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Top NYC Grief Therapists

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Having a keen sensitivity to the varying emotions that come with grief, our therapists provide considerate care when it comes to all grief experiences. At Authentically Living Psychological Services our therapists specialize in traditional and disenfranchised losses.

  • Typical Loss

  • Chronic Illness

  • Job Loss

  • Relationship Loss (divorce, estrangement, loss of community)

  • Death by Suicide

  • Miscarriage, Abortion, Infertility

  • Pet Loss

  • Loss of Identity

  • Loss of Freedom

Three of the Best Grief Therapists in NYC

We work closely with other therapists and practices in the NYC area and have come to trust and confide in the following three clinicians.

1. Dr. Amanda Mead, PsyD

Dr. Mead is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in grief and complex trauma. She is particularly skilled in working with clients from an attachment-based approach, working with individuals to improve their connections and sense of self toward satisfying relationships. Dr. Mead is a warm and accepting clinician who makes others feel invited into the therapeutic space. For those needing additional support, Dr. Mead also specializes in comprehensive psychological testing, which can aid in diagnostic clarification and tailored treatment and lifestyle recommendations.

2. Gina Moffa, LCSW

Ms. Moffa is a licensed clinical social worker, speaker, and author of “Moving on Doesn’t Mean Letting Go: A Modern Guide to Navigating Loss.” She specializes in grief and trauma and has additional experience working with Holocaust survivors. Taking a mindfulness-based and cognitive-behavioral therapy approach to therapy, Ms. Moffa supports her clients to lead a more balanced and meaningful life.

3. Kaitlin Newlin-Wagner, LMHC

Ms. Newlin-Wagner is a humanistic and existentially oriented therapist who specializes in grief and self-esteem. She works with her clients to achieve deeper insight towards meaning and purpose in one’s life. Ms. Newlin-Wagner has an innate and sincere connection to all those she meets. While Ms. Newlin-Wagner has ventured into additional therapeutic roles, she continues to maintain a small caseload withAt Purposeful Living Mental Health Counseling ( due to her passion for supporting those who are grieving.

If you are experiencing grief, traumatic loss, low self-esteem, and difficulty connecting with yourself and the world around you as a result of your loss, our therapists at Authentically Living Psychological Services, and the aforementioned clinicians and practices are available to support you during your grief journey.


Contact Authentically Living Psychological Services for a free 15-minute consultation call to learn more.

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