Grief Therapists in Philadelphia, PA

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Alana (Laz) Baum
Pre-Licensed Professional, LSW, MEd
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19103
As an individual, sex, and relationship therapist, I hope to accompany clients through challenges and help them find greater trust, permission, and pleasure within themselves. I am particularly interested in supporting folks in navigating their relationships with their bodies and sexualities during times of change, loss, and transition. As a queer and trans person, I enjoy working with clients of all genders, on all journeys. I am poly-friendly, kink-friendly, fat positive, and sex work positive. I love supporting partnerships and non-traditional relationships. I work well with fellow artistic and spiritual people.
As an individual, sex, and relationship therapist, I hope to accompany clients through challenges and help them find greater trust, permission, and pleasure within themselves. I am particularly interested in supporting folks in navigating their relationships with their bodies and sexualities during times of change, loss, and transition. As a queer and trans person, I enjoy working with clients of all genders, on all journeys. I am poly-friendly, kink-friendly, fat positive, and sex work positive. I love supporting partnerships and non-traditional relationships. I work well with fellow artistic and spiritual people.
(267) 551-5152 View (267) 551-5152
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Michelle Jackson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSS, LCSW
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19102
I also work with clients struggling with complicated grief over the loss of a pet/companion animal as these losses are sometimes hard to grieve.
I think of the therapeutic relationship as a workshop where clients can plan, tinker, experiment, test, and refine parts of themselves, their relationships, and their lives with my unwavering support. It's a place and time where we can collaborate on what might need to change, what tools are necessary for the task, and on the ways it might begin to unfold. I create and hold a safe place for clients to ponder, practice, and consider change-- especially when they struggle to maintain that space for themselves. As a trauma informed practitioner, I am able to ground and contain intense affect to help clients feel held.
I also work with clients struggling with complicated grief over the loss of a pet/companion animal as these losses are sometimes hard to grieve.
I think of the therapeutic relationship as a workshop where clients can plan, tinker, experiment, test, and refine parts of themselves, their relationships, and their lives with my unwavering support. It's a place and time where we can collaborate on what might need to change, what tools are necessary for the task, and on the ways it might begin to unfold. I create and hold a safe place for clients to ponder, practice, and consider change-- especially when they struggle to maintain that space for themselves. As a trauma informed practitioner, I am able to ground and contain intense affect to help clients feel held.
(267) 463-2309 View (267) 463-2309
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Jill Lipschutz Snyder
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSS, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19103
I am keenly attuned to how to best support those managing grief, bereavement and other issues of loss.
Life transitions offer opportunities for growth and emotional healing. I specialize in helping people cope with anxiety, depression, grief and loss. Managing health conditions including cancer, infertility and chronic illness are among my areas of specialization. I also address a broader range of issues such as couple and family relationships, and parenting.
I am keenly attuned to how to best support those managing grief, bereavement and other issues of loss.
Life transitions offer opportunities for growth and emotional healing. I specialize in helping people cope with anxiety, depression, grief and loss. Managing health conditions including cancer, infertility and chronic illness are among my areas of specialization. I also address a broader range of issues such as couple and family relationships, and parenting.
(215) 995-4027 View (215) 995-4027
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Bridget Ferris
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146  (Online Only)
Are you grappling with grief, overwhelming feelings, or anxiety? Struggling to navigate life's challenges? I'm here to help.
I entered the field of therapy with a mission: to alleviate people's suffering. I am passionate about my work and committed to walking alongside my clients as they seek happiness, energy, and balance in their lives. Employing a strengths-based, solution-focused therapy approach, I firmly believe in the inherent resilience and intelligence of my clients. Together, we explore how their strengths can fuel personal growth and enhance their overall well-being. My aim is to help individuals recognize the powerful connection between their thoughts, actions, and behaviors.
Are you grappling with grief, overwhelming feelings, or anxiety? Struggling to navigate life's challenges? I'm here to help.
