Grief and Loss Counseling in Chester, PA.

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


Grief Counselor

Eugene Devers, D.Min, ACSW, AAMFT, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Marriage &Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Chester

Loss, separation, and good-byes are all a part of life. These times can be forced upon us such as times of death, illness, and loss of employment. At other times it can be more of a celebration, as when we move to a new job, house, or school. Yet, all are times of reflection, remembering, loss, and permanent change; times that elicit a variety of emotional responses. If recent “good-byes” are heavier than you want, and would like someone to walk with you, to create a safe place to share your loss and reexamine your level of grief, please allow my Family Life Counseling to support you during this heavy time of change.

Grief Counselor

Philip Friedman, Ph.D

Director: Foundation for Well-Being; Psychologist

Within driving distance of Chester

I create a safe, warm, caring atmosphere so that you can share the painful, feelings of grief and loss you are experiencing. Sometimes these feelings are quite normal and sometimes traumatic. They can even generate feelings of hopelessness and helplessness. My clients learn to shift their perceptions and attitudes and see the profound opportunity for healing, growth, transition and change. They learn to choose peace over conflict, forgiveness over grievances and light over darkness. In addition to safety and caring I offer you a wide variety of therapeutic tools and techniques (cognitive, emotional, behavioral, energetic, relational and spiritual) to greatly accelerate your healing pro

Grief Counselor

Vivian Good, LPC, MA, MS, ACS

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Chester

Grief is our response to loss. Grief, fully experienced, allows us to go on with life. Each person's response is unique. You may be grieving the death of a loved one; you may be dealing with a serious illness; you may be mourning the loss of a relationship; you may be dealing with the loss of a job. Wherever you are in the grief process, I offer a safe, empathetic relationship to guide you through the stages of anger, sadness, justifying, letting go. We will work together to facilitate healing.

Grief Counselor

Janet Edgette, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Chester

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

Cheryl Sparks, PhD, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Chester

Experiencing a difficult loss is disorienting and can feel paralyzing. It can also bring up pain from the past that you thought was long gone, or cause you to question your view of the world. This is difficult but normal. It is important to talk about your grief with someone who really understands. I offer a safe place to work through your grief in your own way, without rushing, without having to put on a pretend smile or a brave face. I cannot undo your loss, but therapy can help you begin to find meaning in it, to make sense of the world again, and to find practical ways to cope.

Grief Counselor

Walter Matweychuk, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Chester

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

Jeffrey Carter, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Chester

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

A Better Life Therapy, LLC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Chester

If you are visiting this page you must be experiencing the deeply painful experience of loss. Our therapists are here to support you through your current experience of grief. We are here to listen to, empathize with,a and share space with your pain while supporting you in learning to cope with your pain, confusion, sadness, and/or anger. We also support client's in continuing to develop a relationship with the person they have lost so that he or she is never forgotten.

Grief Counselor

Deb Owens, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Chester

Losing a loved one is never easy. Although a common experience it can often leave us feeling numb, sad, or overwhelmed. Grief counseling may be needed especially when others in your support network or family are dealing with the same loss. Check out my website for info on my location, fees, and individual counseling approach. If it seems like a good fit contact me by email, phone, through this site or my web site for next steps to set up a counseling appointment.

Grief Counselor

Colleen Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW, CH, Counselor

LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER, CERTIFIED HYPNOTHERAPIST

Within driving distance of Chester

You can grow from grief. I can help you build the skills to better manage your loss. Grief has no infinite definition. There is grief associated with death. The death may be sudden, or it may be due to a long term illness. There is grief associated with relationship loss. This may be due to separation, divorce or loss of friendship. Catastrophic loss may be loss of a job, financial status, accident or medical illness. You can move on and grow from your experience.

Grief Counselor

Elizabeth Earnshaw, LMFT, CCTP

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Chester

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

Lori Kovell, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Chester

Grief is an appropriate response to loss. While grief is often connected with death, grief can also be felt during periods of change. While counseling can't change what you're going through, talking with a therapist can. I listen and provide a space for you to grieve and explore the meaning of loss. In therapy, I respect your experience and honor your feelings.

Grief Counselor

Jay Jemail, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Chester

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.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Chester, PA.

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

Chester is located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. It has a land area of 4.83 square miles and a water area of 1.16 square miles.  The population of Chester is 34,092 people with 11,765 households and a median annual income of $27,365. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Chester, PA

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Committing to weekly sessions of therapy without insurance coverage or low cost options is very challenging for most people in Chester. If this applies to you, please contact your counselor and ask about sliding scale options or inquire about insurance coverage. The good news is that there are options available to you to establish an effective relationship with a great therapist in Chester. Your well being and health are important enough to make the best possible effort for