Abby Mullen, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
475 White Plains Road Suite 23, Eastchester, New York 10709
Grief in and of itself is not a diagnosis. However, many people find themselves seeking out professional help following the loss of a loved one, the end of a relationship, or the loss of financial means. In grief and loss therapy you will benefit from a compassionate and warm environment where you can explore your grief with out judgement or fear. Grief is often isolating in our sessions not only will you be given the space to process and remember your loss, but also the tools and guidance necessary to eventually continue a fulfilling life.
The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.
Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker
320 Orienta Avenue, Mamaroneck, New York 10543
I teach my clients about the stages of grief. This often which helps to normalize what they are experiencing. It can be so overwhelming and isolating to lose someone you love. I give clients a safe place to explore all of their emotions around their loss. I work to help clients feeling grounded again and take the steps necessary to find a new normal.
Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Yonkers, New York 10701
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 877-606-6161.
Hal Brickman, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT
New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker
23 Linwood road , Port Washington , New York 11050
Grief and loss inevitably leads to anger & sadness. Not surprisingly, it also can lead to depression and feelings of guilt. The latter is called irrational guilt, as most of us lack magical powers to cure dying people. Even if they mean the world to us. I would encourage my clients to express feeling of guilt and anger often unconscious related to the loss. The anger is often at the person who died. Of course, this is irrational anger in most cases, as we all are going to die. The anger is over losing someone we love, value. I would use clinical interventions that usher in the grieving process. This fosters coming to terms with and an acceptance of the loss.
Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT
Helping you find wholeness...
2345 University Ave, Bronx, New York 10468
Each individual's response to grief and loss is unique, and their response to different losses will have similarities and differences. There are several different periods of grief/loss in which people may seek help (before the loss, at the time of the loss, during the first few months after the loss and during later times). Some people seek to find ways that they can recognize and cope with the loss, some are concerned about how they are reacting, some seek help in dealing with others affected (especially children). It is possible to move through periods of grief and loss back to a sense of wholeness and peace. Christopher can help you through that process.
Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
3333 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale, New York 10463
Have you recently experienced the loss of a loved one ? Regardless of how prepared one is the loss of a dear family member or friend can be a devastating and paralyzing experience. When there is attachment to a person over many years they become a part of our being. Their loss diminishes us and a part of us is forever changed. Experiencing the feelings of grief and loss alone can be overwhelming. Psychotherapy can ameliorate pain associated with deep grief and sorrow at the loss of a loved one.
Walter Masterson, LCSW
Psychotherapy and Counseling
Home visits, Nassau County, NY 11023
Grief and loss can be triggered by many things; the death of a loved one, the loss of a beloved mate, being let go at a valued job, and many others. When we cannot get over the loss by ourselves, a therapist point us down new roads. Suddenly vistas of possibility begin to open up, and what once seemed hopelessly sad begins to take on its proper importance.
Zalman Nelson, LMSW
Licensed Professional Therapist
Great Neck, New York 11023
Grief and loss are a powerful experience with many aspects and dimensions. No two people go through it the same. And we have much loss in our lives, besides our loved ones, and each is a mourning experience. Loss is part of life, but it doesn't have to be only a negative experince. When worked with properly, such experiences can be transformative, and fuel your growth.
G&G Counseling Services, LCSW, LMHC
LCSW and LMHC
280 Dobbs Ferry Road, Suite 200, White Plains, New York 10607
Grief is associated with feelings of sadness, guilt, regret and anger, among others. Some people may experience a sense of meaninglessness and others can feel a sense of relief. Emotions are often surprising in their strength and different for everyone. There can be a sense of confusion on how to navigate and process grief. Often people will attach to unhealthy coping skills in order to manage their grief. Through therapy we will help clients process their grief and develop helping coping skills specific to each client to help deal with their loss.
Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Clinical and Board Certified Family Psychologist
35 Bonnie Heights Road, Manhasset, New York 11030
Grief is about loss and the threat of loss. The stronger the bond between us and the person we have lost, the more we will hurt both physically and emotionally. When we are torn from a family member or friend, a part of us dies as well. Our natural need for attachment gets severed, often bringing the return of childhood fears. The world feels like a more dangerous place. As a result, we may feel out of control. We ache to have the loved person back. We know in the rational part of our minds that the person is not coming back, but it also seems impossible to let him go. We will remain emotionally conflicted until we can release our loved ones. Because letting go is so difficult, we must do it slow....
Kristin Schaefer Schiumo, Ph.D.
117 Cove Drive, Manhasset , New York 11030
Grief and loss are experiences that lead us to feel sad, angry, shocked or numb. In our work together, we will process the many reactions you have in relation to your loss. You will experience unconditional support as you move through the stages of grief. We will work to identify your inner strengths and resources, and external supports, using them to guide you in your healing process.
