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    Episode 120: Resources for grieving families

    Posted on January 8, 2018 - by admin

    On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley highlight three outstanding programs for grieving families. Nancy Cincotta MSW talks about her work with families at Camp Sunshine in Maine. […]

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    Episode: 66: Mortality; Living Your Best Life

    Posted on April 26, 2016 - by admin

    On this show Dr’s Gloria and Heidi Horsley interview Sara Feldman Sheehan and her husband Bobby Sheehan producers and directors of Mortal the first documentary that addresses the shifting paradigm […]

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    Episode 64: Talking About Grief

    Posted on March 9, 2016 - by admin

    On this show Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview Rachael Stephenson an advocate for honest and open discussions regarding grief. A clip is shown from Rachael’s Ted Talk […]

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    Episode 58: Children and Grief

    Posted on October 30, 2015 - by admin

    On this show Dr. Heidi and Dr. Gloria Horsley interview jazz singer, producer and actor, Cristina Morrison about the loss of both her parents and how she has coped and […]

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Articles

  • Death and Dying: Interview with Brian Barry MA

    Posted on September 10, 2017 - by Heidi Horsley

    At the annual ADEC (Association of Death Education and Counseling), I spoke with Brian Barry, who teaches death and dying at RIT in Rochester. Brian began to explore the field […]

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    Father’s Day: A Duel Between Happiness and Sadness

    Posted on June 17, 2016 - by Bart Sumner

    The first Father’s Day I remember was when I was 8 or 9, and my dad and I were on an “Indian Guides” camping weekend with our “Tribe.” “Indian Guides” […]

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    I Still Grieve my Father’s Silence

    Posted on April 13, 2016 - by Larry Patten

    My wife pointed to a curved red slash on my leg. “Where’d you get those scrapes?” “Maybe from the dog when we played a couple of hours ago?” Our dog […]

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    Marci Servizi: Death of a Father

    Posted on December 20, 2015 - by Gloria Horsley

    During the National Alliance for Grieving Children, Marci Servizi connects with Dr. Gloria Horsley to tell her about the death of her father. Based in Seattle, Servizi works with Safe […]

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    Julie Lockhart: Helping Kids After Parent Loss

    Posted on November 28, 2015 - by Gloria Horsley

    While at the National Alliance for Grieving Children conference, Dr. Gloria Horsley connected with Julie Lockhart, who operates a non-profit in southern Oregon called Winter Spring. This organization helps parents […]

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    When Dying Alone is OK

    Posted on September 15, 2015 - by Nina Impala

    In my years as a hospice volunteer, I occasionally witnessed a separation between patients and their families, which has resulted in “dying alone,” without a loved one present. It can […]

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    Cori Bussolari: Grief Therapy What Families Need

    Posted on June 11, 2015 - by Cori Bussolari

    With a background in pediatric psychology, Dr. Cori Bussolari now specializes in grief therapy within a private practice and also teaches at the University of San Francisco. She has extensive […]

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  • writer Penny Slusher

    Writer Penny Slusher on Somber-Free Rites

    Posted on January 8, 2015 - by Nancy Gershman, LMSW

    Buying presents for the dead and gifting them; knowing your “mama dance” and texting as the deceased: this and more when memory artist, Nancy Gershman talks with writer and actress Penny Slusher about somber-free rites. […]

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  • improv artist Marc Hershon

    Improv artist Marc Herson on Vision Quests for Mourners

    Posted on November 28, 2014 - by Nancy Gershman, LMSW

    Fasting on water, chanting his heart out and beating a drum for 4 solitary days  in a pine valley opened a door to the afterlife for Marc Hershon. This and more when memory artist, Nancy Gershman talks […]

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    Activities to help Children Process Grief: Interview with Dr. Natalie Carlos

    Posted on November 15, 2014 - by Gloria Horsley

    At the annual ADEC (Association of Death Education and Counseling), I spoke with Dr. Natalie Carlos, who works in the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, about her work with children […]

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    Adults Losing their Parents: Interview with Patricia Stauber, RN

    Posted on August 4, 2014 - by Gloria Horsley

    At the annual ADEC (Association of Death Education and Counseling) conference, I spoke with Patricia Stauber about the issues of losing a parent as an adult. This loss can be […]

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    Why Happy New Year is Tough on Bereaved Parents

    Posted on May 30, 2014 - by Alice Wisler

    When the ball at Times Square drops, champagne corks pop. Ample hugs and kisses are dispensed all around. A new year, new hope, new ventures, new possibilities. Wow, it’s all […]

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    Childhood Grief: An Interview with Chase Roberts

    Posted on May 17, 2014 - by Gloria Horsley

    In this video, Jesse Roberts, the author of Katie the Ladybug: Explaining Emotions of Grief to a Child, speaks of his own experiences and encourages those who are helping grieving […]

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