Grief and Loss Counseling in West Chester, PA.

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


Philip Friedman, Ph.D
Grief Counselor

Philip Friedman, Ph.D

Director: Foundation for Well-Being; Psychologist

In 19462 - Nearby to West 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

Marie Miller
Grief Counselor

Marie Miller

In 19063 - Nearby to West Chester.

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.

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

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

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19087 - Nearby to West Chester.

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.

Amy Crawford, M.S.
Grief Counselor

Amy Crawford, M.S.

Counselor

In 19335 - Nearby to West Chester.

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.

Jay Jemail, Ph.D.
Grief Counselor

Jay Jemail, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 19807 - Nearby to West 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.

Christopher DiOrio, MS MLA
Grief Counselor

Christopher DiOrio, MS MLA

Individual and Couples Counselor MS, MLA

In 19032 - Nearby to West Chester.

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.

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

Manisha Shendge, D.Min., FT, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 19341 - Nearby to West Chester.

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.

Cheryl Sparks, PhD, LPC
Grief Counselor

Cheryl Sparks, PhD, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19087 - Nearby to West 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.

Sam Romirowsky, Ph.D
Grief Counselor

Sam Romirowsky, Ph.D

Psychologist

In 19063 - Nearby to West Chester.

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.

Chelle Carlson, LPC, MA
Grief Counselor

Chelle Carlson, LPC, MA

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 19464 - Nearby to West Chester.

Whether it is the loss of a loved one, a marriage, a dream, a job, a relationship, health, or lifestyle, together we will begin a healthy grieving process of your loss by identifying and resolving feelings of grief, anger, guilt, depression, discouragement and eventually acceptance. Walking alongside many individuals suffering with grief, I've learned that the grieving process is an individual experience that can be an opportunity for personal growth and awareness.

Shireen Kapadia, PhD
Grief Counselor

Shireen Kapadia, PhD

Licensed psychologist, clinical

In 19317 - Nearby to West Chester.

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.

Lisa Silk, MSW, LCSW
Grief Counselor

Lisa Silk, MSW, LCSW

Addiction Therapist, Family Therapist

In 19003 - Nearby to West Chester.

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.


Compassionate Bereavement Services in West Chester, PA.

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

West Chester is located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. It has a land area of 1.84 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of West Chester is 19,842 people with 6,639 households and a median annual income of $47,042. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for West Chester, PA

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in West Chester, 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 West Chester 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 West Chester public health department.