Grief and Loss Counseling in Collingdale, PA.

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


Eugene Kayser, M.A., M.F.T.
Grief Counselor

Eugene Kayser, M.A., M.F.T.

PA Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 18936 - Nearby to Collingdale.

Grief and loss therapy should be more involved than just holding hands with a client. Grief and loss are actually forms of trauma. They can be treated actively by using techniques like Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) that focuses on the traumatic event itself, and processes it until it becomes just a memory, rather than a trauma trigger. A recent client had flashbacks of holding her dying mother in her arms. After using EMDR techniques, she moved swiftly to the memories of how she helped her mother at the end of her life and her positive personal memories of their time together. Her friends were amazed how quickly she moved from painful thoughts to positive memories.

Walter Matweychuk, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Walter Matweychuk, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 19102 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Marie Miller
Grief Counselor

Marie Miller

Licensed Therapist

In 19103 - Nearby to Collingdale.

Grief counseling helps people cope with grief and mourning following the loss of a loved one or due to major life changes that trigger feelings of grief (i.e. job loss or divorce). It provides a space for individuals to work through and process the complex emotions surrounding loss. Healthy grieving results in remembering the loss with a newfound sense of peace, rather than searing pain.

Colleen Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW, CH, Counselor
Grief Counselor

Colleen Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW, CH, Counselor

LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER, CERTIFIED HYPNOTHERAPIST

In 08033 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Christopher DiOrio, MS MLA
Grief Counselor

Christopher DiOrio, MS MLA

Individual and Couples Counselor MS, MLA

In 19032 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Jay Jemail, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Jay Jemail, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 19807 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Sam Romirowsky, Ph.D
Grief Counselor

Sam Romirowsky, Ph.D

Psychologist

In 19063 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Sophie Doar, LPC, CYT
Grief Counselor

Sophie Doar, LPC, CYT

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19146 - Nearby to Collingdale.

We all experience loss, often many times, over the course of our lives. And death takes many forms, from the loss of a life to the loss of a part of, or many parts of, our self. Grief work is inclusive of both ends of this spectrum and everything in between. Grief work creates the space necessary to continue on in a new way - one that is inclusive of what we have lost. We get to experience ourselves to and our relationship to what or who has been lost in new ways. Psychotherapy provides us with an opportunity to see how death can be a time of experiencing the possibility of a new beginning.

Shireen Kapadia, PhD
Grief Counselor

Shireen Kapadia, PhD

Licensed psychologist, clinical

In 19317 - Nearby to Collingdale.

Grief counseling helps people cope with grief and mourning following the loss of a loved one or due to major life changes that trigger feelings of grief (i.e. job loss or divorce). It provides a space for individuals to work through and process the complex emotions surrounding loss. Healthy grieving results in remembering the loss with a newfound sense of peace, rather than searing pain.

Lee Bowers, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Lee Bowers, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 19085 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.
Grief Counselor

Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.

Dr. Marty

In 08043 - Nearby to Collingdale.

Grief Counseling Grief counseling is a journey with many turns in the road. One moment you can’t imagine how you can go on and the next, it’s seems like maybe the cloud is beginning to lift. When I work with someone who is experiencing grief, I sit with them during the painful trip that they are taking. Grief counseling more than any other kind of counseling as blend of spirituality and practical reality, In our work together we will work with both parts of the healing; how to gain some perspective that can help us to go on and practical things that can be done to help with deal with painful difficulties in relating to the deep sense of loss. Dr. Marty also uses techniques from EMDR (a t....

Jennifer Bullock, M.Ed, M.L.S.P., LPC
Grief Counselor

Jennifer Bullock, M.Ed, M.L.S.P., LPC

Licensed Profesional Counselor

In 19102 - Nearby to Collingdale.

Grief and loss is a normal part of human experience. We can too often rush to pathologize and/or attempt to get rid of the feelings of loss and grief, something to stay away from. However, letting our grief be, or letting ourselves simply experience grief, making it a normal experience can help us not only heal from loss but move forward and grow from our painful experiences.

Brigette Potgieter, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Brigette Potgieter, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 19422 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 19019 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Jeffrey Carter, LPC
Grief Counselor

Jeffrey Carter, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19038 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Jennifer McCarron, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Jennifer McCarron, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified EMDR Therapist

In 18936 - Nearby to Collingdale.

EMDR allows clients to remember emotional pain and loss without suffering the intense negative feelings that go along with it. In doing so, clients can begin to heal, move on, and even remember some great memories lost in all the pain. Traditional talk therapy helps normalize the various interlapping stages of grief. I also help clients re-evaluate their relationships that so often change as a result of loss.

Lori Lorraine, MA, LPC, NCC, NCP, BCCP
Grief Counselor

Lori Lorraine, MA, LPC, NCC, NCP, BCCP

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19087 - Nearby to Collingdale.

Whether you are grieving due to the death of a loved one, ending of a significant relationship or the loss of the life you expected, it is a process. We all grieve for different reasons & in different ways, but it is important to allow yourself to grieve so that you can move forward. I'll work with you to understand the grief process including the stages of grief. An important part of the process is helping you identify & express the variety of feelings & thoughts you are likely experiencing. Often, human instinct is to avoid or numb what is painful. Unfortunately, this can prevent healing, extend the pain & create other problems. Instead, I'd like to help you find your way through the pain.

Lori Kovell, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Lori Kovell, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 19103 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Lisa Silk, MSW, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Lisa Silk, MSW, LCSW

Addiction Therapist, Family Therapist

In 19041 - Nearby to Collingdale.

Losing a loved one can be incredibly debilitating, the grief often feels endless like a bottomless pit- mornings are awful and nights even worse. I provide empathic grief counseling with a proactive style to help individuals walk through this pain and learn to live their life with peace again. When you feel like you need more to lean on than family and friends, help is here.

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

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

Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Marriage &Family Therapist

In 19115 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Janet Edgette, Psy.D.
Grief Counselor

Janet Edgette, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 19341 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Manisha Shendge, D.Min., FT, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Manisha Shendge, D.Min., FT, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 19428 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Vivian Good, LPC, MA, MS, ACS
Grief Counselor

Vivian Good, LPC, MA, MS, ACS

Licensed Professional Counselor, Accredited Clinical Supervisor

In 19087 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Lindsay Bauer, LMFT, RYT
Grief Counselor

Lindsay Bauer, LMFT, RYT

Marriage and Family Therapist, Yoga Instructor

In 19102 - Nearby to Collingdale.

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.

Valerie Anne Davis, Mrs
Grief Counselor

Valerie Anne Davis, Mrs

AD Specialst Life Coach Behavior Modification Counselor LLC

In 19151 - Nearby to Collingdale.

Many clients are struggling because they either have lost a dear lived one in death or they have suffered losses from other means such as divorce, facing other life's changes, etc. I use my coaching skills to provide comfort and hope to my clients. I do this by means of individual or group sessions. I can be reached at 267-970-7615. Email valerieannedavis@live.com



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Collingdale, PA.

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

Collingdale is located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. It has a land area of 0.86 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Collingdale is 8,792 people with 3,226 households and a median annual income of $46,933. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Collingdale, PA

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Collingdale, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Collingdale may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Collingdale public health department.