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Pittsburgh Grief Resources

by Linnea Crowther

If you’re grieving, you don’t have to go through it alone. A grief counselor can provide support that helps you cope and adjust to life without your loved one. Here are grief support resources in the Pittsburgh area, as well as nationwide grief support resources and links for further reading.

Pittsburgh area grief therapy and counseling

Allegheny Psychological & Counseling Services

“Therapy can be very helpful when grief interferes with normal activities.”
River Walk Corporate Center
33 Terminal Way, Suite 525A
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 481-8833

Berta, Eric T.

“Few things knock us to the ground like grief and sadness.  Hypnosis & counseling can help ease the course of grief, without eliminating the healing process that is a psychological requirement.”
239 Fourth Ave, Suite 1914
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 475-9202


The Center for Counseling Arts

“We are committed to helping you discover your own ability to heal, feel safe and take the next step forward. It’s a time of creating anew.”
1201 South Braddock Avenue, Second Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(412) 241-8552

Center for Traumatic Stress in Children & Adolescents

“When your child faces a traumatic event, your whole world may feel as if it is upside down. You just want to make it better for your child, and you need your child to get the best care possible.”
Four Allegheny Center, Eighth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 330-4328

Counseling & Wellness Center of Pittsburgh

“We understand that grief takes on many forms, we are equipped to provide grief counseling for many kinds of losses.”
830 Western Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
(412) 322-2129

Eppich, Andrew J.

“I am of the belief that everyone deserves help and support with dignity and respect. I specialize in addictions, gambling addiction, dual diagnosis, GLBT issues, grief and bereavement issues as well as have over 15 years experience in hospice and helping patients and their families cope with end of life issues.”
20 Cedar Boulevard, Suite 410
Pittsburgh, PA 15288
(412) 444-5272

Forward Wellness

“Every grieving experience is different. A person may be able to continue their day-to-day routine after one loss, yet not be able to get out of bed after the loss of someone else. Whatever your personal symptoms are, grief and bereavement counseling have been proven to help.”
510 Third Avenue, Fifth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 660-6100

Helping Others Heal

“Helping Others Heal is a counseling practice that was created to bring hope to situations that seem too overwhelming to manage.”
1386 Old Freeport Road, Suite 3B
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(877) 668-7530

Highmark Caring Place

“The death of a loved one is devastating to a child. The impact can be overwhelming and the children and family often need support.”
620 Stanwix Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(888) 224-4673

JKF Counseling Services

“Talk therapy will guide you through the Five Stages of Grief, the Kübler-Ross Model. This approach will allow you to accept the loss and move on with your life. Learn how to take care of your physical and mental health as you grieve.”
3712 Main Street, Suite 1
Munhall, PA 15120
(412) 559-9907

New Directions Counseling Services

“Our therapists will utilize a comprehensive approach to helping you work through complicated grief reactions.”
3 Robinson Plaza, Suite 340
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
(724) 536-4187

North Hills Psychological Associates

“Grief and loss are often a normal part of life as we all are all faced with loss at one time or another.”
10475 Perry Highway
Town Centre, Suite 110
Wexford, PA  15090
(724) 759-7500

Pittsburgh Counseling & Wellness

“Working through difficult challenges can feel insurmountable when faced alone.”
6425 Living Place, Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 500-9414

Prybock, David

“Grief therapy can help you heal as you come to explore your loss in a safe, comfortable environment. This process can help you come to terms with your loss and eventually develop a new sense of self.”
134 South Highland Avenue, Suite 17
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 952-5348

National grief support resources


“Grief.com is dedicated to help everyone deal with the often unknown terrain that comes along with all kinds of grief. Through education, information and other helpful resources we hope to make the challenging road of grief a little easier.”

The Grief Recovery Method

“We, at the Grief Recovery Institute, are proud to say that research conducted by Kent State University has shown that The Grief Recovery Method approach to helping grievers deal with the pain of emotional loss in any relationship is ‘Evidence Based’ and effective.”

Grief Anonymous

“Grief Anonymous is a grief support organization dedicated to assisting those grieving the loss of a loved one.  We are an established, USA-based, global grief support online organization. Grief Anonymous supports local community-based support group meetings that are designed to help our members.”


“GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.”

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

SAMHSA offers their National Helpline, a “a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.”

What’s Your Grief?

“To put it simply, this website is about grief. That probably sounds oversimplified, but grief is a complex, heavy, frustrating, scary, enormous…ahem, big topic.”

Read grief support articles

While you’re waiting to see a grief counselor, or even after you’re in grief counseling, you can help yourself by reading articles about grief and mourning. Here are some articles to start with.

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