I entered the field of therapy with a mission: to alleviate people's suffering. I am passionate about my work and committed to walking alongside my clients as they seek happiness, energy, and balance in their lives. Employing a strengths-based, solution-focused therapy approach, I firmly believe in the inherent resilience and intelligence of my clients. Together, we explore how their strengths can fuel personal growth and enhance their overall well-being. My aim is to help individuals recognize the powerful connection between their thoughts, actions, and behaviors.
(484) 218-5477 View (484) 218-5477
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Nicole Flibbert Laurino
Counselor, MPhil
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19102
I work with adults, young adults, and teens in individual therapy. Some common focuses include depression, anxiety, relationship/family of origin difficulties, sexual concerns, and grief. I specialize in trauma work, which may involve addressing problems feeling reminded of a distressing past event, issues with memory and dissociation, in addition to interpersonal difficulties.
I work with adults, young adults, and teens in individual therapy. Some common focuses include depression, anxiety, relationship/family of origin difficulties, sexual concerns, and grief. I specialize in trauma work, which may involve addressing problems feeling reminded of a distressing past event, issues with memory and dissociation, in addition to interpersonal difficulties.
(215) 883-4510 View (215) 883-4510
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Emily Malachosky
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Within the safe space we create, we will collaborate to identify and explore your concerns, creating goals for the future, and finding your strength to achieve these goals. Whether it's trauma, anxiety, depression, relationships, or grief, I believe that integrating therapeutic modalities with a personable and tailored approach, can help us find what works best for you in your journey to heal and grow. As a mental health advocate, I greatly admire vulnerability in the face of stigma and value the opportunity to explore your needs. It is a privilege to be part of your healing process.
Within the safe space we create, we will collaborate to identify and explore your concerns, creating goals for the future, and finding your strength to achieve these goals. Whether it's trauma, anxiety, depression, relationships, or grief, I believe that integrating therapeutic modalities with a personable and tailored approach, can help us find what works best for you in your journey to heal and grow. As a mental health advocate, I greatly admire vulnerability in the face of stigma and value the opportunity to explore your needs. It is a privilege to be part of your healing process.
(484) 642-8150 View (484) 642-8150
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Dr. Leslie Parkes Shralow
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Waitlist for new clients
I can assist with life events such as marriage, divorce, family, retirement, & loss of a loved one.
If you are feeling worried or depressed about problems or transitions in your life, be assured that you will be met with warmth, care, and respect. As a clinical psychologist with over 25 years of experience, I can help you with depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, caregiver stress, trauma, body image/eating disorders, grief and loss, insomnia and challenging life transitions.
I can assist with life events such as marriage, divorce, family, retirement, & loss of a loved one.
If you are feeling worried or depressed about problems or transitions in your life, be assured that you will be met with warmth, care, and respect. As a clinical psychologist with over 25 years of experience, I can help you with depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, caregiver stress, trauma, body image/eating disorders, grief and loss, insomnia and challenging life transitions.
(215) 791-8065 View (215) 791-8065
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Valerie Anne Davis
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19151
I specialize in Anger Management, Depression, Finding Happiness, Personality Disorders such as ADHD, Autism, and OCD, Relationships, Grief, Self-Esteem, Marriage, Self-Defeat, etc.
I specialize in helping clients to become focused as they set their goals through the challenging events that is taking place in their lives. I help them to see that they do not have to be in fear when it comes to setting their goals. They can relax while setting their goals one at a time at a pace that is comfortable for them.
I specialize in Anger Management, Depression, Finding Happiness, Personality Disorders such as ADHD, Autism, and OCD, Relationships, Grief, Self-Esteem, Marriage, Self-Defeat, etc.
I specialize in helping clients to become focused as they set their goals through the challenging events that is taking place in their lives. I help them to see that they do not have to be in fear when it comes to setting their goals. They can relax while setting their goals one at a time at a pace that is comfortable for them.
