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Local Counselors

We strongly support the use of therapy during your grief journey.  Psychologytoday.com can be a great resource to use in your search for local therapists as you can filter by insurance type, gender, issue bringing you to therapy, and approaches desired.

The following therapists in Nebraska share that they have experience supporting those impacted by pregnancy or infant loss and their profile may be found on PsychologyToday and/or they may have their own website. The following list of providers may not be comprehensive but could serve as a starting point for your search:


  • Carey Kalkwarf
  • Liz Chalenburg
  • Tia Nordyke-King
  • Vanessa Neuhaus
  • Jami Blomstedt
  • Jamie Heng
  • Karen Marker
  • Jennifer Brown
  • Ashlee Reed


  • Jennifer Brigden
  • Katie Kueny

Grand Island:

  • Dayna Allen

Hastings and Rural Nebraska Online:

  • Carli Israelson

If you need any help navigating these resources, please contact us for guidance and support.

If being uninsured or underinsured is preventing you from seeking therapy, consider inquiring about our Mental Health Therapy Assistance Program.

Other Local Support

Online Support

Non-Traditional Therapy

Recommended Reading

Note:  some of the books below are included in our care packages, depending on the makeup of the family and type of loss.


  • Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby
  • Loving and Letting Go: For Parents Who Decided to Turn Away from Aggressive Medical Intervention for Their Critically Ill Newborns
  • When Courage Lies In Letting Go
  • Parenting Your Premature Baby and Child: The Emotional Journey
  • Stillbirth Yet Still Born: Grieving and Honoring Your Precious Baby

Books for grieving as a couple:

  • Couple Communication When a Baby Dies 
  • Grieving Together by Laura and Franco Fanucci (faith-based perspective)

Books related to fatal diagnosis:

  • A Gift of Time: Continuing Your Pregnancy When Your Baby’s Life is Expected to Be Brief
  • Waiting with Gabriel

Books for younger siblings:

  • Something Happened by Cathy Blanford
  • Perfectly Imperfect Family by Amie Lands
  • We Were Gonna Have a Baby, But We Had an Angel Instead

Books for fathers:

  • Grievings Dads: To the Brink and Back
  • From Father to Father: Letters from Loss Dad to Loss Dad

Support Groups

  • The Compassionate Friends - TCF of Lincoln

    (402) 676-3670
    Support for family over 18 after the death of a child at any age. Monthly meetings are held the third Tuesday at Rockin Joe Coffee Meeting Room 7-9 pm.

  • Remember Our Children Support Group

    Held on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm
    Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
    Lancaster Room
    5400 South Street
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    For more information call 402-477-0857

Doula Support

Doulas can provide unbiased emotional and physical support during the emotional and intimate labors that involve loss.

Wedding Dress Donations for Burial Gowns

Infertility Resources

Natural Family Planning

Infertility Support Circle, Hosted Online

Sign up by emailing j.hjersmaneverson@omahaic.com