Grief and Loss Counseling in Manhattan, NY.

Therapy and bereavement services in Manhattan, NY. Find real help with the right therapist.


Grief Counselor

Michael Picucci, PhD, MAC, SEP

Holistic Psychologist, Author, Focalizer

44 East 12 Street, New York, New York

Grief, when it surfaces, is one of the most confusing of human emotions. Together, we will soothingly allow the symptoms to lead us to the heart of the suffering where transformation is possible. If one allows it, there can be a sweetness and comfort in grief resolution. This is accessible as we resolve the barrier of complex feelings, and a part of you comes alive again. It makes sense that grieving enlivens. If there had been no significant bonding in these relationships to begin with, we would not be experiencing their loss as traumatic. While in the resolution process, you may experience a state of openness and vulnerability naturally opening to new learning and corrective experiences.

Grief Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

85 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York

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

Grief Counselor

Helen Borel, RN,MFA,PhD

PsychoTherapist and PsychoAnalyst

200 West 79th Street - Apt. 9L, Manhattan, New York

There are four phases of grief which you'll go through when you've lost someone, before you can move to the next part of your life. There's shock. Then the pain of realizing who you've lost, what he or she meant to you, a gut-struggle about how you'll move on without him or her. Next comes "bargaining," a way your brain protects you from too much suffering. Whether it's to your God or another spiritual connection of yours, you may try asking for the lost person's return if you do this or that "good" thing. Finally, as your loss becomes real to you, comes Acceptance. Over my 20 years of practice, I've guided patients gently through each of these difficult stages of loss and personal growth.

Grief Counselor

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

156 Fifth Ave., Suite 1223, New York, New York

We all experience grief & loss from time to time. However, there are some losses that are simply too big to get through in the usual ways. At times like this we need additional support. Successful grieving entails coming to terms with the enormity of the loss and making tough decisions about how to meaningfully proceed with living in a world that no longer feels the same.

Grief Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

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.

Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Manhattan, 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.

Grief Counselor

Zalman Nelson, LMSW

Licensed Professional Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Grief and loss are a powerful experience with many aspects and dimensions. No two people go through it the same. And we have much loss in our lives, besides our loved ones, and each is a mourning experience. Loss is part of life, but it doesn't have to be only a negative experince. When worked with properly, such experiences can be transformative, and fuel your growth.

Grief Counselor

James Pearl, Ph.D.

Psychoanalyst

185 Madison Ave 15th fl, New York, New York

Personal loss such as a loved one or due to trauma needs to be mourned in order to move on in one's life. This difficult process requires a 'witness' to the emotional loss. Psychoanalysis serves the function of enabling a person to speak about the loss. It enables an individual to remember in a way that enhances the individual survivor.

Grief Counselor

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.

Psychologist

330 west 58th street - suite 601, new york, New York

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.

Grief Counselor

Patricia Schneider, Dr., Ph. D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

260 Madison Ave. Ste. 8047, New York, New York

Elements from different psychotherapy modalities will most effectively address matters of loss, depression and role change related to loss of a loved one, unresolved or traumatic grief, loss of the individual's youth, opportunities, or functional abilities. I target associated somatic distress, guilt, thoughts of the deceased, irritation and anger, lack of motivation, identification phenomena. The goal is for you to assimilate the reality and meaning of death so that while not forgetting the person you lost, not relinquishing associated sadness, still missing your loved one, you may once again engage in pleasurable and satisfying relationships and activities.


Compassionate Bereavement Services in Manhattan, NY.

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

Manhattan is located in New York County, New York. It has a land area of 22.81 square miles and a water area of 10.81 square miles.  The population of Manhattan is 1.64 million people with 738,644 households and a median annual income of $47,030. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Manhattan, NY

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Manhattan, 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 Manhattan may have flexibility or sliding scales