Grief Therapists in Arsenal, PA

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Christine Nichols
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Arsenal, PA 15201  (Online Only)
Christine Nichols is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 30+ years in child welfare and counseling settings. Christine is passionate about supporting children, adolescents, adults, and couples. Christine's specialties include anxiety, depression, self-esteem/confidence development, life transitions, career planning and transition, parenting/co-parenting, family conflicts, grief and loss, and end-of-life/hospice care.
Christine Nichols is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 30+ years in child welfare and counseling settings. Christine is passionate about supporting children, adolescents, adults, and couples. Christine's specialties include anxiety, depression, self-esteem/confidence development, life transitions, career planning and transition, parenting/co-parenting, family conflicts, grief and loss, and end-of-life/hospice care.
(412) 534-5848 View (412) 534-5848
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Teion Ensley Ellerbe
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
Arsenal, PA 15201
Teion Ensley-Ellerbe is a Clinical Mental Health Counseling Professional that provides therapeutic services to both individuals and couples alike. His goal is to meet the clients where they are in his sessions. Teion is confident that, through his therapeutic approaches, clients will grow to learn about and love themselves, recognizing they are equipped to tackle whatever problems they face.
Teion Ensley-Ellerbe is a Clinical Mental Health Counseling Professional that provides therapeutic services to both individuals and couples alike. His goal is to meet the clients where they are in his sessions. Teion is confident that, through his therapeutic approaches, clients will grow to learn about and love themselves, recognizing they are equipped to tackle whatever problems they face.
(412) 990-1442 View (412) 990-1442
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Quiet Retreat Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW
Verified Verified
Arsenal, PA 15201
My goal in providing therapy is to promote a judgement free, non-anxious presence so that you can explore and grow in ways that feel right to you. By using a mix of traditional and trauma-informed therapy styles, we will work together towards healing and authenticity. Whether you struggle with abuse, discrimination, anxiety, depression, need to hone your coping skills or discover your future path, we are here for you. Discover a safe, confidential, and friendly place to explore issues that are close to your heart. You are cared for and loved.
My goal in providing therapy is to promote a judgement free, non-anxious presence so that you can explore and grow in ways that feel right to you. By using a mix of traditional and trauma-informed therapy styles, we will work together towards healing and authenticity. Whether you struggle with abuse, discrimination, anxiety, depression, need to hone your coping skills or discover your future path, we are here for you. Discover a safe, confidential, and friendly place to explore issues that are close to your heart. You are cared for and loved.
(724) 573-8992 View (724) 573-8992
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Claire Fior
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Arsenal, PA 15201
Not accepting new clients
I believe how humans experience growth and how they change are the big themes of psychology. We grow and change through our relationships with others, but sometimes we can get stuck in certain relationship patterns that cause distress. Uncovering the dynamics of these patterns, how they affect our self-concept, our feelings, our understanding of others, and our nervous systems can be healing. Practicing new patterns of emotion, thought, and behavior, whether through talk- therapy, mindfulness practices, or a combination of both, can assist growth and change toward more compassion and connection in our lives.
I believe how humans experience growth and how they change are the big themes of psychology. We grow and change through our relationships with others, but sometimes we can get stuck in certain relationship patterns that cause distress. Uncovering the dynamics of these patterns, how they affect our self-concept, our feelings, our understanding of others, and our nervous systems can be healing. Practicing new patterns of emotion, thought, and behavior, whether through talk- therapy, mindfulness practices, or a combination of both, can assist growth and change toward more compassion and connection in our lives.
(412) 871-6296 View (412) 871-6296

