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Grief Therapists

Overview

A grief therapist, or bereavement counselor, offers therapy for those who are mourning the death of a family member or a loved one. Therapists help survivors work through their sadness and possible feelings of anger or guilt and help them recover from their loss. Counselors may be brought into communities or facilities to help individuals after a national disaster, act of violence, or an accident. Grief therapists may be self-employed as independent counselors or work for hospitals, funeral homes, schools, hospice organizations, nursing homes, or government or private agencies.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

Master's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Problem-Solving

Social

Career Ladder
Self Employed, or College Department Head, or Health Care Executive

Experienced Grief Therapist

Entry-Level Grief Therapist

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