Grief & Loss Counseling and Bereavement Services in Porter Ranch CA.


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Grief & Loss

K. Michelle Tapia, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Porter Ranch, CA

Grief and loss can be so very difficult to work through. Whether the loss was expected or unexpected, it still hurts. I will guide you through the process with a combination of talking and sharing, art projects, journaling projects, and mindfulness exercises. Whether you lost a family member, a friend, or a beloved pet, I can help you process the pain and feelings of loss as you find closure. And I will never tell you to "just get over it".

Grief & Loss

Howard Grossman, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Porter Ranch, CA

One of the hardest things in life is experiencing the loss of someone or something so close to us. Whether you are mourning the loss of a loved one, a friend, a pet, or a major change in your life such as a traumatic event, developing a chronic health condition or a loss of a job, it's important to have a safe and comfortable space to work through your feelings. I will support you as you navigate through the stages of grief, and adapt to the changes life has brought your way. If you have lost someone close to you, I will help you find meaningful ways for you to honor their memory, as well as help you identify community resources to support you in your healing process.

Grief & Loss

Chris Massman, MA, LMFT, CDS

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Porter Ranch, CA

Grief and loss is a delicate life experience. I will be mindful of where you are in your grief process and meet you there. I believe it is difficult to understand grief without experiencing it directly, which I have in many different ways. I process grief and loss issues in a variety of ways. One avenue is psycho-education on the grief/loss stages. Another tool is through creativity through art and writing. Bibliotherapy, reading grief books, is another coping strategy. Finally, a grief support group where you will meet others enduring pain is another instrument to work through the pain of losing a loved one.

Grief & Loss

Sheryl Colby, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Porter Ranch, CA

Grief and loss are a part of the human experience. We all go through it at times in our lives. It can be the loss of a loved one, loss of a job, loss of a pet, divorce, separation, etc. When the feelings of grief and loss become so great that we feel we need help to cope, sometimes psychotherapy is the answer. As your therapist, I will provide a trusting and secure environment allowing you to explore your thoughts and feelings around the loss or losses you have experienced. I will help you build support for yourself and teach coping skills to help you get through this very difficult time. I believe that when grief and loss are dealt with in a healthy way, the outcome is strength and courage.

Grief & Loss

Ida Vandaei, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Within Driving Distance of Porter Ranch, CA

Everyone experiences loss in their own way. A loss can cause feelings of grief, which are associated with feelings of sadness, guilt, regret, anger, hopelessness or a sense of feeling lost. Our treatment will be tailored to meet your specific needs and your stage of grief. We will work on accepting the loss, working through the pain of the grief, and adjusting to the changes.

Grief & Loss

Nadia Siswanto, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Porter Ranch, CA

Losing someone you love whether it is divorce, death, or some other life transition is hard, sometimes even devastating. By the time you realize how hard it has hit you, people around you have already moved on, and you are left feeling like you should just “get over it.” But that isn’t how grief works. It isn’t something that happens in a moment, it is something that happens over time. Having a safe place to work through everything that comes up is the best way to truly grieve. When we don’t adequately deal with our losses, it can come back to bite us, sometimes even years later. I will help you grieve in a private, safe space.

Grief & Loss

Donald Goodman, LCSW

licensed clinical social worker

Within Driving Distance of Porter Ranch, CA

We believe a vital part of therapy is the idea of grief and loss. Your ability to accept things the way they are can be hugely affected by the way you have dealt with loss in your life. In order to create a new future, sometimes that requires mourning the loss of some aspect of yourself. If therapy is something you are considering, then chances are you have had many struggles in your life and something you resorted to for survival may not be the best coping skill of today. However, letting go of that coping skill can be a painful loss of yourself. For example, if you found validation in sexual experiences and clung to some aspect of relationships throughout your life, then letting go of

Grief & Loss

April De Higes, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Porter Ranch, CA

Having experienced several losses as a child, I know the pain that people experience when they lose a sibling, a parent/grandparent, or friend. Grief can affect many areas of your life. Feeling sad, lonely, or lost is a common experience. I want to help you work through the grief process so that you can remember your loved one and continue living the life you want.

Grief & Loss

Lee Langley, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Porter Ranch, CA

Everyone must deal with grief and loss at some point in their lives. When the loss is significant, the sadness can be overwhelming. Sometimes, the best therapy in such cases is simply to provide a safe place for the client to be heard and supported. Just being there for someone who is dealing with loss and the grief that accompanies it is often sufficient to help them manage the feelings and get back to living their own life in a productive and satisfying way.

Grief & Loss

Tracey Cleantis, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Porter Ranch, CA

Most patients I see realize that they have had losses and have suffered grief and yet are not sure exactly how to grieve or even if they should be grieving. "Shouldn't I be over this by now?", I hear many patients ask me. My answer to them and to you is that you aren't over it until you are over it, and even then the losses you have suffered are something that is a part of your life story. In our work together we create a place for you to mourn the losses that you have suffered, go through the stages and grief in a safe and supportive environment---for the only way to get through the other side of grief is to go thought it.


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