Grief and Loss Counseling in Hackensack, NJ.

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


Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Joanne Gerr, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator

In 10017 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Dealing with grief and loss is thought by most people to be life’s greatest challenge. Whether it be loss of a partner, child, friend, or other important person in one’s life, it is universally a sad and tremendously challenging part of the human experience. I have worked with people who have experienced losses of all types throughout the lifecycle, and helped them to understand the compendium of complex feelings and challenging situations that accompany grieving. Although in the midst of grief, there is often a sense of despair, I have helped hundreds of people resolve grief, and move on with their lives.

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Lois Horowitz, Ph.D, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Grief is a normal response to the loss of a relationship or the death of a loved one. Some people need help managing the overwhelming feelings of sadness, anxiety, anger, and the loneliness that occurs during the grieving process. I can help you to understand what you are feeling to promote a healing process. Please visit my website lhorowitz.com for more information about my qualifications

Susan Glaser, LCSW, MSW
Grief Counselor

Susan Glaser, LCSW, MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07078 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Having experienced my own severe and traumatic loss, I know how important it is to receive support and assistance at this crucial time. I am here to help you through the painful and inevitable grief that comes to all of us in at some point in our lives. I recognize the reality of loss and change in life, and work to bring peace. I work with both adults and children.

Craig Springer, PhD
Grief Counselor

Craig Springer, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

In 07016 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Did you suffer a sudden or expected loss of a love one? Did you sustain a body injury or did you loss a body function that drastically affect your ability to fulfill daily activities? Did you lose your job, had to change geographic location, loss your home or experience downward social mobility? Grief and bereavement are the natural emotional responses to any of these types of losses. It involves experiencing intense feelings, many of them unexpectedly and overwhelmingly. Loss is a personal journey; while grieving can often foster compassion and connection among family and friends, it is also common for the griever to experience difficulties identifying or expressing emotions.

Ariana K. Goswick, LMHC
Grief Counselor

Ariana K. Goswick, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10010 - Nearby to Hackensack.

The term “Grief” refers to one's reaction to loss. There is no normal timetable for recovering from grief. Some recover and resume normal activities within six months, while others experience grief for years without relief. In either situation, time typically does mitigate the intensity emotions related to the loss. There are some instances, however, where grief becomes debilitating and lasts for a year or longer. In these cases, the term “Complicated Grief” is used. If you or someone you know is in need of assistance in coping with grief, I encourage you to reach out for support.

Margarete Juliana, PhD, LMFT, RP
Grief Counselor

Margarete Juliana, PhD, LMFT, RP

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Registered Psychotherapist

In 07011 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Have you found yourself in deep sadness from a recent loss or that may be many years old and perhaps you are only recently recognizing? People were designed to reach out to someone when they are grieving and have had a loss. Unfortunately in our modern world, we are expected to be brief about our losses, to shrug them off and move on. You don't have to suffer alone. I will support you to more fully allow yourself to experience this loss and sadness in safety so that you can truly process the pain. Please contact me for help.

Mitchell Milch, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Grieving the loss of loved one can be complicated if our valued identity and/or our equanimity was tied to that person given diffuse boundaries. When we overly depend on people regulate our emotions, self esteem or self confidence, then being without them can leave us angry, bereft, empty, etc. In psychotherapy we can rewrite the specious narrative that you were joined at the hip because you could not survive without that person. By internalizing what is offered by the therapist to enhance your self-reliance, you are then free to come to terms with the reality of loss of your loved one and internalize the relationship that is over. That person can now live on inside of you.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 10065 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Grey Matters International and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D approaches issues of grief & loss through the lens of innovation----instead of growing the same neural networks responsible for the pain in weekly therapy sessions, we reset the brain to move forward quicker and efficiently by working on the stuck limbic system so as to empower the person with more success and traction. For no one wants to stay in a grief mode for too long; but when you don’t include the brain in your work with someone, you risk describing the water to them while they drown and calling it success. Contact Grey Matters International, Inc now at kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Grief Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Grief is a natural response to a loss, and loss can come in many forms: loss of a relationship, friendship, health, job, financial stability, safety; death of a loved one or even a pet; or a loved one’s serious illness. It is normal to feel sad, numb, angry, even guilty, following a loss, but these feelings should become less intense over time. In therapy, together we can explore if the pain and feelings surrounding your loss are so constant and severe that they keep you from resuming your life, if you feel “stuck” in an intense state of morning and how to overcome and learn to live again.

