Grief and Loss Counseling in Pleasantville, NY.

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


Abby Mullen, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Abby Mullen, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10709 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

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.

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC
Grief Counselor

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC

Marriage Therapist

In 10803 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

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.

Ecclesia Holmes, NCC, LPC, RPT
Grief Counselor

Ecclesia Holmes, NCC, LPC, RPT

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 06854 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

Grieving is a process. People don't realize we go through grieving often, the loss of: pets, friendships, relationships, youth, and many other things, all take their toll. You don't have to grieve alone. Together we will process the loss(es) and help you come to a place of peace so that you can move forward. I am very creative and often use art and play therapy to help express emotions that may not have words.

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW

Psychotherapist /Psychoanalyst

In 10463 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

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.

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 Pleasantville.

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.

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 07446 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

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.

John Gerson, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

John Gerson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10536 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

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

Juliette Sussmann, LMHC,NCC
Grief Counselor

Juliette Sussmann, LMHC,NCC

New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10536 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

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.

Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS
Grief Counselor

Rich Esposito, M.S. CAMS

Professor Rich Esposito, M.S., CAMS

In 10567 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

Grief is the normal and natural emotional reaction to loss. My guidance and experience will help you more toward your intellect and deal with your broken heart. We can work together and deal with what remains emotionally incomplete at the time of a death, a divorce, or other losses. I am trained to work within your inner self to understand your self destruction, and build self confidence.

Bonnie Luft, LPCA, NCC, M.S.Ed, DBH-C
Grief Counselor

Bonnie Luft, LPCA, NCC, M.S.Ed, DBH-C

Psychotherapist

In 06877 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

Grief and Loss so profoundly impacts our day to day experiences. Healing a broken heart takes time and support. Therapy can help you sort through the array of feelings you may be having from sadness to regret to anger. Working together, we will walk intentionally and compassionately through the adjustment to life without your loved one.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 10607 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

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.

Amy Miller Hoag, MS LCAT CASAC
Grief Counselor

Amy Miller Hoag, MS LCAT CASAC

Licensed Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Having support when you need it is a gift throughout the grieving process. A supportive and collaborative relationship with a therapist can make riding the waves of grief more tolerable and meaningful. Everyone experiences loss in life and it’s important to have a safe space to grieve, in whatever way seems best. Although grief is a universal experience, it’s a unique process for every individual, thus therapy allows those to grieve at their own pace and with their own expectations.

Trisha Sanders, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Trisha Sanders, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07675 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

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.

Riesa Minakan, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Riesa Minakan, LCSW

LCSW

In 06877 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

I have a organic eclectic style. When working with people experiencing grief and loss it's important to meet them where they are at. The goal in finding acceptance with the loss as well as ways to deal with the loss so that they can continue to live their lives and celebrate all the memories that they had.

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 Pleasantville.

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....

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Konstantin Lukin, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 07450 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

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.

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 Pleasantville.

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.

Mattye Mckibben, MS LCAT CASAC
Grief Counselor

Mattye Mckibben, MS LCAT CASAC

Licensed Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Had a significant loss in your life? Struggling with the cycle of grieving? Loss can be life altering and long lasting for those that go through it. My practice takes a trauma informed based approach to this work with the people we serve. Let's form a safe, trusting, environment to take a look at coping with losses, big or small. This is an individualized journey for each person going through it.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Grief Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10601 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

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.

Wendy Eisenberg, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Wendy Eisenberg, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 06850 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

What does one say when there is nothing to be said? Grief takes many forms and is born from various losses. There is "fresh" grief and "old" familiar grief. Grief counseling is a creative process for me.There is no right way to do it. Helping someone through their grief depends on how recent their loss was. The loss could be a lifetime partner, a friend, a pregnancy, a parent, a pet or the worst--a child. I start with encouraging my patients to scream, be silent, cry, or just talk. I believe they know themselves better than I ever will and they have inherent wisdom regarding what they need to do in order to wade through their grief. I provide a place and a person (me) to ease the way.

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

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Credentialed Alcohol Substance Abuse Counselor

In 10598 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

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.

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

Available for Online Therapy

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.

Paula Levy, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Paula Levy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 06877 - Nearby to Pleasantville.

Grief is an overwhelming emotion that leave you feeling hopeless and powerless. You can feel as if you are living in a cave with little warmth and light. I want to help you find your way out of that dark, sad place and into a more hopeful and satisfying life. With proven tools and cognitive techniques I will help you find joy again. I know grief can seem overwhelming at times but I can help you manage and conquer your grief. Please take that first step and give yourself a chance.


Compassionate Bereavement Services in Pleasantville, NY.

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

Pleasantville is located in Westchester County, New York. It has a land area of 1.82 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Pleasantville is 7,173 people with 2,650 households and a median annual income of $105,625. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Pleasantville, NY

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Pleasantville 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 Pleasantville public health department.