Grief and Loss Counseling in Valley Stream, NY.

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


Adam Lukeman, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Adam Lukeman, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10027 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

When we experience the death of a loved one many types of overwhelming feelings occur. As a therapist, it is my belief that It is important for you to discover your ability to experience, understand and share such feelings. As you explore your relationship with the person who has passed and see what gifts you gave one another, and what lessons have been learned, you can put things in a larger perspective. Allowing yourself to find meaning in the relationship and see how it still lives within you is very important. Among other things, it is what I help my clients focus on.

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

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS

QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER

In 11375 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Emily Davenport, M.A., ATR-BC, LCAT
Grief Counselor

Emily Davenport, M.A., ATR-BC, LCAT

Licensed Art Therapist

In 10017 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

We treat grief and loss holistically. We infuse breathing techniques, guided imagery, and meditation with Art Therapy and evidence-based talk therapy modalities to help you regain inner safety and connection. We will help you create new avenues to regain inner-calm, understanding and acceptance through self-expression. Everyone responds uniquely to traumatic events and loss. You may have an immediate or delayed response with mental, emotional, and/or physical symptoms. Your symptoms may subside as time passes or you may have lasting issues stemming from your trauma. We help children, adolescents and adults process grief.

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

John Kukor, Ed.D.
Grief Counselor

John Kukor, Ed.D.

Psychotherapist

In 11040 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

A unique aspect of my psychotherapy practice is my readiness and willingness to discuss the issues of death and mortality. Life is precious and we deserve to live our lives fully, but death is an unavoidable fact of our lives. Many people can recall when they first learned about the fact of mortality in their childhood -- perhaps when a pet died, or we lost a grandparent or family member, or when some tragedy occurred. Witnessing a death or suffering the loss of a loved one can change some people's lives forever. In my practice I support my clients to come to terms with painful losses in their lives, and to regain their ability to live life fully, even in the face of their own mortality.

James Pearl, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

James Pearl, Ph.D.

Psychoanalyst

In 10016 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Nataliya Rusetskaya, Ph.D., LCSW,
Grief Counselor

Nataliya Rusetskaya, Ph.D., LCSW,

Licensed Psychotherapist, Certified Couple and Sex Therapist

In 07030 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

I use CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy) approach to work with the grief and loss that you might be going through. As a part of that approach you might be asked to think, talk, sometimes write at home some thoughts and memories that I will ask you about. It will give you a chance to slow down and give attention to grieving the loss of the loved ones. I use specific manual to walk you through this process.

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC
Grief Counselor

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10017 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

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.

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP
Grief Counselor

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner

In 11368 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

Grief is hard. Grief is natural. Animals grieve. Grief is something we feel deep in our bodies and can be disorienting and destabilizing. Grief brings up questions about who we are, the world, the existence or goodness of God, and purpose and futility of life. Dealing with grief, especially when the loss is traumatic and unexpected, requires a slow and tender space to allow the grief to move through our body and to settle in our hearts with warmth and memory. I am here to help you grieve the loss of your loved one, experience, health , future or even your beloved pet. .

Mollie Busino, MSW LCSW
Grief Counselor

Mollie Busino, MSW LCSW

Mollie Busino

In 07030 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

Grief can be a process like no other...feeling the loss at the most unexpected times and unexpected ways. It can bring up a mixture of emotions and thoughts. Its impact can vary greatly between individuals. At Mindful Power LLC we offer a suppotive environment to navigate thru the Grief process. We offer both individual counseling and group support.

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Grief Counselor

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD

Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists

In 10463 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

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 Valley Stream.

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 11550 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Sheila Brown, MA, MHC-LP
Grief Counselor

Sheila Brown, MA, MHC-LP

Mental Health Counselor

In 10003 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Grief Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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

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 10543 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R
Grief Counselor

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11701 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Andy Lapides, MSW, LCSW, BCD
Grief Counselor

Andy Lapides, MSW, LCSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10001 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

Grieving loss is an important element in the process of change. Often clients must grieve their old selve's (before the trauma, transition, etc.) in order to "move on" and live their lives fully. Unprocessed grief can block and prevent growth. Clients often complain of being "stuck". Usually, this has to do with not having dealt with something they lost. It's impossible not to have losses in life. Acceptance is about being able to integrate the lost part of yourself.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Grief Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Lauren Levy, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Lauren Levy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10128 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Stephanie Vanden Bos, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10010 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Grief Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

When you suffer a significant loss it can be one of the most devastating experiences of your life. My approach to grief counseling begins with providing sensitive and supportive therapy to enable you to mourn your loss and slowly being the transition to moving forward without your loved one. If your pain is so overwhelming that you find it difficult to successfully function after you have had a period of time to recover, we will explore the obstacles that interfere with you moving ahead and implement practical strategies to assist you with improving your quality of life.

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 Valley Stream.

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.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Valley Stream, NY.

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

Valley Stream is located in Nassau County, New York. It has a land area of 3.47 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Valley Stream is 37,962 people with 11,517 households and a median annual income of $90,018. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Valley Stream, NY

Very Affordable

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