Grief and Loss Counseling in Algonquin, IL.

Therapy and bereavement services in Algonquin, IL. Find real help with the right therapist.


Grief Counselor

Diane Goodman, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Algonquin

Processing a loss or trauma occurs in many ways, starting with talking. Losses by death of family and friends are likely our greatest losses in life. Maybe you didn't consider retirement, moving away, a serious heath diagnosis, or the end of a longterm friendship as a loss. Loss is actually uncontrollable change. Talking about how you are feeling is how you begin to let go. Time does not really heal all wounds. It is what you do with time that heals the wound.

Grief Counselor

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

Within driving distance of Algonquin

You may feel like no amount of talking could possibly help you overcome the sadness you feel right now. What you may not realize is that therapy can be incredibly effective in helping you manage the difficult and complicated feelings commonly accompanying the loss of a loved one. Everything you are feeling is normal! In therapy, you'll learn tools to help manage intensely painful emotions while honoring the memory of your loved one(s). While therapy cannot entirely take the pain away, it can certainly take the edge off so you can begin to function again. With the help of therapy, you'll begin to experience more and more periods of relief and in time, even begin to feel joy again.

Grief Counselor

Marianne Tomlinson, M.S. Ed., L.C.P.C.

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Algonquin

Are you struggling with the loss of a loved one? Even a job loss or the loss of a relationship such as divorce can bring on feelings of grief. Are you experiencing feelings of anger, guilt, sadness and confusion? It may seem impossible to return to "normal" life. You may feel unprepared to deal with what is happening around you. Unfortunately, we will all experience grief in our lifetime. There is no "correct" way to express grief, but it can be softened and even resolved with kind and compassionate care. For more information, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Grief Counselor

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Algonquin

The key areas of grief and loss is learning to create what is known as a "new normal". This new normal can be created after a death, loss of job or even the loss of a relationship like divorce. Being able to understand the grief steps and what to expect brings hope to individuals and families who may have just had what they once new as normal completely change sometimes overnight.

Grief Counselor

Dan Blair, LMFT, LCPC, NCPC

Marriage Counselor

Within driving distance of Algonquin

Grief is profound, affecting every area of life. Each person grieving is in uncharted territory, because the pain can be immense, and the process of grief is unique like one's fingerprint. There are commonalities and beacons to chart your progress, but moving through anger, fear, and sadness is a solo act. The questions can be overwhelming. I hope to be a support as you move to a new normal, understanding that life cannot be the same as it once was. We believe in finding ways to honor your losses, not just move on.

Grief Counselor

Felicia Glick, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Algonquin

Dealing with grief is about realizing the impact someone has had on your life and how you can use this experience to honor them. When people heal from the sadness they reach a place of newness. There really aren't five stages of grief as we once thought but there is a process with alternating phases. Each person has their own "theory" about grief and once they discover what it is, they are better able to accept and move through the process.

Grief Counselor

Margo Milano, LCPC, NCC, CFLE, EAP-S

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Family Life Educator

Within driving distance of Algonquin

Everyone will experience the pain of grief and loss. The emotions associated with grief and loss occur in relation to many difficulties: -Death of humans or animals loved ones -Romantic or friendship break-ups -Family relationship or constellation changes (divorce, children moving away, remarriage, etc.) -Work or employment loss and grief -Financial loss -Health change or loss -Role change difficulties Significant loss or change may cause grief because we value many of our relationships and situations. As socially oriented creatures, it is human and healthy to grieve. We need social support to move past acute grief. Expert support will help you adjust effectively and regain comfort.

Grief Counselor

Kari Hunter, LMFT, LCPC

Psychotherapist, Relationship Specialist, Discernment Counselor

Within driving distance of Algonquin

Grief counseling applies to many types of loss, not just death. Counseling for loss can be an opportunity to memorialize the person, relationship, or experience you lost. Counseling should include the joy and laughter of the loss as well as the sadness and pain. Uncomplicated grief counseling can be short-term, 1-6 sessions, and is covered by insurance in many cases.

Grief Counselor

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC

Dr.

Within driving distance of Algonquin

"As for grief, you'll find it comes in waves. When the ship is first wrecked, you're drowning, with wreckage all around you. You find some piece of the wreckage and you hang on for a while. Maybe it's some physical thing. Maybe it's a happy memory. Maybe it's a person who is also floating. For a while, all you can do is float. Stay alive." Grief and loss comes in all forms - from job loss to death of a loved one. Emotional based therapy will help you cope with the loss and adjust to a "new normal". I'll help you explore the loss, your grieving process, and help you find closure.

Grief Counselor

Bruce Christensen, Ph. D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Algonquin

We generally think of grief and loss in relation to the death of people we have been close with, such as family, friends, coworkers and others with whom we have been close. While death is certainly the worst kind of loss we are called upon to face and grieve over, there are other meaningful losses we must endure and find a way to grieve toward resolution and inner peace. Such losses as the breakup of significant relationships, through divorce or separation from any loved one certainly call for grieving. Loss of one’s job can amount to a meaningful loss that requires grieving to go on with a new and constructive adjustment. The loss of one’s health can also present serious challenges to keepin....

Grief Counselor

Maria E.J. Kuhn, MS, LPC, CHC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Algonquin

Problems surrounding grief and loss can be managed and coped with successfully with the highest amount of respect and compassion to the client. Within this practice, we understand it's difficult to lose people close to you, whether that be a parent, family member, spouse or friend. Everyone deals with grief and loss differently so it's important to us to recognize the struggles to each individual.

Grief Counselor

Deborah Metroka, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Algonquin

Know that your most important thoughts and feelings are held with great care and sensitivity, as I listen closely and compassionately to your stories of grief, loss and change. Your personal experience is unique and valid for you, and it's ok that others' experiences are different. I will support and assist you as you talk, write, and find additional ways to express yourself and what your losses have meant to you, so that you will find healing and peace over time.

Grief Counselor

Michael Sherry, EdD, IABMCP

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Algonquin

Gief and loss SYMPTOMS: DWELLING on the loss of the significant other to the extent that it significantly impairs your life and causes overwhelming discomfort, troublesome feelings of self-doubt, guilt, overwhelming loneliness and hard to control anguish. TREATMENT: Advanced treatments such as desensitization, re-structuring of thought processes, bereavement therapy, emotional sculpting, self-hypnosis, perspective-enhancement, re-structuring of catastrophic assumptions and predictions and open-ended individual therapy. BENEFITS of treatment: Rapidly reduced anxiety, elimination of overwhelming sadness, rapid guilt-reduction, reduced withdrawal and improvement in sleep.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Algonquin, IL.

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

Algonquin is a city that is located in multiple counties- Kane County and McHenry County in Illinois. It has a land area of 12.25 square miles and a water area of 0.17 square miles.  The population of Algonquin is 30,571 people with 10,388 households and a median annual income of $97,839. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Algonquin, IL

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Algonquin is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees