Red Bird Center

Bereavement and Loss Counseling

In the past several years, Red Bird Center’s founders, Dr. Marjorie Kosoy and Sheryl Levin, have educated many different groups of professionals about the grieving process.


They were presenters at the national meeting for the Association of Death Education and Counseling, which met in Dallas, Texas.


They also did training for staff at:


  • M D Anderson Hospital Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Congregation Beth Yeshurun
  • Palmer Episcopal Church
  • Sugar Grove Church of Christ
  • Congregation Brith Shalom
  • Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church
  • St. Luke’s Center for Life Enrichment

To schedule an appointment, please call: 713-621-2700

Marjorie A. Kosoy, Ed. D., Psychologist


Marjorie A. Kosoy, Ed. D. is a licensed psychologist active in the Houston Community. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and her Doctorate from the University of Houston. She completed her internship at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Houston, Texas. Dr. Kosoy is a licensed psychologist as well as a licensed school psychologist.


In her private practice, Dr. Kosoy specializes in working with both children and adults. She has also been an ongoing consultant to several private schools in the Houston area. In recent years, her passion and expertise is bereavement counseling which led to the creation of Red Bird Center.

Sheryl Levin, M.Ed., LPC


Sheryl Levin, M. Ed. is a practicing Licensed Professional Counselor. She was born in South Africa and received her undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Development and Education from Barkly House College of Education in Cape Town, South Africa. After moving to the United States, she received her Master of Science in Education from Houston Baptist University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas.

Ms. Levin has a background in early childhood education and taught pre-school for many years. Her background has helped her to develop a deep understanding of the social and emotional needs of children and adults. She also developed a keen interest in bereavement counseling and is a co-founder of Red Bird Center.

Both Dr. Kosoy and Sheryl Levin have received certification in a bereavement facilitator training program conducted by the American Academy of Bereavement.

About Us

Red Bird Center respects the grief process and provides a comforting place where those suffering loss find acceptance and unconditional caring. Our mission is to guide those in mourning through their journey and encourage hope for the future. In addition, Red Bird Center is committed to educating the community about the grief process.


Call Us:  713-621-2700

Red Bird Center facilitators have been called to help when there is a major loss in a school or organization. Our therapists have counseled groups of teachers and administrators, parents and children.


Some of these include:

  • Fair Haven School
  • Emery Weiner School
  • The Becker School
  • Beren Hebrew Academy
  • The Branch School
  • Beth Yeshurun Day School 
  • Deer Park Independent School District
  • Katy Independent School District
  • Annunciation Greek Orthodox School