Elizabeth Hill, LCADC
Grief Counselor

Elizabeth Hill, LCADC

Licensed Counselor

In 07032 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Grief counseling helps people cope with grief and mourning following the loss of a loved one or due to major life changes that trigger feelings of grief (i.e. job loss or divorce). It provides a space for individuals to work through and process the complex emotions surrounding loss. Healthy grieving results in remembering the loss with a newfound sense of peace, rather than searing pain.

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC
Grief Counselor

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10016 - Nearby to Hackensack.

If you're suffering from the loss of a friend, relative or loved one, remember the quote that "We are the strongest in the broken places". Sometimes such a loss can hobble us and leave us feeling despairing, sad, depressed or anxious. I can help you (as I've helped so many others over time) to heal your pain and find your way through this rough patch to a new day.

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 10019 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Grief is something you will, unfortunately, have to go through. You can't go around it, skip over it to the end, or otherwise avoid it. I can help you realize when you are going through the process and when you're fleeing it in a way that will come back to bit you in the ***. On the positive side, going through grief is not as complicated as it's sometimes cracked up to be. Talking - with the right person - goes a long way to moving the process forward.

Barbara Dietz, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Barbara Dietz, LCSW

Licensed Therapist

In 11231 - Nearby to Hackensack.

When we have lost a person, a job, a healthy body, a reliable home life, a steady income, a longed for opportunity, we grieve in ways that often can compound our loss and make our lives even more difficult. I can walk you through your loss. Talking about what your loss means to you can help you integrate it into your larger life experience. Understanding the crucial role of loss in personal development can help prevent the pain of loss from becoming destructive, so that we can refocus our lives.

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10013 - Nearby to Hackensack.

The key to my approach in working with people who are grieving a loss is to recognize that, while grief and loss are universal experiences, the way each person grieves can be very different. It is important to honor that. The key benefit in working with me is that I will help you find a way through your grieving that works for you. There is no one correct way. Each person has their own unique way of coping with grief and loss. My job is to help you find ways to heal in your own way.

Peter Berzins, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor
Grief Counselor

Peter Berzins, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor

Brittany Ryan-Berzins Ph.D. Birch Tree Psychology

In 07444 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Times of loss and grief are extremely sad and often people have trouble coping after the loss of a loved one. Dr. Peter Berzins helps individuals with grief and loss by discussing the loss in a safe environment, where people feel free to discuss not only thier sad memories but positive ones as well. Therapy has been proven to help minimize the stress associated with loss.

Barbara Bennett, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Barbara Bennett, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Loss is an inevitable part of life, through the loss of a loved one, the loss of health, or the letting go of a long-held dream. The grief that follows is a natural part of the healing process, but it is difficult and painful. For many, the pain of grief can be overwhelming and there seems to be no end in sight. I help clients understand and accept where they are, to develop ways of coping, and to build a new path forward.

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10003 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Grief and loss can happen when you're young or old. Whenever it happens it can result in an ongoing depression that can hamper your life. I understand how devastating it can be and use various approaches to help you recover and return to your best self. Having been there myself and worked through my own grief and loss, I know what it takes to overcome the pain of grief and loss, and I will help you overcome your own pain and regain your own healthy balance.

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Grief Counselor

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD

Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists

In 10463 - Nearby to Hackensack.