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Grace Bella Harman
Licensed Professional Counselor, BC-DMT, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15208  (Online Only)
Welcome, fellow human. I'm so glad you're here. Taking this first step towards healing is a big deal, and you're not alone in this journey. No matter what trauma you are carrying, what grief you are bearing or what relationship challenges you are navigating, you are not broken. You may be feeling disconnected from your authentic self and inner life force. You might feel lonely, flat or exhausted and long to feel whole again. You might identity as intuitive, highly sensitive and/or creative.
Welcome, fellow human. I'm so glad you're here. Taking this first step towards healing is a big deal, and you're not alone in this journey. No matter what trauma you are carrying, what grief you are bearing or what relationship challenges you are navigating, you are not broken. You may be feeling disconnected from your authentic self and inner life force. You might feel lonely, flat or exhausted and long to feel whole again. You might identity as intuitive, highly sensitive and/or creative.
(267) 662-2960 View (267) 662-2960
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Sarah Laite
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW, GC-C
Verified Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
I have experience working with individuals struggling with grief and loss, trauma, depression, anxiety, self-harm, sexual issues, addiction, and life transitions. I currently practice in a private practice setting in Ohio. Prior to moving into private practice, I worked in an outpatient substance-use treatment facility and also have experience in a university setting providing mental health services to college students.
I have experience working with individuals struggling with grief and loss, trauma, depression, anxiety, self-harm, sexual issues, addiction, and life transitions. I currently practice in a private practice setting in Ohio. Prior to moving into private practice, I worked in an outpatient substance-use treatment facility and also have experience in a university setting providing mental health services to college students.
(330) 778-4581 View (330) 778-4581
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Paige Beckwith
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, ATR-BC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Change is an inevitable part of life that can sometimes be scary, anxiety inducing, and difficult to cope with. Because change is often fraught with unknowns, I believe a strong therapeutic relationship – one that is built on trust, empathy, compassion, and non-judgement – is essential to the healing process. My focuses include working with adults of all ages to address a variety of concerns, such as anxiety, depression, life transitions, self-esteem, and grief and loss. I also have experience working with individuals diagnosed with chronic or terminal illnesses, as well as their family members and caregivers.
Change is an inevitable part of life that can sometimes be scary, anxiety inducing, and difficult to cope with. Because change is often fraught with unknowns, I believe a strong therapeutic relationship – one that is built on trust, empathy, compassion, and non-judgement – is essential to the healing process. My focuses include working with adults of all ages to address a variety of concerns, such as anxiety, depression, life transitions, self-esteem, and grief and loss. I also have experience working with individuals diagnosed with chronic or terminal illnesses, as well as their family members and caregivers.
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Caroline Fuller
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15217  (Online Only)
I understand the pain of relationship difficulties, addiction, illness, grief and loss, women and couples struggling with infertility, loss of your baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or as an infant.
Life presents us with challenges that can feel overwhelming at times - loss, betrayal, illness, trauma, relationship issues, pain, depression, and unmet goals. All you need to overcome these challenges and meet your goals lies within you. Let me help you find your path to conquering, healing, and living your best life.
I understand the pain of relationship difficulties, addiction, illness, grief and loss, women and couples struggling with infertility, loss of your baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or as an infant.
Life presents us with challenges that can feel overwhelming at times - loss, betrayal, illness, trauma, relationship issues, pain, depression, and unmet goals. All you need to overcome these challenges and meet your goals lies within you. Let me help you find your path to conquering, healing, and living your best life.
(412) 500-9342 View (412) 500-9342
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Abbie Quinby
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Now accepting new clients! As a person-centered therapist, I believe there is potential to help anyone interested in working with me regardless of their reasons for coming to therapy. That being said, I enjoy working with folks who struggle with anxiety, gender and sexual identities, neurodivergence, self-concept or self-worth, complex and religious trauma, relationship issues, and grief. I am an LGBTQIA+ and relationship-affirming therapist and I'm very passionate about working with people in marginalized groups. I believe that everyone needs a therapist who can listen with compassion and understanding.
Now accepting new clients! As a person-centered therapist, I believe there is potential to help anyone interested in working with me regardless of their reasons for coming to therapy. That being said, I enjoy working with folks who struggle with anxiety, gender and sexual identities, neurodivergence, self-concept or self-worth, complex and religious trauma, relationship issues, and grief. I am an LGBTQIA+ and relationship-affirming therapist and I'm very passionate about working with people in marginalized groups. I believe that everyone needs a therapist who can listen with compassion and understanding.
(412) 534-6828 View (412) 534-6828
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Martine Saul (Sheherhers)
Licensed Professional Counselor, MSCP, LPC
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Martine Saul is a licensed professional counselor with a B.A. in Psychology from Point Park University and a M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University. Her graduate field placements all took place within hospice and palliative care facilities, and she therefore, has experience and interest working with hospice patients as well doing bereavement, grief and loss counseling with those patients and their loved ones. Martine currently works full-time as a therapist in Private Practice. She has earned her certificate in Gerontology from the University of Pittsburgh. She is also trained in EMDR for trauma-informed care.
