We are here to support all individuals who are grieving the death or terminal diagnosis of a family member. Our grief counselors offer free short-term grief support for youth (ages 7+) and adults who do not have insurance or who cannot afford co-pays. Ryan and Melisa are compassionate professionals with a desire to support and guide you; please fill out our contact form to be connected with one of them.       

Ryan Moravetz, MA
Melisa Gesick, GCCA-C

Please note that our short-term grief support is not a form of therapy. If we determine that our services will not match the scope of your needs, we will refer you to one of our partnering organizations. Below are some of the other local organizations that provide therapy throughout the Twin Cities. Please check their websites for information on insurance and scheduling.

Canvas Health

Canvas Health provides stigma-free help for those struggling with mental illness, substance use, crisis, sexual assault, grief, loss, and trauma. Several locations throughout the state of Minnesota.

Family Means

The Center for Grief and Loss is a nonprofit Family Means program that offers specialized therapy for complicated grief, trauma and life transition. The Center staff provides caring support to individuals, couples and families who are experiencing loss or trauma. Located in St. Paul.

Washburn Center for Children

Washburn Center for Children provides trauma-based therapy for children of all ages. Several Twin Cities locations.

Relate Counseling

Relate Counseling Center is a nonprofit community-based mental health center. Relate has been a leading provider of outpatient assessments and counseling services to individuals of all ages, couples and families in the western suburbs of Minneapolis since 1969.

Synergy eTherapy

Synergy eTherapy has a talented grief support team, serving the state of Minnesota, who are committed to helping you find healing so you can feel whole again. Online support only.


Mindfully Healing

Melissa Spicer and team help individuals and families overcome a variety of life’s challenges, including grief and trauma, through connection, education, and effective professional services. Located in Spring Park.

Monarch Counseling Service

Coral Popowitz and team provide compassionate mental health services for all ages including trauma, grief and loss. Located in Willow River.

Recovering u

Designed for family members and loved ones who know a person who has died from addiction-related causes. This grief support focuses on the traumatic loss and the stigma that often surrounds an addiction-related death.