Counseling Services

Burrell Behavioral Health
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Forest Institute of Professional Psychology
2885 W Battlefield Rd.
Springfield MO 65807
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Provides comprehensive mental health services, individual group and marital therapy, family evaluations, parenting classes and counseling.

Ozarks Counseling Center
309 N Jefferson Ave., Suite 110
Springfield MO 65806
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Offers outpatient individual and family counseling for emotional and marital problems. Fee based on a sliding scale.

Support Groups

Circle of Friends
1378 E Republic Rd.
Springfield MO 65804
Support group for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.

Compassionate Friends, Greater Ozarks Chapter
2946 S Quail Court
Springfield MO 65807
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A support group for parents, siblings, and grandparents who have experienced the death of a child.

Lost and Found

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Provides ongoing grief support groups for children, teens and their parents or caregivers.

Suicide Survivors Support Group
1318 N Concord St.

Supports family and friends of those who have experienced a death by suicide.

Widowed Support Group
3721 E Sunshine St.
Springfield MO 65809
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Offers emotional support and fellowship to the recently widowed.

From the National Funeral Directors Association:

  • Coming To Terms With Suicide
  • Common Myths & Realities About Grief
  • Coping With Death
  • Frequently Asked Questions About Grief
  • Helping a Grieving Child
  • Surviving a Spouse or Partner

From the American Medical Association:

  • Children & Grief
  • Handling Grief

From Beliefnet About Children

  • Dealing With a Friend's Suicide
  • Do Children Grieve?
  • What If I Feel Wrong After a Death?
  • When a Parent Dies
  • When a Pet Dies
  • When a Sibling Dies
  • When a Teenager Loses a Parent

Other Web articles

  • Hospice Helps Grieving Families
  • Grief of Dying Loved One
  • Grieving, Like Dying, Takes As Long As It Takes
  • Returning To Work After a Loss
  • Grief Companion


More information about how to deal with grief caused by all kinds of losses can be found on GriefNet at

In the Bible read:

  • Deuteronomy 8:10-18
  • Psalm 30:5
  • Psalm 73
  • Psalm 126:6
  • Jonah 2:2-9
  • Isaiah 60:20
  • John 16:20
  • Matthew 5:4