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Find Grief Therapists & Counselors in Maywood, IL.

 

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. Whether you are located in downtown Maywood, the suburbs of Maywood, other nearby places such as Forest Park, Hines, or anywhere else in Illinois, 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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Dr. Vanessa Houdek
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start YOUR journey forward. Many seek & find support related to anxiety & stress, postpartum concerns, trauma, grief/loss, relationship and role concerns, the transition into parenthood, self-esteem & perfectionism concerns. Dads & partners welcome!


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start YOUR journey forward. Many seek & find support related to anxiety & stress, postpartum concerns, trauma, grief/loss, relationship and role concerns, the transition into parenthood, self-esteem & perfectionism concerns. Dads & partners welcome!

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I am a licensed clinical psychologist certified in perinatal mental health (PMH-C) and have specialty training in telehealth. I use evidenced-based practice and research to best inform my clinical work to provide the highest standard of care.

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  • Adjustment issues
  • Birth trauma
  • grief
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  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
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  • Postpartum Anxiety
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I will talk about counseling expectations in general. After you have been coming for a while, you can expect that you will have spent time reflecting on different facets of your experience and will have gained more insight.


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I will talk about counseling expectations in general. After you have been coming for a while, you can expect that you will have spent time reflecting on different facets of your experience and will have gained more insight.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize evidence-based techniques such as Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Enhance Attachment security, Narrative therapy, Bibliotherapy, and Neurotherapy in my approach.

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  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
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  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Eating Disorders
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  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
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  • Marriage Counseling
  • Panic Attacks
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Counseling
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  • Sexual Abuse
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Roberta Ballard
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develop a personalized plan to help get you unstuck and on track to living the life you want. Therapy with me is based in science, but not impersonal or formulaic. We usually work to improve both current challenges and long-standing issues.


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develop a personalized plan to help get you unstuck and on track to living the life you want. Therapy with me is based in science, but not impersonal or formulaic. We usually work to improve both current challenges and long-standing issues.

Something to know about my approach is:

I combine several approaches that help you understand patterns and themes that might be holding you back, and learn new skills to feel better. I'm not a "sit and nod" therapist; I share my perceptions and ideas with you, and sessions are active.

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  • Anxiety
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  • Fears and Phobias
  • grief
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Roberta Ballard 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, West Virginia, Wisconsin
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Liz Kienzle
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Ease your worry and sadness, and get you back to feeling like you again. Through therapy, you are empowered to make changes to support yourself. Life is not linear; you can intervene to change the outcome.


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Ease your worry and sadness, and get you back to feeling like you again. Through therapy, you are empowered to make changes to support yourself. Life is not linear; you can intervene to change the outcome.

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I use a powerfully transformative model called Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy as the primary tool to alleviate symptoms, which can include relief from feelings of anxiety, depression, and somatic symptoms.

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  • Adults
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
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  • Depression
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  • Executive Functioning
  • Grief counseling
  • Life Transitions
  • Loss
  • Relational difficulties
  • School issues
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Young Adults
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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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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.

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  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
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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