Grief and Loss Counseling in La Jolla, CA.

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


Grief Counselor

Roxanne Strauss, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Jolla

People experience many different kinds of grief and loss, from the death of a friend or family member (including pets) to loosing a job or one's health. Therapy for grief and loss can help you through a very difficult and painful transition. Grief is a normal reaction to loss, and allowing yourself to spend time grieving instead of pushing down the feelings and emotions that ought to be expressed can help you to manage through this time in the best way possible. I provide a safe and caring place and a supportive therapeutic relationship as you work through your experience and manage the wide range of emotions you may feel.

Grief Counselor

Sue Cates, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Jolla

Grief and loss are a part of life yet can feel overwhelming! If you are suffering from illness, the death of a loved one, loss of a job or relationship, or going through life transitions, therapy can assist in your healing. Grief can be isolating. Individuals, couples, and families can learn to stay connected rather than be torn apart during these difficult times. Learning to cope with your situation in an accepting atmosphere can help you develop a renewed sense of hope and renewed connection, first to yourself and then to significant others. You do not need to go through your pain alone!

Grief Counselor

Thomas Schmierer, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Jolla

Grieving cannot be done alone. All you can do by yourself is be sad and alone. This is not healing. Grieving is a process that has a beginning and an end and must include one other person who is understanding and compassionate. If you are tired of feeling like no one understands your loss on an emotional level, then you may wish to consider a visit with Thomas.

Grief Counselor

Pamela Polcyn, Ph.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Jolla

Grief and Loss are some of the most difficult transitions we encounter in life. You can learn emotional release, Mindfulness and other skills as ways to ease the pain and suffering that these losses can create. Although it may not feel like it when you encounter a loss, facing the challenge can be transformational. New understandings can unfold from going through these situations consciously. With the right support your heart can heal and you can move on in life with ease and grace. i collaborate with you to balance conflicting parts of your life and to transform difficult stresses into meaningful challenges.

Grief Counselor

Patricia Kelly Michals, LCSW, MFT

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Jolla

The only way to heal from grief is by grieving. There is no other way around it. Grief and loss are two of the most painful feelings we can experience. The hopelessness and helplessness that accompany these feelings are deep and seem unrelenting. Bereavement counseling can provide a safe place for the expression of all feelings surrounding grief including anger, and the realization that love is stronger than death and loss.

Grief Counselor

Donna Scott, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Jolla

Sometimes when losing your special loved one, your heart may cause you to wonder if you will ever enjoy life again. Learning about the grieving process is one way to build hope. There is no "normal" in grief. Your grief journey will be unique to you. I can help you identify and let go of the feelings you may have buried inside. I will also provide tools to equip you through the process. I want to support you as you learn to live and define life without the presence of your loved one.

Grief Counselor

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach

Online Therapist & Coach, Online Career Counselor

Within driving distance of La Jolla

EXPERIENCING THE INTENSE PAIN OF LOSS? Whether it is due to the loss of a loved one, a job or something that means a lot to you, I can help! In counseling you can work through the feelings of sadness, grief, emptiness, regret, anger, guilt, frustration… so that you can come to terms with unfinished businesses and move on to healing, recovery, growth and empowerment. Don't hesitate to call me for a free telephone consultation session.

Grief Counselor

Andrew Last, L.M.F.T., C.S.A.T

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Jolla

Are you greving the loss of a loved one? At times, grief can be overhwleming and bring you to your knees. I am compassionate and empathetic and can help you work through your pain in a sensative and skillfull manner. Find a place of warmth to process and work through the pain. Regain yourself, heal, and restore you heart by contacting me today.

Grief Counselor

Elisabeth Caetano, MA, MFT #37010

Licensed Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of La Jolla

People tend to associate grief and loss with death and dying, however symptoms of loss are associated with any major life change. Examples of life changes include: Marriage Divorce Birth of First Child Career change Moving Mid-life Identity issues Empty-nesting Retiring These are just a few examples of life changes that are associate with feelings of loss. Grief and loss is a normal human experience and I teach concrete skills and tools to navigate through these life changes.

Grief Counselor

Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of La Jolla

Grief and loss is a painful and individual experience. Individuals express and experience bereavement in their own unique way. Grief work is beneficial to individuals dealing with bereavement because it provides one with the opportunity to process the loss, release painful emotions, develop constructive coping mechanisms and reinvest one's emotional energy in the present. Grief work also allows one to develop a new connection to the loss and provides one with a unique opportunity for personal growth.

Grief Counselor

Tami Chelew, MA, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - LMFT #79759

Within driving distance of La Jolla

Grief and loss are a part of life and how we deal with it are our feelings around it is very important for internal relief. I help clients undue unwilled and unwanted unbearable aloneness. This can come from many different areas in our lives such as past or present trauma, loss of a relationship, death of a loved one, etc.. Helping clients move through the grief and loss process with support and care is a priority to me.

Grief Counselor

David Peters, MS, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Jolla

When you suffer the loss of a loved one, you certainly will experience great sorrow. But it is also possible that you may experience symptoms similar to clinical depression. It is normal for these symptoms to last for days. But if they continue at a significant level for a week or more, you may need extra support. Grief counseling can be of benefit. I will help you move through the grief process in a constructive and purposeful way. We will engage you in specific interventions that honor your loss, and help you find the meaning in the painful reality you experience. Taking time for purposeful grieving, you learn to re-engage in your normal life, minimizing the risk of clinical depression.

Grief Counselor

Deborah Moyer, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of La Jolla

The loss of a loved one, a relationship, or even a job can leave you wondering how to cope. While grief is a normal part of loss, it can sometimes be hard to see a way to the other side of grief on your own. Grief is a journey you are on, not a place you have to stay. I can help you find ways to honor the memories while also finding hope again for the future.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in La Jolla, CA.

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

La Jolla is located in San Diego County, California.