Grief Therapists in Austin, TX

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Bianca Bentzin
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78750
Waitlist for new clients
Accepting New Couples Clients in September, 2024. I provide caring support to individuals and couples. I strive to join clients where ever they are on their emotional and mental health journey without judgment or agenda. With couples therapy, I use my training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy & Gottman Couples Therapy to help couples learn to break unhealthy relationship patterns, learn new ways to communicate and deepen their emotional connection. I also work with individuals who are transitioning out of a relationship or into a new one and individuals seeking healing from anxiety, grief, trauma, loss or life transitions.
Accepting New Couples Clients in September, 2024. I provide caring support to individuals and couples. I strive to join clients where ever they are on their emotional and mental health journey without judgment or agenda. With couples therapy, I use my training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy & Gottman Couples Therapy to help couples learn to break unhealthy relationship patterns, learn new ways to communicate and deepen their emotional connection. I also work with individuals who are transitioning out of a relationship or into a new one and individuals seeking healing from anxiety, grief, trauma, loss or life transitions.
(737) 204-3449 View (737) 204-3449
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Molly Young
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, LMFT-A
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78735
The most important thing in understanding work with grief and trauma is that they are not a one-size-fits-all experience.
Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences that anyone can go through. Grieving is a natural and necessary process that helps individuals process their emotions and come to terms with their loss. However, despite its universality, grief is often misunderstood and stigmatized in society. Similar things can be said for those that have experienced trauma or who are living with chronic pain. As I have experienced all three, I have a deep appreciation for the isolation that they bring and how difficult it can be to seek (and find) compassionate and understanding help.
The most important thing in understanding work with grief and trauma is that they are not a one-size-fits-all experience.
Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences that anyone can go through. Grieving is a natural and necessary process that helps individuals process their emotions and come to terms with their loss. However, despite its universality, grief is often misunderstood and stigmatized in society. Similar things can be said for those that have experienced trauma or who are living with chronic pain. As I have experienced all three, I have a deep appreciation for the isolation that they bring and how difficult it can be to seek (and find) compassionate and understanding help.
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Tralynza Conley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78703  (Online Only)
I am Tralynza, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I was born and raised in Memphis, TN, and I am a nine-year U.S. Air Force, active duty, war veteran. I earned my bachelor’s in social work at Texas A&M-Central Texas and a master’s in social work at Our Lady of the Lake University-Worden School of Social Service, with concentration on Hispanic children & families. I have experience working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, depression, anxiety, children, teens, adults, & groups. I'm a certified Mental Health First Aider, specializing in suicide prevention and intervention and a Certified Grief Informed therapist.
I am Tralynza, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I was born and raised in Memphis, TN, and I am a nine-year U.S. Air Force, active duty, war veteran. I earned my bachelor’s in social work at Texas A&M-Central Texas and a master’s in social work at Our Lady of the Lake University-Worden School of Social Service, with concentration on Hispanic children & families. I have experience working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, depression, anxiety, children, teens, adults, & groups. I'm a certified Mental Health First Aider, specializing in suicide prevention and intervention and a Certified Grief Informed therapist.
(512) 714-3403 View (512) 714-3403
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Maranda Medina
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78759
I specialize in working with adult (18+) individuals facing a variety of challenges, including grief, anxiety, depression, chronic illness, trauma, stress management, self-esteem, identity issues, life transitions, and more.
Welcome! My name is Maranda and I believe finding the right therapist is crucial, akin to finding a life partner. I view therapy as a collaborative partnership, where we work together to achieve your goals while tapping into your inherent strengths. I believe that laughter, along with tears, is an important part of the healing process. In sessions, I bring curiosity and honesty, meeting you where you are and guiding you in challenging outdated beliefs. My philosophy is that therapy is simply for those who have exhausted their current coping skills and need to learn new ones.
I specialize in working with adult (18+) individuals facing a variety of challenges, including grief, anxiety, depression, chronic illness, trauma, stress management, self-esteem, identity issues, life transitions, and more.
