Grief and Loss Counselling in Kitchener, ON.

Therapy and bereavement services in Kitchener, ON. Find real help with the right therapist.


Judy Benjamins, MA, RP
Grief Counsellor

Judy Benjamins, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

26 River Valley Drive, Kitchener, Ontario N2C 2V6 | 519-716-9092

Grief is a process, a journey that takes time, often more time than you might expect. The journey of grief can be physically, emotionally, cognitively and spiritually exhausting. After a time period, family members or friends may tell you it is time to move on with life. Or, you may have your own expectations about grieving. However, there is no timeline, the process is different for each person. You cannot rush grief work. Therapy can help by facilitating a space to work through your grief, to speak about your loss and express your thoughts and emotions freely.

Kathryn Jones, MA, MSW, RSW
Grief Counsellor

Kathryn Jones, MA, MSW, RSW

Clinical Counsellor

131 Union Street East, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 1C4 | (519) 772-2116

Loss is one of the most difficult and unavoidable aspects of the human experience. You may feel overwhelmed by a sense that you should be feeling or acting differently. Perhaps others do not understand the intensity of what you’re going through. Take comfort in knowing you are not alone and you do not have to grieve alone. If you are reading this because loss has impacted your life, you have my deepest sympathy. Through counselling, I will meet you where you’re at emotionally and help in whatever way I can. It would be a privilege to hear your story and help you work through the loss you’ve experienced.

Janeen Weatherhead, MA, RP
Grief Counsellor

Janeen Weatherhead, MA, RP

Registered Psychotherapist

125 St George St. West unit 6, Fergus, Ontario N1M 1H8 | 519-766-3978

When I was 14 I experienced my first death. My grandpa was my favorite person in the world at the time. He used to sit beside me and play with my earlobe while we would talk about our day. I couldn't make sense of all the emotional issues that it brought. I have also experienced loss in my life that doesn't involve death, yet profoundly affected my life in negative and confusing ways. Grief & Loss can be pretty tricky and complex! The benefits to working with me is that I go above for all of my clients! One of my clients suffering with grief had not been to the burial site since the funeral. I drove them 2 hours so that we could journey together through something they were finally ready for.

Elisabeth Needham, M.T.S.
Grief Counsellor

Elisabeth Needham, M.T.S.

Therapist

28 Weber Street, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3Z2 | 905-319-1488

You hurt. There is so much pain, loneliness and emptiness inside. You realize you haven’t eaten all day. How can you go on? Grief and loss comes to us all and in many forms: loss of a job, a way of life, a relationship, a pet, a loved one. Grief is an emotion that is real and true. I am here to walk with you on your journey, to help you move forward when you feel no one else would understand or when you feel you are a ‘burden’. You are not alone.

Shelley Read, BA, MSW, RSW
Grief Counsellor

Shelley Read, BA, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker, Counsellor, Aging Well Consultant

690 Belmont Ave W., Suite 101, Kitchener, Ontario N2M 1N6 | 226-339-2218

Grief is the normal reaction one feels when someone or something of importance is lost. It is an emotional response which may vary in intensity depending on how significant the loss was. A person can grieve many things. The loss of a job, the loss of a pet, the loss of a loved one, the loss of health of one’s abilities. How you grieve is very much related to your personality and coping skills, your faith and beliefs as well as the nature and significance of the loss. There is no “normal” grieving nor time table in which you will begin to feel better. There are many symptoms of grief. Shock and disbelief, anger, sadness, anxiety, panic, fear, guilt as well as physical symptoms are common.

Bayridge Counselling Centre, Counselling Centre
Grief Counsellor

Bayridge Counselling Centre, Counselling Centre

Individual, Couples, and Family Counselling

28 Weber Street, Unit 2, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3Z2 |

Grief is the emotional suffering we feel when we lose something or someone important to us. This can include the loss of friend, partner, or family member, a change in life circumstances, death of a pet, getting fired, loss of health, safety, a dream... anything that we once had and now do not. The intensity and process can be unique for each person, but like all other emotions that impact the quality of our life, ignoring it or suppressing it does not work. Seeking support as we move through the various stages of grief is very helpful. Planning for our healing is crucial so that we do not become 'stuck' in the pain. A skilled therapist can assist us during this vulnerable time.