Lisa Lempel-Sander, LPsyA
221 Hollywood Avenue, Douglaston, New York 11363
All too often, grief is rushed away. Certainly, as we try to resume our lives after a loss, grief can catch us in its grip, limiting our ability to focus, function, and feel joy. Grief work in treatment is beneficial because it offers the opportunity to express and explore your feelings about the person lost, including some of the more complicated feelings that may be difficult to recognize. This helps promote healing and a sense of resolution and can be instrumental in regaining your balance after a loss.
Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd
Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
I offer gentle support and comfort for my clients at a pace that they can tolerate. My clients have expressed to me that my ability to listen empathetically has allowed them the time to process the devastation and loss they’ve witnessed. People who’ve experienced death or divorce may feel angry, depressed, empty, and/or alone. I take time with them to respect these feelings, and do not prescribe ways they “should” be feeling. Grief is different for all, some experience it as a sudden event while others witness gradual decline of a loved one, both can still feel numb or raw. Perspective clients can call or email me to begin a dialogue; we determine then if proceeding is right for you.
Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP
LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, MFTs, LCADC, CTP, and Ph.D.
691 Cedar Ln, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
Loss can come in so many different forms, yet the pain is there and is strong. When we hold someone or something dear to our heart and then they suddenly gone, we are often left with a hole in our heart and need to grieve that loss. Grief looks different for each person. There are 5 main stages of grief that most people will go through in an order: Denial and Isolation, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, and Acceptance. These are hard stages to walk through alone. Reach out and call one of our compassionate therapists at Mars and Venus Counseling Center who can help you to talk through each of the emotions that you experience at each stage.
Angela Monti Fox, LCSW, MS,PC
Angela Monti Fox, Licensed Mental Health Professional
276 Riverside Drive (100 Street), New York, New York 10025
When a "loss" occurs in life sometimes it is difficult to know where to turn. Friends and family although they may be well meaning are often unable to say the right words or do the right thing to comfort you. Perhaps you feel you will never get over this feeling - the hole in your heart that has been created by this loss. Although you may not have thought of entering counseling for this type of reason, it is in fact one of the most common reasons people seek help. Loss is traumatic and can really derail you in achieving your goals or feeling like yourself again. Although you may not think it possible, I can help you heal and get back on track.
Lauren Levy, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
1623 Third Avenue Suite 202, , New York, New York 10128
Different people respond to grief and loss in many different ways. There is no right or wrong way to deal with loss. It is important to address the feelings that come up during the grieving process, whether they be painful memories or joyous ones. People often find that they work through unresolved issues from previous losses during this process. This helps people learn how to cope with death in a way that helps them move forward while being able to think about the person they've lost in a way that does not impact them like it did before.
John Kukor, Ed.D.
26 Aberdeen Road, New Hyde Park, New York 11040
A unique aspect of my psychotherapy practice is my readiness and willingness to discuss the issues of death and mortality. Life is precious and we deserve to live our lives fully, but death is an unavoidable fact of our lives. Many people can recall when they first learned about the fact of mortality in their childhood -- perhaps when a pet died, or we lost a grandparent or family member, or when some tragedy occurred. Witnessing a death or suffering the loss of a loved one can change some people's lives forever. In my practice I support my clients to come to terms with painful losses in their lives, and to regain their ability to live life fully, even in the face of their own mortality.
Ari Fox, LCSW-R
Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Psychotherapist
168 West 86th St- Suite 1D, New York City, New York 10024
Have you lost a family member or a close friend? The feelings associated with a loss can be painful, overwhelming and complex. For some the pain is so great, it is hard to imagine life without the loved-one. Sadness, anger, guilt There is no "right" way to grieve. Different people cope with loss in many ways. Speaking with a trained therapist, though, can help you process the loss and move on. Together, in a safe and supportive environment you can learn to manage the pain and slowly begin to adjust to life in the absence of your loved-one. Of course, there are many other types of loss, including the loss of health, a friendship or partner, a job. You do not have to face these alone!
Priska Imberti, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
46-10 61st. Street, Woodside, New York 11377
People experiencing grief and loss are often invaded by mixed emotions and thoughts, including sadness, guilt, anger, feeling frozen or ambivalent, to mention some. Difficult but essential, is to make sense of the situation and find hope. I help clients understand that what has happened might not be altered, but that they can use their own powers and that of their support systems to master the present moment.
Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists
98-120 Queens Boulevard, Rego Park, New York 11374
People may experience many common symptoms related to grief and loss after losing a loved-one. Patients may also pass through stages of denial, anger and depression. Therapy can help an individual process these feelings and navigate these stages. A main goal when working with grief and loss may be to reach the period of acceptance (the time of closure). Talk therapy with a professional can be a very healthy approach to dealing with loss.
Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS
QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER
135 WHITSON STREET, FOREST HILLS, New York 11375
Dr. Joel Stukalin and Dr. Sara Mandelbaum have guided many clients like you through their grieving processes. Since each client is special and unique, we work with the utmost sensitivity to help you during this emotional period so often filled with many memories and feelings. Some clients also experience unfinished emotional business with the deceased, which we work through with substantial empathic understanding and patience. This sensitive collaboration with Dr. Joel and Dr. Sara is invaluable in supporting grieving clients to achieve a sense of therapeutic closure and relief. Clients have stated that doing this necessary grief work with Dr. Joel and Dr. Sara has restored their lives.
