Grief and Loss Counseling in North Bergen, NJ.

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


Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.

LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LAC, LCADCs, and Ph.D.

In 07666 - Nearby to North Bergen.

Loss can come in so many different forms, yet the pain is there and is strong. When we hold someone or something dear to our heart and then they suddenly gone, we are often left with a hole in our heart and need to grieve that loss. Grief looks different for each person. There are 5 main stages of grief that most people will go through in an order: Denial and Isolation, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, and Acceptance. These are hard stages to walk through alone. Reach out and call one of our compassionate therapists at Mars and Venus Counseling Center who can help you to talk through each of the emotions that you experience at each stage.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Grief Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to North Bergen.

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.

Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD
Grief Counselor

Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD

Psychotherapist

In 10019 - Nearby to North Bergen.

The loss of a loved one is a tremendously painful and personal process. Grief and bereavement therapy with Dr. Vaughan provides a source of support and serves as an outlet for expressing the wide array of emotions and experiences - disbelief, anger, depression, sadness, emptiness, heartbreak, denial, guilt - that often comprise the grieving process. In a confidential, non-judgmental and supportive environment, Dr. Vaughan helps clients to make sense of their experiences and to find ways of coping with strong emotions.

Barbara Dietz, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Barbara Dietz, LCSW

In 11231 - Nearby to North Bergen.

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.

Lewis Pagano, LPC
Grief Counselor

Lewis Pagano, LPC

Licensed Professioal Counselor

In 07042 - Nearby to North Bergen.

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.

John Kukor, Ed.D.
Grief Counselor

John Kukor, Ed.D.

Psychotherapist

In 11040 - Nearby to North Bergen.

A unique aspect of my psychotherapy practice is my readiness and willingness to discuss the issues of death and mortality. Life is precious and we deserve to live our lives fully, but death is an unavoidable fact of our lives. Many people can recall when they first learned about the fact of mortality in their childhood -- perhaps when a pet died, or we lost a grandparent or family member, or when some tragedy occurred. Witnessing a death or suffering the loss of a loved one can change some people's lives forever. In my practice I support my clients to come to terms with painful losses in their lives, and to regain their ability to live life fully, even in the face of their own mortality.

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 North Bergen.

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.

Ellen Carni,  Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Ellen Carni, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 10024 - Nearby to North Bergen.

When grief's anguish becomes unbearable and life does not return to normal, psychological counseling can be extremely helpful in navigating you back to a satisfying and productive life. I work with you according to your unique experience while taking into account your cultural background and spiritual orientation. I help you review your relationship with the loved one or loss and find new meaning while respecting the impact of the loss. Memory, reflection, ritual and dialogue are some of the methods I use. I also look at how you have dealt with loss in the past. Of equal importance, I assist you in finding and maintaining healthy coping strategies to manage symptoms when times get tough

Susan Bady, LCSW, BCD
Grief Counselor

Susan Bady, LCSW, BCD

Registered Psychotherapist

In 11215 - Nearby to North Bergen.

I can help you manage grief and loss in a variety of ways. I proivide a safe and sympathetic space for you to express your feelings I offer tools of hypnosis, meditation, EMDr that can help soothe you and speed up the healing process. I encourage you to manage the pain in a way that leads to growth.

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical PhD Psychologist

In 10019 - Nearby to North Bergen.

People seek support following the loss of a parent, grandparent, friend, child, loved one, or a pet. Sometimes it's struggles surrounding the loss of an identity, perhaps a breakup, or an athletic or physical injury that is leading to the loss of goals you had for yourself. No matter the type of loss, getting support during this time can be particularly helpful. Together we can work through the stages of grief, learn from your loss, and rebuild your sense of self so that you can move forward in your life.

Philip Kolba, MA
Grief Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

In 10011 - Nearby to North Bergen.

Grief and loss is, unfortunately, a normal part of living. There is no single "correct" way to grieve: different cultures and even individuals from the same culture grieve differently. The only consistent feature is that grief takes time. The most effective thing anyone can do for someone grieving is to be there—to listen, to empathize, to walk along with the grief. There is no "fixing" grief. But counseling can help prevent normal grief from developing into major depression or other mental health conditions.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Grief Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to North Bergen.

When I very young I lost my fiancée. I went about life as if nothing had happened until it caught up to me. I was trying to open a door with a key and it wouldn't work. I found myself crying and felt out of control. This happened because I didn't want to grieve. What I learned is you can't skip this process. It will catch up to you at the strangest times. I can walk you through this without bottoming out. Ignoring it and avoiding it doesn't work

Linda J. Arkin, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Linda J. Arkin, LCSW

LCSW

In 10023 - Nearby to North Bergen.

As a trauma and EMDR specialist, I have helped many clients cope with loss; loss of a partner, family member, loved one or job. With over twenty-five years of experience, I'm confident I can help you, too, through each stage of your grief. We will work together so that you feel less overwhelmed and more hopeful that you can and will build a peaceful life with a stronger sense of self.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in North Bergen, NJ.

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

North Bergen is located in Hudson County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 5.13 square miles and a water area of 0.43 square miles.  The population of North Bergen is 62,993 people with 21,676 households and a median annual income of $55,222. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for North Bergen, NJ

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in North Bergen 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 North Bergen 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 North Bergen public health department.