People may experience many common symptoms related to grief and loss after losing a loved-one. Patients may also pass through stages of denial, anger and depression. Therapy can help an individual process these feelings and navigate these stages. A main goal when working with grief and loss may be to reach the period of acceptance (the time of closure). Talk therapy with a professional can be a very healthy approach to dealing with loss.

Silvina Falcon-Levine, MSW, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Silvina Falcon-Levine, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07016 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Grief and bereavement are the natural emotional responses to any kind of loss. It involves experiencing intense feelings, many of them unexpectedly and overwhelmingly. Loss is a personal journey; while grieving can often foster compassion and connection among family and friends, it is also common for the griever to experience difficulties identifying and sharing feelings or experience inter-personal conflict. Even, guilt, anxiety and anger may rise in addition to sadness and sorrow during grief. Bereavement counseling can provide a safe space to explore the struggles inherent to loss, with the support and understanding of a professional.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Grief Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to Hackensack.

When you suffer a significant loss it can be one of the most devastating experiences of your life. My approach to grief counseling begins with providing sensitive and supportive therapy to enable you to mourn your loss and slowly being the transition to moving forward without your loved one. If your pain is so overwhelming that you find it difficult to successfully function after you have had a period of time to recover, we will explore the obstacles that interfere with you moving ahead and implement practical strategies to assist you with improving your quality of life.

Mollie Busino, MSW LCSW
Grief Counselor

Mollie Busino, MSW LCSW

Mollie Busino

In 07030 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Grief can be a process like no other...feeling the loss at the most unexpected times and unexpected ways. It can bring up a mixture of emotions and thoughts. Its impact can vary greatly between individuals. At Mindful Power LLC we offer a suppotive environment to navigate thru the Grief process. We offer both individual counseling and group support.

Insight Psychological Group, Psy.D.'s, LCSW's and LPC's
Grief Counselor

Insight Psychological Group, Psy.D.'s, LCSW's and LPC's

Group Practice

In 07607 - Nearby to Hackensack.

At Insight Psychological Group, one of our specialty areas is grief/bereavement counseling. We offer counseling for individuals and groups to help people move forward through the grieving process. Our experience includes counseling those who have gone through the death of a spouse, parent, or sibling. Other issues we focus on include coping with a miscarriage or a still birth. Our goal is to help people move through the process, rather than “get over it.” There are other types of loss that we offer counseling for as well. These can include divorce or the loss of a job, for example.

Kenneth Langlieb, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Kenneth Langlieb, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 07450 - Nearby to Hackensack.

Loss of a loved one is an unbearable pain. Therapy can help you process your emotional pain and reduce the time it takes to heal rather than burying the pain only to come out years later. Sometimes letter writing, art therapy, talk therapy, play therapy assist in the grieving process. the heart has a natural process of grieving. Therapy can assist in this natural process.

Karen Lewis, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Karen Lewis, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07666 - Nearby to Hackensack.

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.

Emily Davenport, M.A., ATR-BC, LCAT
Grief Counselor

Emily Davenport, M.A., ATR-BC, LCAT

Licensed Art Therapist

In 10017 - Nearby to Hackensack.

We treat grief and loss holistically. We infuse breathing techniques, guided imagery, and meditation with Art Therapy and evidence-based talk therapy modalities to help you regain inner safety and connection. We will help you create new avenues to regain inner-calm, understanding and acceptance through self-expression. Everyone responds uniquely to traumatic events and loss. You may have an immediate or delayed response with mental, emotional, and/or physical symptoms. Your symptoms may subside as time passes or you may have lasting issues stemming from your trauma. We help children, adolescents and adults process grief.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Hackensack, NJ.

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

Hackensack is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 4.18 square miles and a water area of 0.15 square miles.  The population of Hackensack is 44,834 people with 18,169 households and a median annual income of $55,289. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Hackensack, NJ

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Hackensack is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Hackensack therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Hackensack public health department.