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And all subsided in the hush
that followed, in the calm
of great wings folding
and shadowy forms lying down.

I rose and left that room,
the house of my grief
and my bondage, my book
never again to be opened.

To see as once I saw,
steadied by the darkness
in which I walked
and would make my way.

John Haines


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Clinical Counseling & Consultation

We offer professionals an opportunity to obtain consultation from our licensed clinical psychologists, licensed clinical social workers. All of our clinicians have extensive training and experience in helping professionals achieve their full potential. The complexities of ever-changing organizations, complicated clients, and expanded professional responsibilities, forces us to seek more help in keeping our balance at work in order to feel good about our work identity.

Professional consultation is a service designed for clinicians in private practice and/or agency settings.

Many clinicians find that their education in the area of grief counseling is insufficient. In addition, they often discover their own emotional blocks may prevent their clients in mourning from benefiting from a full and thorough treatment. For these reasons, the Center has designed consultation and teaching modules that illuminate the dynamics of uncomplicated and complicated mourning situations, helping clinicians to better serve their clients. Our consultation service blends understanding of both long-term therapy dynamics as well as sophisticated knowledge of grief counseling.

 

To make a referral or to schedule an intake appointment,
please call the Center for Grief Recovery at 773-274-4600
or email us at griefrecovery@griefcounselor.org.

www.griefcounselor.org

 

 

 

New Groups
The Center is now taking names for new healing our losses group. See attached FAQ for detailed info. Contact Us by phone or email to find out more.

New Workshops
Center colleague Allan Schnarr, MDiv, PhD offering new "TRANSFORMING LOVE - Creativity as a way of new life" workshop . . . [read more]

News and Events
We are excited to announce that Paul Martin, PsyD has become the Center's assistant director. To learn more about Paul's practice click on this link.

The Center Expands Again! Please join us in welcoming Megan Kelleher, LCSW who comes to us with wonderfully empathic presence, and a broad range of helping skills. You can learn more about her by visiting our Therapists section or clicking on this link.

Community Walk for Grief Support: Celebrating 25 Years of Transformation
The Center celebrated its 25th year anniversary with a fund raiser walk in Rogers Park, Chicago on June 4.
[read more]

New Articles
Pain Bonds Us - I feel close to you when you let your pain show. A protective shield inside me slides away. [read more]

Private Practice: Dynamic Psychotherapy and Bereavement Counseling (CEU) [read more]

You Know Therapy Is Working When . . . - You feel increasingly uncomfortable with the status quo when it is causing harm. [read more]

Ideas About Mourning - For the griever the future feels shattered; everything hoped for is broken and gone/ lost like a broken mirror. [read more]

Myths and Realities of Mourning - Regrettably, our society maintains a host of unrealistic assumptions and inappropriate expectations when it comes to the work of grief and mourning. Here are some myths to consider: [read more]

The Difference Between Grief and Mourning - It is critical to know the difference between grief and mourning. Both processes are there to help the bereaved face the reality that their loved one is gone and then to slowly begin to accommodate to that fact. [read more]



 

 
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