Grief and Loss Counseling in North Riverside, IL.

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


Grief Counselor

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of North Riverside

Healing in the grief process looks different for everyone and I can provide a space for you to feel and share what you need to. I will provide support and empathetic listening to remind you that you are not alone during this difficult time. We can also identify other ways to connect with others and feel supported within your friends and family as well. Although nothing can fix a loss, therapy can be a powerful tool in the process to experience some relief and begin to heal.

Grief Counselor

D. S. Joel Marquart, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of North Riverside

I believe empathic attunement to bereavement and grief is more than expressing "I'm sorry for your loss." As a clinician, it's about relationally connecting with a client, and communicating that it is okay to sit in difficult emotions together. The real healing and growth occur when there is space to weep, laugh, reflect, get angry, or even just know it is okay to sit in silence together. As a trained therapist, I know the steps to take in looking at the trauma of loss. However, anyone can know that by reading a book. I am here to be relationally and empathically connected in a safe space where we can drop down together to work through difficult emotions.

Grief Counselor

Janet Wichmann, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of North Riverside

Grief and loss is like a deep well where pain lives. Counseling is a process that allows you to talk about your loved one or the loss you've experienced in an on-going way until healing begins to occur. This is not a conversation you have with friends or family very often as most people don't know how to handle your grief or loss. I've worked with many grieving individuals and somehow we find a way to find life and live it fully again.

Grief Counselor

Donald Olund, MA, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of North Riverside

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

Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of North Riverside

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

Clint Zavakos, M.A.

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of North Riverside

Loss is something that can shake anyone to their core. Everyone experiences loss differently and there is no one way to grieve. My goal with working with clients dealing with grief and loss issues is to help them process the pain of the loss while still being able to access the love and memory of the departed. I also have experience treating any symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that are associated with the loss.

Grief Counselor

Daniel Kill, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of North Riverside

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

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of North Riverside

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

Paula Mathiasen, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of North Riverside

I like to help the person work through grief and loss by helping them connect with their sorrow and bring loving closure to those relationships. This may include role playing and also narrative writing allowing them to express their feelings, memories, regrets, etc. Often we may create an experience where they can say goodbye and begin to let go and move on.

Grief Counselor

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of North Riverside

Grieving is a normal human reaction to the loss we experience in our lives. Loss can be experienced through death of a loved one, a change in lifestyle, the end of a relationship, the decision to stop an addiction and even retirement. The process of grieving is a very unique process with no particular time amount or level of intensity easily predicted. The extremely private nature of experiencing grief can make it quite challenging and having a confidential, supportive and kind therapist to help you through that process can be very helpful. I can help you in your healing process to find new meaning to your life and discover a way to enjoy your memories without remorse.

Grief Counselor

Cathy Chec, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of North Riverside

Loss comes in many forms; whether it be a loss of someone who has passed away, a loss of a job, a betrayal such as infidelity that results in a loss of the relationship you thought you had, or even the feeling of losing your identity. I support clients at the pace that THEY are ready to go. Everyone heals differently and I respect every individual journey. In grief, there are no "should's" and "should not's" and I make sure to meet each client where they are in their grief while offering a sense of hope.

Grief Counselor

Amanda Atkins, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of North Riverside

Amanda is trained in working with all stages of grief. She has experience working with partner loss, anticipatory grief, terminal illness, and loss of a child. There are unique struggles that come from losing a loved one and Amanda feels comfortable walking alongside clients in their journey to a "new normal". Grief work with Amanda will likely include resources like podcasts, books, and music - anything to journey through grief in order to reduce the unique pain that comes from loss.

Grief Counselor

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Psychologists/Counselors/Dietitians/Psychological Testing

Within driving distance of North Riverside

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.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in North Riverside, IL.

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

North Riverside is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 1.64 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of North Riverside is 6,665 people with 2,631 households and a median annual income of $59,821. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for North Riverside, IL

Affordable with Planning

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