Grief and Loss Counseling in Forest City, FL.

Therapy and bereavement services in Forest City, FL. Find real help with the right therapist.


Yolanda Brailey, MA, LMHC, NCC
Grief Counselor

Yolanda Brailey, MA, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 32819 - Nearby to Forest City.

Grief and loss are inevitable parts of the life process; however, prolonged grief can cause great turmoil and interfere with daily functioning. The counseling environment is a place of healing for grieving clients in which they can ventilate their feelings, identify and implement healthy ways to grieve, and experience empathy and support from the therapist. Journaling and memorializing are two common techniques used in bereavement counseling. Some examples of grief and loss issues addressed in therapy include the death of a loved one, the termination of a relationship, job loss, financial instability, or being diagnosed with a life threatening illness. Please call today to begin.

John Gallagher, M.Ed., LMHC, CAP
Grief Counselor

John Gallagher, M.Ed., LMHC, CAP

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 32789 - Nearby to Forest City.

Loss is painful whether it involves a person, pet, or even a part of ourselves such as health or a career. As human beings we are designed to attach strongly to the people we love. When attachment bonds are threatened we feel extremely strong emotions. Fortunately we are resilient beings and most often the thing that helps us most is having a safe and secure place to explore emotions and make sense of the loss. As we explore your grief we will work at your pace. Should the need arise we will explore any issues that might be complicate or interfere with the grieving process such as unfinished business or unresolved trauma.

Gordon Hobbie, Ph.D., LMHC
Grief Counselor

Gordon Hobbie, Ph.D., LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 32792 - Nearby to Forest City.

Dr. Hobbie would be honored to walk with you to find hope in your dark days of loss. He aspires to provide a safe accepting place to grieve in the face of significant sorrow. With a compassion for this particularly difficult road of life, he is committed to helping you find a voice to express your grief. He will walk with you as you consider how to reach out to God and others in your time of loss.

Debbie Sawicki-Lake, MA, LMHC
Grief Counselor

Debbie Sawicki-Lake, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 32750 - Nearby to Forest City.

Experiencing loss is painful, and you may be feeling very sad and alone. It may seem like the hurt is too much to bear and may never go away. You may be convinced there is no hope of ever feeling differently again. The truth is, loss brings about many emotions, some of which can be difficult to accept. But know this…these feelings are normal. They are a normal human response to losing someone or something we care about deeply. While difficult to comprehend, the things you are feeling and experiencing can change. As a professional trained to help people heal after loss, I will support and guide you through the steps you must take in order to cope and move forward once again. 407-699-5824

Brian Murray, LMHC, NCC
Grief Counselor

Brian Murray, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

In 32750 - Nearby to Forest City.

Grieving comes in many forms and sometimes can actually be unrecognizable, especially for something that happened many years ago such as grieving the loss of a happy childhood. We can grieve the loss experienced in change, such as job loss, moving and losing daily interactions with great friends. Most people thinking of grief as the loss of a loved one through death, but it can be much more than that. Regardless of the type of loss, it can be very helping to talk to someone who has an ear to hear your story of how you have experienced loss.

Jenifer Garrido, MSW, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Jenifer Garrido, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Psychotherapist

In 32804 - Nearby to Forest City.

My goal is to assist my clients with giving themselves "permission" to grieve. I often find that people struggle with this emotion, particularly when they are grieving the loss of a relationship, and not a death. While I caution clients that grieving doesn't have an expiration date, we can get "stuck" in the past and not know how to move past the pain of yesterday. I aim to teach clients healthy and productive ways to express and process their emotions, such as anger, sadness and fear, and find effective ways to help them let go so they can begin to create a new life on their terms.

Deborah Galvin, MSW
Grief Counselor

Deborah Galvin, MSW

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern

In 34786 - Nearby to Forest City.

Grief and loss are milestones that everyone will face at some point in their life. It is something that is unavoidable as we attach to others throughout life. I work closely with clients who are experiencing pain and difficulty in their lives due to a separation or loss of someone close to them. Together, we can work through these feelings and discover new ways of coping through these difficult times.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 32801 - Nearby to Forest City.

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.

Janie Lacy, LMHC, NCC, CSAT
Grief Counselor

Janie Lacy, LMHC, NCC, CSAT

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 32751 - Nearby to Forest City.

Janie specializes in grief & loss and she knows the importance of coping with grief & loss in our lives. Janie is experienced working with individuals, families and couples dealing with the grief and loss around death, a relationship, finances and so much more! Janie also knows that if grief and loss are not processed and healed in a healthy way, this can lead many people down a road of destructive patterns and unhealthy coping strategies! Call Janie today at 407-622-1770!

Cindy Fabico, MA, LMHC, LMFT, NCC, Life Coach
Grief Counselor

Cindy Fabico, MA, LMHC, LMFT, NCC, Life Coach

Lic Mental Health Counselor,Lic Marriage & Family Therapist

In 32819 - Nearby to Forest City.

Grief and loss come in a number of different packages. Some familiar life transitions that involve grief include death, divorce, an empty nest, and job loss but this is by no means an exhaustive list. My approach to working with clients who are grieving is to initially create a safe space to hear their story and to normalize how they are feeling. Grief has no set path and is different for each person. The only thing that I know for sure is that the pain of loss is often unbearable and for this reason we often try to sidestep it. This may work for a while but eventually the feelings resurface in some way, either physical or emotional. Let's walk together as you make your way back.

Beliza Perez, Qualified Supervisor
Grief Counselor

Beliza Perez, Qualified Supervisor

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 32765 - Nearby to Forest City.

Young people deal with grief and loss differently. I help them to process their grief, accept the loss/change and move forward in a healthy way. Their family can also be a part of the process through a collage, journal or letter writing to/about the loss. Some children find peace in holding onto a momento/token of a loved one. In therapy we find the best way for them to deal with the loss and grief.

Shawn Riker, LMFT, Certified Hypnotherapist
Grief Counselor

Shawn Riker, LMFT, Certified Hypnotherapist

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 32779 - Nearby to Forest City.

Losing a loved one or a relationship can be one of the most challenging events you will experience. I can help you turn this traumatic moment into an opportunity for breakthrough. This process includes redefining your relationship with a loved one, or re-discovering a piece of yourself that has been lost. I encourage you to embrace the reality that you can thrive even in the wake of grief or loss. The next season may bring renewal.

Wendy Crane, Ed.S., LMFT, NCC, CHt
Grief Counselor

Wendy Crane, Ed.S., LMFT, NCC, CHt

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 32746 - Nearby to Forest City.

Grief shows up through several life experiences: the loss of a loved one, divorce, major life transitions, or realizing that something or someone in your life does not match "the dream" you had in your mind. In counseling I invite you to understand the stages of grief and work your way through each one. My role is to hold space for you to face your disbelief, express your anger, cry seemingly endless tears, bargain for a new outcome, and find the courage to delve into your sadness. Taking one step at a time, you eventually reach a place of peace and acceptance. Through this incredible experience of growth and expansion, I will support you in discovering the depth of your own strength.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Forest City, FL.

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

Forest City is located in Seminole County, Florida. It has a land area of 4.28 square miles and a water area of 0.64 square miles.  The population of Forest City is 14,724 people with 4,705 households and a median annual income of $56,563. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Forest City, FL

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Forest City 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 Forest City therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Forest City public health department.