Welcome! My name is Maranda and I believe finding the right therapist is crucial, akin to finding a life partner. I view therapy as a collaborative partnership, where we work together to achieve your goals while tapping into your inherent strengths. I believe that laughter, along with tears, is an important part of the healing process. In sessions, I bring curiosity and honesty, meeting you where you are and guiding you in challenging outdated beliefs. My philosophy is that therapy is simply for those who have exhausted their current coping skills and need to learn new ones.
(737) 352-4040 View (737) 352-4040
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Devin Rabas
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78759  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Devin, a compassionate and dedicated clinical social worker helping individuals navigate life's challenges. Maybe you're struggling with the loss of a loved one or the end of an important relationship. You might be going through a major life change and looking for an unbiased and supportive environment. I encourage individuals to make small and attainable goals to help them move forward and lead a fulfilling life.
Hi, I'm Devin, a compassionate and dedicated clinical social worker helping individuals navigate life's challenges. Maybe you're struggling with the loss of a loved one or the end of an important relationship. You might be going through a major life change and looking for an unbiased and supportive environment. I encourage individuals to make small and attainable goals to help them move forward and lead a fulfilling life.
(503) 907-6089 View (503) 907-6089
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Megan McDonald
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78723
An authentic therapeutic relationship is one of the most significant pieces to effective therapy. My approach to therapy is warm and direct, and my practice is guided by an array of therapies and theoretical perspectives. Wherever you are in your life that's where we'll start. We will work together at a pace that feels safe, and as our relationship deepens so will the work we do. I am experienced in working with clients who have a variety of concerns, including depression, anxiety, relationship/ attachment issues, grief and loss, existential issues, and people who identify as highly sensitive (HSPs).
An authentic therapeutic relationship is one of the most significant pieces to effective therapy. My approach to therapy is warm and direct, and my practice is guided by an array of therapies and theoretical perspectives. Wherever you are in your life that's where we'll start. We will work together at a pace that feels safe, and as our relationship deepens so will the work we do. I am experienced in working with clients who have a variety of concerns, including depression, anxiety, relationship/ attachment issues, grief and loss, existential issues, and people who identify as highly sensitive (HSPs).
(512) 855-6069 View (512) 855-6069
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Jane Armstrong
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S, PMH-C
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78731  (Online Only)
I provide online individual therapy & support groups to guide you through the unique barriers & grief of ending a wanted pregnancy.
If you have ended a wanted pregnancy, you are welcome & deserving of compassion, healing, & community. Termination for medical reasons (TFMR), or ending a wanted pregnancy due to the health of the baby or the pregnant person, is uniquely complex & results in the devastating loss of a much loved baby & future. You may feel much of the same pain & silencing that other pregnancy & infant loss parents do. You may also feel additional layers of shame, fear, & judgment due to the politicized nature of the loss, the idea that you had to make a “choice,” & the lack of safe & inclusive communities & resources available to support you.
I provide online individual therapy & support groups to guide you through the unique barriers & grief of ending a wanted pregnancy.
If you have ended a wanted pregnancy, you are welcome & deserving of compassion, healing, & community. Termination for medical reasons (TFMR), or ending a wanted pregnancy due to the health of the baby or the pregnant person, is uniquely complex & results in the devastating loss of a much loved baby & future. You may feel much of the same pain & silencing that other pregnancy & infant loss parents do. You may also feel additional layers of shame, fear, & judgment due to the politicized nature of the loss, the idea that you had to make a “choice,” & the lack of safe & inclusive communities & resources available to support you.
(512) 881-8714 View (512) 881-8714
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Lindsey Fiddle
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78731  (Online Only)
If you've experienced a big life change or faced a loss, I'm here to help you process what your new life looks like and guide you through your grief journey.
Hello! I'm genuinely excited to meet and support you on your path to wellness. I understand that finding a therapist can be overwhelming, but also know how important it is to find the right one. I believe in the power of relationships which is why I see our work together as a partnership. Your experiences and emotions matter, and I'm here to support you every step of the way. As a therapist, I prioritize following your lead. Whenever you're ready to dive deeper, we'll do so at your own pace. It's important to me to find the right balance between providing support and a challenge, while tailoring my approach to your specific needs.
If you've experienced a big life change or faced a loss, I'm here to help you process what your new life looks like and guide you through your grief journey.
