Grief and Loss Counseling in Plandome Heights, NY.

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


Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.

LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LAC, LCADCs, and Ph.D.

In 07666 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

Loss can come in so many different forms, yet the pain is there and is strong. When we hold someone or something dear to our heart and then they suddenly gone, we are often left with a hole in our heart and need to grieve that loss. Grief looks different for each person. There are 5 main stages of grief that most people will go through in an order: Denial and Isolation, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, and Acceptance. These are hard stages to walk through alone. Reach out and call one of our compassionate therapists at Mars and Venus Counseling Center who can help you to talk through each of the emotions that you experience at each stage.

Elana Chasser, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT
Grief Counselor

Elana Chasser, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist

In 11570 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

Any time we, or people close to us change, there is a loss; a loss of the familiar, perhaps a loss of what was known and comfortable. When you experience disappointment and need to change your expectations, there is a grief and loss process as well. Changing expectations is hard. The upside, though, is that doing so usually brings more contentment and peace, both for yourself and with others. I work to help people learn about their losses and find and define new expectations for their reality that will bring more joy to their lives.

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Grief Counselor

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD

Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists

In 10463 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Grief Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Grief Counselor

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

When we lose someone we love, it feels like we have lost a part of ourselves. Something within us has been torn out, leaving a hole that we easily imagine will never heal. The pain can be profound, the feelings of helplessness, or regret, or guilt overwhelming. Having a partnership where you can talk through these feelings can make a huge difference not only in how quickly and how well you are able to move through the process of grieving, but also how you ultimately are able to frame the experience and your memories of the person lost into the narrative of your own self and life as you move forward. What you carry with you afterward is just as important as surviving the hurt of the loss.

Jayme Albin
Grief Counselor

Jayme Albin

In 10022 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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 Plandome Heights.

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.

Abby Mullen, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Abby Mullen, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10709 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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.

James Pearl, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

James Pearl, Ph.D.

Psychoanalyst

In 10016 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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.

Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Joanne Gerr, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator

In 10017 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Grief Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11803 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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.

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC
Grief Counselor

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Credentialed Alcohol Substance Abuse Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Often clients reach out to a psychotherapist when there is a death or separation in a relationship. Chris provides Grief and Loss counseling and Psychotherapy where empathy and caring help clients get emotional closure to help them move forward. A sudden death and loss can causes a person to have increased anxiety and depression and limit functioning. Chris has worked with numerous clients to heal and move forward through effective counseling and psychotherapy in New York. Clients benefit from talking out their feelings where I help them get closure and provide the skills to move on and enjoy life again.

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,CST,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd
Grief Counselor

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,CST,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

In 06830 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

I offer gentle support and comfort for my clients at a pace that they can tolerate. My clients have expressed to me that my ability to listen empathetically has allowed them the time to process the devastation and loss they’ve witnessed. People who’ve experienced death or divorce may feel angry, depressed, empty, and/or alone. I take time with them to respect these feelings, and do not prescribe ways they “should” be feeling. Grief is different for all, some experience it as a sudden event while others witness gradual decline of a loved one, both can still feel numb or raw. Perspective clients can call or email me to begin a dialogue; we determine then if proceeding is right for you.

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC
Grief Counselor

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC

Marriage Therapist

In 10803 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

Grief and loss are complicated by the fact that mourning is a lost art in our society. In our work together we will have the grief and loss so that we can release it and move forward in our lives. Often when faced with loss, folks either avoid grief having it later overwhelm them, or they get lost in it with no idea how to be complete with the sense of loss. Our process will allow you to have the feelings without completely losing yourself in them.

Diane Georges, LMHC, LPC, BC-TMH
Grief Counselor

Diane Georges, LMHC, LPC, BC-TMH

Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Board-Certified Telemental Health Provider

In 11743 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

Experiencing the loss of a loved one can sometimes feel like you’ve been punched in the gut. It's a life-altering event that, with all of the responsibilities and commitments you have in your daily life, can make it hard to sit with your grief, manage your stress, and take care of yourself. I can help you give voice to your loss and support you in moving forward with dignity and respect.

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

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS

QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER

In 11375 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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.

Jacklyn Rukaj, Psy.D.
Grief Counselor

Jacklyn Rukaj, Psy.D.

Postdoctoral Resident

In 10016 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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.

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC
Grief Counselor

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10016 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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.

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

Grief and loss can be triggered by many things; the death of a loved one, the loss of a beloved mate, being let go at a valued job, and many others. When we cannot get over the loss by ourselves, a therapist point us down new roads. Suddenly vistas of possibility begin to open up, and what once seemed hopelessly sad begins to take on its proper importance.

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI
Grief Counselor

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI

Psychotherapist

In 10003 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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.

Trisha Sanders, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Trisha Sanders, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07675 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

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.

Zarna Shah, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Zarna Shah, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11596 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

Losing a loved one can be devastating no matter what age. It is a time when you are faced with a myriad of questions, uncertainties, and emotional conflicts that can make life difficult to contend with. I will help you navigate those dark waters, help you understand your grief reactions, and teach you how to cope with your emotions.

Michelle Ilyayev, LMHC
Grief Counselor

Michelle Ilyayev, LMHC

Psychotherapist

In 11367 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

Any loss can cause grief, including loss of a relationship, loss of a job, or loss of one’s health. Through weekly bereavement sessions, you can learn how to cope with your feelings and better process your emotions. There is no right or wrong way to process your grief. There is also not a time limit to get past grieving. If you are considering addressing your grief in therapy, then you are headed in the right direction.

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R
Grief Counselor

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11701 - Nearby to Plandome Heights.

Grief and loss are the tragic feelings in life that can come on suddenly - from a shocking loss, or be long term, from a loss that occurred in the past or one that is ongoing. We never know how to handle the all-encompassing feelings experienced at this time, and we never think it will end. I will help guide you through these terrible times you might be experiencing by allowing you to fully express your feelings when you need to. At other times you may need guidance on how to just get through the day. As with all my clients, you will show me what you need at each moment, and I will do my best to get you through the pain of grief and loss.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Plandome Heights, NY.

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

Plandome Heights is located in Nassau County, New York. It has a land area of 0.18 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Plandome Heights is 1,026 people with 310 households and a median annual income of $213,000. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Plandome Heights, NY

No Financial Burden

Professional, private counseling in Plandome Heights is extremely affordable for nearly everyone. This area ranks among the top of income earners for the entire nation and therfore hiring a therapist is not a financial issue for most people living here. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Plandome Heights public health department.