Grief and Loss Counseling in Shelter Island, NY.

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


Grief Counselor

James Pearl, Ph.D.

Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Shelter Island

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

Zalman Nelson, LMSW

Licensed Professional Therapist

Online Therapist / Coach

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

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Shelter Island

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

Samuel Schaperow, MSMFT, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Shelter Island

I remember many years ago learning in graduate school about a technique for rapidly helping people to deal with the pain of loss while retaining the memory of their loved one. To this day I remember the specifics of how to help people w/this therapeutic approach. I also utilize individual and family therapy models to help grieving people. Please do not hesitate to contact me for therapy or a referral.

Grief Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Online Therapist / Coach

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

Tracy Schaperow, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Shelter Island

As a psychologist, I can give people the tools to deal with grief and loss, as well as to discuss the topic in ways geared toward working through the loss. Grief and loss are both issues that present themselves during the time of loss, but sometimes unresolved grief leads to changes in a person's life years or even decades later. I especially encourage people dealing with the latter to call me. Working through a distant loss can be extremely powerful. And understanding how it still affects you can feel good, as well as to open doors that were previously closed in life.

Grief Counselor

Adam Russo, MS, LPC, .

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Shelter Island

I believe that work plays a large role in how we perceive ourselves and others around us. The stages of change can generally apply to not only the loss of a loved one, but the loss of work, loss of a function, a child's innocence, and a multitude of other factors that greatly inhibit people from moving on in their lives. It's important to find the meaning through suffering and understand that we all have the freedom to make -sometimes undesirable- choices in our lives

Grief Counselor

Annie Block Pearl, M.S.

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Shelter Island

Grief and loss are processes and like many processes, they change and transform. What feels like heartbreak to you at first, may be transformed through our work together, into a heart that has an even greater capacity for love and connection. I believe that heartbreak is necessary to break open and expand the heart's horizons. You will never forget those who you have held so dear and lost, but through our work together, you will make peace with those losses and appreciate the gifts of those relationships.


Compassionate Bereavement Services in Shelter Island, NY.

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

Shelter Island is located in Suffolk County, New York. It has a land area of 12.19 square miles and a water area of 16.91 square miles.  The population of Shelter Island is 2,418 people with 1,129 households and a median annual income of $94,492. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Shelter Island, NY

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Shelter Island 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