Hello! I'm genuinely excited to meet and support you on your path to wellness. I understand that finding a therapist can be overwhelming, but also know how important it is to find the right one. I believe in the power of relationships which is why I see our work together as a partnership. Your experiences and emotions matter, and I'm here to support you every step of the way. As a therapist, I prioritize following your lead. Whenever you're ready to dive deeper, we'll do so at your own pace. It's important to me to find the right balance between providing support and a challenge, while tailoring my approach to your specific needs.
(737) 510-7061 View (737) 510-7061
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Lauren Sinkar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78751
I strive to earn trust and form genuine relationships with folks who have experienced challenging transitions, trauma, and loss. I've been serving kiddos, adolescents, adults, and families in crisis since I graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010.
I strive to earn trust and form genuine relationships with folks who have experienced challenging transitions, trauma, and loss. I've been serving kiddos, adolescents, adults, and families in crisis since I graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010.
(512) 714-2730 View (512) 714-2730
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Melissa E Trevathan-Minnis
Psychologist
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78736
As a cancer survivor, and survivor of pregnancy loss, I can understand the challenges that can arise when faced with unexpected diagnoses, grief and loss, and life transitions.
Are you struggling through a big life transition? Have you experienced a death, a loss of a loved one, pregnancy, or pet, or are facing a scary health diagnosis? These events can cause a great deal of stress and grief. Having a safe space to talk and feel supported can make a big difference. Times of loss and transition can also present unique opportunities for growth and new ways of living your life. Sometimes, in fact, it can be the catalyst for a deeper and fuller life. You might not see that potential now, but you can get there. Let me empower you on this journey.
As a cancer survivor, and survivor of pregnancy loss, I can understand the challenges that can arise when faced with unexpected diagnoses, grief and loss, and life transitions.
Are you struggling through a big life transition? Have you experienced a death, a loss of a loved one, pregnancy, or pet, or are facing a scary health diagnosis? These events can cause a great deal of stress and grief. Having a safe space to talk and feel supported can make a big difference. Times of loss and transition can also present unique opportunities for growth and new ways of living your life. Sometimes, in fact, it can be the catalyst for a deeper and fuller life. You might not see that potential now, but you can get there. Let me empower you on this journey.
(512) 580-7416 View (512) 580-7416
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Elisabeth Zaragoza
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78704  (Online Only)
I provide a warm and welcoming space for you to share what you are experiencing. You may be feeling lost, overwhelmed, and unsure if what you are feeling is "normal." I specialize in working with individuals experiencing grief, loss, life transitions, stress, and those feeling overwhelmed. I work with you to understand your experience and provide you with different tools and techniques for you to try.
I provide a warm and welcoming space for you to share what you are experiencing. You may be feeling lost, overwhelmed, and unsure if what you are feeling is "normal." I specialize in working with individuals experiencing grief, loss, life transitions, stress, and those feeling overwhelmed. I work with you to understand your experience and provide you with different tools and techniques for you to try.
(737) 225-6870 View (737) 225-6870
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Lisa Battle
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78749  (Online Only)
I specialize in helping adults with anxiety, grief, and low self esteem and couples who are struggling with communication, intimacy, or loss.
I work with individuals and couples who would like to make changes but are struggling to do so on their own. Whether it's surges of weekly anxiety, overwhelming grief, or a strong and persistent inner critic, my individual clients have hit a wall and their coping skills just aren't working anymore. Couples may feel as if they are disconnected, talking past one another, or having the same frequent argument. I believe that everyone holds the knowledge they need to heal and move forward inside and that with the help of a guide and a few tools, they can uncover this knowledge and feel better, each and every day.
I specialize in helping adults with anxiety, grief, and low self esteem and couples who are struggling with communication, intimacy, or loss.
I work with individuals and couples who would like to make changes but are struggling to do so on their own. Whether it's surges of weekly anxiety, overwhelming grief, or a strong and persistent inner critic, my individual clients have hit a wall and their coping skills just aren't working anymore. Couples may feel as if they are disconnected, talking past one another, or having the same frequent argument. I believe that everyone holds the knowledge they need to heal and move forward inside and that with the help of a guide and a few tools, they can uncover this knowledge and feel better, each and every day.
