Grief and Loss Counseling in Excelsior, MN.

Therapy and bereavement services in Excelsior, MN. Find real help with the right therapist.


Brenda Greig, MBA, MA, LADC
Grief Counselor

Brenda Greig, MBA, MA, LADC

Addictions Counselor

In 55317 - Nearby to Excelsior.

People who have trauma in the life or are struggling with grief and loss often turn to drugs or alcohol to cope. Unfortunately, grief and loss is only complicated with our choice to use substances or addictive behaviors to cope. I work with individuals and families as they walk through the grief and loss. If there are complications with addictive behaviors, freedom can be found.

Monica Landolt White, PhD, LAMFT
Grief Counselor

Monica Landolt White, PhD, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Excelsior.

The only way I know to help someone experience grief and loss is to create a safe place for them to feel their emotions and help them eventually make sense of their sorrow. I use empathy, compassion and a non-judgmental approach to hold your pain when sometimes the burden is too heavy. My particular specialty is grief and loss associated with reproductive concerns and I have a certificate in Maternal Mental Health from Postpartum Support International.

Lisa Marie Raines, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Lisa Marie Raines, MA, LMFT

License Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55379 - Nearby to Excelsior.

Grief and loss do not necessarily relate to just death. ~ The loss of family through divorce, drug or alcohol use, or anger is another aspect where one feels grief and loss. ~ Loss of an ideal for a job, the ideal child, ideal spouse or ideal self is also an area of grief and loss. ~ The loss of one’s health or that of someone close to them through illness or an accident is also an area of grief and loss.~ My point is there are many circumstances where one may feel grief and loss. ~ We will identify your area of grief and loss and develop a plan of action to help understand and face the reality of a changed future due to this loss together. It is a difficult journey but one that is made easier w....

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Tamera Mensink, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55044 - Nearby to Excelsior.

I work a great deal with trauma issues. I consider trauma a loss. I offer EMDR therapy for trauma and loss issues and trauma for veterans. Patients who have suffered for years from anxiety or distressing memories, nightmares, insomnia, abuse or other traumatic events can now gain relief from a therapy called EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing). Research shows that EMDR is rapid, safe and effective. EMDR does not involve the use of drugs or hypnosis. It is a simple, non-invasive patient-therapist collaboration in which healing can happen effectively. Many patients who have made slow progress in the past benefit greatly with EMDR.

Dan Schmoyer, MS, MA, LSC, LPCC
Grief Counselor

Dan Schmoyer, MS, MA, LSC, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Christian Counselor

In 55301 - Nearby to Excelsior.

I do not believe we were created to handle death well. It is not something that comes naturally to us as humans. We don't understand it, we don't look forward to it, and we don't know how to help those who are in the middle of a situation where grief or loss are a constant part of their day. Grief is a process that requires you to accept things as they are while also being able to find peace, hope, and contentment in your present and future. If you are grieving the loss of someone close to you or you are watching someone you love slowly change into someone you don't know then please contact me and we can begin working through this journey together!

Kerin Logstrom, M.A., LMFT
Grief Counselor

Kerin Logstrom, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55391 - Nearby to Excelsior.

Both sudden and anticipated loss of a loved one is difficult. The grieving process is a natural way in which we work though the adjustment to the loss we experience. Processing your loss is not prescriptive. The grieving process is different for everyone. If you are deeply depressed by your loss, or if you are having a difficult time adjusting to your loss please call me.

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Connie Studer, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 55408 - Nearby to Excelsior.

Have people told you that you need to "move on", "get over it" or "they are in a better place"? Grief is a complicated issue and healing can take some time. We will work together to honor your personal journey. For many their goal is to work toward resolution of the loss so that the feelings of pain are lessened and the memories of the lost loved one are held dear. Each individual is unique and our work together will be based on your personal life story. If there is trauma involved in the loss Connie Studer, MA, LMFT is skilled in trauma resolution.

Hanson Associates
Grief Counselor

Hanson Associates

Gary D. Hanson, MA, LMFT and Joy A. Hanson, MA, LMFT

In 55369 - Nearby to Excelsior.

We demonstrate a heartfelt compassion for those experiencing significant grief and loss. Utilizing a widely accepted, proven effective, narrative, cognitive-behavioral approach, we encourage grieving loss effectively, allowing one to gain new perspective, make meaning of the loss, heal emotional wounds and enable a view to the future. With your permission; we also welcome the opportunity to integrate and Christian faith-based perspective for seeking comfort and understanding of grief in time of loss.

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Jana Sczepanski Palkert, Sex Therapy, EMDR, LMFT

Minnesota Counseling and Couples Center

In 55369 - Nearby to Excelsior.

When someone we love dies,or we have been blindsided by a major life event, it feels like life itself stops. Everything as we have known it, feels changed. We cannot depend upon the emotional, physical or maybe even spiritual securities which we were previously grounded in. We are often flooded with intense emotions that are very difficult to understand and manage. Sometimes life's challenges bring up unresolved past pain, guilt or shame. Grief's best friend is someone who will sit with us, listen, offer support, emotional catharsis, and hope. Talking to a supportive other is the path out of our grief pain. Don't suffer alone, call us today.

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC
Grief Counselor

Innovative Psychological Consultants, LLC

Innovative Psychological Consultants

In 55369 - Nearby to Excelsior.

Coping with the loss of a loved one, the end of a relationship, or even a job can be difficult. Having the support and guidance to get you through these life transitions is what our clinicians do best. Don't be afraid to reach out for help. We will help explain the stages of loss and assist you through the process so you can resume your optimal functioning. You don't have to do it alone.

Mary Hendrickson, Psy.D., LP
Grief Counselor

Mary Hendrickson, Psy.D., LP

Licensed Doctoral Level Clinical Psychologist

In 55345 - Nearby to Excelsior.

The impact of loss in our lives can be devastating and often impacts one's desire for life. The meaning of your life may seem very different when you experience a loss. Loss and grief often result in some form of depression or anxiety. Sometimes you may just try and divert the pain by becoming over involved in areas of your life. The effort of trying to bury the pain only serves to enhance the loss. Therefore, seeking help for your loss in therapy can be crucial. While working with you, we can begin to understand the meaning of your loss and the painful feelings. I am have worked extensively with individuals experiencing grief and loss. I would welcome your call.

Meridee Rilen, Psy.D., LP
Grief Counselor

Meridee Rilen, Psy.D., LP

Doctoral Level Clinical Psychologist

In 55439 - Nearby to Excelsior.

The loss of a loved one (whether through physical or emotional separation) is a profound experience and one that will forever mark a transformational point in your life. Often times the pain you feel is evidence of the depth of your caring, and you may actually feel ambivalent about reducing your suffering in the face of such devastation. You and I can walk together through this process, helping you to find peace alongside the suffering and growth in the midst of loss.

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

35+ years as Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Life Coach

In 55345 - Nearby to Excelsior.

Loss isn’t something we “get over.” It’s something we get through. And healing takes time. Relationships don’t end when someone you love dies, leaves home, or gives up. You continue to carry that person with you going forward. It’s important to be patient with the grief process, and to talk about your loss with someone who doesn’t try to rush you, or paint a smiley face on your loss. Let’s talk. Let’s celebrate what was good, what you will miss, what made that relationship unique. Shakespeare said it best when he suggested we “Give sorrow words.” Talking is healing when someone really understands.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Excelsior, MN.

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

Excelsior is located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It has a land area of 0.62 square miles and a water area of 0.05 square miles.  The population of Excelsior is 2,279 people with 1,113 households and a median annual income of $46,995. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Excelsior, MN

Some budgeting needed

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