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Grief Counseling in Athens, GA

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The best way to find out if this approach is for you is to schedule a complimentary consultation. All counseling consults are 20-30 minutes long. Depending on availability, this consult may be held over the phone, via video, or in-person.

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Athens, GA Grief Counseling Sessions

Grief counseling is a type of talk therapy that helps people to cope with loss. Grief counseling can help people process their feelings and learn ways to cope with bereavement. Grief counselors might work with someone who’s dealing with the death of a loved one or who’s grieving after experiencing a recent trauma such as a natural disaster or accident.

Grief counseling can help those who’ve experienced a death in the past as well as the recently bereaved. Grief counselors might also help someone who’s dealing with the death of a pet. Overall, grief counseling helps people find ways to cope with a range of losses and continue to live their lives.

What are the Benefits of Athens Grief Counseling?

Grief counseling benefits clients by helping to relieve symptoms of grief, such as anxiety, sadness, loss of appetite, and sleeplessness. It also helps a person understand their experience so they can better cope with the loss. 

In addition, grief counseling can often help reduce feelings of guilt or anger. Finally, it may also enhance a client’s understanding of death and provide insight into how to handle future losses.

By talking about your feelings and expressing your thoughts and emotions, you can process them and heal. In addition, you will learn how to cope with your loss and take care of yourself to move forward and continue living a meaningful life.

How is HWP’s Approach to Grief Counseling in Athens Unique?

At HWP, our highly trained and experienced grief counselors will approach your loss non-judgmentally and with compassion. Our grief counselors tailor their approach to your unique difficulties and needs surrounding your specific situation. 

We assess each client as a whole person rather than focusing purely on their symptoms arising from the pain of loss. We will help you identify your strengths to help you rebuild your life and heal following your bereavement.

What can You Expect from a Session of Grief Counseling at HWP?

Grieving is usually a staged, cyclical process that is nonetheless unique to each individual. Everyone responds to grief and loss differently. Grief counseling sessions at HWP will help you explore your feelings and identify your needs in a supportive, nonjudgmental environment. The sessions at HWP primarily focus on:

  • Dealing with guilt and shame
  • Finding meaning in the loss
  • Learning to cope with future losses
  • Grieving for a loved one you have lost while grieving for yourself at the same time
  • Understanding how to deal with feelings of revenge and anger towards others after experiencing death

Grief counseling at HWP aims to help clients move through these common stages of grief and resolve the pain of loss.

How to Know if our Athens, GA Grief Counseling Services are Right for You

Before starting any type of grief counseling, it’s important to determine if it’s right for you. Grief counseling is especially beneficial for those who feel stuck after a loss and unable to move on with their lives. 

However, it can also help anyone struggling with the pain of loss, which can leave people feeling isolated and alone or even not wanting to go on. A grief counselor accompanies you through your grieving process to help you cope with the difficult feelings and experiences that inevitably arise.

Grief counseling can be conducted individually and in support groups. Individual counseling involves working one-on-one with a counselor, while group sessions enable you to interact with others who are facing similar challenges. If you need help coping with your loss, then grief counseling may be right for you.

To learn more, please contact us to schedule a free consultation to see if HWP is the right fit for your needs.

Counseling Counseling

Individual Counseling Session Rates

All sessions are 45 – 50 minutes long and are held either in person or via video. Sessions are typically scheduled every week or every other week at a minimum.

$135 – $175 per session

Individual counseling rate varies per clinician. Please see clinician bios for more information regarding specialties and rates.

What Our Clients Say

"I knew from the moment I met her that she was different than some of the therapists I've had in the past. I didn't feel like a weirdo. She made me feel accepted and safe."

- Elizabeth S. (Google)

"Throughout this process, I have learned to forgive, accept, and manage what I can control."

- Katherine D. (Google)

"I tried counseling here and there in the past, and although each time was a step in the right direction, this time I've noticed an absolute change in my mindset and how I feel."

- Michelle T. (Google)

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I schedule an appointment?

If you are a new client, you may schedule your complimentary consultation or your initial appointment by visiting the contact page and filling out the short form or outreaching directly to your desired provider by calling (470) 231-5355.

If you are an existing client, please outreach to your provider directly either by telephone, email, or via the client portal secure messaging system.

Do you accept my insurance?

HWP does not accept insurance. Managed care companies were created to “manage” and contain escalating health care costs. Their bottom line is to reduce costs and raise profits; it is not to increase the quality of care professionals provide or your quality of life. HWP is solution-focused on quality of life and personal goals.

What is your cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel or change your appointment, we ask you to inform your provider at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled session start time. Your full session fee will be charged for missed appointments and cancellations received less than 24 hours in advance.

What forms of payment do you accept?

Cash, credit cards, and health savings (HSA) or flex spending account (FSA) cards that have a major credit card logo on it are all accepted forms of payment.