Grief and Loss Counseling in Pawtucket, RI.

Therapy and bereavement services in Pawtucket, RI. Find real help with the right therapist.


Grief Counselor

Donald A. Labonte, MA, MSW, LMHC, LCDP, NCAC II

Licensed Clinician

Within driving distance of Pawtucket

Loss is a most difficult event in any person's life and it can paralyze to the point of complete isolation and inactivity. The grieving process can be a torturous one and one that robs a person of their life force. The process of grieving must be respected as a powerful one that resolves at its own pace. The therapist cannot force this process, but rather joins with the client in the journey of recovery.

Grief Counselor

Carol Garfinkle, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Pawtucket

Losses can be intensely painful and therapy can help you work through those emotions and overcome blocks in the grieving process. As you may realize, trying to avoid feelings of sadness and anger doesn't work. You may feel waves of sadness or like the pain will never stop but it will if you deal with it. The most important factor in healing from loss is having the support of other people. Trying to get enough sleep, eat right, and exercise can help too. If you want support to ease your pain, I am here for you.

Grief Counselor

Ellen S Leventhal, MEd., MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Pawtucket

All individuals, if they live enough years, experience the death of a significant other. However, not all bereavement occurs due to a loss from death, yet the emotional pain can be as severe if not worse. Separation, divorce, ambiguous loss, chronic or terminal illness, or loss of status (e.g., financial or social) also involve a grieving process for individuals, couples or families. Many times, the repercussions of a loss are manifested in other presenting problems, such as school or behavioral problems in children and relational discord in couples. Working this through in a safe therapeutic environment will help you develop a new identity, and reestablish balance in you relationships.

Grief Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Pawtucket

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.

Grief Counselor

Michael Hodosh, Psy.D, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of Pawtucket

Grief can be in response to a variety of losses in one's life. Whether you have lost a loved one to death, a relationship, a career, a pet, or are just going through difficult transitions in life, I can help. By providing support, alternative perspectives, opportunities to experience and understand your feelings, and encouragement to take steps to move you forward in your grieving, I will help you to overcome loss and to move forward again.

Grief Counselor

Helen Sheehan, M.Ed, MSW, LICSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Pawtucket

People experience grief and loss from many things... the illness of a loved one, a death, the loss of one's health, wealth, or job. People move to different parts of the country and experience deep loss because of this. People often overlook chronic loss, which can be one of the worst types of loss. This is one has an ongoing experience of loss, like waiting for a loved one to die, or expecting to lose your home at any time. Talking about these feelings and coming to understand yourself int erms of the losses can make them easier to live with. In addition, by using Internal Family Systems Therapy, sometimes the intensity of the pain can be lessened, even if the loss cannot be changed.

Grief Counselor

Michelle Pressma, LICSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Pawtucket

I support clients in grief work by validating their experiences, sharing their pain, normalizing and educating them about the stages and transitions after loss and helping them re-center themselves in their lives to find purpose and meaning. Clients need compassion and a witness to share the story of the loss and often struggle to redefine their lives without the person who has died. I help them to work on that redefinition as they shift between and among the stages of loss.

Grief Counselor

Diane Petrella, MSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Pawtucket

You never "get over" the loss of a loved one. But I can help you move through your grief and sadness to create a "new normal" so you can feel happiness again. It's hard... I know from my own losses. So we'll take whatever time you need. There is no one path through grief. Everyone's process is different. I'll support you along the path that's best for you as you honor your loved one and, little by little, bring joy back into your heart.

Grief Counselor

Todd Schmenk, M.S., M.Ed., LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Within driving distance of Pawtucket

Dealing with grief and loss are two of the five big emotionally distressing situations one can find themselves dealing with. It can be something big, such as the loss of a loved one to something smaller such as losing a family heirloom or an opportunity to get into a college or specific job. All if left unattended can lead to more severe situations. Learn to build your own psychological first aid kit in order to prevent or lessen the effects of smaller emotional "cuts" or allow yourself to sit with someone who can help you as your process a larger life event (death, chronic health issue) making it more manageable and returning you to a level of functionality before it occurred.


Compassionate Bereavement Services in Pawtucket, RI.

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

Pawtucket is located in Providence County, Rhode Island. It has a land area of 8.70 square miles and a water area of 0.30 square miles.  The population of Pawtucket is 71,591 people with 27,979 households and a median annual income of $41,789. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Pawtucket, RI

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Mental health treatment and therapy in Pawtucket is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Pawtucket are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more.