Martine Saul is a licensed professional counselor with a B.A. in Psychology from Point Park University and a M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University. Her graduate field placements all took place within hospice and palliative care facilities, and she therefore, has experience and interest working with hospice patients as well doing bereavement, grief and loss counseling with those patients and their loved ones. Martine currently works full-time as a therapist in Private Practice. She has earned her certificate in Gerontology from the University of Pittsburgh. She is also trained in EMDR for trauma-informed care.
(412) 532-4602 View (412) 532-4602
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Barbara Lynn Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, CAADC, CCDPD, LPC
Verified Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Areas of focus include: anxiety, depression, life transition issues, conflict resolution, stress management, loss & bereavement issues, self-esteem issues, codependency issues, emotional regulation issues, and communication issues.
Barbara is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in Mental Health Counseling. Barbara received her Master's Degree from Slippery Rock University in Psychology. Her counseling approach is eclectic in nature and adjusted to meet the existing needs of the client in relationship to their own individual developmental needs.
Areas of focus include: anxiety, depression, life transition issues, conflict resolution, stress management, loss & bereavement issues, self-esteem issues, codependency issues, emotional regulation issues, and communication issues.
Barbara is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in Mental Health Counseling. Barbara received her Master's Degree from Slippery Rock University in Psychology. Her counseling approach is eclectic in nature and adjusted to meet the existing needs of the client in relationship to their own individual developmental needs.
(412) 685-3190 View (412) 685-3190
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Teion Xavier Ensley-Ellerbe
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Teion Ensley-Ellerbe, MS is a Clinical Mental Health Counseling Professional that provides services at Calm Pittsburgh. I enjoy working with adults and adolescents to help find, or rediscover, the best version of themselves that they may have lost trying to navigate life and its challenges. I have experience in counseling clients through grief, anxiety, depression, addiction, ageing-related issues and hardships, and overall life transitions and conflict. In practice, my clinical approaches with clients are Person-Centered and Cognitive Behavioral. I am to meet the client where they are in sessions
Teion Ensley-Ellerbe, MS is a Clinical Mental Health Counseling Professional that provides services at Calm Pittsburgh. I enjoy working with adults and adolescents to help find, or rediscover, the best version of themselves that they may have lost trying to navigate life and its challenges. I have experience in counseling clients through grief, anxiety, depression, addiction, ageing-related issues and hardships, and overall life transitions and conflict. In practice, my clinical approaches with clients are Person-Centered and Cognitive Behavioral. I am to meet the client where they are in sessions
(412) 385-4934 View (412) 385-4934
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Karen J Stickel, LCSW, BCD
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD, FAPA
Verified Verified
Aspinwall, PA 15215
Issues of concern include mood disorders such as depression and anxiety, marital difficulties, communication problems, child/adolescent behavior, bereavement and emotional trauma, among others.
We all deal with changes. Change is inevitable in our lives and you can either manage change and shape it to your advantage, or let those changes manage and shape you. We have the abilities to cope with the changes in our lives. Sometimes we don't realize that we can and feel overwhelmed in dealing with stress. At other times we find ourselves in unexpected or extreme situations for which our normal coping skills are inadequate. Whatever the sources of your stress, the result could be anxious or depressed moods, panic attacks and more.
Issues of concern include mood disorders such as depression and anxiety, marital difficulties, communication problems, child/adolescent behavior, bereavement and emotional trauma, among others.
We all deal with changes. Change is inevitable in our lives and you can either manage change and shape it to your advantage, or let those changes manage and shape you. We have the abilities to cope with the changes in our lives. Sometimes we don't realize that we can and feel overwhelmed in dealing with stress. At other times we find ourselves in unexpected or extreme situations for which our normal coping skills are inadequate. Whatever the sources of your stress, the result could be anxious or depressed moods, panic attacks and more.
(412) 214-8785 View (412) 214-8785
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Wisdom Within Counseling, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MDiv, NCC, LPC
Verified Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
I have years of experience working with clients struggling with grief, trauma, and depression. I am a member of ASERVIC, with many years of experience and extensive graduate study in religion and spirituality and can integrate values connected with a client's preferred religions and spiritual emphases into all therapeutic approaches. Clients facing life-transitions have greatly benefited from this focussed approach to wellness at every stage of life. I work well with adults of all ages. Older adults have often especially appreciated my counseling orientation. I am also fluent in Spanish and Italian.
I have years of experience working with clients struggling with grief, trauma, and depression. I am a member of ASERVIC, with many years of experience and extensive graduate study in religion and spirituality and can integrate values connected with a client's preferred religions and spiritual emphases into all therapeutic approaches. Clients facing life-transitions have greatly benefited from this focussed approach to wellness at every stage of life. I work well with adults of all ages. Older adults have often especially appreciated my counseling orientation. I am also fluent in Spanish and Italian.
(412) 357-4197 View (412) 357-4197
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Allison J Spinneweber
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
My goal is to encourage a more peaceful personal, work, and home environment. When meeting with me, you will receive support that is friendly, knowledgeable, respectful, and down to earth. I utilize time efficient methods supported by research for anxiety, depression, and PTSD. I also provide support around grief in the loss of a family member, friend, or issues surrounding pregnancy loss. Treatment for each client and family is highly individualized, based around interests, learning style, and family belief systems.
