Grief and Loss Counseling in Pontiac, MI.

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


Donna Major, LMSW, BCD
Grief Counselor

Donna Major, LMSW, BCD

Donna Major

In 48084 - Nearby to Pontiac.

Loss is painful and it is part of life. Grieving is a process that I can help walk you through. You don't have to go through it alone. The suffering you feel may cause deep heartache, but I am here to listen and provide support and understanding. In time, the pain will diminish and you will move on with your life. As a therapist I provide hope and guidance.

Joe Kort, Ph.D., MSW
Grief Counselor

Joe Kort, Ph.D., MSW

Licensed Social Worker

In 48067 - Nearby to Pontiac.

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.

Chad Allee, LMSW, LPC
Grief Counselor

Chad Allee, LMSW, LPC

Therapist

In 48375 - Nearby to Pontiac.

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.

Franklin Sollars, and Associates
Grief Counselor

Franklin Sollars, and Associates

Licensed Psychologist

In 48326 - Nearby to Pontiac.

Grief therapy aims to help people cope with grief and mourning following the death of loved ones, or with major life changes that trigger feelings of grief (e.g., divorce, major illness). Everyone experiences and expresses grief in their own way, often shaped by culture. They believe that it is not uncommon for a person to withdraw from their friends and family and feel helpless; some might be angry. One can expect a wide range of emotion and behavior associated with grief. We believe that in all places and cultures, the grieving person benefits from the support of others.

Elizabeth Talbot, L.P.C., L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W.
Grief Counselor

Elizabeth Talbot, L.P.C., L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W.

Liz Grazioli-Talbot

In 48307 - Nearby to Pontiac.

Grief is a normal development issue for individuals. Other issues may surface, due to the grief you are experiencing. With my compassionate guidance, you can feel a sense of relief within 5 sessions. At that point in time, we re-evaluate where you are in your grief process and continue on with your individualzed treatment plan. Grief and loss does not have to keep you from finding and maintaining joy and wellness in your life.

Laura Mindell, MA LPC NCC
Grief Counselor

Laura Mindell, MA LPC NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 48336 - Nearby to Pontiac.

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.

Ellen Craine, JD, LMSW, ACSW
Grief Counselor

Ellen Craine, JD, LMSW, ACSW

Divorce and Family Mediator, Parenting Coordinator, & SW

In 48334 - Nearby to Pontiac.

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.

Debbra Bronstad, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Debbra Bronstad, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 48309 - Nearby to Pontiac.

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.

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

Brian Shaffer, CPBS, GC-C, FT

Grief Counselor & Thanatologist

In 48099 - Nearby to Pontiac.

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....

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

Kim Watzman, M.Ed., LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 48302 - Nearby to Pontiac.

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.

Sally Palaian, Ph.D
Grief Counselor

Sally Palaian, Ph.D

Licensed Psychologist

In 48025 - Nearby to Pontiac.

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.

Marilyn Kistler, MA, LPC, NCC
Grief Counselor

Marilyn Kistler, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 48185 - Nearby to Pontiac.

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.

Stephanie Sachs, LPC
Grief Counselor

Stephanie Sachs, LPC

Licensened Psychotherapist

In 48009 - Nearby to Pontiac.

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!



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Pontiac, MI.

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

Pontiac is located in Oakland County, Michigan. It has a land area of 19.97 square miles and a water area of 0.31 square miles.  The population of Pontiac is 59,917 people with 23,566 households and a median annual income of $28,505. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Pontiac, MI

Difficult yet possible - ask your therapist

Committing to weekly sessions of therapy without insurance coverage or low cost options is very challenging for most people in Pontiac. If this applies to you, please contact your counselor and ask about sliding scale options or inquire about insurance coverage. The good news is that there are options available to you to establish an effective relationship with a great therapist in Pontiac. Your well being and health are important enough to make the best possible effort for. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Pontiac public health department.