Grief and Loss Counseling in St. James, NY.

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


Grief Counselor

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of St. James

Experiencing a loss of any kind can be especially traumatic. It is my belief that having a safe place to address issues related to this loss can be particularly beneficial. Each person deals with loss differently and I emphasize the need to allow each person to go through the process in order to successfully transition to a healthier and happier place, and versions of themselves.

Grief Counselor

Stacey Chernin, M.A., Psy.D., LMFT, CFT

Licensed Marriage Counselor and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of St. James

I provide superior counseling and therapy services for those who have experienced a traumatic loss in their life. This does not have to be just a loss or grief from death, but also of that of a relationship (per se through a break-up or divorce.) I enable the client to work at their own pace as far as recovery goes, and take it one session at a time. I allow them to grieve naturally, but also take the approach that will lead them to cope better with loss, through communication and other means- My goal will ultimately be to lead them to sanctuary and enable them to move forward with their life- while strategically allowing time to heal their wounds.

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

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

Within driving distance of St. James

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.

Grief Counselor

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of St. James

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.

Grief Counselor

Paula Levy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of St. James

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.

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

Lynn Moses, LCSW-R

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of St. James

Each person has their own way of coping with loss, whether it be the death of a family member or friend, or loss of a marriage or relationship. There are so many factors that play into how loss effects us, including but not limited to; the manor in which the loss occurred ( i.e. long term illness, sudden unexpected death), the relationship (i.e. parent, sibling, child), the quality of relationship (I.e. healthy and close, distanced and strained), and how you and your family of origin have dealt with loss in the past. I have been successfully helping clients gain the insight and tools to cope with their grief and loss throughout my entire career.

Grief Counselor

Joyce Colburn, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of St. James

My approach to grief and loss therapy begins with understanding each client's unique experience of loss. I help clients accept their loss and experience its sadness. We then explore their range of feelings, including anger, denial, guilt, loneliness, and depression and develop a customized treatment plan to help them return to optimal functioning.

Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of St. James

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

Stephanie Burchell, PhD, LMFT, CFLE

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of St. James

The process of grief is a natural and normal response to the loss of a significant other, a relationship or the result of a life transition. Though grief is normal it can be a different experience for everyone. Seeking support in an effort to better understand your feelings and emotions over the course of the grieving process can help with healing and preventing prolonged or complicated pain. Therapy can help you safely explore your emotions and teach you coping skills to help you manage your grief - particularly if it becomes extensive and borders into a state of clinical depression.

Grief Counselor

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

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

Within driving distance of St. James

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.


Compassionate Bereavement Services in St. James, NY.

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

St. James is located in Suffolk County, New York. It has a land area of 4.56 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of St. James is 13,274 people with 4,561 households and a median annual income of $93,034. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for St. James, NY

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in St. James 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