Grief and Loss Counseling in Oakwood, GA.

Therapy and bereavement services in Oakwood, GA. Find real help with the right therapist.


Grief Counselor

Kalpana Murthy, MBA, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified EMDR Therapist, Career Coach, Brain Health Coach

Within driving distance of Oakwood

I have advanced training and experience in helping people deal with traumatic loss and grief including loss through suicide, accident or needing to put a pet to sleep. My approach helps you reduce disturbing images and bad dreams related to the loss, reduce feelings of guilt, reduce a sense of hopelessness about your future, and reconnect to happy images and memories of the person or pet you lost. I have also helped people with job loss and relationship endings. I also incorporate a six step model for accommodating loss and EMDR Therapy to help reduce the pain of the grief process.

Grief Counselor

Trish Hastings, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor, National Cert. Counselor

Within driving distance of Oakwood

There are many different kinds of losses: loss of a loved one through death, loss of a loved one for some other reason, loss of a spouse due to divorce or separation, loss of a job, loss of a home, loss of financial resources, loss of health, loss of a pet, etc. The loss of hopes and dreams can be devastating. When these feelings of grief are put aside without being addressed, then the unresolved grief can affect you in unexpected ways. However, by allowing yourself to grieve and to work through these losses with a caring counselor, then you can come to a place of healing and hope again.

Grief Counselor

Aaron Karnilow, Ph.D.

Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology and Fellow American Academy of Clinical Psychology

Within driving distance of Oakwood

Grief is a psychological reaction to loss. Losses come in many different forms, for example loss of a loved one, being severely injured in an accident, being diagnosed with a debilitating illness, breakup of a marital relationship, postpartum depression and experiences such as grieving over the loss of a job. During the course of my career I headed up the Rehabilitation Psychology Services in one of the largest hospitals in the U.S. where I had the opportunity to work with grief reactions in people experiencing illnesses and injuries ranging from cancer to strokes to severe mental illness and spinal cord injury.

Grief Counselor

Lorraine Wrage, M.Ed., LPC, CST

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Sex Therapist

Within driving distance of Oakwood

I utilize an active model of grieving that helps the client have a map, so to speak, to be able to recognize where they are in the process of working through the loss. For example, the first step is to get through the denial and shock of what has happened to where one can accept its reality. Secondly, it's important to tell one's story in order to address a person's desire to regain what was lost. Third, is to address the despair and effects to one's life by coming to terms with what has happened, making meaning, identifying specific goals for therapy along with a treatment plan. Then finally, moving forward, withdrawing the energy once given to the trauma and redirecting it to find meaning.

Grief Counselor

Lisa Meyer, M.A., LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Oakwood

In a culture that has everything fast-tracked, grieving the loss of a loved one is hard to do in a healthy way. The impact of loosing someone close to you can be immobilizing. The importance of healthy grieving cannot be underestimated, and failure to do so can impact your well-being for years to come. In our work together you will be encouraged to grieve in healthy ways, provided a safe outlet to explore the impact and feelings of your loss and equipped with skills and resources to regain functionality in your life. Additionally, through our work together you will find meaningful ways to memorialize your loved one and celebrate the one you love and dearly miss.

Grief Counselor

Cindy McKee, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Oakwood

Grief is a process and the length of grief will vary. Grief needs to be respected to be addressed and we live in a society that wants people to "get over it" quickly. People also want to get out of pain as quickly as possible. Grieving and mourning needs to be faced and supported. When people get stuck in issues such as anger or even guilt, they often need assistance with addressing these issues. Therapy is beneficial with these issues. Depending on how the person died, there may be some trauma accompanying grief as well. At times addressing the trauma may be necessary.

Grief Counselor

Kara McDaniel, PhD, LPC, NCC, DCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Oakwood

One of the most difficult, emotionally overwhelming, and heartbreaking times in our lives occurs following the loss of someone or something very near and dear to our hearts. Whether you are experiencing the physical loss of a beloved family member and/or pet or a symbolic loss, such as a job loss, I am here to help support you through the process of healing which has no time table. You deserve to find a sense of peace, fulfillment, and contentment again!

Grief Counselor

Wendy Dickinson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Oakwood

We have all experience loss in one way or another. Whether it be loss of a loved one, career, or dream, we can all identify with the heartbreak that comes from moving on. Often people say "time heals all wounds," and partly that is true, however time itself isn't magic. Time allows us space to be able to process and grieve. When the loss is overwhelming, people often get stuck in the grief. We work with clients to help them get unstuck, honor the loss, heal the wound, and when they are ready - dream new dreams. You do not have to be alone in this grieving process. Let us walk with you through this difficult time.

Grief Counselor

Dorice Neir, M.Ed., M.A., L.P.C.

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Oakwood

Grief counseling can help you, after the death of a loved one, reorient yourself in how you relate to the deceased, yourself, and your outside world. It includes facing the reality of this loss, finding ways to express and channel your pain, and then reconstruct your attachment from one in the physical realm to one of more symbolic interaction. Other ways you can be helped include developing a new sense of identity-revamping your way of being in the presence of your loved one and now without it. Along with this, I will help you articulate your losses, find healthy ways to compensate for them, and discover other avenues in which to make an emotional investment.

Grief Counselor

Sarah Bryan, Board Certified Christian Counselor

Board Cert. Christian Counselor, CTC

Within driving distance of Oakwood

Grief is a natural response to loss. A loss of any magnitude can trigger grief--from losing a loved one to losing a job, from ending a relationship to a significant financial loss. Grieving poorly can lead to unresolved and unprocessed pain that lasts a lifetime. On the other hand, grieving well is one of the most important skills in life and can lead to lasting healing and wholeness. Call Sarah for an appointment (770) 548-3034.

Grief Counselor

Katherine Hammons, Licensed Professional Counselor

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Oakwood

"You can't go over it, you have to go through it." A line in the popular children's book "Going on a Bear Hunt", is strangely comparable to what walking through the grieving process to find healing is like. The pain does not go away over night but with both time and by engaging with someone considered safe and present, the healing can happen and hope, restored. As it may seem almost impossible at the moment, especially if your grief is new, you can have a "new normal", and enjoy life once again. Calling someone to process the experience is the first step to "getting through".


Compassionate Bereavement Services in Oakwood, GA.

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

Oakwood is located in Hall County, Georgia. It has a land area of 5.27 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Oakwood is 4,178 people with 1,598 households and a median annual income of $39,444. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Oakwood are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Oakwood may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more