(267) 613-9514 View (267) 613-9514
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Nita Laver
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19103  (Online Only)
Whether you are dealing with problematic relationships (parent-child, family conflict, gay, lesbian, heterosexual couples), grief and loss, life transitions (infertility, adoption, divorce, re-marriage and blended families, infidelity), self-esteem issues, trauma and abuse, work concerns, or communication difficulties, help is available and solutions are within your reach.
Are you tired of repeating old patterns that are holding you back in your life? Have you been feeling angry, empty, lonely stressed out and unhappy? Are you struggling through a transition or a loss or with the legacy of emotional, physical or sexual abuse? There are times in everyone's life when reaching out for and receiving help can make a real difference in resolving problems, easing pain and living a more satisfying life. In psychotherapy a safe place will be created in which to deal with and resolve the unhappiness you are experiencing.
Whether you are dealing with problematic relationships (parent-child, family conflict, gay, lesbian, heterosexual couples), grief and loss, life transitions (infertility, adoption, divorce, re-marriage and blended families, infidelity), self-esteem issues, trauma and abuse, work concerns, or communication difficulties, help is available and solutions are within your reach.
Are you tired of repeating old patterns that are holding you back in your life? Have you been feeling angry, empty, lonely stressed out and unhappy? Are you struggling through a transition or a loss or with the legacy of emotional, physical or sexual abuse? There are times in everyone's life when reaching out for and receiving help can make a real difference in resolving problems, easing pain and living a more satisfying life. In psychotherapy a safe place will be created in which to deal with and resolve the unhappiness you are experiencing.
(215) 798-0291 View (215) 798-0291
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Hilda Smits
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19106  (Online Only)
My special interests are trauma and grief/loss and I have completed trainings in EMDR, IFS, CBT for Anxiety, and Mindfulness.
“What’s wrong with knowing what you know now and not knowing what you don’t know until later?”, Winnie the Pooh. As a therapist, I share Pooh’s inquisitive spirit and love for the forest. I am curious about my clients, about getting to know them. Human relationships are by nature dynamic and can be complex, and these are the very things that draw me to therapy. Being person centered is important to me, which means meeting you where you are “at” and creating a safe space by showing unconditional positive regard. I am authentic in my relationships and can be direct. I am growth and insight oriented and like to learn with my clients.
My special interests are trauma and grief/loss and I have completed trainings in EMDR, IFS, CBT for Anxiety, and Mindfulness.
“What’s wrong with knowing what you know now and not knowing what you don’t know until later?”, Winnie the Pooh. As a therapist, I share Pooh’s inquisitive spirit and love for the forest. I am curious about my clients, about getting to know them. Human relationships are by nature dynamic and can be complex, and these are the very things that draw me to therapy. Being person centered is important to me, which means meeting you where you are “at” and creating a safe space by showing unconditional positive regard. I am authentic in my relationships and can be direct. I am growth and insight oriented and like to learn with my clients.
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Beth Jellinek Counseling Services, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MPhil, MS, MEd, LPC
Verified Verified
9 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19146  (Online Only)
My approach is holistic, with an awareness of cultural and systemic impacts on mental health. I bring deep empathy, openness, creativity, warmth, an intersectional lens, and a sense of humor to the therapeutic relationship. I believe that the therapeutic process can impact my clients ability to grow, heal, and reach their full potential. Areas of expertise include grief and loss, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and interpersonal relationships.
My approach is holistic, with an awareness of cultural and systemic impacts on mental health. I bring deep empathy, openness, creativity, warmth, an intersectional lens, and a sense of humor to the therapeutic relationship. I believe that the therapeutic process can impact my clients ability to grow, heal, and reach their full potential. Areas of expertise include grief and loss, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and interpersonal relationships.
(215) 960-9531 View (215) 960-9531
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Marissa Adamczyk
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19148  (Online Only)
Welcome! My name is Marissa. I have experience helping those struggling with anxiety, grief, navigating relationship challenges, and more. Maybe you are looking to get to know yourself a bit better, to strengthen your relationships, or to find ways to better manage the challenges you're facing. Emotions play a huge part in our daily lives and tell us what we need or are missing. Together, we can discover these. We will work together to discover your values, goals, and how we can achieve them.