Louis Morbillo, LCSW, ACSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
53 E. Main Street, Oyster Bay, New York 11771
Loss, and the grief associated with it usually equates to feelings of hopelessness and despair, sometimes accompanied by confusion and instability. My approach to the loss and grief experience is to help clients unravel and process a myriad of emotions. The goal here is to be supportive, explore and clarify the feelings relative to the individual's experience and restore equilibrium.
Sheila Berard, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
99 Kinderkamack Road, Suite 300 , Westwood, New Jersey 07675
A loss can stop you in your tracks or some people report that they feel like they are "a witness" to their life and not a participant. We will work together on grieving your loss while also working on allowing you to become a participant in your life again. Having a dedicated space in your week to allow you to express your grief can allow you function at a higher level. Grieving does not have a timetable and it is not the same for everyone. Everyone grieves at their own pace and in their own way and we will work together at your speed and in the way that makes you most comfortable.
Nikki DiFranks, PhD, MA, MS, LCSW-R
Dr. Nikki Nelson DiFranks
1841 Broadway, Suite 700, New York City, New York 10023
Depression and grief are often confounded. Although the etiology may be different, the shared characteristic is the overwhelming sense of sadness and loss, which can be amenable to cognitive-behavioral techniques. Understanding of the progression through the stages of grief (typically Kubler-Ross) is usually helpful. I have had particular experience with patients who are immobilized by prolongued grieving.
Howard Rossen, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
59 West 74th street, New York, New York 10023
Sometimes events overpower our ability to cope. The loss of a loved one can throw our daily coping mechanism completely out of control. We all understand the early stages of loss but after awhile we feel that we should be coping better and just find that we can't. That is when a caring therapist can be of help. There is no time limit for the grieving process. It is a very personal experience. I always remind my patients that our job is never to forget, but rather to learn how to put those powerful memories into a safe place within our heart so that we can move forward with our lives. Only then can we begin to breathe again.
Marina Voron, MA, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
243 Nassau Boulevard South, Garden City , New York 11530
Loss is something we are never fully prepared for, and grief can be a long, heart wrenching, and exhausting journey without empathy and some supportive guidance to move you past the pain. I will help you move past that stuck dark place, and help you get to a place of acceptance and emotional freedom. I am available for a free 15 minute phone consultation to determine whether therapy with me is right for you - to schedule, send an email to email@example.com or call/text (347) 699-5164.
Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
721 Franklin Avenue, Garden City, New York 11530
When you suffer a significant loss it can be one of the most devastating experiences of your life. My approach to grief counseling begins with providing sensitive and supportive therapy to enable you to mourn your loss and slowly being the transition to moving forward without your loved one. If your pain is so overwhelming that you find it difficult to successfully function after you have had a period of time to recover, we will explore the obstacles that interfere with you moving ahead and implement practical strategies to assist you with improving your quality of life.
Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management
It is very common for individuals to seek psychotherapy in times of grief. The death of a loved one is perhaps the single most intensive emotional experience an individual must face.We understand that sometimes there is little hope and trust because the road to recovery has been exhausting full of short-lived success. ART is dedicated to find an individualized treatment that closely fits the unique circumstances of each client; we do not apply "one size fits all" type of therapeutic treatment.
Jacqueline Swensen, PhD, LCSW
Licensed Psychoanalyst, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
119 West 57 Street, Suite 720, New York, New York 10019
Grief is unavoidable and comes in many forms. From the loss of a loved one to the loss of a job or career, grief can be overwhelming and make accomplishing daily tasks difficult at best. Seldom do family and friends understand what you are going through. And after the crisis is over, your supportive friends and family become consumed with their lives. Therapy with me can offer you an environment to go through your grief while you continue your relationships outside of the office.
Maggie Vaughan, LMFT, PhD
330 W. 58th St, Suite 203, New York, New York 10019
The loss of a loved one is a tremendously painful and personal process. Grief and bereavement therapy with Dr. Vaughan provides a source of support and serves as an outlet for expressing the wide array of emotions and experiences - disbelief, anger, depression, sadness, emptiness, heartbreak, denial, guilt - that often comprise the grieving process. In a confidential, non-judgmental and supportive environment, Dr. Vaughan helps clients to make sense of their experiences and to find ways of coping with strong emotions.
Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.
330 west 58th street - suite 601, new york, New York 10019
Grief is something you will, unfortunately, have to go through. You can't go around it, skip over it to the end, or otherwise avoid it. I can help you realize when you are going through the process and when you're fleeing it in a way that will come back to bit you in the ***. On the positive side, going through grief is not as complicated as it's sometimes cracked up to be. Talking - with the right person - goes a long way to moving the process forward.