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There are few things worse than losing a loved one or friend. Grief can leave you reeling and throw your mental health for a loop, leading to depression, stress, anxiety, and more.

Unaddressed grief can influence your life for years. That’s why it is best to consider professional help to help you grieve. Wherever you are located in District of Columbia, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Symptoms and Stages of Grief

Everyone experiences grief differently, but there are some common symptoms of grief that signal you should seek help:

  • You blame yourself for your loved one’s passing.
  • Your grief is so profound that you find it difficult to keep up with your everyday routine (getting out of bed, showering, going to work, etc.)
  • You purposely isolate yourself.
  • You have unexplained new anger, anxiety, or depression.
  • You turn to alcohol, drugs, or sex to numb or distract from your loss.

The 5 stages of grief include:

  • Denial
  • Anger
  • Bargaining
  • Depression
  • Acceptance

You may not experience grief in this specific order. You may also feel disenfranchised grief, which is grief that does not fit into societal norms of what you should be grieving. Disenfranchised grief can include grief for a pet, a lost dream, a breakup, infertility, or more. No matter what type of grief you are experiencing, your symptoms may look different from those in the above list.

To learn more about grief types and stages, read licensed therapist Keiko Wolfe’s article on how to move through grief. You can also check out our founder’s personal story of how therapy helped him move from grief to growth.

Get Grief Counseling Today!

A grief therapist can provide much-needed support for you as you go through the stages of grief and find your footing again. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified grief therapist is easy! Start by browsing grief experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Tiffani Boykin
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There is a interconnectedness of multiple dimensions of life. I use a wellness model to deepen awareness of how presenting issues impact multiple aspects of life.


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Together, we will:

There is a interconnectedness of multiple dimensions of life. I use a wellness model to deepen awareness of how presenting issues impact multiple aspects of life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am trained in EMDR, Internal Family Systems, expressive art, mindfulness, and mandala art therapy. I also use Emotional Focused Family Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, somatic processing & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
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Tiffani Boykin remote and phone therapy in District Of Columbia
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Dr. Sheena Sikorski
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Help you feel more accepting of yourself when you make mistakes, quiet your harsh inner critic so you feel less anxiety and shame, and increase your confidence to speak up instead of people-pleasing.


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Together, we will:

Help you feel more accepting of yourself when you make mistakes, quiet your harsh inner critic so you feel less anxiety and shame, and increase your confidence to speak up instead of people-pleasing.

Something to know about my approach is:

We will work together to help you develop new, healthier habits so you feel like an upgraded version of yourself that is aligned with the person you want to be.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Body Image
  • Confidence and Self-worth
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Guilt
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Internal Values Work
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Satisfaction and Fulfillment
  • Life Transitions
  • Overachievers
  • People Pleasing
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-love
  • Shame
  • Silencing the inner critic
  • Social Anxiety
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Dr. Sheena Sikorski remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Dr. Tera Lensegrav-Benson
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Together, we will develop insight, self compassion, and skills to manage life pressures. Our work with include discovery of patterns from the past that show up in your approach to the world and relationships today, setting a new path for growth.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Together, we will develop insight, self compassion, and skills to manage life pressures. Our work with include discovery of patterns from the past that show up in your approach to the world and relationships today, setting a new path for growth.

Something to know about my approach is:

Feeling worn out, constantly anxious, unsettled? I will partner with you to offer support and tools to help you understand yourself and start to feel better. We will collaborate on what is most important to you to start helping right away.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Women's Issues
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Dr. Tera Lensegrav-Benson remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Christine Henry
Together, we will:

Explore how your past is impacting your present, find new ways to cope with emotions, and figure out what goes wrong in your relationships so they can be healthy and more satisfying.


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Together, we will:

Explore how your past is impacting your present, find new ways to cope with emotions, and figure out what goes wrong in your relationships so they can be healthy and more satisfying.

Something to know about my approach is:

Together we will not just treat your symptoms, rather we will dig deep down to figure out the root of your issues so you stop repeating old patterns.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Career Stress
  • Complex Trauma
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Grief counseling
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • Identity Issues
  • Neurodivergence
  • Pet Loss
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Christine Henry remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Camrey Thompson
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I collaborate with clients from a person center and integrative approach that is challenging yet supported.


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Picture of Camrey Thompson, therapist in District Of Columbia
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Together, we will:

I collaborate with clients from a person center and integrative approach that is challenging yet supported.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work with my clients as they heal, explore, and grow by providing a safe space, transparency, empowerment, and a place where your truth will be validated.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Finding Meaning or Purpose
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • grief
  • Habit Change
  • Life Stress
  • Meaning of Life
  • Moving and Relocation
  • New Job Transition
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Skills
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-Worth
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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Camrey Thompson remote and phone therapy in District Of Columbia