Grief and Loss Counseling in Chester Heights, PA.

Therapy and bereavement services in Chester Heights, PA. Find real help with the right therapist.


Grief Counselor

Brigette Potgieter, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

Grief and Loss is an often overlooked experience of modern life. Death of a loved-one is usually when we acknowledge actively grieving. However, life is in many ways a series of losses (life shifts) and with each loss comes the necessity to grieve. When we do not navigate our losses with the process of actively grieving, each new loss compounds those that came before. Learning how to honour your heart as a source of strength and wisdom through loss - even though it's hurting - is your path to greater strength and resilience in life. Support is available through divorce/separation, ill health, unemployment, "empty nesters," loss of pet, trauma, loss of a relationship, moving, ageing.

Grief Counselor

Jay Jemail, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

Grieving and loss is part of life. While we all share aspects of this life event, it is an individual experience and needs to be addressed with care and respect. It is an opportunity for individual growth and it can have an impact on our relationships to others including siblings and spouses as well as many aspects of our life including the spiritual dimension of our being and our questioning of the meaning of life. Sometimes it is useful to work with narrative, memories and dreams. There is not one way to feel, to act or to be as one grieves. It just is.

Grief Counselor

Janet Edgette, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

When one person in a family experiences grief or loss, everyone is affected. Sometimes an entire family struggles to adjust to a death or a cross-country move or to a divorce. In any of these cases, a person's need for comfort can conflict with their emotions, causing confusion and conflict among people who are trying to support one another. In addition, children and teenagers can react to loss very differently than do adults, so the signs of pain or distress are not obvious. If there has been a loss for someone in your family or there is an impending loss (planned separation due to marital conflict, children leaving for college), I would welcome the opportunity to help.

Grief Counselor

Walter Matweychuk, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

The benefit of my approach for someone who is grieving and who has suffered a great loss is that I actively teach you how to accept things that cannot be changed. Only by achieving real acceptance can the individual carry on in life despite the loss. Acceptance in REBT does not mean liking or even denying the loss. Acceptance in REBT means to acknowledge that a great loss has occurred and to feel healthy negative feelings of sadness, even great sadness. The benefit that results is that one can still have some degree of enjoyment in life. One can function without guilt and do well in life despite having suffered a great loss. This is leverage over the loss, the thing that cannot be changed.

Grief Counselor

Amy Crawford, M.S.

Counselor

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

Grief can be all-consuming, a heavy gray cloud that envelops us and leaves us feeling disoriented and alone. We lose sight of the precious things around us, and instead find ourselves stung by grief's bitter winds and blinded by its dark fog. It is in those times that we need a helping hand to reach out to us through the gray, and walk alongside us when we don't know where our next step will land. Counseling is that walking alongside. Through therapy together, we learn how to be with both grief and life in tandem. We learn how to hold our sadness tenderly and with loving kindness, while also holding the joys and gifts of the present moment.

Grief Counselor

Christopher DiOrio, MS MLA

Individual and Couples Counselor MS, MLA

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

The grieving process can be different for every individual. It is also an opportunity to make meaning out of our loss. My approach is to help in the meaning making process and help with working toward a sense of acceptance. I have years of experience helping individuals through the grieving process and focus on how sense can be made of loss and how to grow through this painful human experience.

Grief Counselor

Elizabeth Earnshaw, LMFT, CCTP

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

If you have recently lost a loved one, or find yourself still suffering from a past loss, therapy can help. Because grief is different for every person, you may find yourself feeling alone with your own emotions and thoughts about your loss. We will work together to understand what grieving means to you. We believe that grief and loss do not mean that you need to let go of the person and move on, rather that you need to find and understand your new relationship with the person that has died. During therapy you will share your memories, express your feelings in an empathetic environment, and learn how to cope with the challenges of losing a loved one.

Grief Counselor

Jeffrey Carter, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

Grief is a natural response to loss. It’s the emotional suffering you feel when something or someone you love is taken away. The more significant the loss, the more intense the grief will be. The length of time in which one struggles with grief varies depending on the individual - there is no right or wrong time frame for grief. WalkinTalkinTherapy assist with moving through the grieve with the assistance of nature and light exercise while combining talk therapy.

Grief Counselor

Sam Romirowsky, Ph.D

Psychologist

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

There are many types of losses that can have a major impact on our functioning and lead to feelings of grief. Deaths, separation and divorce, loss of a job, health issues, a child moving away, are examples of normal life situations that can be very painful to deal with. In my work, I compassionately try to help you understand the meaning of the "loss", and support you in healing and moving forward.

Grief Counselor

Lee Bowers, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

Grief and loss are inevitable in life, and can be our times of greatest pain, and also sometimes, greatest growth. Most people think first about the death of a loved one when they think about grief, but it also be the loss of a home, a friend, a marriage, a job, and so on. These events can sometimes also lead to profound grief. Often friends don't understand or know what to say. Sometimes, they even seem to disappear, when you're needing them most. You're not alone if you've experienced some of these phenomena. I'd like to help you through this painful time.

Grief Counselor

Manisha Shendge, D.Min., FT, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

Grief affects our lives in many different ways. Often we are not aware of its impact physically, emotionally or spiritually or how a loss has impacted us even years later. REACH Counseling Services offers support that encompasses all these dimensions and understand that grief and loss can be healed and that life can move forward with hope and healing. We use a variety of approaches to help you deal with loss and grief.

Grief Counselor

Lauren Rosner, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

Losing a loved one is complicated and hard on so many levels. In therapy, I will provide you with a safe space where we can process your grief and the many levels which are unique to your situation. We will go at a pace which is comfortable to you. We will work to find comfort in the positive memories of and with your loved one. We will utilize these memories to reconnect with that person as well as to find some acceptance of your loss.

Grief Counselor

Lindsay Bauer, LMFT, RYT

Marriage and Family Therapist, Yoga Instructor

Within driving distance of Chester Heights

Each person grieves differently and it is my job to help you discover what will work best for you. A nonjudgmental, empathic approach is crucial during grief and loss counseling. Finding ways to cope and heal can be difficult to do alone and I am willing to help you feel more at ease and comforted during this time of pain. Through talk therapy, relaxation and breathing practices and reflecting exercises, this experience can become more manageable and healing can begin.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Chester Heights, PA.

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

Chester Heights is located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. It has a land area of 2.21 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Chester Heights is 2,626 people with 1,065 households and a median annual income of $78,785. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Chester Heights, PA

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Chester Heights for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees