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Ellen Besso

Ellen Besso holds a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology, is a Martha Beck Certified Coach and a Registered Clinical Counselor. She specializes in helping women access their joy and passion as they navigate the challenges of midlife, including caring for their elders. a href=https://www.opentohope.com/2009/09/17/ellen-besso-helping-others-after-loss/>To Listen to Ellen on Open to Hope Radio

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Dreams Move the Grieving Process Along

I began preparing myself for my mother’s departure a long time ago, even before she came to live in our community so that we could support her. Occasional dreams appeared […]

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A Fresh Loss, New Lessons

“There are no random acts…We are all connected…You can no more separate one life from another than you can separate a breeze from the wind…” – Mitch Albom It’s true…I […]

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Leaving a Place, Experiencing a Loss

Grief is multifaceted, and I’ve realised over the years that our society does not acknowledge many of its aspects. Along with profound grief the death of a loved one brings […]

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Taking ‘Turtle Steps’ in the Journey Through Grief

During the 1970s, a number of my close family members died over six summers. The last of them was my two-day-old baby. It was a long time ago, but it’s […]

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Grief and Self Care

Note: Often we encourage you to “be gentle” with yourselves when you are grieving. In the whirlwind of emotions we are experiencing on the grief path, we sometimes just can’t fathom what that means to us. Ellen Besso has given us some clear guidlines on how we can take care of ourselves?during this harsh journey.?Drs. […]

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