Grief and Loss Counseling in Crestwood, IL.

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


Grief Counselor

Sharyn Ingrum, Psy.D.

LCPC

Within driving distance of Crestwood

Grief is a natural way to deal with loss. Sadness, tears, sorrow and sometimes guilt can add to the feelings of loss. When grieving interferes with your everyday functioning is when it becomes a problem. I use narrative therapy, behavior modification and relaxation training to help with this issue. Being able to forgive oneself for the things we didn't do is an important step in recovery.

Grief Counselor

Susan Steffey, Ms.ed, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Crestwood

I did mymasters thesis on how to work with homicide victim survivors and I have worked with many peoiple who have lost family members to violence. I have also worked with people who have lost spouses and children. IN my work with military I have worked with combat vets who have experienced traumatic losses.While therapy cannot totally remove the pain of grief, I have helped people to heal and function better as a result.

Grief Counselor

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Crestwood

Times of grief are some of the most painful experiences we have as human beings. But these times are also wonderful in the sense that this is part of our humanity - it's painful because of our ability and capacity to love. With love comes loss - and with loss comes great emotional pain. But the grief journey can also be a time of amazing reflection, growth, and renewal. Sometimes grief is fresh and sometimes grief is deep-seated from events long past. Either way, learning to not fear your grief but to be able to sit with it and use it as a tool to transform yourself is a powerful benefit of this great emotional pain.

Grief Counselor

Donald Olund, MA, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Crestwood

Personal loss is a painful process and requires time to heal. Having a healthy means to work through grief is important. In my counseling experience I have had the opportunity to walk many individuals through the grief process. Because of my background in Christian ministry I find that I can also help people sort through the questions they have about faith and loss. One of the common questions I hear is, "How can a loving God allow this to happen?" If you are struggling with loss and have more questions than answers you need to find a safe place to process your feelings, find comfort and hope. I would like to walk this journey with you.

Grief Counselor

Christensen and Sons, LLC, One Family Serving Others

Erik Christensen, LCSW***Lloyd Christensen, MSW, LSW

Within driving distance of Crestwood

Lose can be painful. Losing someone or something you love or care deeply about never arrives in our lives at a good time. During our periods of loss we may experience all kinds of difficult emotions and it may feel like the pain and sadness each of us experience may never end. Anger, anxiety or depression may be overwhelming. These reactions to a significant loss are normal. As your counselor, we will journey with you during this time of grief. We will not tell you the right or wrong way to grieve, but we can guide you with healthy ways to cope with the pain that, in time, can renew you and permit you to move on. Rather than tolerating your loss we will assist you in accepting the loss. As you k....

Grief Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Crestwood

Grief and loss is, unfortunately, a normal part of living. There is no single "correct" way to grieve: different cultures and even individuals from the same culture grieve differently. The only consistent feature is that grief takes time. The most effective thing anyone can do for someone grieving is to be thereā€”to listen, to empathize, to walk along with the grief. There is no "fixing" grief. But counseling can help prevent normal grief from developing into major depression or other mental health conditions.

Grief Counselor

Julianne Neely, MSW, LCSW

Play Therapist

Within driving distance of Crestwood

As a pediatric therapist, I have helped children, teens, and young adults work through may different types of loss, from the sudden death of a parent or grandparent, the loss that comes as the result of a parents' divorce, or the many losses associated with foster care and adoption. Therapy can provide a place for your child to grieve the loss of any important person in their life.

Grief Counselor

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Psychologists/Counselors/Dietitians/Psychological Testing

Within driving distance of Crestwood

Grief and loss can be overwhelming, confusing and debilitating. There are often overpowering feelings of sadness, fear, anxiety, guilt and anger. At Portrait Health Centers, we have helped many people who have experienced the loss of a loved one or the loss of your marriage (going through divorce). Therapy can greatly benefit the person or family seeking relief from grief.

Grief Counselor

Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Crestwood

It is difficult to deal with the loss of loved ones, especially when we feel we do not want to talk with family members about loss. My approach to address all of the Stage of Grief for successful management of grief and loss is effective and providing the needed relief of sadness and mourning. I will provide you with concrete exercises to help you deal with the loss of loved ones.

Grief Counselor

Mid America Psychological and Counseling Service, P.C.

Mid-America Psychological and Counseling Services,

Within driving distance of Crestwood

We have developed a model of grief and loss for adults and children. Dr. Kalyani Gopal has written a work book particularly for children. Initial intake focuses on the acute and chronic nature of the condition. The severity of the condition is determined by administering questionnaires and inventories. After carrying out a risk assessment, patient's need for medication is determined and, if needed, appropriate referral is made. We carefully monitor the patient condition. We use supportive and cognitive-behavioral approaches and at times eclectic method to achieve the desired goals.

Grief Counselor

James McClymonds, Psy.D., HSPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Crestwood

While everyone grieves in their own way and in their own time, losing a loved one feels devastating. Furthermore, grief can be complicated by other conditions such as depression and level of dependence on the departed. The good news is that therapy is a very effective way to manage grief symptoms and cope with stressors from the loss. When you see me for grief & loss therapy, we will discuss how the grief is impacting your life and create a plan together to accelerate the healing process without losing any healthy emotional connections with the deceased. Give me a call today for a free consultation and we can put together a preliminary plan over the telephone.

Grief Counselor

Roberta Vondrak, MA, LCPC, CADC

LCPC, CADC

Within driving distance of Crestwood

Clients will benefit from the empathetic, supportive therapy that allows them a safe environment to process and heal from various losses in their lives, including compound and traumatic grief. I have helped clients from all walks and stages of life to work through the grieving process and experience healing and emotional release from different types of grief and loss, and to not remain stuck in any phase of their grief.

Grief Counselor

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Crestwood

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.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Crestwood, IL.

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

Crestwood is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 3.04 square miles and a water area of 0.02 square miles.  The population of Crestwood is 10,984 people with 4,789 households and a median annual income of $53,081. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Crestwood, IL

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Crestwood 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 Crestwood therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility