unable to function in every day life. We can feel guilt for wanting to “get over” our grief which can keep us from moving forward. Come in and learn how you can both honor the loss and actively work towards reclaiming your life from debilitating unaddressed emotions.

Grief Counselor

Kimberly Greene, LMFT, CCTP

Kimberly Greene, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Each experience of grief is unique, complex, and personal, and I will tailor treatment to meet your specific needs. I will help you find different ways to maintain healthy connections with the deceased through memory, reflection, ritual, or dialogue about the deceased and with the deceased. I will help you view your grief and loss with curiosity and without judgment, in an effort to understand and heal. I can help you recognize and access your inner strength, autonomy, and capacity to step back into life after loss.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Elk Grove, CA.

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

Elk Grove is located in Sacramento County, California. It has a land area of 42.19 square miles and a water area of 0.04 square miles.  The population of Elk Grove is 166,913 people with 49,316 households and a median annual income of $79,487. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Elk Grove, CA

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Elk Grove for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees