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Bereavement Counseling for Pets Bronx NY

Most people can't verbalize their feelings of relief when it follows the death of a family member, friend or pet. It is a struggle to care for a sick pet. Our clients need our emotional support when they tell us about their frustration, guilt, anxiety and hope. As professionals, we need to identify and deal with the symptoms of anticipatory grief. We must also understand why a family has anxi...

Ms. Midge Lunsford
Midlun Psychotherapy
(718) 308-6243
720 Pelham Parkway South Bronx
Bronx, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW, PhD
Licensed in New York
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Physical Illness/Impairment, Life Transitions, Women's Issues
Populations Served
Disabled, Chronic Illness
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided by:
Ms. Susan Stone
Blue Skye Consulting, LLC
(201) 567-5596
560 Sylvan Avenue
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Credentials
Credentials: MSW, LCSW
Licensed in New Jersey
10 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Depression, Grief/Loss, Infertility, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues, Postpartum Depression
Populations Served
Military/Veterans, Caregivers, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided by:
Dr. Robert S. Berger
Robert S. Berger, Ph.D., LCSW-R
(212) 865-2360
150 West 95th Street, Suite 1A
New York, NY
Credentials
Credentials: Ph.D., LCSW-R
Licensed in New York
32 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Education/Personal Development, Life Tra
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided by:
Dr. Susan Pinco
Pyschotherapy and Consulting Services
(201) 747-6789
1055 River Rd.
Edgewater, NJ
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW, BCD, CCR
Licensed in New York
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Career/Employment Concerns, Child Abuse and Neglect, Eating Disorders, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Pain Management, Physical Illness/Impairment, Self Abuse, Sexual Abuse/Rape
Populations Served
Military/Veterans, Gifted, Chronic Illness
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided by:
Mr. William Lent
William T. Lent, LCSW
(646) 322-1582
350 Central Park West (at 95th Street) #1F
New York, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New York
17 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Physical Illness/Impairment, Sexual Abuse/
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), AIDS/HIV+, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Military/Veterans, Disabled, Caregivers, Chronic Illness
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided by:
Mrs. Ronnie Kagle
Clinical Social Worker
(914) 522-3531
5997 Riverdale Ave Bronx, N.Y. 2521 Palisade Ave Bronx, N.Y.
New York, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New York
25 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Physical Illness/Impairment, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Education/Personal Development, Life
Populations Served
Caregivers, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided by:
Mr. Mark Bernstein
Manhattan Psychiatric Center
(646) 672-6367
Director, Social Work
Ward's Island, NY
Credentials
Credentials: ACSW, LCSW, BCD
Licensed in New York
31 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Domestic Violence, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Life Transitions
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

Data Provided by:
Ms. Simone Bloch
(212) 663-6287
71 West 92nd Street
New York, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New York
10 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Depression, Grief/Loss, Sexual Orientation, Education/Personal Development, Life Transitions, Women's Issues
Populations Served
AIDS/HIV+, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided by:
Ms. Lesley Stevens
Lesley B Stevens, LMHC
(917) 885-7688
160-68 21st Avenue
Whitestone, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LMHC
Licensed in New York
12 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Stress, Life Transitions, Personality Disorders,
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59)

Data Provided by:
Ms. Naomi Mark
(212) 222-1685
915 West End Avenue
New York, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW, ACSW
28 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Sexual Disorders, Sexual Orientation, Spiritual/Religious Concerns, Stress, Gender Identity, Life Transitions, Per
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Twins, Caregivers, Step Families, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Relief is a Natural Component of Grief

Most people can't verbalize their feelings of relief when it follows the death of a family member, friend or pet.

It is a struggle to care for a sick pet. Our clients need our emotional support when they tell us about their frustration, guilt, anxiety and hope. As professionals, we need to identify and deal with the symptoms of anticipatory grief. We must also understand why a family has anxiety or reluctance about treating a very sick pet.

Here is a letter that opened the door to a much-needed discussion that might help you deal with concerned clients.

Dr. Villalobos ,

My question is whether or not it's worth having our pet dog, Butch, on chemo just to give him a couple more months. My concern is that we may, as a family, have to experience more emotional ups and downs than if we didn't treat him at all and just let the disease take its course.

As the spouse of a cancer patient who died in 1990 and as a hospice social worker, I know that one of the most difficult aspects of having a loved one die is the roller coaster of treatment with the overwhelming sense of dread when you know it's only buying time and you're watching them suffer.

We saw Butch get better during the first two weeks when he was taking the chemo pill; then for whatever reason, he has been uncomfortable for the last few days before his next treatment. I was pretty happy and reassured, only to be disappointed and sink into that depressed mode when I saw him getting worse again.

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