Grief and Loss Counseling in Orangetown, NY.

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


Juliette Sussmann, LMHC,NCC
Grief Counselor

Juliette Sussmann, LMHC,NCC

New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10536 - Nearby to Orangetown.

Research now shows us that there are not set stages and ways to grieve the loss of a loved one. A person's ability to move on is based on their own resilience. Making meaning of one's life can help. Whether through writing a narrative, recalling fond memories or making new ones through creating new interests, connection helps with loss. Therapy gives a welcome space to share the many feelings that come along with letting go.

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 07450 - Nearby to Orangetown.

We all experience different types of losses over the course of our lives: loss of a loved one, of a job, of a role, or of a way of life. Everyone is affected differently by loss - often the same event can have very different meanings for different people. At the Lukin Center, we work with clients who are grieving a loss to help them identify what the loss means for them in order to work through and grow from their grief.

Adolfo Tibana, MHC
Grief Counselor

Adolfo Tibana, MHC

Mental Health Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Losing a loved one is one of the hardest things we have to go through. Sometimes we not only grieve them, but we grieve the relationship we wish we'd had with them. There can be many complicated feelings and not everyone experiences loss the same way. Using experiential therapy we can explore what we would want to say to them if they were still here, and process all the emotions that go with it.

Karen Lewis, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Karen Lewis, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07666 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

Sheila Berard, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Sheila Berard, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07675 - Nearby to Orangetown.

A loss can stop you in your tracks or some people report that they feel like they are "a witness" to their life and not a participant. We will work together on grieving your loss while also working on allowing you to become a participant in your life again. Having a dedicated space in your week to allow you to express your grief can allow you function at a higher level. Grieving does not have a timetable and it is not the same for everyone. Everyone grieves at their own pace and in their own way and we will work together at your speed and in the way that makes you most comfortable.

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC
Grief Counselor

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10018 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

Elizabeth Hill, LCADC
Grief Counselor

Elizabeth Hill, LCADC

Licensed Counselor

In 07032 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

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 10528 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC
Grief Counselor

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC

Social Confidence Life Coach

In 10012 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Joanne Gerr, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator

In 10017 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

Lewis Pagano, LPC
Grief Counselor

Lewis Pagano, LPC

Licensed Professioal Counselor

In 07042 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
Grief Counselor

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10001 - Nearby to Orangetown.

The pain you experience after losing a loved one is an intense human experience that could make you feel abandoned, hopeless, and incapable of moving forward in life. In addition, sometimes there is grief connected to losing something: a job, an opportunity, a past that will not come back, a country you left behind. I can offer an empathic ear and listening to you as you ponder important questions at this point in your life: What does your grief say? What are the fears that accompany your grief and loss? Is there a way to move forward in life knowing that the present and future will be different because someone or something won't be there with you?

Sheila Brown, MA, MHC-LP
Grief Counselor

Sheila Brown, MA, MHC-LP

Mental Health Counselor

In 10003 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

Philip Kolba, MA LPC NCC
Grief Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LPC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 10013 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

Lauren Levy, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Lauren Levy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10128 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

John Gerson, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

John Gerson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10536 - Nearby to Orangetown.

It's so important for those who have experienced a major loss, either through death or divorce, to allow themselves the full breadth of their emotional reactions, to feel the pain they're going through without judgment or haste. Grieving is a complex process, and the emotional experience may swing from great intensity to some sense of peace, and back again, with no predictability. I will help and support you in this very very painful time of your life. We will look at how these lost relationships affected and shaped you, and work toward helping you begin to open to life again, at a pace that suits your rhythm of adjusting to this major life transition. www.ThriveTherapydoc

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10010 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Grief Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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

Craig Springer, PhD
Grief Counselor

Craig Springer, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

In 10003 - Nearby to Orangetown.

Did you suffer a sudden or expected loss of a love one? Did you sustain a body injury or did you loss a body function that drastically affect your ability to fulfill daily activities? Did you lose your job, had to change geographic location, loss your home or experience downward social mobility? Grief and bereavement are the natural emotional responses to any of these types of losses. 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 or expressing emotions.

Mitchell Milch, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Mitchell Milch, LCSW

Psychotherapist/Couples Counselor

In 07450 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

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 Orangetown.

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....

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Grief Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.

Masharat Mujib, MHC-LP
Grief Counselor

Masharat Mujib, MHC-LP

Pre-licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10018 - Nearby to Orangetown.

The pain of loss can feel overwhelming, but there are healthy ways to cope with your grief and learn to heal. Loss can be the death of my close person you know, financial loss, end of a relationship/friendship, death of a pet, health, something that was close to you and has meant a lot to you. I will help you utilize tools to use after a tragic loss. The way we grieve and what nurtures goodness.

Abby Mullen, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Abby Mullen, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10709 - Nearby to Orangetown.

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.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Orangetown, NY.

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

Orangetown is located in Rockland County, New York. It has a land area of 24.06 square miles and a water area of 7.26 square miles.  The population of Orangetown is 50,479 people with 17,922 households and a median annual income of $92,257. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Orangetown, NY

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Orangetown is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Orangetown public health department.