Grief and Loss Counseling in Ferndale, MI.

Therapy and bereavement services in Ferndale, MI. Find real help with the right therapist.


Ellen Craine, JD, LMSW, ACSW
Grief Counselor

Ellen Craine, JD, LMSW, ACSW

Divorce and Family Mediator, Parenting Coordinator, & SW

In 48334 - Nearby to Ferndale.

Recognizing that people deal with loss and grief in a variety of ways that are unique to who they are, there prior experiences with loss and grief, I meet each person where they are at a attempt to faciliate them through the grieving process via their uniqueness. In addition, I educate clients on the different feelings, etc. that they might be experiencing and help them label it in a way that makes sense for them and who they are.

Laura Mindell, MA LPC NCC
Grief Counselor

Laura Mindell, MA LPC NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 48336 - Nearby to Ferndale.

I am a psychotherapist who understands life, especially after a significant loss, can feel like a daily struggle. No one should have to endure these feelings alone. I compassionately listen and support clients as well as offer a therapeutic counseling relationship that provides the opportunity to emotionally move forward and bring a healthy balance back into their lives. It is possible to heal, gain a sense of well-being, restore hope, and rekindle happiness even during the most challenging times.

Joe Kort, Ph.D., MSW
Grief Counselor

Joe Kort, Ph.D., MSW

Licensed Social Worker

In 48067 - Nearby to Ferndale.

Grief and loss are experienced not only when losing a loved one but when a relationship ends, a sex life declines and a person experiences a coming out process. The grief and loss attached to endings of a way of life can be just as devastating if not moreso. In death, the end is final. In grief involving relationships things change and grief can be prolonged. Coming out as LGBT one experiences loss of heterosexual privilege which can be painful. Losing trust with a spouse after cheating and affairs is hard to recover from and grief gets in the way of recovery.

Kim Snyder, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC
Grief Counselor

Kim Snyder, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC

Counselor

In 48152 - Nearby to Ferndale.

Grief is a natural process everyone feels when they have experienced a loss. We can experience a loss not just in a loved one (or pet) but in lost opportunities, in divorce with the loss of the unity of a family, and a host of other losses. We suck it up and stuff it down until one day something is too big for us and then "everything" we've sucked up or stuffed down begins to surface like a flood. Grief is meant to be fluid (continually moving). Grief isn't something you "get over." It's something you "go through."

Thomas Blume, Ph.D., LMFT, LPC
Grief Counselor

Thomas Blume, Ph.D., LMFT, LPC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 48302 - Nearby to Ferndale.

I believe that people's identities are intertwined, and therefore the loss of a significant person leaves gaps in our lives--even when we don't recognize them. We can recover, but we can't go back. Time helps, but what helps most is having someone who can hear the stories, both the painful ones and the joyful ones. A new story is already being written and with a trusted helper it can be a source of strength.

Susan Gross, PsyD, LP
Grief Counselor

Susan Gross, PsyD, LP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Interventionist

In 48009 - Nearby to Ferndale.

My son committed suicide after a lengthy battle with addiction and depression. As a parent, I have a unique knowledge of treatment facilities from the inside out. I know what it is like to walk through darkness and come out the other side. As a psychologist, I have the compassion, experience, and skills to help individuals move through the stages of denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. I offer hope when individuals feel helpless.

Melanie Schwartz, PsyD, LP
Grief Counselor

Melanie Schwartz, PsyD, LP

Psychologist, Owner Viewpoint Psychology & Wellness

In 48390 - Nearby to Ferndale.

Grief and loss can be difficult to navigate through on your own. My therapeutic approach involves being a support person for those who are grieving. I will assist the client in processing their emotions and thinking related to the loss. Additionally, I will help to educate the client on the grief process in order to successfully overcome the experienced loss. I utilize a cognitive behavioral approach in my treatment and therefore will help the client to understand how their thoughts affect their behaviors and may help or hinder their resolution of grief.

Shantee Foster King, PhD, PhD
Grief Counselor

Shantee Foster King, PhD, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

In 48076 - Nearby to Ferndale.

The loss of loved one can feel like the heaviest burden of your life. Trying to get back to your regular routine seems like an impossible task. If you're struggling with how to live with the loss of a loved one, I can help you learn ways to move forward when you don't know how to move at all. We will work to figure out how to find meaning and purpose at a time when grief has become a way of life.

Kim Watzman, M.Ed., LPC, NCC
Grief Counselor

Kim Watzman, M.Ed., LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 48302 - Nearby to Ferndale.

We will all have to navigate the experience of grief and loss at some point in our lives. How successfully a person is able to navigate depends on a variety of factors. I can help with new or unresolved long term grief issues. I offer clients a safe non-judgemental space to begin the healthy grieving process around the loss in order to complete the process of letting go.

Thriveworks, Master & Ph.D Level Counselors
Grief Counselor

Thriveworks, Master & Ph.D Level Counselors

Thriveworks Beverly Hills

In 48067 - Nearby to Ferndale.

Grief is a person's response to any sort of loss. It can be the result of a loved-ones death, the death of a pet or even the loss of a relationship. People experience grief in a number of different ways. There is no right or wrong way , nor is there a timeline that is "normal." Our therapists help clients move through the grieving process at a pace and way that is unique to each client. If you or a loved one are experiencing grief resulting in unrelenting distress, a Thriveworks therapist can help.

Thomas Cliff, JD, LMSW
Grief Counselor

Thomas Cliff, JD, LMSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 48082 - Nearby to Ferndale.

None of us is ever fully ready for the loss of someone close. Suddenly a gap opens in our world. A face we expect to see, a voice we long to hear, is gone. Sadness enters, loneliness, even desolation. It may feel like no one appreciates how deeply we ache. If overwhelming grief continues to crowd out the small pleasures of daily life, it may be time to seek help. I can help you recover your balance. Together we can sort out the shock of recent loss from the forgotten pain of past losses that multiplies sadness. You will find hope for your future.

Sally Palaian, Ph.D
Grief Counselor

Sally Palaian, Ph.D

Licensed Psychologist

In 48025 - Nearby to Ferndale.

Grief is a natural part of life; we will eventually have to say goodbye to everything we love and are connected to. Yet, for many of us, grief does not feel natural. Sometimes we might feel angry about our losses -- that life is unjust. We might be depressed and longing for our loved one's presence again. Grief is a process. It takes time to heal. Often, people think "what is the use of counseling when they won't bring my loved one back?" There can be healing inside you even if your loved one cannot come back. Don't be alone in your grief.

Brian Shaffer, CPBS, GC-C, FT
Grief Counselor

Brian Shaffer, CPBS, GC-C, FT

Grief Counselor & Thanatologist

In 48099 - Nearby to Ferndale.

Grief and bereavement are natural emotions that we all will experience. In an adult’s lifetime, one will likely experience grief in a number of different relationships, including, but not limited to, the loss of a parent, spouse, sibling, friend, family member, co-worker, or child. Many factors play into how we will grieve including what the nature of the relationship was with the loss. Your journey through grief is unique. The same experiences which have shaped who you are will also affect how you experience and process grief and loss. Although your experience will be unique, there is much that is common about the grieving process. My approach to grief and loss counseling is to understan....



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Ferndale, MI.

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

Ferndale is located in Oakland County, Michigan. It has a land area of 3.87 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Ferndale is 20,177 people with 9,479 households and a median annual income of $51,312. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Ferndale, MI

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Ferndale 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 Ferndale therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Ferndale public health department.