Grief and Loss Counseling in Placentia, CA.

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


Susan Purrington, Psy.D.
Grief Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92866 - Nearby to Placentia.

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.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Grief Counselor

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

When we lose someone we love, it feels like we have lost a part of ourselves. Something within us has been torn out, leaving a hole that we easily imagine will never heal. The pain can be profound, the feelings of helplessness, or regret, or guilt overwhelming. Having a partnership where you can talk through these feelings can make a huge difference not only in how quickly and how well you are able to move through the process of grieving, but also how you ultimately are able to frame the experience and your memories of the person lost into the narrative of your own self and life as you move forward. What you carry with you afterward is just as important as surviving the hurt of the loss.

Megan Minnick, LPCC
Grief Counselor

Megan Minnick, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 92821 - Nearby to Placentia.

We all know that with life comes loss but it doesn't make the experience any easier. Grief and loss is different for everyone and there is no right way to go through the process. Loss in life can bring about changes in our view of the world or ourselves; it can often bring about anxieties that we've never experienced before. My approach is to help you understand the grieving process and how to move forward in life.

Emily Newman, MA, LMFT, LPCC
Grief Counselor

Emily Newman, MA, LMFT, LPCC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92647 - Nearby to Placentia.

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.

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92618 - Nearby to Placentia.

Grief and loss can occur at any time in many ways during a person's life. It can be an actual death, illness, a loss of relationship or even a loss of a career or job, an identity. While normal and a part of life, they are often met with indifference and ignorance, sometimes fear. Thru the process of therapy grief and loss can be explored and understood, it can be a shared experience where there is value and acceptance.

Megan Lundgren, M.S. LMFT
Grief Counselor

Megan Lundgren, M.S. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91016 - Nearby to Placentia.

You need support. Someone who can really listen. I'm here to help you. Grief and Loss counseling is a safe place where you can talk about feeling helpless and hopeless. In the warmth of my home-like office, we can talk about how to cope - and ultimately, how to heal. If you are hurting from a loss, give me a call at (626) 272-4908. I'm here for you.

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT
Grief Counselor

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT

Gesell Psychotherapy

In 92626 - Nearby to Placentia.

Many losses can feel unbearable. Sometimes it may feel like you cannot survive the pain. Grieving is painful, however repressing the pain is worse. It is crucial that you express and mourn your losses. Emotional illness like depression and anxiety occur when we do not express our grief. I would like to help you work through the grieving process and begin living your life again.

Barbara Jaurequi, MS, LMFT, MAC
Grief Counselor

Barbara Jaurequi, MS, LMFT, MAC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91730 - Nearby to Placentia.

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.

Mark Pines, MA LMFT
Grief Counselor

Mark Pines, MA LMFT

License Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92780 - Nearby to Placentia.

I help client recover from losses. I emphasize BEING WITH people grief and allowing them to feel their feeling fully. There is a huge difference grieving alone vs grieving with another person who cares about you. I believe that when grief is shared, one can gradually transcend it. Finding the right person to help you is a lot to do with chemistry. Please call me at (949) 288-3123 if you have any questions at all. I want your therapy journey to be as successful as possible.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Registered Psychological Assistant

In 91106 - Nearby to Placentia.

Grieving is a complex process. There is no right or wrong, ideal or non-ideal formulaic process to grieving. Grief is personal and varies from person to person. Allowing oneself to grief, while not loosing perspective on life is a difficult process and often requires assistance. This is where I can be of help. I will listen and provide guidance during the process of grief.

Rochelle Green, PhD, RPS
Grief Counselor

Rochelle Green, PhD, RPS

Research Psychoanalyst Candidate

In 92660 - Nearby to Placentia.

Working through the loss of a loved one can be one of the most difficult challenges in life. My approach to this special challenge is to work with clients to process the loss of their relationship and to enter into a safe environment in which real mourning can occur. With compassion, we can come to terms with the loss and create a contest for cherishing what was.

Amie Lowery-Luyties, MFT, PPS, MS
Grief Counselor

Amie Lowery-Luyties, MFT, PPS, MS

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90802 - Nearby to Placentia.

I have worked with victims of trauma and abuse for over 15 years. I have been trained on many different methods to helping a client through their trauma so that they can begin living without PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) symptoms. Many people come to therapy because of the nightmares, trouble sleeping, having flashbacks, and having intimacy issues because they cannot let their guard down. For 10 years I worked using strictly a “person centered” approach to therapy. That means that I would let the survivor tell their story in their own way and not really guide them much. My main job was to make sure they felt safe and figured out ways to be safe. This process took a very long time, but it ....

