Grief and Loss Counseling in Montclair, CA.

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


DeAnn Richter, LMFT
Grief Counselor

DeAnn Richter, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92870 - Nearby to Montclair.

People come and go in our lives and many times the emotions related to people leaving our lives is sometimes more than we can handle. The sadness and feelings of loss or separation is often disabling and we feel like we cannot move forward. Grief, loss and separation from someone can even be physically debilitating. Through grief and loss counseling, we will work with your emotional distress while we discover new paths to act in response to your emotional pain.

John Warrington, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

John Warrington, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 91010 - Nearby to Montclair.

When someone is grieving, it is sometimes difficult to know what to say. People feel awkward and often are reduced to well-meaning platitudes. There is no magic wand to take away the feelings experienced in grief but having a place of safety and honesty can be an important step on the road to restoration. Being able to talk, weep, get angry and feel the feelings is often present in the early stages. The purpose of grief work is not about forgetting remembering with love in spite of the wounds it leaves behind.

Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT
Grief Counselor

Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92886 - Nearby to Montclair.

Sometimes when you lose a loved one, you need extra help. If you have experienced death of a friend, spouse or someone close to you, it can create severe emotional distress. When going through a major loss like this, it is easy to feel depressed, lonely and empty. Sometimes you may say to yourself, "Just snap out of it", but it does not seem to help. If you are struggling through the loss of a loved one and need someone to talk to that can help more than just a friend, please give me a call.

Barbara Jaurequi, MS, LMFT, MAC
Grief Counselor

Barbara Jaurequi, MS, LMFT, MAC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91730 - Nearby to Montclair.

Losing a loved one can be an overwhelming and life changing experience that devastates individuals and families. When the loss is sudden, people can actually experience PTSD. And even with time to prepare for the death of a loved one, it can still be an agonizing loss. Likewise, divorce can feel like a death and grief is a normal response to such a life altering event. Therapy can help immensely. Having someone to talk to who is compassionate and understanding is an amazing outlet for the pain. Learning tools to cope is another advantage of seeking professional counseling. A therapist can guide you through the stages of grief and help you to find peace and acceptance.

Lu Ann Ahrens, MS, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Lu Ann Ahrens, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92507 - Nearby to Montclair.

Grieving is a process. I can help and will walk you through the stages of the grief cycle. We will work on coping skills and finding ways outside the therapy room to process the loss. I will support you until you feel that you no longer need/want my support. I will also suggest resources that will help. Often when someone is grieving, there's a tendency to isolate. Don't grieve alone!

John Mayfield, MFT
Grief Counselor

John Mayfield, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist

In 92832 - Nearby to Montclair.

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.

Marylee Nambu, M.A., LMFT
Grief Counselor

Marylee Nambu, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91741 - Nearby to Montclair.

Gentleness and patience are the key words for those in the process of grief and loss. When working with those who have lost a loved one, whether that be a close family member or a beloved animal companion, gentleness, empathy, and patience are of utmost importance. When working with clients who are experiencing loss. I provide special space for silence. The profound experience of loss is unique to each individual and requires space for the pain of the loss to emerge and careful regard for the mulit-dimensional experience of the empty space left behind. We will honor the healing process while simultaneously creating opportunity for transition to hope in a new season of emergent life.

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Edward L. De La Loza, 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.

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.
Grief Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92866 - Nearby to Montclair.

Grieving can be such a complicated process, filled with mixed emotions. Even seeking closure can feel confusing and wrong at times. Therapy can provide a place to gently face painful feelings and thoughts. You do not need to stay stuck in the suffering, confusion, or pain. By processing through these layers with a trained professional, you can gain understanding, peace, and healing.

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT
Grief Counselor

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychoanalyst

In 92831 - Nearby to Montclair.

Loss in all its forms in an integral facet of life. Most of us have formed deep bonds with spouses, family, and friends, and grieving is both a testimony to the deep importance of those others to us, and part of a difficult, gradual process of letting go. Therapy work includes the honoring of either ended or failed relationships--deaths of many types--and also the grieving of we go through due to illness and aging.. A good therapist-patient relationship deals with numerous such painful "necessary losses", as well with successes in life.

Deborah Vinall, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Deborah Vinall, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91786 - Nearby to Montclair.

We were not created to navigate the turbulent waters of grief alone. When grief threatens to overwhelm, when you feel as though you can no longer go on, it may be a wise idea to reach out to have someone swim alongside you until you reach a new shore. I can help you cherish the good memories, creating space to reflect on and accept conflicted emotions from the loss of a complicated relationship, and in your own timing support you as you gradually let go and reintegrate to life without your loved one. This is an incredibly painful and often confusing place to be in, but you don't have to be here alone.

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 92821 - Nearby to Montclair.

There are two emotions which can be utilized in the process of healing from trauma: anger and sadness. Sadness can be a very effective vehicle for healing. The only problem with sadness is that it is such a short leap from there to depression. Sadness heals; depression does not. Depression can keep a person stuck in the same place for years without any progress. You must be very careful not to fall into depression when you decide to explore your feelings about the negative experiences of your life. Unfortunately, many people find the difference between sadness and depression to be obscure at best, and they often vacillate between the two. We encourage you to be very careful of depression becau....

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC
Grief Counselor

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC

Licensed Pastor Counselor, Certified Temperament Counselor

In 92807 - Nearby to Montclair.

Losing a friend, spouse, or family member is always a difficult trial. Nobody wants to experience or think about these types of events, but it's happened. Perhaps you've tried to cope, but it still hurts. There is help and support for you no matter what stage of grief you're in. We will help guide you through this unfortunate state in your life with all the care and support that you need. Many have made it through and hope can still be found! Reach out to us. You deserve to live again!



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Montclair, CA.

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

Montclair is located in San Bernardino County, California. It has a land area of 5.51 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Montclair is 38,690 people with 10,498 households and a median annual income of $49,366. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Montclair, CA

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Montclair, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Montclair may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Montclair public health department.