Welcome! My name is Marissa. I have experience helping those struggling with anxiety, grief, navigating relationship challenges, and more. Maybe you are looking to get to know yourself a bit better, to strengthen your relationships, or to find ways to better manage the challenges you're facing. Emotions play a huge part in our daily lives and tell us what we need or are missing. Together, we can discover these. We will work together to discover your values, goals, and how we can achieve them.
(267) 377-4539 View (267) 377-4539
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Peter Douglass Yeomans
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19144  (Online Only)
The experience of trauma and loss changes your entire world view. Tomorrow no longer seems promised or predictable. The past is no longer just the past; at times, the past feels like the present. The fragility of life and closeness of death is now undeniable. What seemed important to you has changed entirely. Meanwhile, others around you are focused on things that seem petty and material, as they plan for a future they assume is certain. As a result, connecting with others becomes difficult and you can find yourself alone. You can feel like you are an alien on the planet you used to call home.
The experience of trauma and loss changes your entire world view. Tomorrow no longer seems promised or predictable. The past is no longer just the past; at times, the past feels like the present. The fragility of life and closeness of death is now undeniable. What seemed important to you has changed entirely. Meanwhile, others around you are focused on things that seem petty and material, as they plan for a future they assume is certain. As a result, connecting with others becomes difficult and you can find yourself alone. You can feel like you are an alien on the planet you used to call home.
(267) 263-7507 View (267) 263-7507
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Dr. Susan M. Shipley, Psychology Services
Psychologist, P, h, D
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19128  (Online Only)
Occasionally life challenges meet us at a particularly vulnerable time and I work with people who have adjustment to such life changes, people who find they are severely co-dependent on others with addiction dependency, the alcoholic and drug dependent dependent person. In addition I've assisted those experiencing grief, including the grief of the job loss. I'm a school psychologist familiar with children with learning disabilities, ADHD, autism, developmental delays and I have often work through and with their parents. My clients often have challenges such as anxiety, depression, and grief.
Occasionally life challenges meet us at a particularly vulnerable time and I work with people who have adjustment to such life changes, people who find they are severely co-dependent on others with addiction dependency, the alcoholic and drug dependent dependent person. In addition I've assisted those experiencing grief, including the grief of the job loss. I'm a school psychologist familiar with children with learning disabilities, ADHD, autism, developmental delays and I have often work through and with their parents. My clients often have challenges such as anxiety, depression, and grief.
(267) 551-5476 View (267) 551-5476
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Grace Bella Harman
Licensed Professional Counselor, BC-DMT, LPC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19102  (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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Diana Wolovnick
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19102
I specialize in mood disorders (such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder), relationship and peer issues, grief and loss and stressful life transitions.
Often people find themselves to be stuck or unhappy and they don't know how they got there. Or maybe there is a specific problem you're dealing with and you need an outside perspective and unbiased help working through it and getting back to a more comfortable and productive place. Sometimes it's helpful to just have a safe space to share what's going on inside your head. I consider therapy a natural and helpful extension of your regular daily life. My hope is that sessions with me are conversations and explorations into what you think about and what you want for yourself and your relationships.
I specialize in mood disorders (such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder), relationship and peer issues, grief and loss and stressful life transitions.
Often people find themselves to be stuck or unhappy and they don't know how they got there. Or maybe there is a specific problem you're dealing with and you need an outside perspective and unbiased help working through it and getting back to a more comfortable and productive place. Sometimes it's helpful to just have a safe space to share what's going on inside your head. I consider therapy a natural and helpful extension of your regular daily life. My hope is that sessions with me are conversations and explorations into what you think about and what you want for yourself and your relationships.
(516) 495-9998 View (516) 495-9998
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Rebecca (Rowan) Levy
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, PC01569
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19110  (Online Only)
I can help you by joining you in exploring your anxiety, your fear, your trauma, and your grief.
