Issues Treated

Loss and Grief –

I work with people suffering from all kinds of loss and grief issues, including –

  • Death of a Loved One (parent, spouse, child, friend)
  • Divorce or Breakup of a Relationship
  • Loss of a Job
  • Catastrophic Illness
  • Old Age and Loss of Functioning
  • Disability
  • Death by Suicide
  • Miscarriage
  • Infertility
  • Childhood Illness, Defect, or Deformity
  • Death of a Pet
  • Change of Residence
  • Other Major Life Changes

I work with all forms of loss and grief, including-

  • “Normal” Grief
  • Complicated Grief
  • Prolonged, Absent, Delayed, and Traumatic Grief

Learn more about grief counseling

Trauma –

I also work with all kinds of trauma, including –

  • Rape
  • Incest
  • Physical Violence
  • Physical, Sexual, or Emotional Abuse
  • Spousal Abuse
  • Childhood Abuse
  • Bullying
  • A Serious Accident or Injury
  • Natural Disaster
  • War
  • Terrorism

I work with all forms of trauma reactions and diagnoses, including-

  • Normal Reactions to Traumatic Experiences
  • Acute Trauma Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Dissociation
  • Dissociative Disorders
    • Depersonalization and Derealization Disorders
    • Amnestic Disorder
    • Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)

Learn more about trauma treatment

Associated Issues –

I also work with issues that are often associated with grief and trauma, including –

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Guilt and Self-Blame
  • Poor Self-Esteem
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Behavior Problems
  • Eating Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Family/Relationship Problems
    • Marital Problems
    • Parenting Issues
  • Problems with Identity
  • Existential Questions
  • Religious Issues

Ages Treated

I work with people of all ages, from early childhood through old age.

Therapy Methods Used


For Professionals and Students

Workshops and Trainings

Past Presentations

See “About Dr. Tendler”

Future Workshops and Trainings

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