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

Susan Yuen, MA, MS, LMFT, CNS

Marriage and Family Therapist; Certified Nutrition Specialist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

While grief and loss is a topic generally related to loss of a loved one, often times we have grief over loss of a habit that no longer serves us. If you have recently given up an addiction, then NHT- NOURISH HEAL TRANSFORM can support you in this process to transform your grief and pain into hope and enormous life satisfaction. NHT specializes in treatment for anxiety and addiction. NHT can provide a holistic approach using therapeutic interventions, dietary strategies, and lifestyle enhancements to accelerate your results to living a wholehearted connected life free of intense grief and pain. For an innovative and effective therapeutic model, go to www.nhtyuen.com.

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

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

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

Gita Seshadri, Ph.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Most of us are familiar with Elizabeth Kubler Ross' model of grief with the 5 stages. While this is helpful information, this model does not fit everyone. I practice from the Winslade and Hedtke model of grief which practices "Remembering". I find that using this model or this model in conjunction with the 5 stage grief model is helpful to helping clients explore loss and grief in finding a pathway forward that honors their own experiences.

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

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

Joan Fellows, M.A. MFC

Licensed Marriage, Family, Individual Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

Life is full of many losses, the death of a loved one, divorce, loss of a job, illness, loss of home, loss of friendships. With loss comes grief .We may not grieve as hard or as much when moving to a new home as we do when we have lost a loved one but we do still grieve. When we grieve we go through many stages, such as denial, anger, sadness, and acceptance. This process is unique to each individual and is unique to the kind of loss experienced. In therapy I will support you as you process often times very painful feelings related to your loss. Therapy will give you the support you deserve and in your own time you will be able to move forward in your own life.

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

Joe Borders, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

I help people struggling with grief and loss issues by creating a safe, supportive environment for them to talk about what has happened to them. People tend to experience mental health problems when they are unable or do not allow themselves to experience their emotions surrounding grief and loss. Often times people in our lives try to be supportive but do not know how, so people end up telling us that there is a certain way to grieve or that we need to "just get over it". Everybody has their own grieving process. It is my job to help you open up to your emotions in a way that does not feel like they are going to swallow you whole, and to help you grieve in your own way and in your own time.

Grief Counselor

Diana Conwell, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Career Counselor, Life Coach

Within driving distance of Elk Grove

The loss of a loved one can completely turn your world upside down. It can leave you wondering if you will ever experience peace and happiness again. Grief recovery counseling offers support, guidance, and gentle coaching to guide you through the heartbreaking emotions, stress, and practical needs of living life again after loss of a loved one, or loss of health, a job, or a relationship. I can help you move through the pain of grief to a place where you truly can survive, thrive and live a meaningful life despite your loss. You don't have to walk through your grief and loss alone. Please allow me to help.

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

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

Mostly Affordable

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