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17,636 people sought grief & loss counseling help in Texas in the last year

Discover how starting grief & loss counseling can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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As a once first-generation college student from a low-income family, I understand overcoming adversity to achieve career and and life goals.

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Victoria Ashley Theobalds

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What is your go-to approach for grief & loss counseling?

My go-to approach for helping people in grief & loss counseling is CBT and talk therapy. I prefer CBT and talk therapy because CBT focuses on our cognitions and how we think. Utilizing both approaches not only allows time to listen in support but also gives clients tools to move forward.

What tools do you teach in grief & loss counseling?

I teach the following tools in grief & loss counseling:

  • Memorial box setup
  • Cognitive refocusing and reframing
  • Grounding techniques to focus on the present
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Reflection journaling
  • Gratitude exercise

How do you know when a client is making meaningful progress in grief & loss counseling?

I know a client is making meaningful progress in grief & loss counseling when they are achieving their goals that we collectively agreed upon. This is demonstrated by their actions, demeanor, attitude, and personal assessments.

What can clients do in their personal time to supplement grief & loss counseling?

Clients can supplement their time in grief & loss counseling with external practices such as journaling, joining group activities, attending helpful seminars, and/or listening to positive podcasts.

What should someone do to prepare for starting grief & loss counseling?

To prepare for their first grief & loss counseling session, you can write down your main concerns and what you have done in the past to try to alleviate them.

Starting Grief & loss counseling

What type of counseling is needed when a person cannot get over the grief of losing a loved one?

Grief and loss counseling helps people grieve difficult losses including the death of a loved one, the loss of a job, or the end of a relationship. It helps people navigate their grief process and eventually accept, understand, and move forward from their loss. Theriveworks grief therapists in Pearland, TX have specific experience, training, and skills that enable them to best support grieving individuals.

How does grief and loss counseling work?

Grief and loss counseling isn't one-size-fits-all, but it involves sharing about your loss and then working with your counselor to acknowledge and accept your new reality in its wake. Your Thriveworks provider at Thriveworks in Pearland, TX will design your treatment plan around your unique needs and goals for therapy, applying the counseling techniques that best support them.

Signs I should seek grief counseling

If you have recently experienced an event like the death of a loved one, a breakup or divorce, the loss of a job, or another major life change, then you may want to seek grief and loss counseling. Grief can be caused by many experiences and events, so if you feel that you are having trouble moving on from a certain event or find that it is still impacting your life and functioning, grief and loss counseling can help you process it more effectively so that you can move on and once again find fulfillment and satisfaction in your life.

What counseling theory is best for grief?

There are many counseling theories for treating grief, one of the most frequently used being the dual process model of grief which helps people acknowledge who or what they've lost through rumination while also adjusting to the new roles and identities that this loss has now placed on them. There are also many commonly used therapy approaches used in grief and loss counseling, including Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and traumatic grief therapy.

Is grief counseling conducted in person or online?

Grief & loss counseling at Thriveworks is conducted both in person and online by video. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does grief counseling last?

For many, grief and loss counseling lasts for about 6 months. For others, it may last shorter or longer, depending on the severity of their loss and their grief.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Pearland therapists and counselors accept 39 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Ambetter by Superior Health Plan

  • APEX Memorial Hermann

  • ARIA | Covenant Management Systems

  • Auto Club Enterprises (Employers Health Network)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO

  • Buist Byars and Taylor (Employers Health Network)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

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Self-pay costs at Pearland
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

