Grief & Loss Counseling and Bereavement Services in Mission Viejo.


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Grief & Loss

Kristi Starkey, MS, MFT, #52051

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

26461 Crown Valley Parkway, Suite 120, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Kristi Starkey Counselor in Mission Viejo, CA will walk with you through the five stages of grief. Denial, which helps you survive the grief;. Anger which is important to feel and release. Bargaining because you want life to return back to what it was. Depression as you are filled with empty feelings and grief enters a deeper level. Acceptance is about you accepting the reality they are gone. I have personally experienced the loss of both my parents before the age of 29 so I know how overwhelming and painful the process is but would like the opportunity to walk through your grief with you.

Grief & Loss

Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

27001 La Paz Rd. #430C, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Loss is part of life. Many times we can get overwhelmed by loss and start to shut down. Together we can help you to process the many complex feelings that you may experience during the grieving process and help you to learn how to accept and come to terms with loss in your life. It's important to reach out to others when you are hurting and not to isolate yourself. Finding the right therapist may the first step to beginning your healing and finding new and healthy ways to cope.

Grief & Loss

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Mission Viejo, CA

Grief & loss is often felt with the death of a loved one. It can also be experienced from the loss of a relationship, your health, your job, or your home. The grieving process can be complicated. You may love someone who suffers from a significant memory loss due to Alzheimer’s, stroke or a traumatic brain injury. You may feel guilty for grieving the loss of the person you knew before the illness because you feel you should be grateful he/she is still alive. As a person loses their memory, an important part of who they are gets lost. It is appropriate for this grieving process to begin before death. I would love to support you through whatever loss you are currently experiencing.

Grief & Loss

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Grief and Loss are some of the most real and difficult emotions and feelings to deal with and to cope and live with. Loss of a beloved family relationship, dear friend, mentor, as well as a beloved pet can cause a shock and vast loss that is seemingly impossible to overcome. Grief and loss therapy is very important to me and has been a major part of my decades of counseling. Grief and loss therapy is not a band aid to the pain. It is a process for working to create closure and a continued internal relationship which can still sustain life after loss. When relationships are important, grief and loss are a process of dealing with the depths of love and attachment which are key to being human.

Grief & Loss

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

Within Driving Distance of Mission Viejo, CA

Although grief is an inevitable experience in life, coping with loss can be immobilizing. Because each individual is unique, finding the support you need to move through to a place of peace and acceptance is vital. I work with clients to help them process the pain of loss by addressing the physical, emotional, and spiritual issues that may be keeping them from resolving their pain and moving forward to a place of healing and acceptance. We work together to build a structure that both motivates and enables the healing process to begin and ultimately gives them the opportunity to overcome and triumph over grief.

Grief & Loss

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

For a new short term, effective approach to Psychotherapy, give me a call or email, kevin@kevinflemingphd.com
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 & Loss

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

26151 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Dr. Laura Adams is a licensed MFT and Psychoanalyst in Mission Viejo and Newport Beach CA, specializing in grief & loss counseling and psychotherapy. Dr. Adams counsels Individuals, families and couples using a Psychodynamic approach as a way to help patients to process feelings and experience following the loss of a loved one. Dr. Adams can be reached at (949) 244-1992. www.SouthOCTherapist.com

Grief & Loss

Piper Walsh, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Mission Viejo, CA

Is your grief stopping you from living the fulfilling life you desire? I believe that while grief is a natural reaction to experiencing loss, the process differs for everyone. Grief can have physical, cognitive, behavioral, social, and philosophical dimensions. I work with individuals and families on processing grief as the difficult and eventual acceptance of loss. The loss becomes a vital part of one’s life narrative life rather than its center. Healthy grieving is a gradual process toward coping with the loss and developing a renewed interest in daily activities. I understand the devastation of loss. Please feel free to call me at 949.370.4726 or e-mail at info@southoccounseling.com.

Grief & Loss

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Looking for a change? Online counseling is convenient, effective, efficient, and confidential.
Grief and loss is, unfortunately, a normal part of living. There is no single "correct" way to grieve: different cultures and even individuals from the same culture grieve differently. The only consistent feature is that grief takes time. The most effective thing anyone can do for someone grieving is to be there—to listen, to empathize, to walk along with the grief. There is no "fixing" grief. But counseling can help prevent normal grief from developing into major depression or other mental health conditions.

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