Grief and Loss Counseling in Fair Oaks, CA.

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


Gita Seshadri, Ph.D, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Gita Seshadri, Ph.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95816 - Nearby to Fair Oaks.

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.

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

Available for Online Therapy

Although grief is an inevitable experience in life, coping with loss can be immobilizing. Because each individual is unique, finding the support you need to move through to a place of peace and acceptance is vital. I work with clients to help them process the pain of loss by addressing the physical, emotional, and spiritual issues that may be keeping them from resolving their pain and moving forward to a place of healing and acceptance. We work together to build a structure that both motivates and enables the healing process to begin and ultimately gives them the opportunity to overcome and triumph over grief.

Catherine Zanzi, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Catherine Zanzi, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC # 53648

In 95811 - Nearby to Fair Oaks.

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.

Kimberly Greene, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Kimberly Greene, LMFT

Kimberly Greene, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95661 - Nearby to Fair Oaks.

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.

Joan Fellows, M.A. MFC
Grief Counselor

Joan Fellows, M.A. MFC

Licensed Marriage, Family, Individual Therapist

In 95814 - Nearby to Fair Oaks.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
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.

Jennifer Lee, M.A., LMFT
Grief Counselor

Jennifer Lee, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95746 - Nearby to Fair Oaks.

Grieving is a process that is unique and different for each individual. Sometimes we put it off because we are afraid that once we face it, it will never end! Grieving, while difficult, can be a sacred time to reflect, accept, and recover. You can start healing and moving forward. I can help you deal with the painful losses you've experienced. Although loss cannot be reversed, learning how to accept and cope with grief can be tremendously empowering. I will support you in a gentle, sensitive manner as we honor your experience and work toward peaceful resolution of your pain.

Genevieve Fahey, M.A.
Grief Counselor

Genevieve Fahey, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95811 - Nearby to Fair Oaks.

As someone who has dealt with grief and loss in my own life, I am able to hold space for the many different experiences and emotions that grief can express itself as. Sometimes we just need someone to witness our experience. In our culture, we rush grief. It can be a slow process, and I respect that. Additionally, I often use art therapy in grief work as it helps us express what we cannot find the words for.

Joan Druckman, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Joan Druckman, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 95630 - Nearby to Fair Oaks.

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.

Heather Blessing, Heather Cassandra Blessing, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Heather Blessing, Heather Cassandra Blessing, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95864 - Nearby to Fair Oaks.

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.

Caitlin Markham, MA, MFTI
Grief Counselor

Caitlin Markham, MA, MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

In 95661 - Nearby to Fair Oaks.

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.

Brian Kypta, MA, LMFT 82219
Grief Counselor

Brian Kypta, MA, LMFT 82219

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95630 - Nearby to Fair Oaks.

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.

Ryan Chambers, AMFT, MA
Grief Counselor

Ryan Chambers, AMFT, MA

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95630 - Nearby to Fair Oaks.

I have helped clients grieve losses of loved ones by looking at the meanings that the person lost had in a client's life. Depending on the type of loss, we also write good-bye letters to lost people to gain closure. We also celebrate their lives, choosing to remember the positive aspects that this person added to the client's life. Spirituality helps tremendously in grief counseling. Giving up control or our existence to a higher power helps us come to peace with the fact that we cannot control events and behaviors outside our control. We can bring a sense of control back into our lives by setting up daily schedules or rituals.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Fair Oaks, CA.

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

Fair Oaks is located in Sacramento County, California. It has a land area of 10.79 square miles and a water area of 0.45 square miles.  The population of Fair Oaks is 31,256 people with 12,751 households and a median annual income of $73,115. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Fair Oaks, CA

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Fair Oaks 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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Fair Oaks public health department.