Grief and Loss Counseling in Ventura, CA.

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


Maureen Houtz, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Maureen Houtz, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

119 Figueroa Street, Ventura, California 93001 | 805 794 4755

Working with older adult children as they care for their aging parents involves grief and loss. The difficulty in becoming the caregiver of one's parent stirs up many feelings of loss and pending grief. Anticipating the changes that life brings as we age are also stages of grief that when navigated well bring a greater sense of contentment. Whether it be a parent or a beloved pet, grief is painful. Gaining understanding of the process does help.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC
Grief Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

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 there—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.

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.


Compassionate Bereavement Services in Ventura, CA.

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

Ventura is located in Ventura County, California. It has a land area of 21.81 square miles and a water area of 10.43 square miles.  The population of Ventura is 109,708 people with 41,029 households and a median annual income of $66,995. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Ventura, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Ventura are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Ventura public health department.