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Feeling discouraged? Relax and tune into "Grief Relief" radio and hear Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview guests with inspiring stories about recovery from loss.


Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley: Bonding With Surviving Siblings

January 19, 2017

What was your response to the deaths of Carrie Fisher and a day later her mother Debbie Reynolds’s?  On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley discuss Facebook posts and media that saw it as a positive for a mother to join her child in death.  Reuniting comments can be disturbing and hurtful to […]

Sallie Lynch and Jim Giaccone: Losing A Sibling in a Terrorist attack

January 12, 2017

Sallie Lynch is the Development Consultant for Tuesday’s Children an organization formed in response to September 11, 200l.  Tuesday’s Children is an organization supporting families and communities impacted by terrorism and traumatic loss.  Jim Giaccone whose brother, Joseph was killed on September 11th  is a volunteer mentor for Tuesday’s Children. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/04191716/Sallie-Lynch-and-Jim-Giaccone.mp3Podcast: Play in new window […]

Karen Soltero: Sibling Loss

January 5, 2017

Karen Soltero is a bereaved sibling, having lost her younger sister Wendy in 2000 during a random robbery attempt in Hollywood.  Karen is an active participant in The Compassionate Friends, leading workshops nationally since 2007.  She is also involved with the Brady Campaign for the Prevention of Gun Violence. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/04191327/Karen-Soltero.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | […]


December 29, 2016

Randi Ragan is a holistic wellbeing expert and green-living entrepreneur. She is the founder of Green Bliss Eco Spa and for more than twenty years, has led yoga and spiritual retreats.  She is the author of A year of Living Mindfully. Her work strives to provide readers with ideas, tips, and inspiration for creating a […]

Linda Goldman: Helping Grieving Children

December 22, 2016

Linda Goldman is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins Graduate School and Kings College. Linda is the author of Lucy Let’s Go: Helping Children Love A Pet Through Death and Dying, Life and Loss, A Guide to Help Grieving Children, 3rd Edition, and Great Answers to Difficult Questions About Death

Joanne Moore: Spouse Loss, Living in a New Way

December 15, 2016

When Dr. Moore was widowed, she sought mentors for living in a new way. She was inspired by the stories of more experienced widows and widowers. This prompted her to found the magazine, Pathfinder: A Companion Guide for the Widow/er’s Journey, and Right After the Loss of a Spouse: What’s Next?

Gabrielle Doucet – BSN, MBA: Reducing Stress After Loss

December 8, 2016

Gabrielle Doucet works with those who have lost loved ones to suicide. Through speaking engagements and her book, she is able to council others on managing their recovery, improving their health, and reducing stress through the mind-body connection.  She is the author of Let Go and Let Love: Survivors of Suicide Loss Healing Handbook. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/05110502/Gabrielle-Doucet-MP3-for-Audio-Podcasting.mp3Podcast: […]

Brooke Hopkins MSW: Stillbirth; Kelly Ryan Foundation

December 1, 2016

In honor of their stillborn child Kelly Ryan, Brook Hopkins started the Kelly Ryan Foundation. By sharing their story and resources they hope to support the one in four women and their families who have suffered pregnancy or infant loss with burial or cremation costs. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/29213731/Brooke-Robert-Hopkins-MP3-for-Audio-Podcasting.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Growing-up with Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: Ken Ross

November 24, 2016

Ken Ross is an American independent commercial photographer who specializes in travel, location, people, and corporate photography. He is the son of psychiatrist and author Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and Emanuel “Manny” Ross, and serves as President of the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation.