Grief and Loss Counseling in Utica, MI.

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


Joe Kort, Ph.D., MSW
Grief Counselor

Joe Kort, Ph.D., MSW

Licensed Social Worker

In 48067 - Nearby to Utica.

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.

Debbra Bronstad, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Debbra Bronstad, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 48309 - Nearby to Utica.

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.

Thriveworks, Master & Ph.D Level Counselors
Grief Counselor

Thriveworks, Master & Ph.D Level Counselors

Thriveworks Beverly Hills

In 48098 - Nearby to Utica.

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.

Ellen Craine, JD, LMSW, ACSW
Grief Counselor

Ellen Craine, JD, LMSW, ACSW

Divorce and Family Mediator, Parenting Coordinator, & SW

In 48334 - Nearby to Utica.

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.

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

Brian Shaffer, CPBS, GC-C, FT

Grief Counselor & Thanatologist

In 48099 - Nearby to Utica.

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....

Stephanie Sachs, LPC
Grief Counselor

Stephanie Sachs, LPC

Licensened Psychotherapist

In 48009 - Nearby to Utica.

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!

Franklin Sollars, and Associates
Grief Counselor

Franklin Sollars, and Associates

Licensed Psychologist

In 48084 - Nearby to Utica.

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.

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

Thomas Blume, Ph.D., LMFT, LPC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 48302 - Nearby to Utica.

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.

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 Utica.

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.

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

Kim Snyder, MS, LPC, NCC, DCC

Counselor

In 48152 - Nearby to Utica.

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."

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

Kim Watzman, M.Ed., LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 48304 - Nearby to Utica.

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.

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

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

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 48315 - Nearby to Utica.

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).

Sally Palaian, Ph.D
Grief Counselor

Sally Palaian, Ph.D

Licensed Psychologist

In 48025 - Nearby to Utica.

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.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Utica, MI.

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

Utica is located in Macomb County, Michigan. It has a land area of 1.70 square miles and a water area of 0.02 square miles.  The population of Utica is 4,942 people with 2,191 households and a median annual income of $48,555. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Utica, MI

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Utica, 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 Utica 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 Utica public health department.