(512) 706-9323 View (512) 706-9323
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Kelly Signer
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78723
Hi! I'm Kelly. My approach to therapy blends warmth, creativity, curiosity, and humor. In the past, I've worked at hospices and crisis centers; I'm passionate about creating space to hold and navigate the heavy and difficult parts of life. My expertise lies in grief counseling, and I work with all different kinds of loss. I'm currently work in private practice, and I see both individuals and couples. I enjoy working with teens and young adults, queer and trans folx, and neurodivergent clients struggling with depression, anxiety, past trauma, life transitions, and existential dread.
Hi! I'm Kelly. My approach to therapy blends warmth, creativity, curiosity, and humor. In the past, I've worked at hospices and crisis centers; I'm passionate about creating space to hold and navigate the heavy and difficult parts of life. My expertise lies in grief counseling, and I work with all different kinds of loss. I'm currently work in private practice, and I see both individuals and couples. I enjoy working with teens and young adults, queer and trans folx, and neurodivergent clients struggling with depression, anxiety, past trauma, life transitions, and existential dread.
(737) 252-1598 View (737) 252-1598
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Keith E Hampton
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MA, LCDC
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78723
Areas of focus may include depression, anxiety, dealing with change, substance use recovery, career shifts and searches, spiritual or existential concerns, conflict resolution, relationships, identity, grief, and more.
My goal as a counselor is to offer a safe space for you to be heard, understood, and respected. In addition to counseling and psychotherapy, I have a background in education and performing arts. I enjoy approaching your unique situation in a creative way, in order to help you to meet your goals while gaining new learning and understanding.
Areas of focus may include depression, anxiety, dealing with change, substance use recovery, career shifts and searches, spiritual or existential concerns, conflict resolution, relationships, identity, grief, and more.
My goal as a counselor is to offer a safe space for you to be heard, understood, and respected. In addition to counseling and psychotherapy, I have a background in education and performing arts. I enjoy approaching your unique situation in a creative way, in order to help you to meet your goals while gaining new learning and understanding.
(512) 548-7937 x12 View (512) 548-7937 x12
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Arielle Sokoll-Ward
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S, CCTP-II
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78741
Congratulations on taking the first step to a more authentic, self-compassionate, and healed YOU. I work with my clients in a warm, comfortable, inviting, and non-judgmental environment. I like to provide a space where clients feel comfortable processing difficult emotions so they can leave the session feeling a greater sense of resilience, confidence, and happiness. I primarily specialize in grief/loss/bereavement and trauma/PTSD. I also have extensive experience and training in eating disorders, LGBTQ+, domestic violence and sexual violence, depression, anxiety, relationship and interpersonal struggles, and life transitions.
Congratulations on taking the first step to a more authentic, self-compassionate, and healed YOU. I work with my clients in a warm, comfortable, inviting, and non-judgmental environment. I like to provide a space where clients feel comfortable processing difficult emotions so they can leave the session feeling a greater sense of resilience, confidence, and happiness. I primarily specialize in grief/loss/bereavement and trauma/PTSD. I also have extensive experience and training in eating disorders, LGBTQ+, domestic violence and sexual violence, depression, anxiety, relationship and interpersonal struggles, and life transitions.
(512) 515-9577 View (512) 515-9577
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Morgen Singstad
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78746
Most of my clients come in struggling with challenges related to anxiety, depression, complex trauma, substance abuse, grief and communication. I work with families, mother-daughter relationships and individual adults. I place strong value on fostering deep connections with my clients by facilitating an authentic and healing connection. Ultimately, our working relationship paves the way for the most profound and meaningful experiences therapy offers.
Most of my clients come in struggling with challenges related to anxiety, depression, complex trauma, substance abuse, grief and communication. I work with families, mother-daughter relationships and individual adults. I place strong value on fostering deep connections with my clients by facilitating an authentic and healing connection. Ultimately, our working relationship paves the way for the most profound and meaningful experiences therapy offers.
(737) 204-8818 View (737) 204-8818
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Theresa J. Reinhart Redbud Therapy Llc
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA , LPC
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78701  (Online Only)
My experience includes working with anxiety, depression, grief, complex trauma, bipolar disorder, family of origin issues, parenting concerns, and relationship challenges.
