Auburn Grief Therapy & Counseling by Licensed Therapists
Grieving is a natural response to loss and is something that almost everyone experiences during their lifetime. It can come in the wake of death, physical or emotional trauma, or the dissolution of a relationship – both personal and professional relationships. However, grief can be difficult to manage and can have a major impact on your daily life.
But with the support of professional help, you can effectively process your thoughts and feelings and make strides towards navigating a ‘new normal’. Our licensed therapists offer 1-on-1 support and provide tailored treatment plans to help you heal and cope with your grief. We use a variety of proven therapeutic approaches to create a safe and comforting space for you to explore your emotions.
Schedule your free initial consultation today.
How Does Grief Counseling Work?
Grief counseling is a place where you can work through the pain of emotional and physical losses in a safe and compassionate way. Whatever emotions you’re feeling right now are completely valid, and in grief counseling you will gain tips and skills to better manage the emotional turbulence and anxiety that comes with loss.
In counseling sessions, you’ll also have the opportunity to reflect on the significance of the loss and discover unique ways to commemorate the life of those you’ve lost.
Experiencing a severe and traumatic loss can be a difficult time to cope with, however, treatments such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and hypnotherapy can be extremely beneficial in helping individuals work through the trauma.
Who Can Benefit From Grief Therapy?
Grief therapy can be beneficial for anyone who has experienced the death of a close friend or family member. It can also be helpful for those who are struggling with other types of losses, such as divorce, job loss, or illness.
How Long Does Grief Therapy Usually Last?
Grief counseling is a journey that is tailor-made to fit the individual’s needs. For some, brief, targeted sessions can be incredibly effective in alleviating negative emotions and other symptoms, helping them to move through the grieving process.
For others, the healing process may require a longer commitment and more extensive therapy, depending on the individual’s unique circumstances and desired outcome. Every person who comes to grief counseling is embarking on their own therapeutic path and is allowed to find their own way.
Convenient Online Therapy Options
Take control of your mental health with our secure and convenient online therapy sessions. Our virtual counselors, based in Seattle, provide individuals and couples the treatment they need without having to leave their homes.
Don’t let a busy lifestyle stop you from getting support when you need it most; we are available 7 days a week.
With our online counseling solutions, there’s no reason not to get the help that can truly transform your life and make a positive difference. Schedule now for a free initial consultation and experience the benefits.
Benefits of Grief Counseling at Anchor Light
Grief and death can be intensely difficult to discuss, especially for those of us who are searching for solace in the comfort of our loved ones. Unfortunately, the support we receive (from family or friends) is not always as helpful as it could be, and sometimes causes more pain than relief.
That’s why it’s important to talk to a professional, licensed counselor for the following reasons:
- Provides a safe, non-judgmental environment to explore and process grief and loss.
- Offers the opportunity to process emotions associated with grief in an accepting and supportive atmosphere.
- Helps you gain insight into feelings and reactions to grief, so you can better understand your experience.
- Allows you to explore ways of coping with your loss in healthy ways.
- Encourages you to take steps towards healing and growth despite the pain of loss.
- Supports you in developing strategies for managing difficult emotions such as sorrow, guilt, anger, or fear that often accompany grief and loss.
- Assists you in adapting to life after a significant loss by helping you find meaning in a new reality and develop resilience for future challenges.
- Offers guidance on how to support family members who are also grieving the same loss, while honoring individual needs and experiences of grief within the family system.
When Should You Start Grief Counseling?
Grief is an unpredictable journey of life and is full of strong emotions, and no two individuals experience it in the same way. The length of that journey may vary, and Anchor Light is here to assist you regardless of how long it has been since your loss.
Whether it’s been two days or many years since a loved one has passed away, certified counselors are available to support you through the healing process and help you manage your grief in a healthy manner.
About Our Washington State Licensed Therapists
Our experienced team of licensed mental health professionals offer clients a wide range of services, serving couples, individuals, families, and children.
Our licensed therapists walk alongside clients in their journey to better mental health and personal growth and are highly skilled in various modalities of therapy and counseling, providing tailored, compassionate care.
Read more about our team here.
What is Grief?
Grief is a response to loss that no one can escape. It encompasses a wide range of emotions such as fear, anger and deep, deep sadness. It can be an intensely painful feeling, both emotionally and physically. It might be a deep sadness or a heavy heart, or even a sudden wave of dizziness or exhaustion.
But it doesn’t just come from suffering the loss of a loved one – grief can be experienced in response to any kind of loss, whether it be a job, a home, a pet, a friendship, or anything else. Each individual experience of grief is unique and different, and it’s often impossible to put into words.
But one thing is certain – grief is a powerful emotion that should be respected and honored for the strength and resilience that it brings.
You may benefit from online support groups to help fight grief.
Grief Counseling Pricing at Anchor Light
Counseling creates a space for you to experience and desire healing and progress in a way that can change your life. But of course, it’s also an investment of both time and finances. When you’re ready to commit to healing, hope and transformation, here is what you can expect.
Standard individual session: (50 minutes) $175
Convenient Online Therapy Options
For individuals and couples seeking therapy who cannot physically visit our Seattle office, online therapy and virtual counseling offer an excellent alternative. Our secure online treatments provide an opportunity to access the professional help you need from wherever you are – your own home or any other location.
Not only is it convenient, but virtual counseling offers a comfortable and private way to benefit from family therapist and specialized care.
Contact us for your free initial consultation today.
How much does Grief Counseling cost?
Counseling creates a space for you to experience healing and progress in a way that can change your life. But of course, it’s also an investment of both time and finances. When you’re ready to commit to healing and transformation, here is what you can expect.
Standard individual session
(50 minutes) $175
Low-Cost Therapy Options Available
We also offer discounted therapy through our Intern Program. Sessions are conducted by Master’s Level Seattle University Students. Intern Therapy sessions cost $70 and are 50 minutes long. Learn more about the program and schedule a free consultation:
We do not participate with any insurance panels. Anchor Light Therapy Collective is considered an out-of-network provider.
As a courtesy to any individual clients who wish to utilize their insurance benefits, We are happy to verify your out-of-network plan benefits to tell you what portion, if any, may be covered by your health insurance provider.