5.0 Learn about verified reviews
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V Ashleigh was excellent. I wish we had more sessions with her but insurance tangled us up. Counseling via Zoom was my first. It takes longer to get acquainted when not in person. But it was convenient.
Read more V Ashleigh was excellent. I wish we had more sessions with her but insurance tangled us up. Counseling via Zoom was my first. It takes longer to get acquainted when not in person. But it was convenient.
Paul Feb 2024
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★★★★★
Stephanie is very calming and compassionate. I love her down to earth approach. She has helped me with many things that I needed to work on and many things I didn't know I needed help on. I have always felt accepted, and I highly recommend her!
Read more Stephanie is very calming and compassionate. I love her down to earth approach. She has helped me with many things that I needed to work on and many things I didn't know I needed help on. I have always felt accepted, and I highly recommend her!
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Stephanie Kopecky is a compassionate and empathetic therapist. She genuinely cares for those she counsels. I've had the pleasure of working with Stephanie, and I can highly recommend her services for anyone needing assistance or direction in life.
Read more Stephanie Kopecky is a compassionate and empathetic therapist. She genuinely cares for those she counsels. I've had the pleasure of working with Stephanie, and I can highly recommend her services for anyone needing assistance or direction in life.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Stephanie Kopecky is compassionate with a warm, sweet and gentle disposition that puts you at ease when you first meet her. Anyone who is initially hesitant about talking to a counselor will find that she provides a safe, welcoming atmosphere to relax and release. Her genuine care and concern for her clients is clear and present during each session. At the conclusion of each session, I feel a sense of relief and determination to let go of a fixed mindset to move beyond the analysis paralysis that is blocking my achievement of long-term goals. I value Stephanie's expertise, compassion, and support, all of which have contributed to stronger bonds within my relationships, greater confidence in my career, progress in my educational journey, and overall improved life satisfaction. Stephanie is amazing, and I highly recommend her to anyone.
Read more Stephanie Kopecky is compassionate with a warm, sweet and gentle disposition that puts you at ease when you first meet her. Anyone who is initially hesitant about talking to a counselor will find that she provides a safe, welcoming atmosphere to relax and release. Her genuine care and concern for her clients is clear and present during each session. At the conclusion of each session, I feel a sense of relief and determination to let go of a fixed mindset to move beyond the analysis paralysis that is blocking my achievement of long-term goals. I value Stephanie's expertise, compassion, and support, all of which have contributed to stronger bonds within my relationships, greater confidence in my career, progress in my educational journey, and overall improved life satisfaction. Stephanie is amazing, and I highly recommend her to anyone.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
I never write reviews, but after meeting with numerous counselors/therapists over the years, I felt compelled to write one for Stephanie Kopecky. She is the best counselor I have ever had! Not only is she great at listening and understanding me, she is one of the most genuine and compassionate counselor/person I have met. She has helped me tremendously throughout my healing process and mental health journey. I am forever grateful for her support and guidance. If y'all are looking for one of the best counselors out there, look no further! I highly recommend Stephanie Kopecky to all of my family and friends.
Read more I never write reviews, but after meeting with numerous counselors/therapists over the years, I felt compelled to write one for Stephanie Kopecky. She is the best counselor I have ever had! Not only is she great at listening and understanding me, she is one of the most genuine and compassionate counselor/person I have met. She has helped me tremendously throughout my healing process and mental health journey. I am forever grateful for her support and guidance. If y'all are looking for one of the best counselors out there, look no further! I highly recommend Stephanie Kopecky to all of my family and friends.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Stephanie Kopecky is an amazing counselor. She is very professional and personable. She is very calming. Listens, intently and is very caring and compassionate. She is sincerely dedicated to helping others.
Read more Stephanie Kopecky is an amazing counselor. She is very professional and personable. She is very calming. Listens, intently and is very caring and compassionate. She is sincerely dedicated to helping others.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Stephanie is such and compassion, empathetic person. She is so easy to talk to. Her down-to-earth nature radiates with everyone she meets. People feel very comfortable in her loving presence.
Read more Stephanie is such and compassion, empathetic person. She is so easy to talk to. Her down-to-earth nature radiates with everyone she meets. People feel very comfortable in her loving presence.
Pearland Dec 2021
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★★★★★
I have worked with Stephanie before. She is a knowledgeable, caring, and creative counselor. I highly recommend her.
Read more I have worked with Stephanie before. She is a knowledgeable, caring, and creative counselor. I highly recommend her.
Pearland Dec 2021
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Where to find us

Getting here

We share a building with Kalon Skin Studio. Nearby is Instyle Blading Studio, as is Epic Urgent Family Care, Texas Speech and ABA Therapy, Trumpet Behavioral Health and Exodus Health. Further down the road is a JCPenney, Prime Urgent Care, Another Broken Egg Cafe, and NAM: Noodles & More restaurant.

Phone number

(210) 940-2502

Languages spoken by TX providers

  • English
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