Grief and Loss Counseling in West New York, NJ.

Therapy and bereavement services in West New York, NJ. Find real help with the right therapist.


Transformation Counseling Services, LMSW,PsyD,LCSW
Grief Counselor

Transformation Counseling Services, LMSW,PsyD,LCSW

LMSW,PsyD, LCSW,LPC

In 10003 - Nearby to West New York.

Everyone grieves differently which means that coping with loss looks differently and varies from person to person. At Transformation Counseling Services our therapists are specially trained to help you move through the stages of grief and work through your loss. If you are experiencing grief related symptoms we are here to help. Please contact us for a free consultation.

Jason Rosa
Grief Counselor

Jason Rosa

In 07203 - Nearby to West New York.

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 emotional pain.

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS
Grief Counselor

Lauren Rigney, MS, LMHC, NCC, BC-TMH, ACS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10001 - Nearby to West New York.

We will work together to remember your loss and to move forward in life. You will be able to identify what the loss means to you and if that is causing you to remain stuck in the grieving process. I will help you use that meaning to start a healing journey. You will learn to take advantage of community resources and I will help support you through a difficult range of emotions. You will learn the interaction of your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors during the grieving process.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Grief Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10011 - Nearby to West New York.

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.

Wendi Dumbroff, MA, LPC
Grief Counselor

Wendi Dumbroff, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07936 - Nearby to West New York.

Grief and loss are certainly very difficult to deal with, but sooner or later, it comes to all of us. I meet my clients right where they are in the process of their grieving, and sit with them in that space. I help people to walk through the feelings and stay with them through the process. I create a safe space where clients can be with all the emotions they are experiencing. I am very patient as individuals walk through their grief at their own pace.

Priska Imberti, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Priska Imberti, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11377 - Nearby to West New York.

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.

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI
Grief Counselor

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI

Psychotherapist

In 10003 - Nearby to West New York.

Grief and loss are inevitable consequences of having deep, authentic, intimate relationships. When people we love, or things we value leave it hurts. That is healthy and normal. Unfortunately, this grief can sometimes feel infinite, especially when there were things left unsaid or unforgiven. In these times returning to a life that is purposeful and meaningful might begin to seem impossible. Grief and loss counseling will help you to find peace with the past. Through making sense of loss and letting go you will be able to move into the present with meaning and purpose.

Sherry Schwartz, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Sherry Schwartz, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

In 07110 - Nearby to West New York.

You may feel overwhelmed with the loss of your loved one. You may be unable to stop crying and the pain may be unbearable. We will validate you and help you express your feelings in a safe and therapeutic setting. We will help give you tools to cope and process your loss. We will help walk you through the process of grief. We can help you get through this.

Trisha Sanders, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Trisha Sanders, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07675 - Nearby to West New York.

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 West New York.

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.

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to West New York.

It has been really difficult to spend so much time alone. To see everyone else you know having deep connections with others and wanting something similar so badly for yourself. You know that life has little meaning without relationships, but you struggle to keep them alive, you struggle making them in the first place. I can help, together we will develop a plan to find the relationships you have been longing for.

Saranya Tracey, M.A. Clinical; Certified Jungian
Grief Counselor

Saranya Tracey, M.A. Clinical; Certified Jungian

Saranya Tracey, MA, Clinical Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Does a certain loss cause you overwhelming grief and a sense of powerlessness? Saranya specializes in grief and loss, especially when one loss after another pile up. My approach is to face the grief or loss on a deep level, exploring what else you have lost and feel incapable of dealing with. We will address the feelings of hopelessness and how that relates to the issue of starting anew in some way, which is different for each person, and finding peace and a new path through the losses.

John Kukor, Ed.D.
Grief Counselor

John Kukor, Ed.D.

Psychotherapist

In 11040 - Nearby to West New York.

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.

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

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

Neurologic Music Therapist

In 07041 - Nearby to West New York.

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 10001 - Nearby to West New York.

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.

Sheila Brown, MA, MHC-LP
Grief Counselor

Sheila Brown, MA, MHC-LP

Mental Health Counselor

In 10003 - Nearby to West New York.

All of us experience grief and loss in our lives. There is no escaping it. Unfortunately, there are many times that you will experience a loss that society does not sanction as "grief worthy." Loss of an early pregnancy, miscarriage, loss of a valued career or relationship, and the loss of a beloved pet often hit us hard, and result in feelings of grief. I listen with empathy and concern, and will assist you through the grieving process with sensitivity and support, while offering you effective ways of coping with your feelings.

Jacklyn Rukaj, Psy.D.
Grief Counselor

Jacklyn Rukaj, Psy.D.

Postdoctoral Resident

In 10016 - Nearby to West New York.

Grief and loss can take on many forms, and people process this differently. I will provide you with a safe and supportive space where we can work together to process your past and present, and create an improved platform for your future. As a postdoctoral psychology resident, I am highly trained, and strive to create a safe and supportive environment. I believe that each relationship is a unique interaction, and tailor my approach to each client’s needs, integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and a Humanistic approach.

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC
Grief Counselor

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC

Social Confidence Life Coach

In 10012 - Nearby to West New York.

If you have lost someone close to you through death, relocation or the end of a relationship, and feel isolated and lonely, it takes time and support to gently move forward in life. If you are shy or feel anxiety in social situations it can be hard to reach out for help and create the supportive relationships you need. I can help you move forward, gain a new sense of self worth, and begin to create meaningful nurturing social connections.

Jayme Albin
Grief Counselor

Jayme Albin

In 10022 - Nearby to West New York.

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 emotional pain.

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC
Grief Counselor

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10018 - Nearby to West New York.

Our therapists can help with grief around death or any other loss or coping with illness in yourself or a loved one. Deep sadness, shock, disbelief are some of the common grief reactions, and if the relationship to the loss was complicated, these feelings can become overwhelming. We can help you process your feelings and understand them, even when what happened was unconceivable. We will help you find a direction in life and find new ways of functioning. Call us now to schedule a first appointment with a grief therapist.

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW

Psychotherapist /Psychoanalyst

In 10463 - Nearby to West New York.

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.

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 West New York.

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....

Empowered Life Counseling, Inc., Dr. Remy Nelson, LMHC,NCC, CCMHC
Grief Counselor

Empowered Life Counseling, Inc., Dr. Remy Nelson, LMHC,NCC, CCMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10001 - Nearby to West New York.

Grief can be quite a lonely experience that one can feel at the very core, and there are no pills that one can take to manage its persistent, aggravating pain. You wish to take that pain away, but nothing seems to help. I have helped many people work through their grief experiences, including 16 years providing grief therapy to hospice patients and their families.

Abby Mullen, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Abby Mullen, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10709 - Nearby to West New York.

Grief in and of itself is not a diagnosis. However, many people find themselves seeking out professional help following the loss of a loved one, the end of a relationship, or the loss of financial means. In grief and loss therapy you will benefit from a compassionate and warm environment where you can explore your grief with out judgement or fear. Grief is often isolating in our sessions not only will you be given the space to process and remember your loss, but also the tools and guidance necessary to eventually continue a fulfilling life.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Grief Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to West New York.

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.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in West New York, NJ.

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

West New York is located in Hudson County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 0.99 square miles and a water area of 0.33 square miles.  The population of West New York is 53,366 people with 19,161 households and a median annual income of $45,370. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for West New York, NJ

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in West New York, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around West New York may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local West New York public health department.