Grief and Loss Counseling in Ontario, CA.

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


Grief Counselor

Kelly Duggan Shearer, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Ontario

Loss can be experienced in many different ways - death (expected or sudden), ending of a relationship, and/or life transitions. Well meaning friends and family can try to get us to "move past it" faster than we are ready to. These interactions can be hurtful and sometimes add to our pain. Working through issues of grief and loss can give you a safe place to express your feelings so that you can work through your disbelief, pain, and anger to a place of healing.

Grief Counselor

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Ontario

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.

Grief Counselor

John Warrington, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Ontario

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.

Grief Counselor

Hui Reccow, MA, MFTI

Registered Marriage Family Therapist intern

Within driving distance of Ontario

Grief & Loss is part of the rhythm of life through our growing, living, and dying. No matter what phase we are at in life, loss has been experienced, and when that loss is heightened by death or suicide of a loved one, grief can feel overwhelming and unbearable. I offer support around the pain in grief & loss so that you can heal and have the quality of life that honors the loss.

Grief Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Ontario

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.

Grief Counselor

Catherine Wheeler, MFT

Dr.

Within driving distance of Ontario

A part of life we all face at some point is coping with grief or loss. Using tools to help you recover from the sadness or lonliness you may struggle with is helpful. In some cases people struggle with grief or loss from thier past that they may not have really dealt with. Using tools to deal with buried pain that surfaces and causes depression or anxiety helps you feel ready for the next pahse of your life!

Grief Counselor

Stuart Kaplowitz, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Ontario

For those of you experiencing separation or loss, I am sorry for what you may be going through. I wish I could fix it and make the pain go away. Actually though, there is great value in experiencing these feelings and I am honored if you are reaching out and willing to face them. Good for you. Sadness, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance come with the territory and whatever you may be feeling is important. Please stay courageous and share. Help is here.

Grief Counselor

Ed Segawa, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Ontario

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.

Grief Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

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 thereā€”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

Sandra Lambert, LMFT, LPCC, Ed.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Ontario

The death of someone we love is devastating and painful for all of us. All of your feelings are "normal" and it is ok to allow yourself the opportunity to experience them. But sometimes the sad, anxious thoughts and feelings do not dimish and you may need help in dealing with your grief. I provide a safe and compassionate place for you to share your thoughts, feelings and memories as well as helpful stratagies to help you cope and find meaning in this life altering loss.

Grief Counselor

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc.

Within driving distance of Ontario

Most people come to therapy because of some loss and the need for grief work . Whether it is the loss of a job, the loss of a relationship, the loss of a loved one, most therapy involves grieving. We listen to the clients loss and validate their pain. We help educate them about the stages of grieving, then give them tools to help them tolerate the pain. It has been said ,"Most people don't care about how much we know, until they know how much we care". We genuinely respect each and every person who calls. We provide clients our direct cell phone numbers , because we want to be easily accessible to them.

Grief Counselor

Deborah Vinall, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Ontario

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.

Grief Counselor

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

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Ontario

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....



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Ontario, CA.

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

Ontario is located in San Bernardino County, California. It has a land area of 49.93 square miles and a water area of 0.06 square miles.  The population of Ontario is 171,214 people with 47,375 households and a median annual income of $54,114. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Ontario, CA

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Ontario is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Ontario therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility