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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 South Dakota, 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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Sarah Donovan
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If you are struggling with your relationships, parenting, an illness, caregiving, major life changes, grief/loss or general day to day stressors of life; you will find me an experienced, devoted, and caring support on your path to feeling better.


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Together, we will:

If you are struggling with your relationships, parenting, an illness, caregiving, major life changes, grief/loss or general day to day stressors of life; you will find me an experienced, devoted, and caring support on your path to feeling better.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide verbal therapy and/or music therapy, we can decide together. You are the focus and your goals and wishes drive the therapy. I focus on listening and learning about you, and share my reflections and knowledge to help you meet your goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Codependency
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Geriatric Counselor
  • grief
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Reparenting Yourself
  • Stress Management
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Sarah Donovan remote and phone therapy in Minnesota, South Dakota
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adria hagg
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Each and every one of us brings a set of unique individual life experiences to the table. You are not alone on this journey. I encourage clients to face fears while managing emotions and feelings of self-judgement.


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Together, we will:

Each and every one of us brings a set of unique individual life experiences to the table. You are not alone on this journey. I encourage clients to face fears while managing emotions and feelings of self-judgement.

Something to know about my approach is:

Mental health issues such as anxiety and depression can be debilitating. Client's suffering from various mental health issues can expect a non judgmental and compassionate environment with a focus on evidenced based interventions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Acceptance
  • career burnout
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • Life changes
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma
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adria hagg remote and phone therapy in Colorado, Michigan, New Mexico, South Dakota