Grief and Loss Counseling in Swarthmore, PA.

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


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

Manisha Shendge, D.Min., FT, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 19428 - Nearby to Swarthmore.

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.

Valerie Anne Davis, Mrs
Grief Counselor

Valerie Anne Davis, Mrs

AD Specialst Life Coach Behavior Modification Counselor LLC

In 19151 - Nearby to Swarthmore.

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

Brigette Potgieter, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Brigette Potgieter, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 19422 - Nearby to Swarthmore.

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.

Amanda White, MA, LPC, NCC
Grief Counselor

Amanda White, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor & Addiction Therapist

In 19106 - Nearby to Swarthmore.

Grief and loss does not only look like dealing with death, but grief and loss may accompany any major change, such as the end of a relationship, a move or the end of a relationship. Regardless of what may be going on, its very important to honor your feelings so that you can move through them in a healthy manner, otherwise it can result in maladaptive behaviors. Together, I will help you process your emotions, and move through the stages of grief in a healthy manner so that you can feel closure and freedom from the loss.

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 Swarthmore.

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.

Jennifer McCarron, MA, LMFT
Grief Counselor

Jennifer McCarron, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified EMDR Therapist

In 18936 - Nearby to Swarthmore.

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.

Jay Jemail, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Jay Jemail, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 19807 - Nearby to Swarthmore.

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.

Jeffrey Carter, LPC
Grief Counselor

Jeffrey Carter, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19038 - Nearby to Swarthmore.

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.

Walter Matweychuk, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Walter Matweychuk, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 19102 - Nearby to Swarthmore.

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.

Ariel Stern, LPC
Grief Counselor

Ariel Stern, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19102 - Nearby to Swarthmore.

Managing grief and loss is an immensely personal experience. First and foremost, I create a safe, warm and nurturing environment where a deep exploration of how loss has impacted your life can be safely discussed. After you feel comfortable, we will talk about how to rebuild your life after experiencing a significant change. While grief and loss is often associated with death; major life changes such as divorce, miscarriage, job loss or diagnosis of an illness can certainly result in similar feelings of overwhelm, sadness or difficult with daily living.

Cheryl Sparks, PhD, LPC
Grief Counselor

Cheryl Sparks, PhD, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19087 - Nearby to Swarthmore.

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.

Lisa Silk, MSW, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Lisa Silk, MSW, LCSW

Addiction Therapist, Family Therapist

In 19003 - Nearby to Swarthmore.

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.

Lori Kovell, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Lori Kovell, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 19103 - Nearby to Swarthmore.

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.



Compassionate Bereavement Services in Swarthmore, PA.

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

Swarthmore is located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. It has a land area of 1.39 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Swarthmore is 6,211 people with 1,898 households and a median annual income of $101,686. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Swarthmore, PA

Very Affordable

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