Grief and Loss Counseling in Ridgefield Park, NJ.

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


Priska Imberti, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Priska Imberti, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11377 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

People experiencing grief and loss are often invaded by mixed emotions and thoughts, including sadness, guilt, anger, feeling frozen or ambivalent, to mention some. Difficult but essential, is to make sense of the situation and find hope. I help clients understand that what has happened might not be altered, but that they can use their own powers and that of their support systems to master the present moment.

Lewis Pagano, LPC
Grief Counselor

Lewis Pagano, LPC

Licensed Professioal Counselor

In 07042 - Nearby to Ridgefield 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.

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC
Grief Counselor

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10016 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10013 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Grief Counselor

Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist

In 11030 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Grief is about loss and the threat of loss. The stronger the bond between us and the person we have lost, the more we will hurt both physically and emotionally. When we are torn from a family member or friend, a part of us dies as well. Our natural need for attachment gets severed, often bringing the return of childhood fears. The world feels like a more dangerous place. As a result, we may feel out of control. We ache to have the loved person back. We know in the rational part of our minds that the person is not coming back, but it also seems impossible to let him go. We will remain emotionally conflicted until we can release our loved ones. Because letting go is so difficult, we must do it slow....

Nataliya Rusetskaya, Ph.D., LCSW,
Grief Counselor

Nataliya Rusetskaya, Ph.D., LCSW,

Licensed Psychotherapist, Certified Couple and Sex Therapist

In 07030 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

I use CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy) approach to work with the grief and loss that you might be going through. As a part of that approach you might be asked to think, talk, sometimes write at home some thoughts and memories that I will ask you about. It will give you a chance to slow down and give attention to grieving the loss of the loved ones. I use specific manual to walk you through this process.

Karen Lewis, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Karen Lewis, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07666 - Nearby to Ridgefield 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.

Susan Bady, LCSW, BCD
Grief Counselor

Susan Bady, LCSW, BCD

Registered Psychotherapist

In 11215 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.

Silvina Falcon-Levine, MSW, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Silvina Falcon-Levine, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07016 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.

Mitchell Milch, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.

John Kukor, Ed.D.
Grief Counselor

John Kukor, Ed.D.

Psychotherapist

In 11040 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.

Mollie Busino, MSW LCSW
Grief Counselor

Mollie Busino, MSW LCSW

Mollie Busino

In 07030 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.

Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Joanne Gerr, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator

In 10017 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.
Grief Counselor

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker

In 10543 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

I teach my clients about the stages of grief. This often which helps to normalize what they are experiencing. It can be so overwhelming and isolating to lose someone you love. I give clients a safe place to explore all of their emotions around their loss. I work to help clients feeling grounded again and take the steps necessary to find a new normal.

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 Ridgefield Park.

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.

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

New York Behavioral Health, Ph.D.

New York Behavioral Health

In 10168 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Grief is a natural state after a loss. Mourning is natural and healthy. Acute grief does not need to be pathologized or treated. Those experiencing complicated grief may benefit from speaking to a warm, caring professional. In addition, a skilled therapist can listen, help you understand if therapy is appropriate or not, and explain what complicated grief is. If you are having sleep problems or symptoms of depression or PTSD related to the loss, therapy could be helpful. Our therapists are here to help and not interfere with the natural healing process. If support and guidance could be helpful to you, please call us with any questions.

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

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

Licensed Art Therapist

In 10017 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Grief Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Ridgefield 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.

Ariana K. Goswick, LMHC
Grief Counselor

Ariana K. Goswick, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10010 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R
Grief Counselor

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Clinical Social Work

In 11101 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.

R. Hope Eliasof, LCSW, LMFT
Grief Counselor

R. Hope Eliasof, LCSW, LMFT

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage therapist and Lic LCSW

In 07432 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

Grief and loss are powerful emotions that can cause daily emotional pain and negative thinking. Grief and loss can inhibit people from taking action and getting what they want out of life. Grief and loss can be short term due to a death, divorce, or loss of a job, friendship, etc. Sometimes these feelings are chronic and began in childhood due to growing up in a dysfunctional family. In Psychotherapy we work on effective tools to help people mourn, let go of the pain and find ways to move on in their lives.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Grief Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.

MyTherapist, PhD, LMHC, LMFT
Grief Counselor

MyTherapist, PhD, LMHC, LMFT

Psychotherapist, Clinical Sexologist

In 10011 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

A core concept in our style of therapy is called unconditional life acceptance, which means we have to radically accept the things the universe throws at us, even when a loved one dies. Difficult for the religious, and perhaps more so for non-believers. Together we can work on the concrete issues at hand as well as come up with some rituals and ways to celebrate your loved one and begin to move towards that unconditional acceptance.

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

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

Psychoanalyst, Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07045 - Nearby to Ridgefield 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 .

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 10065 - Nearby to Ridgefield Park.

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.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Ridgefield Park, NJ.

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

Ridgefield Park is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 1.70 square miles and a water area of 0.19 square miles.  The population of Ridgefield Park is 13,102 people with 4,633 households and a median annual income of $63,841. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Ridgefield Park, NJ

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Ridgefield Park are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Ridgefield Park public health department.