Grief and Loss Counseling in Elmwood Park, NJ.

Therapy and bereavement services in Elmwood Park, NJ. Find real help with the right therapist.


Grief Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

If it is a past loss we will talk about that relationship and what it meant to you, and see how that person affected you in your current life and what he/she meant to you. If it is a current or impending loss, we can focus on day-to-day issues to lessen anxiety, and process how to handle what time is left. Practical issues may be discussed. if you find yourself obsessing we will probably focus on feeling, if you find yourself lost in feeling, we may focus on verbalizing your thoughts and your feelings. If you are overwhelmed by depression and find it difficult to function, I will make recommendations for medications and/or alternative strategies.

Grief Counselor

Elizabeth MacGregor, Ed.D, LP, ACS. ASE, EMDR, CBT

Psychoanalyst, Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

Are you struggling with the loss of a close friend or neighbor? Are you grieving the loss of a parent, a spouse,a relationship or of a child? Are you experiencing painful feelings? Is sadness a large part of you day? Do you feel abandoned? Has your grief reation been prolonged or does it manifest itself through some bodily or behavorial symtom? Through comfort care management and empathy , we will help you to begin to resolve your feelings of traumatic grief .

Grief Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

Grief and loss can be triggered by many things; the death of a loved one, the loss of a beloved mate, being let go at a valued job, and many others. When we cannot get over the loss by ourselves, a therapist point us down new roads. Suddenly vistas of possibility begin to open up, and what once seemed hopelessly sad begins to take on its proper importance.

Grief Counselor

Karen Lewis, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

Losing a loved one, friend, or pet can be devastating and can present profound challenges. Shortly after the loss, you will probably feel as if your brain is in a fog and you are just "going through the motions." This can be a very difficult time for you and talking to a therapist about your feelings can help you work through the loss and move forward in a positive and less inhibited manner.

Grief Counselor

Sheila Berard, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

A loss can stop you in your tracks or some people report that they feel like they are "a witness" to their life and not a participant. We will work together on grieving your loss while also working on allowing you to become a participant in your life again. Having a dedicated space in your week to allow you to express your grief can allow you function at a higher level. Grieving does not have a timetable and it is not the same for everyone. Everyone grieves at their own pace and in their own way and we will work together at your speed and in the way that makes you most comfortable.

Grief Counselor

Lauren Levy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

Different people respond to grief and loss in many different ways. There is no right or wrong way to deal with loss. It is important to address the feelings that come up during the grieving process, whether they be painful memories or joyous ones. People often find that they work through unresolved issues from previous losses during this process. This helps people learn how to cope with death in a way that helps them move forward while being able to think about the person they've lost in a way that does not impact them like it did before.

Grief Counselor

Lewis Pagano, LPC

Licensed Professioal Counselor

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

I believe loss is a major issue in life and every loss brings up past losses. I work closely with individuals with all past losses to resolve current losses. This can result in relieve from extreme symptoms of loss.I have an extensive background in working with individuals with grief and loss issues from childhood also which is important in resoling current losses.

Grief Counselor

So.i.Heard Music Therapy, MM, MT-BC, NMT

Neurologic Music Therapist

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

Our credentialed music therapists tailor sessions to each individual, utilizing personalized music exercises and interventions to address each person's unique experiences of loss or trauma. Involvement in music addresses trauma in two ways: music reaches us on an emotional level to help with coping, as well as on a neurological level to address and heal areas of the brain that are affected when trauma or loss are experienced. Our music therapists work with each client using musical elements like songwriting, processing, and guided imagery to help clients find their own voice and learn new coping skills to help manage trauma of any severity.

Grief Counselor

Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT

Helping you find wholeness...

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

Each individual's response to grief and loss is unique, and their response to different losses will have similarities and differences. There are several different periods of grief/loss in which people may seek help (before the loss, at the time of the loss, during the first few months after the loss and during later times). Some people seek to find ways that they can recognize and cope with the loss, some are concerned about how they are reacting, some seek help in dealing with others affected (especially children). It is possible to move through periods of grief and loss back to a sense of wholeness and peace. Christopher can help you through that process.

Grief Counselor

Helen Borel, RN,MFA,PhD

PsychoTherapist and PsychoAnalyst

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

There are four phases of grief which you'll go through when you've lost someone, before you can move to the next part of your life. There's shock. Then the pain of realizing who you've lost, what he or she meant to you, a gut-struggle about how you'll move on without him or her. Next comes "bargaining," a way your brain protects you from too much suffering. Whether it's to your God or another spiritual connection of yours, you may try asking for the lost person's return if you do this or that "good" thing. Finally, as your loss becomes real to you, comes Acceptance. Over my 20 years of practice, I've guided patients gently through each of these difficult stages of loss and personal growth.

Grief Counselor

Kenneth Jedding, LCSW, MA

Licensed Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

I've treated many people who were dealing with the death of a loved one or with a breakup. It's a difficult time of life, but an important one. The science of grief therapy has changed. A death is no longer thought of solely in terms of the need to "move on," necessarily, but to understand who one is the face of the loss, in terms of one's own sense of identity, and plans. As for breakups are hard, but ripe, and therapy often involves reviewing what happened, and coming to an understanding of who one was and who one needs to be, to propel one to what comes next. .

Grief Counselor

Diane Davis, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

The loss of an important person, can be a terrible shock. I help you with moving through the process of grieving, including issues of survivor guilt, anxiety and depression that may arise after a loss, whether it be loss of a person, job, or pet. When grief feels overwhelming, I can provide the support needed to find meaning in the past, and hope for the future.

Grief Counselor

Judith Rapley Waterman, LMSW, ACC

Licensed social worker and Certified coach

Within driving distance of Elmwood Park

Losing someone or something in your life differs from person to person. Some therapy and therapists as well as well-intending individuals try to give a cookie-cutter responses or answers as to how to handle this. Handling grief and loss healthily requires going deep to look at meaning, as meaning varies from person to person. Here we look at meaning together and help you figure out how to continue living while processing your loss!



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Elmwood Park, NJ.

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

Elmwood Park is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 2.64 square miles and a water area of 0.08 square miles.  The population of Elmwood Park is 20,279 people with 6,912 households and a median annual income of $71,852. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Elmwood Park, NJ

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Elmwood Park for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees