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Open to Hope Radio

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.


Nancy Mae: Conception; The Fertility Journey

August 17, 2017

Nancy Mae knows what it’s like to feel that deep pain caused by loss, miscarriage  and the inability to conceive. She sought healing, studied with masters and transformed her life. She healed her pain, got pregnant and now helps people do the same through her unique Energetic Fertility Method. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/29103414/Nancy-Mae-.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | […]

Debbie Gossen: Remembering: Poetry and Pictures

August 10, 2017

Debbie Gossen is a registered nurse currently working in Oncology and a Nationally Certified Grief Management Specialist. Her daughter, Kristin Lund, died in 2001 at the age of 20 due to complications from an autoimmune disease.  Following Kristin’s death a collection of her poetry and pictures were assembled in the book Life Is, Was, and […]

Mark Keep: Grief-Keeping A Healthy Heart

August 3, 2017

Dr. Mark Keep is a physician specializing in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Addiction. After the death of his 7-year-old daughter, Alissa in 2007 he began studying grief responses including, posttraumatic stress syndrome, and grief induced substance abuse. Mark uses traditional as well as complementary and alternative methods in his evaluation and treatment.

Jean Ann Williams: God’s Mercies After Suicide

July 27, 2017

Jean Ann Williams published a book on suicide loss after her youngest son Joshua took his own life in 2004. “God’s Mercies after Suicide: Blessings Woven through a Mother’s Heart” is a devotional style memoir showing how God walked alongside her in the most difficult grieving journey of her life. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/17172019/Jean-Ann-Williams.mp3Podcast: Play in new window […]

Ellie Andiorio: Daughters Losing Mothers

July 20, 2017

Ellie Andiorio is a 26 year old woman who lost her mother to lung cancer 12 days before her senior year of college. She recently completed a Master’s Degree in Social Work at Columbia University and hopes to work in the healthcare field. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/17171458/Ellie-Andiorio.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Amy Cooper : Overdose Prevention

July 13, 2017

Amy Cooper is a singer/songwriter and bereaved parent whose son died of an accidental overdose in 2014.  She is the Outreach Director with the National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse and is a member of the Santa Clara County Opioid Overdose Prevention Project Coalition. Her goal is to bring awareness and education regarding drug abuse […]

Dr. Edward Shaw: Alzheimer’s: Keeping Love Alive

July 6, 2017

Edward Shaw, MD, is dually trained as a physician and a mental health counselor. He was the primary care partner for his wife, Rebecca, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2007 and died after a nine-year battle. Dr. Shaw is the co-author of “Keeping Love Alive As Memories Fade: The Five Love Languages […]

Mindy Cassel: Children and Grief

June 29, 2017

Mindy Cassel, Ph.D., is the Co-Founder and Senior Clinical and Program Advisor of the Children’s Bereavement Center® . She is a Licensed Psychologist, Certified Thanatologist and a bereaved sibling. Dr. Cassel’s professional career in the Miami community spans more than 30 years working with individuals, families, and children. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/06054039/Mindy-Cassel.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Rod Mebane: Tributes To Lost Children

June 22, 2017

Rod Mebane is a writer, editor, and independent publisher.  Following the death of his 19 year old daughter Emma in 2011 he became curious about what other families do to honor their departed children and after researching the topic he wrote “Tributes to Lost Children” (2016) – a snapshot of how 147 families have honored […]