Grief and Loss Counseling in Cortland, IL.

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


Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC
Grief Counselor

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60175 - Nearby to Cortland.

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.

Karen Bridwell, LCPC
Grief Counselor

Karen Bridwell, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60175 - Nearby to Cortland.

The death of a loved one is a natural occurrence in an individual’s lifetime, but sometimes death is sudden and unexpected and can turn our world upside down. People may have difficulty processing their emotions after such an event, and as a result, their ability to function may be impacted as well. This may also be the case after dissolution of a marriage or other meaningful relationships, a health crisis resulting in declining abilities or causing disability, loss of employment, and a host of other circumstances in life that induce overwhelming feelings of grief/loss. Karen will support such an individual as they process their feelings associated with the grief/loss.

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD
Grief Counselor

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD

Clinical & School Psychologist / Clinical & School Social Worker

In 60142 - Nearby to Cortland.

The death or loss of a loved one can be one of the most difficult events that you ever have to face. Sometimes therapy is needed to help you learn to cope with the thoughts and feelings that you are dealing with. If after a period of time, you have difficulty completing your every day activities and coping with life, it may be beneficial to meet with a professional. You may be "stuck" in one of the stages of the normal grieving process.

Angela Rene Brown, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Angela Rene Brown, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60560 - Nearby to Cortland.

Loss can occur in many ways including the death of a loved one, the ending of a significant relationship, loss of a job/career and/or a physical loss or grieving due to a significant illness or disability. These significant losses can bring a flood of overwhelming emotions and pain. A positive support system is often vital to picking up the pieces and finding a new sense of "normal" with this significant life-change. As a counselor, I can be a significant member of your support system and help you expand other areas of your support system. We will work on dealing with the intense emotions and build coping skills.

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60140 - Nearby to Cortland.

Losing a loved one is one of the most devastating experiences in life. Losing abilities or functioning in chronic pain is a loss of another kind, but a loss nevertheless. Getting past the numbness and overwhelming pain is a uniquely personal process with a very individual timeline. I provide loving support and understanding of the grief process while carefully encouraging you to move forward when ready to see and understand the new landscape you are now living.


Compassionate Bereavement Services in Cortland, IL.

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

Cortland is located in DeKalb County, Illinois. It has a land area of 3.64 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Cortland is 4,325 people with 1,317 households and a median annual income of $75,507. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Cortland, IL

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Cortland for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Cortland public health department.