Rhonda Kane, R.N.B.Sc.N., MTS(PCC), RMFT, RP
Grief Counsellor

Rhonda Kane, R.N.B.Sc.N., MTS(PCC), RMFT, RP

Registered Marriage and Family Therapist

The Kane Centre, 330 Trillium Drive, Unit A1, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3J2 | 226-499-9755

Professionals now realize that that the process of coming to terms with one's grief is particularly hard when the grief threatens our basic beliefs about goodness or justice in the world, or when there is little social support. How we grieve is based on many factors in including our coping style. Rhonda feels called to understand each person's reaction in the context of his or her worldview and unique situation Facilitating adaptation rather than overcoming or recovering from major loss then becomes the goal. We can grieve our whole lives and it still be normal. Rhonda adds in the use of EMDR, a very effective technique, particularly useful for dealing with the traumatic aspects of loss.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.

Tim Tentcher, CSW
Grief Counsellor

Tim Tentcher, CSW

Registered Clinical Counselor

35 Cheltonwood, Guelph, Ontario N1E 4E1 | 5199934609

Losing someone you love is one of the hardest things to deal with. I offer a listening ear and help people take the process of moving on at there pace with an understanding heart. As a Christian, I offer faith-based support but I do not push my beliefs on anyone. I am trained in interfaith counseling. Please contact me. I can see you within 3 days. My fees flex if you are not insured. if you are they are covered under most plans

Chris Polito, MSW, RSW
Grief Counsellor

Chris Polito, MSW, RSW

Registered Psychotherapist and Social Worker

22-10 Isherwood Avenue, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 8L5 | 519-831-7907

Grief is a normal response to loss. But since most of us do not want to be in pain, we may deny or suppress feelings, which only results in more suffering. In fact, unresolved grief can result in depression, addiction or other physical health problems. Cognitive behavioural counselling can help you learn to accept feelings that come with loss and find ways to heal. This is often done by examining our thoughts and behaviours. Mourning our losses in a healthy way helps us to move on and also helps to improve overall physical and mental health.

Cathryn Harris, Ph.D
Grief Counsellor

Cathryn Harris, Ph.D

Registered Psychologist

28 Weber Street, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3Z2 | 905-319-1488

Loss has many faces, coming from many different places. Even small losses can add up and sneak up on us, leaving us empty. While loss is a common part of life, we are not always given the tools or the opportunity to do the emotional work to complete the natural process of grief so we can be free to move on. In our work together, we will explore what is keeping you stuck, and identify the resources you need to move on, while honoring your loss. I can be your companion and share many tools with you on this often lonely journey. As a certified EMDR therapist, I can also help you more easily navigate the hardest parts of the journey using the resources of your own mind.

Patti Moses, MSW RSW / Psychotherapist
Grief Counsellor

Patti Moses, MSW RSW / Psychotherapist

Registered Social Worker/ Psychotherapist

103 Queen Street South, Kitchener, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1W1 | 519-503-0400

Although I am not a certified "Grief and Loss' therapist I have worked with many people who have experienced a significant loss in their lives. Loss can leave a void where a person or a job, or some other thing, once was. Let's talk about the feelings, the affects and how to move forward from loss in your life today. Call 519-503-0400 or email pattimoses@gmail.com

Brooke Collins, MDiv.; RP
Grief Counsellor

Brooke Collins, MDiv.; RP

Registered Psychotherapist

100 Fergus Ave, Kitchener, ON N2A 2H2, Kitchener, Ontario N2A 2H2 | 5193296988

Grief and loss can look different for every one of us. A loss could be through death, but it could also be the loss of a career, or the loss of a marriage or a significant relationship. Sometimes the losses in your life are so painful and unexpected that you might find yourself in crisis. Whatever you are going through, whatever ripple effects of grief are present in your life, together in our therapy sessions, we will make sense of your relationships and your emotions. We will increase your ability to be present in your daily life. One step at a time we will restore your hope and your peace.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Kitchener, ON.

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

Kitchener is located in Ontario, Canada. It has a land area of 136.77 square kilometers.  The population of Kitchener is 233,222 people with 92,217 households . The population ranking for Kitchener is #21 nationally and #9 for the province of Ontario with a density of 1705.20 people per sq km. Kitchener therapists serve postal code: N2E.