My goal is to encourage a more peaceful personal, work, and home environment. When meeting with me, you will receive support that is friendly, knowledgeable, respectful, and down to earth. I utilize time efficient methods supported by research for anxiety, depression, and PTSD. I also provide support around grief in the loss of a family member, friend, or issues surrounding pregnancy loss. Treatment for each client and family is highly individualized, based around interests, learning style, and family belief systems.
(412) 515-8357 View (412) 515-8357
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Haley Faragher
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15206  (Online Only)
I am queer identifying and have a love for working with the LBGTQIA+ community, eating disorders, and grief.
You may have come across my bio as you are considering therapy. It can feel scary and out of our comfort zones to ask for help, but I commend you for doing so. I strive to make therapy a safe space where you feel supported to learn about yourself and grow/heal in any way you find necessary. I like to approach the counseling relationship from a warm, empathetic, non-judgmental, and understanding viewpoint. I understand that trauma impacts us all differently, thus I strive to keep things relaxed and I am mindful to operate through a trauma-informed lens as we all come from different walks of life with various life experiences.
I am queer identifying and have a love for working with the LBGTQIA+ community, eating disorders, and grief.
You may have come across my bio as you are considering therapy. It can feel scary and out of our comfort zones to ask for help, but I commend you for doing so. I strive to make therapy a safe space where you feel supported to learn about yourself and grow/heal in any way you find necessary. I like to approach the counseling relationship from a warm, empathetic, non-judgmental, and understanding viewpoint. I understand that trauma impacts us all differently, thus I strive to keep things relaxed and I am mindful to operate through a trauma-informed lens as we all come from different walks of life with various life experiences.
(412) 819-1797 View (412) 819-1797
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Leah Spyker
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
I specialize in Substance Use, Anxiety, & Grief. Life can feel overwhelming at times, and it's okay to seek support. Whether you're navigating through difficult emotions, facing challenges in relationships, or simply need someone to listen, know that you're not alone. My ideal client is someone who wants to begin their treatment journey. They might be nervous or scared to begin, but they have made their first step to at least try.
I specialize in Substance Use, Anxiety, & Grief. Life can feel overwhelming at times, and it's okay to seek support. Whether you're navigating through difficult emotions, facing challenges in relationships, or simply need someone to listen, know that you're not alone. My ideal client is someone who wants to begin their treatment journey. They might be nervous or scared to begin, but they have made their first step to at least try.
(412) 517-7750 View (412) 517-7750
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Corrin J Corbin
Pre-Licensed Professional, ATR-P, MA-CJ, EoLD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Art Therapy is for everyone! I work with individuals from diverse cultures and existences; feeling that being accepting, respectful, and genuine are characteristics essential in a therapist. I also offer spiritual, logistical, emotional, and mental support to those dealing with loss, adversity, resilience, attachment, relationships, gender, identity, ADHD, anxiety, depression. I work with those in early adulthood, adults, and later life adults. LGBTQIA, as well as kinky folks find a place of acceptance in my office. People who require direct communication are well-served by my direct, person-centered, Humanistic approach.
Art Therapy is for everyone! I work with individuals from diverse cultures and existences; feeling that being accepting, respectful, and genuine are characteristics essential in a therapist. I also offer spiritual, logistical, emotional, and mental support to those dealing with loss, adversity, resilience, attachment, relationships, gender, identity, ADHD, anxiety, depression. I work with those in early adulthood, adults, and later life adults. LGBTQIA, as well as kinky folks find a place of acceptance in my office. People who require direct communication are well-served by my direct, person-centered, Humanistic approach.
(412) 385-6141 View (412) 385-6141
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Gina M Goth
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, CAC, LPC
Verified Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
I specialize in the treatment of trauma, grief and loss and eating disorders .
Hello. Have you had a loss of a loved one? Have you lost someone close to you due to suicide? Have you experienced traumatic events in your life? Are there struggles with eating disorders in your life? If so counseling may help. I will work with you in treatment to find a new ways of living. Therapy may be a way to learn new skills, explore certain issues, and find support in the context of a safe therapeutic relationship. Contact me on my website and I will talk with you about your concerns and problems.
I specialize in the treatment of trauma, grief and loss and eating disorders .
Hello. Have you had a loss of a loved one? Have you lost someone close to you due to suicide? Have you experienced traumatic events in your life? Are there struggles with eating disorders in your life? If so counseling may help. I will work with you in treatment to find a new ways of living. Therapy may be a way to learn new skills, explore certain issues, and find support in the context of a safe therapeutic relationship. Contact me on my website and I will talk with you about your concerns and problems.
(412) 329-6547 View (412) 329-6547
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Sara Troupe
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15232  (Online Only)
My areas of clinical focus include anxiety, grief & loss, and eating & body image concerns.
I am currently accepting new clients. My work centers on helping clients heal from difficult life experiences and self-defeating beliefs by recognizing personal strengths and developing healthier relationships with others, themselves, their emotions, and their bodies. I focus on creating a strong relationship with each client that centers on authenticity, trust, vulnerability, and compassion.
My areas of clinical focus include anxiety, grief & loss, and eating & body image concerns.
I am currently accepting new clients. My work centers on helping clients heal from difficult life experiences and self-defeating beliefs by recognizing personal strengths and developing healthier relationships with others, themselves, their emotions, and their bodies. I focus on creating a strong relationship with each client that centers on authenticity, trust, vulnerability, and compassion.
(412) 324-7323 View (412) 324-7323
Grief Therapists

