Grief and Loss Counseling in Wood River, IL.

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


Grief Counselor

Sandra A. Shachar, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Wood River

Recovery from loss of a loved one - human or animal - can be a very up and down road. Sadness can linger and even turn into depression. If you are struggling to make sense of a loss or to regain your equilibrium and life, talking to a therapist can be of great benefit. Whether your loss was recent or years ago, you can achieve a sense of closure and peace.

Grief Counselor

Bekah Larson, LPC, MAC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Wood River

We need to grieve, whether it is small grief like not getting that part time job, or life changing...loosing a loved one. I want to give space for the hurricane of emotions that come with loss. I desire to be a gentle presence and to listen well. I want to help clients process their loss and slowly learn to embrace life in a new way afterward. Grieving takes time and gentleness. I want to offer both to my clients.

Grief Counselor

Karen Becker, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Wood River

There are times in everyone's life when we go through the loss of someone or something that we love. While the grieving process is common to all of us it is also very personal. Each person reacts to grief in their own unique way based on the nature of the relationship, the specific circumstances, and our own personality. I will help you through this process in a way that brings dignity and respect to that relationship. A path of meaning and healing is possible and you do not have to walk that path alone.

Grief Counselor

Katie Kibort, MA, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Wood River

Grief is a normal and natural reaction to a loss of any kind; death, divorce, faith or career. Regardless of the reason why, the resulting emotions are very powerful and often conflicting. My approach to grief and loss is to use cognitive behavioral approaches to process the emotions and help my client reclaim control over them. Often clients get stuck in trying to find a logical answer to the "why" instead of processing the emotional effect on their life. I can help with the process.

Grief Counselor

Rachael Carr, PLPC, MAC

Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Wood River

Everyone has experienced loss, from the death of a loved one to the loss of a job; from a deeply broken relationship to the diagnosis of a life-altering illness. Facing the grief that comes with each loss is difficult but incredibly important to healing and restoration. I seek to create an environment where you feel safe to explore your grief and find healing at your own pace.

Grief Counselor

Angela McDowell, MS, LCPC, NCC, CADC

Private Practice Counselor

Within driving distance of Wood River

Grief and loss may be manifested in many ways. You may experience grief through the death of a loved one, the end of a significant relationship, the loss of a pet, the end of a job,health issues, etc. Everyone experiences these emotions in unique ways. Counseling offers a safe place to process your feelings and identify methods to help you cope all the while gaining strength and resiliency to maintain and thrive in life. To ask questions or schedule an appointment, contact Angela McDowell.


Compassionate Bereavement Services in Wood River, IL.

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

Wood River is located in Madison County, Illinois. It has a land area of 6.98 square miles and a water area of 0.17 square miles.  The population of Wood River is 10,294 people with 4,517 households and a median annual income of $41,349. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Wood River, IL

Will need to budget

Mental health treatment and therapy in Wood River is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Wood River are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more.