Therapy offers a safe welcoming space where an individual, couple, or family can explore and process their unique narratives without judgment or blame. I believe that empathy and trust are fundamental components to a healthy therapeutic relationship. In my practice I strive to meet people where they are on their healing journey. My therapeutic stance is grounded in compassion and a firm belief in the mind, body, spirit connection.
My experience includes working with anxiety, depression, grief, complex trauma, bipolar disorder, family of origin issues, parenting concerns, and relationship challenges.
Therapy offers a safe welcoming space where an individual, couple, or family can explore and process their unique narratives without judgment or blame. I believe that empathy and trust are fundamental components to a healthy therapeutic relationship. In my practice I strive to meet people where they are on their healing journey. My therapeutic stance is grounded in compassion and a firm belief in the mind, body, spirit connection.
(737) 520-4620 View (737) 520-4620
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Lynn Meyer
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78746
Additionally, I have extensive experience with grief and loss.
We live in challenging times, even more so now with the emergence of the Coronavirus. Are you feeling overwhelmed, isolated, or anxious? Are you fearful, lack joy, and worry filled? I am here to help. It’s easy to lose our compass and sense of life’s purpose during difficult times. You are not alone. My therapeutic approach is compassionate, eclectic and client centered. I believe healing can take root and grow merely by having your story heard. Each person's story is unique, therefore your therapy is tailored specifically to YOUR needs. Are you ready to take the first step towards HOPE, and become HOPE FILLED? Let’s begin.....
Additionally, I have extensive experience with grief and loss.
We live in challenging times, even more so now with the emergence of the Coronavirus. Are you feeling overwhelmed, isolated, or anxious? Are you fearful, lack joy, and worry filled? I am here to help. It’s easy to lose our compass and sense of life’s purpose during difficult times. You are not alone. My therapeutic approach is compassionate, eclectic and client centered. I believe healing can take root and grow merely by having your story heard. Each person's story is unique, therefore your therapy is tailored specifically to YOUR needs. Are you ready to take the first step towards HOPE, and become HOPE FILLED? Let’s begin.....
(844) 926-2157 View (844) 926-2157
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Pam Krejci
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S, PMH-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Austin, TX 78728
In life you can feel like everyone is doing better than you are. You may be looking around, comparing yourself to others and wonder, “Why am I not as happy as everyone else? What am I doing wrong? Am I to blame? Am I not good enough? Is my body broken, my mind, or my heart?” I specialize in working with people who often find that no matter how hard they try, they feel like they are never good enough. This may be during a break up, job transition, infertility, during the changes of pregnancy, postpartum, and motherhood, or even during traumatic grief and loss. Starting therapy can be one of the bravest things you can do.
In life you can feel like everyone is doing better than you are. You may be looking around, comparing yourself to others and wonder, “Why am I not as happy as everyone else? What am I doing wrong? Am I to blame? Am I not good enough? Is my body broken, my mind, or my heart?” I specialize in working with people who often find that no matter how hard they try, they feel like they are never good enough. This may be during a break up, job transition, infertility, during the changes of pregnancy, postpartum, and motherhood, or even during traumatic grief and loss. Starting therapy can be one of the bravest things you can do.
(512) 729-7647 View (512) 729-7647
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Lynne Levinson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC-S
Verified Verified
Austin, TX 78746  (Online Only)
Welcome! Please read this profile if you are looking for a grief and trauma specialist. I primarily work with bereaved adults, and also with adults who have experienced loss of health, serious accidents, loss of relationships, job loss and other recent traumatic experiences. I primarily work with adults individually, and sometimes with couples who are grieving a shared loss. Our work together will be determined by the needs of your nervous system, by our therapeutic relationship, and the specialized therapeutic tools that I bring in support of your healing process.
Welcome! Please read this profile if you are looking for a grief and trauma specialist. I primarily work with bereaved adults, and also with adults who have experienced loss of health, serious accidents, loss of relationships, job loss and other recent traumatic experiences. I primarily work with adults individually, and sometimes with couples who are grieving a shared loss. Our work together will be determined by the needs of your nervous system, by our therapeutic relationship, and the specialized therapeutic tools that I bring in support of your healing process.
(512) 995-7738 View (512) 995-7738
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.