Grief and Loss Counseling in Oak Park, MI.

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


Marilyn Kistler, MA, LPC, NCC
Grief Counselor

Marilyn Kistler, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 48185 - Nearby to Oak Park.

Grief occurs when we experience any type of loss. The loss may be a person, a dream, a job, or anything else that we valued. It is normal and expected. However, sometimes the grief is so strong, or lasts so long, that you need help to move forward and rebuild your life. I will provide a safe place where you can say the things you want to say, feel what you feel, and begin to imagine what your life can look like as you move forward. I will walk with you as you look for the positives in your life and support you as you begin to overcome the obstacles that grief and loss leave in your path.

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

Kim Watzman, M.Ed., LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 48304 - Nearby to Oak Park.

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.

Joe Kort, Ph.D., MSW
Grief Counselor

Joe Kort, Ph.D., MSW

Licensed Social Worker

In 48067 - Nearby to Oak Park.

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.

Sally Palaian, Ph.D
Grief Counselor

Sally Palaian, Ph.D

Licensed Psychologist

In 48025 - Nearby to Oak Park.

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.

Stephanie Sachs, LPC
Grief Counselor

Stephanie Sachs, LPC

Licensened Psychotherapist

In 48009 - Nearby to Oak Park.

What have you lost? What deep sadness has you reading this, today? Do you struggle with regret, shattered: hope, self-esteem, promise? Are you having difficulty making sense of things? Yourself? Having trouble picking up the pieces and moving forward? Wondering if anyone else ever felt your same feelings in their circumstances? Is what you're feeling normal? What do you do with these feelings?! Do you feel overwhelmed, stuck, in shock? Does the anger surprise you? There are many different kinds of feelings that surface when you are dealing with loss, and grief is much more complicated than most people realize. Causes include: endings of any kind; beginnings of any kind; illness; love; life!

Debbra Bronstad, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Debbra Bronstad, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 48309 - Nearby to Oak Park.

While grief is our natural human response to loss, it can drain our energy and motivation for life. As a trained Grief Recovery specialist I join you in the journey as you review your relationship. Recovery from grief involves an accurate review of your relationship, looking at the positive and painful experiences. Together we discuss any regrets, guilt, joys and pain and take the specific steps necessary to complete your grief. The process generally takes about 7-10 sessions. It could take less or more time for you to experience significant relief from grief symptoms depending on the length and nature of your relationship, and other possible factors. Contact me today at (248) 929-5354.

Laura Mindell, MA LPC NCC
Grief Counselor

Laura Mindell, MA LPC NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 48331 - Nearby to Oak Park.

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.

Michael Govan, MA, LLP, LPC, LSGC, EMDR II
Grief Counselor

Michael Govan, MA, LLP, LPC, LSGC, EMDR II

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 48085 - Nearby to Oak Park.

I know personally what it is to experience loss. My clients sense I can relate to their unique situation, and are surprised to learn about the User-Friendly tools that help each person to maximize their recovery in a short period of time!!! I help them to determine their losses from the event and the feelings associated with these losses. Then we examine the consequences of the loss-feeling combinations. Often we use EMDR from there to settle the feelings and turn around any negative self-belief that has arisen from the losses. This turns out to be a fairly quick process even for those who have years of grief over their loss(es).

Chad Allee, LMSW, LPC
Grief Counselor

Chad Allee, LMSW, LPC

Therapist

In 48375 - Nearby to Oak Park.

Often times, scheduling your first appointment is one of the most difficult steps of the counseling process; I'm glad you're here. During our time together, I hope to offer you support in the areas in which you are having difficulty. There are various methods of Personal Counseling, each based on the individual counselor and the needs of the client.

Chandler Fleming, L.M.S.W.
Grief Counselor

Chandler Fleming, L.M.S.W.

Clinical Therapist

In 48346 - Nearby to Oak Park.

Sooner or later, each of us experience grief and loss. Though it is an unavoidable reality of life, it can be intensely painful and confusing. In my years of serving as a therapist, I have found that those who seek counseling recover more quickly. Surviving the deep waters of loss requires careful navigation. It is a process that requires hard work. Allow me to help you in the healing process.

Thriveworks, Master & Ph.D Level Counselors
Grief Counselor

Thriveworks, Master & Ph.D Level Counselors

Thriveworks Beverly Hills

In 48072 - Nearby to Oak Park.

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.

Susan Gross, PsyD, LP
Grief Counselor

Susan Gross, PsyD, LP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Interventionist

In 48009 - Nearby to Oak Park.

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.

Ellen Craine, JD, LMSW, ACSW
Grief Counselor

Ellen Craine, JD, LMSW, ACSW

Divorce and Family Mediator, Parenting Coordinator, & SW

In 48334 - Nearby to Oak Park.

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.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Oak Park, MI.

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

Oak Park is located in Oakland County, Michigan. It has a land area of 5.16 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Oak Park is 29,752 people with 11,494 households and a median annual income of $47,463. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Oak Park, MI

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Oak Park, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Oak Park may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Oak Park public health department.