You want something different, but it’s hard to motivate and place what that really is. You are sensitive, creative, queer, thoughtful, and full of so many thoughts. You likely have a habit of overextending yourself in the hopes of finding where you feel you belong. You see patterns in your relationships that you want to examine and change, and some part of you knows that you deserve a more satisfying life. Therapy is a non-judgmental space in which you can overcome familiar patterns by being witnessed and heard, and acquire tools to improve your relationship with yourself and others.
I can help you by joining you in exploring your anxiety, your fear, your trauma, and your grief.
You want something different, but it’s hard to motivate and place what that really is. You are sensitive, creative, queer, thoughtful, and full of so many thoughts. You likely have a habit of overextending yourself in the hopes of finding where you feel you belong. You see patterns in your relationships that you want to examine and change, and some part of you knows that you deserve a more satisfying life. Therapy is a non-judgmental space in which you can overcome familiar patterns by being witnessed and heard, and acquire tools to improve your relationship with yourself and others.
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Dr. Jeannine Cicco Barker
Psychologist, PsyD, ATR-BC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19103  (Online Only)
I specialize in relationship issues, anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, eating concerns, college/grad school/career concerns, and the impacts of oppression on our mental health.
We all deserve wholeness. Sometimes our relationships can hurt us, sometimes trauma harms us, and the very act of living in this world can cause pain and suffering. And sometimes we are trying the best we can to cope and survive. Reclaiming wholeness and healing is possible. As a licensed clinical psychologist, I have expertise in treating a wide range of mental health concerns and in supporting individuals, couples, and families. I approach therapy from a place that affirms and honors your whole self. I will empower you and hold space for you as you reclaim what has been taken, learn to listen to your own voice, and begin to heal.
I specialize in relationship issues, anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, eating concerns, college/grad school/career concerns, and the impacts of oppression on our mental health.
We all deserve wholeness. Sometimes our relationships can hurt us, sometimes trauma harms us, and the very act of living in this world can cause pain and suffering. And sometimes we are trying the best we can to cope and survive. Reclaiming wholeness and healing is possible. As a licensed clinical psychologist, I have expertise in treating a wide range of mental health concerns and in supporting individuals, couples, and families. I approach therapy from a place that affirms and honors your whole self. I will empower you and hold space for you as you reclaim what has been taken, learn to listen to your own voice, and begin to heal.
(215) 234-1358 View (215) 234-1358
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Tara Patrick Taylor
Counselor, MS
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19123
My ideal clients are Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Victims,Sex Trafficking Victims, Life Coaching, Grief Counseling, and Addictions clients. My clients needs and goals will be assessed during their initial consultation. After the initial consultation a SMART Format treatment plan will be developed All information in regards to the client will be held extremely confidential in guidelines to the HIPPA law. Clients are seen by appointment only. All clients are seen out of a We Work Office building or via tele health. Blurb -“Tara has been recognized as one of the Top Mental-Health Coaches by Coach Foundation.”
My ideal clients are Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Victims,Sex Trafficking Victims, Life Coaching, Grief Counseling, and Addictions clients. My clients needs and goals will be assessed during their initial consultation. After the initial consultation a SMART Format treatment plan will be developed All information in regards to the client will be held extremely confidential in guidelines to the HIPPA law. Clients are seen by appointment only. All clients are seen out of a We Work Office building or via tele health. Blurb -“Tara has been recognized as one of the Top Mental-Health Coaches by Coach Foundation.”
(267) 209-6925 View (267) 209-6925
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Wendy Lee Forman
PhD
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Therapy is an interactive process,and I connect easily and well with people of all ages who are struggling with depression, anxiety,relationships and family issues,chronic illness or grief. I am a practical person with a good sense of humor and considerable empathy, employing a variety of useful techniques depending on specific problems and goals.
Therapy is an interactive process,and I connect easily and well with people of all ages who are struggling with depression, anxiety,relationships and family issues,chronic illness or grief. I am a practical person with a good sense of humor and considerable empathy, employing a variety of useful techniques depending on specific problems and goals.
(215) 340-1554 View (215) 340-1554

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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.