COVID-19 Update (4/28/20 10:00 am): We are excited to announce we will begin rolling out virtual support groups - more details coming soon! Grief Recovery Center is Here for You During the COVID-19 Crisis(LEARN MORE). We are committed to continue serving our clients during this time. Effective 3/19/2020 the GRCBR office will be closed to the public until further notice. The situation is changing rapidly, CLICK HERE for additional updates and resources.

Our Mission Statement

Grief Recovery Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit counseling agency.

 The mission of the Grief Recovery Center is to compassionately assist those experiencing grief, trauma and loss through counseling, support and education.

Weekly Support Group Schedule - 

*All groups are free and confidential

Baton Rouge​

Mondays at 6:30 p.m 

Grief Recovery Center 

4939 Jamestown Ave, Suite 101

Sponsored by Rabenhorst Funeral Homes

Baton Rouge

Tuesdays at Noon

Grief Recovery Center

4939 Jamestown Ave, Suite 101


Greenwell Springs

Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. 

St. Alphonsus Church

14040 Greenwell Springs Rd.

A Community Partnership with

St. Alphonsus Church

Baton Rouge

Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.

Grief Recovery Center 

4939 Jamestown Ave, Suite 101



Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.

St. Elizabeth Hospital

1125 W. Highway 30

A Community Partnership with

St. Elizabeth Hospital

Baton Rouge - Survivors of Suicide Group


Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

Grief Recovery Center

4939 Jamestown Ave, Suite 101

Seasonal Support Groups

Children & Teens


Spring Group to be announced.


*All groups are free and confidential

Individual & Family Counseling Services

Individual counseling services available for children, individuals, and families who are suffering grief or loss. 

Insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid are accepted. Fees based on sliding scale or uninsured client program available for those that qualify.

Grief Recovery Center provides counseling services only and is not authorized to write prescriptions. 

Call (225) 924-6621 for more information

or to schedule an appointment.  

Available Appointment Times:

Mary Ann Abel, LCSW:        Tuesday (9-4)

                                       Wednesday (9-12)

                                             Thursday (9-4)

Sarah Baniahmad, LMSW:   Monday (9-4)

                                             Tuesday (10-4)

                                       Wednesday (10-4)

                                             Thursday (9-4)

Gretchen Bankston(LCSW): Tuesday (1-5)

                                        Wednesday (12-4)

                                             Thursday (1-6)


Carrie Davidson (PLPC):      Monday (5-7)

                                               Tuesday (5-7)

                                             Thursday (5-7)

                                           Saturday  (9-12)


Lisa Meyerer (LCSW):        Thursday  (1-4)

Kathie Moise (LCSW)            Tuesday (2-4)

                                          Wednesday (2-4)

                                             Thursday (2-4)


Esther Sachse (LCSW):       Monday (8-5)

                                              Tuesday (8-5)

                                         Wednesday (8-5)

                                             Thursday (8-5)

                                                 Friday (8-11)



If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency CALL 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. 

TEL: (225) 924-6621

FAX: (225) 924-6627



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