Grief and Loss Counseling in Blue Island, IL.

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


Grief Counselor

Aquanatte Ivey, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Suffering any loss can be overwhelming and painful. I provide my clients with a safe and understanding environment to express their grief and tell the story of their losses. Many times, we want to isolate ourselves and it becomes difficult to enjoy the simple things in life. I am here to be present with you as we journey together to bring you restoration, healing, hope, and joy. If you believe you are suffering from depression, some of the signs and symptoms according to the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5, include the following: • Prolonged sadness or unexplained crying spells • Significant changes in appetite and sleep patterns • Irritability, anger, worry, agitation, anxiety • Pessimism, indifference • Loss of energy,...(view profile to read more)

Grief Counselor

Teresa Bradley, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

I believe it is important for people who are grieving to be able to talk about their loss freely, without any pressure to be done with it. Too often, others impose time tables for grief, such as, "It's been three months--time for you to get on with your life. " Love is not measured by time. When we have loved someone deeply, it's unrealistic to believe that we can get over that person's(or pet's)death so easily. I offer a safe, accepting environment in which a person is able to grieve without feeling as if something is wrong with him/her for "not getting over it" yet.

Grief Counselor

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Whether we are wounded by the loss of loved ones, opportunities or even our health, we can feel so alone as life around us seems to move on while we feel forever changed. My goal is to provide a space to grieve and mourn what was lost, helping people adjust and find hope for the future. Therapy provides time and space to share memories, regrets, fears and other emotions related to grief in a non-judgmental, compassionate arena.

Grief Counselor

Margo Tirado, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Grief creates shifts in our lives that can leave us temporarily feeling alone, lost and unsteady. Studies show that individuals that seek support during this difficult season, can actually shorten the grief period, and are less likely to experience "complicated grief". It would be my honor to journey with you during this difficult season. I look forward to hearing from you.

Grief Counselor

Daniel Kill, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Sometimes grief around loss of a relationship can create feelings of emotional pain and depression that feel overwhelming. Healing is available thru compassionate and collaborative counseling services. Your life can move on after these traumatic moments. In therapy we will explore ways for you to move forward and integrate the pain of grief with your new path to living.

Grief Counselor

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Regardless of whether it is bereavement, or any other significant loss we are here to assist you with processing your grief and to support you in your journey of healing. Losses can include financial, property, health, relationships, pets, and/or custody. All losses are difficult. Losses produce an array of emotions, anger, fear, anxiety, and depression to name a few. We will assist in facilitating your emotional rehabilitation.

Grief Counselor

Donna Marie Desai, LCPC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Athough grief is often intense and may feel like depression, it normally eases over time. When you become stuck in deep sadness, regret, and an inability to move on or when there was a trauma associated with the death, I can help you resolve the grief and find peace. I use gentle compassionate strategies to support your acceptance and return to a more satisfying life. You will learn to let go, to resolve regrets, and to enjoy life again.

Grief Counselor

Kristen Jacobsen, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor / Therapist

Within driving distance of Blue Island

I have experience working with clients who are going through the grieving process in regard to the loss of a relationship. This pertains to a break up with a significant other, accepting that a parent is unable to fulfill an ideal role we have in our minds, etc. These losses can be just as traumatic as the death of a loved one, and most clients experience Kubler-Ross' Stages of Grief.

Grief Counselor

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Grief comes in many forms. Loss of a loved one, a pet, a life transition, divorce, children leaving the nest, job change--just to mention a few. I have extensive experience in grief and loss. In your therapy with me you will find a way through this challenging time, eventually making peace with your grief. There is hope and new meaning on the other side of this process.

Grief Counselor

Corinne (Cory) Kalat, MS, LCPC

LCPC - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Relying on personal (death of spouse/other family members/close friends) as well as professional training and experience, Grief Therapy is one of my specialties, including therapy for those affected by a loved one's suicide. Your grief journey is unique, and each loss is different. Therapy can help you to successfully navigate your way through the grief process and to learn that much of what you feel is a normal, natural part of the painful and often difficult grief process.

Grief Counselor

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Nearly everyone has or will experience grief and loss in their lifetime. Grief is a normal and natural way to respond to the loss of a loved one or to a significant life change. Each person grieves in their own way and the length of recovery varies from person to person. Grief can be complicated by other factors such as multiple losses, preexisting depression, trauma, and the person’s dependency upon the deceased or lifestyle they lost. There is no “right” or “wrong” way to grieve. I do not take a "one size fits all" approach, but respond with sensitivity to your individual situation.

Grief Counselor

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

There are multiple forms of loss, ranging from lost friendship to to the loss of a loved one, which could be a pet or a person. I would encourage open communication about feelings and strongly believe that an individual's feelings should not be judged or criticized. I would also encourage the individual to allow sufficient time to recover from their loss; there is no "right" amount of time to process a loss.

Grief Counselor

Katie Bogacki, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Throughout our lives, we all experience grief and loss. Sometimes these occasions are more easily experienced than others. It is helpful to have someone for support, to hear you out on all of the emotions that are going on with the grief and loss. No two people will experience grief and loss the same, and each of us will have different ways and timelines to cope. Particularly in the area of fertility, grief and loss can be recurrent and persistent. I will utilize mindfulness strategies as well as offer support in guiding you through your experiences.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Blue Island, IL.

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

Blue Island is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 4.07 square miles and a water area of 0.08 square miles.  The population of Blue Island is 23,652 people with 8,471 households and a median annual income of $37,670. .


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