Grief and Loss Counseling in River Vale, NJ.

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


Joan Warren,  LMFT
Grief Counselor

Joan Warren, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10016 - Nearby to River Vale.

Living life challenges us in so many ways, and dealing with grief and loss is something we must all face and endure. By offering you a safe and supportive space to express your grief and working with you to take steps to heal, there is hope for relief and change. Is it a quick fix? No. But by helping you regain a mindful sense of self, comforting connection with others and realistic efforts toward feeling peace, there is hope for joy.

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS
Grief Counselor

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS

QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER

In 11375 - Nearby to River Vale.

Dr. Joel Stukalin and Dr. Sara Mandelbaum have guided many clients like you through their grieving processes. Since each client is special and unique, we work with the utmost sensitivity to help you during this emotional period so often filled with many memories and feelings. Some clients also experience unfinished emotional business with the deceased, which we work through with substantial empathic understanding and patience. This sensitive collaboration with Dr. Joel and Dr. Sara is invaluable in supporting grieving clients to achieve a sense of therapeutic closure and relief. Clients have stated that doing this necessary grief work with Dr. Joel and Dr. Sara has restored their lives.

Laura OKeefe, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Laura OKeefe, LCSW

Psychotherapist / Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10536 - Nearby to River Vale.

Grief is a natural response to loss. The emotional suffering you feel when something or someone you love is taken away can be overwhelming. The more significant the loss, the more intense the grief will be. You may associate grief with the death of a loved one—which is often the cause of the most intense type of grief—but there are other losses which cause grief, including; loss of a pet, a Job, or home, divorce or break-up, empty nest syndrome/children leaving the home, losing a friend, etc. Therapy can aid you in processing your grief and help you to move forward and grow.

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical PhD Psychologist

In 10019 - Nearby to River Vale.

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.

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Grief Counselor

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD

Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists

In 10463 - Nearby to River Vale.

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.

Elizabeth Zimmerman, MFT
Grief Counselor

Elizabeth Zimmerman, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10536 - Nearby to River Vale.

Whether we endure loss due to changes in life roles, the end of a relationship or the death of a loved one, grief impacts all aspects of our being. The process of grief is one of reconstructing the meaning of our lives and relationships. We heal by taking time to focus on our loss, sharing our pain with someone we trust, and attending to the meaning of our loss in the present moment. I will walk with you, bear witness to your struggle and help you move through the debilitating maze of grief. When you allow yourself to grieve fully, the experience of loss has the power to bring you into deeper connection with yourself and feel the beauty, mystery and and meaning of life in a new way.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Grief Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to River Vale.

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.

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Johannes Marselis, LCSW, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 11225 - Nearby to River Vale.

I am here to bear witness to your pain and to explore with you the path through it, including how much to let go of, and examination of what was lost. Grief and emotional, sometimes physical suffering are natural, albeit sometimes unbearable, responses to loss. Examining what it is that was lost, what needs it filled and how to cope in it's absence is very individual. Sometimes it hurts as a direct and equal reflection of how much we cared, for better or worse.

Lewis Pagano, LPC
Grief Counselor

Lewis Pagano, LPC

Licensed Professioal Counselor

In 07042 - Nearby to River Vale.

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.

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW

Psychotherapist /Psychoanalyst

In 10463 - Nearby to River Vale.

Have you recently experienced the loss of a loved one ? Regardless of how prepared one is the loss of a dear family member or friend can be a devastating and paralyzing experience. When there is attachment to a person over many years they become a part of our being. Their loss diminishes us and a part of us is forever changed. Experiencing the feelings of grief and loss alone can be overwhelming. Psychotherapy can ameliorate pain associated with deep grief and sorrow at the loss of a loved one.

Lauren Levy, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Lauren Levy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10128 - Nearby to River Vale.

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.

Fabiana Franco, Ph.D. LLC
Grief Counselor

Fabiana Franco, Ph.D. LLC

Dr. Fabiana Franco

In 10023 - Nearby to River Vale.

Recovering from grief is never an easy process and nothing can replace the essential element: time. However, in therapy I can give you tools and techniques to help you manage pain, accept loss, and open up to life again. When you are overwhelmed by grief, it can seem like the pain will never depart. Whatever you do, though, don't give up. With the right help, the time will come when you can find the proper balance between mourning and facing your own future.

Kenneth Jedding, LCSW, MA
Grief Counselor

Kenneth Jedding, LCSW, MA

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 10003 - Nearby to River Vale.

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. .



Compassionate Bereavement Services in River Vale, NJ.

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

River Vale is located in Bergen County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 4.06 square miles and a water area of 0.24 square miles.  The population of River Vale is 10,033 people with 3,406 households and a median annual income of $132,265. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for River Vale, NJ

Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in River Vale is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local River Vale public health department.