Grief and Loss Counseling

Marriage and Family Therapist & Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor located in Greater Los Angeles Area, Venice, CA

Grief and Loss Counseling services offered in Greater Los Angeles Area, Venice, CA

If you’ve lost a family member, friend, or pet, or you’ve experienced other forms of grief, turn to licensed psychotherapist Judith Bin-Nun, PhD, MA, LMFT, LPCC. At her self-titled practice in Venice, California, or virtually via telehealth, Dr. Bin-Nun offers highly effective grief and loss counseling for patients of all ages. Call the Office Manager, Allison, at 310-301-9992 to schedule an appointment.

Grief and Loss Counseling Q&A

What is grief and loss counseling?

The loss of a loved one is a difficult time in your life, and a period of grief usually results afterward. To help you overcome grief, Dr. Bin-Nun is here for you and your family. She has over 35 years of experience in psychotherapy and is highly trained in her field. She uses various methods to improve your mood and help you find peace after enduring a loss. Dr. Bin-Nun helps you work through the 5 Stages of Grief as outlined by Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross.

What are the benefits of grief and loss counseling?

After losing a loved one or a relationship, the benefits you can experience by choosing grief and loss counseling with Dr. Bin-Nun include:

  • Mood improvements
  • Peace of mind
  • Less anxiety
  • Reduced depression
  • Acceptance
  • Healthier thoughts and behaviors

She works with you to overcome the sadness you feel after losing a loved one, allowing you to better cope with emotions of grief and loss.

What happens during grief and loss counseling?

During grief and loss counseling, Dr. Bin-Nun gets to know you and your lifestyle, as well as any past traumatic experiences and losses you’ve encountered. She asks questions about your mood, thoughts, emotions, and behaviors to develop an effective grief and loss counseling plan best suited to your needs.

Dr. Bin-Nun may offer some of the following effective grief and loss counseling resources:


Art therapy

She uses art as a form of therapy to help you overcome difficult life situations. She can help you set up a memorial table with drawers to hold your loved one's favorite memories, as well as memory pillows to comfort you after loss of a relationship, divorce or death of a loved one. Loss may include important family members and friends, or a beloved pet or a divorce or end of a significant realtionship. Gourd art therapy is another of her specialties. Dr. Bin-Nun offers individualized art therapy where gourd urns, feelings books and a variety of creative projects are available. Talk Therapy is always a mainstay of the therapeutic experiences.


Cooking therapy

Dr. Bin-Nun also offers cooking therapy classes as a way to deal with the patient needing self-nourishment and a return to food preparation to help deal with the sad feelings associated with grief.


Animal-assisted therapy

Dr. Bin-Nun uses animal-assisted therapy to support grief and loss counseling. She has three therapy dogs you can sit next to, pet, and find comfort in their presence.



Dr. Bin-Nun often uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other forms of therapy to help you overcome loss and the sadness accompanying it. 

Which type of grief and loss counseling is best for me?

Dr. Bin-Nun tailors each grief and loss counseling treatment to your unique situation and the type of traumatic experience you’ve encountered. She offers individualized, group, family, and grief counseling services in person and virtually.

Groups for grief and loss counseling of beloved ones and pet loss.

To take advantage of grief and loss counseling with Judith Bin-Nun, PhD, MA, LMFT, LPCC, call the Office Manager, Allison, at 310-301-9992.