Grief and Loss Counseling in Huntington Beach, CA.

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


Christine Brown, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Christine Brown, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

1913 Dutton Drive, Suite 306, San Marcos, Texas 78666 | 714 717-2521

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance. Go through the stages and you'll be fine. Don't you wish it were this easy? Losing someone you love affects every part of you. You're sad and scared and anxious. You're pulling away from people, wishing they would just leave you alone. Or you're feeling guilty for that last angry word you said, or the words you didn't say. God's getting his share of your anger with many "Why did you let this happen?" The old adage is true: a burden shared is a burden halved. Therapy will provide a safe place for you to unpack your whole burden of grief and guilt and anger and sorrow, and to eventually learn how to begin living again.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D
Grief Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

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.

Sue Shepard, MFT
Grief Counselor

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

2900 Bristol St., Suite G-201, Costa Mesa, California 92626 | 714-751-0888

Grief & loss is often felt with the death of a loved one. It can also be experienced from the loss of a relationship, your health, your job, or your home. The grieving process can be complicated. You may love someone who suffers from a significant memory loss due to Alzheimer’s, stroke or a traumatic brain injury. You may feel guilty for grieving the loss of the person you knew before the illness because you feel you should be grateful he/she is still alive. As a person loses their memory, an important part of who they are gets lost. It is appropriate for this grieving process to begin before death. I would love to support you through whatever loss you are currently experiencing.

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D
Grief Counselor

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

16168 Beach Blvd. #241, Huntington Beach, California 92647 | 714-960-2490

I understand that you need a safe and comforting person to think out loud with and and find the best therapy toolsI for your healing journey at your unique pace. We will work together to help ease the pain and plan for the future. You can learn to find the courage to find the strength in you by taiking it out and using stimple tools that we can discover together.

Brandon Wetzler, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Brandon Wetzler, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

17111 Beach Blvd. Ste. 205, Huntington Beach, California 92647 | 714-326-6578

The loss of a family member or a close friend can be a traumatic event. It's common to have a mixture of feelings at this time as well as difficulty picturing how our life can go on without our loved one. In therapy it can be helpful to reminisce about our experiences with them and articulate the feelings we have, no matter what the feelings or experiences are. All while in a private and safe environment

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP
Grief Counselor

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner

Available for Online Therapy

Grief is hard. Grief is natural. Animals grieve. Grief is something we feel deep in our bodies and can be disorienting and destabilizing. Grief brings up questions about who we are, the world, the existence or goodness of God, and purpose and futility of life. Dealing with grief, especially when the loss is traumatic and unexpected, requires a slow and tender space to allow the grief to move through our body and to settle in our hearts with warmth and memory. I am here to help you grieve the loss of your loved one, experience, health , future or even your beloved pet. .

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD
Grief Counselor

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

1550 Bayside Drive, Suite 6, Corona Del Mar, California 92625 | 949-280-7729

Navigating the pain of grief is an individual process, which can result in a myriad of social/cognitive/physical/emotional symptoms. Each person’s experience is unique, and should be treated as such. Treatment helps to understand the complexity of the loss, in addition how to manage its symptoms. Many people around you have unrealistic expectations of how you should handle, or can be uncomfortable with normal grief reactions. The support you receive at this difficult time should be consistent to help you to manage the wide variety of feelings you will have for weeks and months following such a major loss in your life.

Emily Newman, MA, LMFT, LPCC
Grief Counselor

Emily Newman, MA, LMFT, LPCC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

16152 Beach Boulevard, Suite 260, Huntington Beach, California 92647 | (714)274-9361

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.

Edward L. De La Loza, EdD, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Edward L. De La Loza, EdD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

The experience of grief and loss, while expected at various life stages, can result in physical pain, and the emergence of symptoms that lead to experiencing a slow downward spiral in overall wellbeing, and perhaps desire to withdrawal from personal and professional commitments. Many clients seek compassionate and sensitive guidance to navigate through the ups and downs of any number of losses, ranging from diminishing health, to ending a relationship, or other life transition. Together, clients and I develop a transformative plan to stabilize, heal, gain insight and to enhance their proficiency to improve the strength needed to reconstitute their skills and hopes for today and the future.


Compassionate Bereavement Services in Huntington Beach, CA.

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

Huntington Beach is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 26.93 square miles and a water area of 5.18 square miles.  The population of Huntington Beach is 201,899 people with 74,460 households and a median annual income of $83,252. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Huntington Beach, CA

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Huntington Beach 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 Huntington Beach public health department.