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Placentia.

Depression and anxiety are often a result of not having processed past difficult situations. We all experience loss, and we have a natural process involving our emotions which helps us recover. Most of us do not receive the permission or the teaching to help us use this natural process. Therapy can help work through "stuck" experiences so that we are freer to move forward in life with less restriction.

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD
Grief Counselor

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

In 92648 - Nearby to Placentia.

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.

Gail Desilets, MA, MS, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Gail Desilets, MA, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90806 - Nearby to Placentia.

Some times we need a little extra support when it comes to grief. We can feel completely overwhelmed by the sadness. If you feel like you are having a particularly hard time with this loss call me. I will be there to help you get through this difficult time. Some times you just need a little extra guidance get you through. Call (562) 477-2530 and let me help you do this like you need.

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC
Grief Counselor

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC

Licensed Pastor Counselor, Certified Temperament Counselor

In 92807 - Nearby to Placentia.

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!

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 92626 - Nearby to Placentia.

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.

Suzanne Jessee, M.A.
Grief Counselor

Suzanne Jessee, M.A.

Counselor

In 92647 - Nearby to Placentia.

If you are suffering from moderate to severe grief and loss symptoms it is very helpful to attend therapy. Therapy will provide a healthy and safe outlet for you to express your inner emotions and thoughts. The therapist will provide a unique treatment plan and recovery goals for situation. You will also be introduced additional options including access to a psychiatrist if needed, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), meditation practices, yoga, and other holistic options.

Marylee Nambu, M.A., LMFT
Grief Counselor

Marylee Nambu, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91741 - Nearby to Placentia.

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.

Andrea Schoon, M.A., LMFT
Grief Counselor

Andrea Schoon, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92648 - Nearby to Placentia.

We are so lucky to have people in our lives that we love and whom have made an impact. It is a painful thing to have to say goodbye to that person. It is a process which is unique to each individual. No one can determine how long you will grieve for or exactly how you will navigate the grieving stages. With understanding, empathy and some tools to help you through the suffering, you can move through grief in a healthy way. If you feel you are struggling with grief then getting professional help is the next step.

Drew Carr, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Drew Carr, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to Placentia.

Losing someone is profound. Humans do not understand how to process loss. Our brain's do not know how process someone not being there. I can be there with you as you are looking to move forward with your life. Much of the work can involve processing emotion, remembering the important stories and lessons, and then choosing to move in a way that dignifies the loss.

OC Relationship Center, LMFT
Grief Counselor

OC Relationship Center, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92660 - Nearby to Placentia.

Grief hurts. The loss of a love hurts. And other losses too - like the loss of a job or a move. Are you tired of well-meaning friends who just don't get it? You hurt. You want love and support but some people are in your life are trying to get you to make (or change) decisions that don't feel quite right. Here is what we at OC Relationship Center know: It takes as long as it takes. And sometimes it takes an unbiased third party to help you sort it all out. Please let us help. If you are struggling with grief or loss, please visit http://OCRelationshipCenter.com or call us at 949.381.5778. We want to help you feel better and sort this all out.

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD
Grief Counselor

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Placentia.

According to the Kubler-Ross model, there are five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. I believe that the grieving process is different for everyone. I think the most important thing for people who are dealing with loss is to accept that what they are feeling is normal for their process. My goal is to help people to grieve in a healthy way that identifies coping skills and support systems.

Piper Glasier, MSW, LCSW, Psy.D
Grief Counselor

Piper Glasier, MSW, LCSW, Psy.D

Psychotherapist/Psychoanalyst

In 92653 - Nearby to Placentia.

We all experience forms of grief and loss at times in our life. If we can thoroughly and deeply allow ourselves to grieve our losses, it lessens the chance loss will convert into depression. The natural tendency is to avoid this process, but we benefit greatly from submitting to it. Loss is inevitable, but we can have an influence on how we choose to handle it. One of my greatest privileges is to come alongside someone who is grappling with a profound loss in their life. It can be a time of significant transformation.

Carla DeFraine, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Carla DeFraine, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 92618 - Nearby to Placentia.

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.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Placentia, CA.

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

Placentia is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 6.61 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Placentia is 52,495 people with 16,050 households and a median annual income of $79,598. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Placentia, CA

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