How long does therapy take for grief?

There is no exact timeline for grief counseling. Some people may start to feel better after just a few sessions, while others may take months or longer to feel relief. Some specific approaches, including some types of CBT, may involve a set number of sessions, or therapy may be open-ended until the patient determines they are ready to wrap up. Just as there is no right or wrong way to grieve, there is no right or wrong way to seek therapy for grief.

When should you seek therapy for grief?

Many people mistakenly believe that their grief needs to be debilitating or all-encompassing to warrant therapy. This is not the case. While people who experience severe, prolonged grief—particularly those who are considering self-harm or engaging in unhealthy substance use—are especially likely to benefit from therapy, so too are people whose grief is less intense but still interfering with well-being or daily functioning. In practice, almost anyone struggling to process a loss could benefit from grief counseling.

Can grief be managed without therapy?

Oftentimes, yes. Grief is a near-universal part of being human, and many find that their grief, while profound, does not stop them from participating in day-to-day life and steadily eases over time without outside help. For others, however, the harsh pain of early grief persists for months or years or leaves them unable to function. This group is especially likely to benefit from seeing a therapist, who can guide them through their grief and help them reconnect with the world.

What happens if grief is left untreated?

Because grief does not in itself necessitate therapy, untreated grief will often resolve on its own. However, for some people—particularly those who would qualify for a diagnosis of prolonged grief disorder—untreated grief can be a source of seemingly endless pain or lead them to withdraw from the world. In such cases, treatment can be indispensable, as it can help an individual adapt to the loss and start living again.