Short Pump Grief Counseling

Grief Counseling – Grief Therapists and Counselors in Short Pump, VA

When you are dealing with the loss of a loved one, all other trouble in life can pale in comparison. Nothing else seems to matter as much as the sadness and loneliness of losing a spouse, mother, or child. The relationships that we form in life are precious, and when they are taken away, we have a hard time processing it. When you are dealing with grief, spending time with a Thriveworks grief counselor in Henrico, VA can be extremely beneficial. When your grief seems overwhelming, you can find a lifeline in your Thriveworks counselor. This type of counseling can also be known as bereavement counseling, and is useful when dealing with loss of many types.

At times, we may be able to process grief smoothly, without outside help. At other times, the feelings may become too much to bear and there is a real need for professional help. Signs that grief is becoming overwhelming may include uncontrollable crying, lack of interest in activities that formerly provided joy, or problems with anger. Also, a person that is struggling with grief may make great effort to avoid any reminder of the person that has passed away. Eventually, a person can become isolated within their home, cut off from friends and family. Feelings of anger and resentment are also common. Talking with a Thriveworks Short Pump grief counselor can help you identify and understand these feelings.

It is a guarantee that we will all experience death In this life. Even though it is an absolute, we are almost never fully prepared when it happens to someone we love. The shock of having someone disappear from your life in a moment can seem almost too much to process. The loss of a spouse, a parent, a child, a friend, a sibling, even a pet, is one of the major stressors in life. In addition to negative behaviors developing, it is also common for unhealthy coping mechanisms to begin as a result of grief. Those that struggled with addictions in the past may be likely to relapse when dealing with loss. Self-medicating with unhealthy substances is common to attempt to find relief from the pain and sadness of grief.

The loss of a loved one may shatter your entire world. If it is unexpected, the shock of your daily life changing so dramatically in an instant can be totally overwhelming. It can take weeks, months, even years, to fully recover. There is no reason to expect that grief will go away completely in a short amount of time. Even if the loss of your loved one is at the end of a long illness, the grief can still be nearly unbearable. A grieving process is expected and normal after any loss, but a Thriveworks Short Pump grief counselor can help you navigate them in the healthiest way possible. You do not need to walk this road alone.

Thriveworks grief counselors in Henrico, VA are experts in their field. They have specialized methods of helping you understand what you are feeling, and identifying how to manage these feelings on a daily basis. When you develop a relationship with a counselor, you will have a safe place to express your emotions, your fears, and your concerns about moving forward in a healthy manner. We can walk with you on this journey and help you find a new normal after the loss of your loved one. Call us today.

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Truly cares

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I've worked with Domonique and I've seen the care and concern she provides her clients. She is invested in their wellbeing and offers clinically sound services. She is supportive, down to earth, but is also willing to tackle the tough issues, and by doing so, increases clients' growth and sets clients up for long-term success. She supported me in handling various major life changing situations.
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Mary helped me see the light again!

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I was drinking just to cope with my depression 9 months ago. I thought it was the drinking that caused me to be depressed and miserable. I was so in denial I didn’t see how depressed and sad I really was. I had no hope. Mary put everything in perspective for me and helped challenge me to change. She gave me a little tough love and guidance that I needed. With the help of Mary’s help, coping skills, -and medication, I feel like a new woman! Thanks Mary for all your help! You rock! ❤️
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Review of Roberta Morell

★★★★★
I have used Roberta as a consultant for three years. Her consultations about therapeutic and ethical situations have been both professional and wise. I am a hospital chaplain at a busy hospital and for our most challenging cases, I turn to Roberta. She is responsive and empathetic. I highly recommend Roberta as both a therapist and consultant.
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Mary Davis, LPC

★★★★★
Mary and I have worked together for the last two years. She has been instrumental in assisting me to reach my goal of being a Licensed Professional Counselor. Her clinical perspective, knowledge, and understanding of counseling principles has made an positive impact on how I approach my clients. Mary offers an abundance of education and clinical expertise that she easily shares with others. Mary demonstrates empathy, clinical knowledge, has a sense of humor, and realistic view of client needs. She has the ability to tap into the client's world which enhances their therapeutic experience.
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Caitlin

★★★★★
I've worked with Caitlin Devey, and I've seen the care and concern she provides her clients. She is invested in their wellbeing and offers clinically sound services. Caitlin is supportive, down to earth, but is also willing to tackle the tough issues, and by doing so, increases clients' growth and sets clients up for long-term success.
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Rebekah Lowenstein

★★★★★
Mrs. Lowenstein is one of my favorite people and one of the best supervisors I've ever had the pleasure of working with. Her commitment to my success as an MSW is nothing short of miraculous. She has advocated for me to get supervision from the Board of Social Work and has been next to me every step of my journey. Rebekah continues to go above and beyond for me and I have not doubt that she will do this for her clients as well. She is patient, funny, personable, competent, and one of the smartest women I know.
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Best NP

★★★★★
I was thoroughly impressed with Kylie Wright, NP. She was patient with me as I talked and really cared about my issues. She is an asset to Thriveworks and the profession as a whole. I am so glad that I found her!
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Psychiatry

★★★★★
I have had depression for many years. My friend suggested I see Kylie Wright NP, which was one of the best suggestions I have ever received. Kylie took the time to listen to all of my concerns. She ruled out other medical conditions carefully, and then began medication adjustments that has been life changing. I have not been happy, less stressed, and positive I.n my thinking In years. I felt compelled to provide feedback so that others in community know the accessibility to a kind and talented psychiatric provider.
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Highly Recommend

★★★★★
Being in the counseling field myself, I can honestly say that Christie Blaylock, the owner of Thriveworks Short Pump Counseling and Life Coaching, is one of the most dedicated counselors I have come across. I would trust her and her practice with any of my clients.
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  • 12093-95 Gayton Rd
    Henrico, VA 23238

  • Mon-Fri:7AM-12AM
    Saturday:7AM-6PM
    Sunday:8AM-5PM

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