Open to Hope Podcast

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.


Don’t Ask Me To Get Over Grief with Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley

April 23, 2019

It will be 2 years ago in April when my son died. He drank a lot and that drinking caused his heart to become weak and in the night it just quit. They were not able to revive him. I am struggling with this and like everyone I have guilt that I should have been […]

Carrie Pike: When Do You Clean Out The Closet?

April 18, 2019

Carrie pike is the creator of Carrie Bears, a company passionate about helping others through their grief process by making bears out of a loved ones clothing. For almost 20 years, Carrie has been sewing bears, listening to and sharing stories with people who have had a need. In 2018 she completed an inspired goal […]

Too Young To Die with Dr. Heidi and Dr. Gloria Horsley

April 16, 2019

How do you deal with the anger that comes and goes when your 34 year old daughter (only child) who struggled to find her way and then, worked hard to get where she wanted to be, was a runner, yoga enthusiast and healthy eater, was so healthy and full of life…. only to have it […]

Grief As A Path to Self Care with Suzanne Falter

April 11, 2019

Suzanne Falter is proof of how human beings can rise again from the most difficult of circumstances. In 2012 her daughter, Teal collapsed of cardiac arrest and died 6 days later causing Suzanne to experience a spiritual unfolding. Suzanne is the author of multiple self-help titles including How Much Joy Can You Stand? and Living […]

Afterlife Children Live On In Spirit with Elizabeth Boisson

April 4, 2019

Elizabeth Boisson has two children in spirit, Chelsea who passed when she was two days old in France in 1991, and her son, Morgan, who passed in 2009 at the Base Camp of Mt Everest in Tibet. As soon as Morgan passed, Elizabeth felt him hug her from the inside and realized that love never […]

Hospital Error with Dr. Heidi Horsley and Dr. Gloria Horsley

April 2, 2019

On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi take on the topic of hospital error from a question submitted my Margaret, “My elderly mother died in the hospital the night before she was scheduled for Open Heart Surgery. I feel somewhat to blame as she told me the hospital medications were lowering her blood pressure […]

Anne Castaldo: Helping Siblings Heal

March 28, 2019

Anne Castaldo started the The Tony Brown Foundation as a tribute to a life well lived and believes that even after loss you can lead a full, productive and passionate life. She created the foundation after the loss of her youngest son, Tony, who is survived by his two older brothers. She has gone on […]

Do’s and Don’ts for Bereavement Support with Dr. Heidi Horsley and Dr. Gloria Horsley

March 26, 2019

On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi respond to the following question from Randy, “Last night in my bereavement group one of the members suggested that it was important to educate friends and family on how to treat the bereaved. Could you give me some tips on the do’s and don’ts for bereavement support?” […]

Lynda Fishman: Grief and Repairing Your Rainbows

March 21, 2019

Meet Lynda Fishman, author of Repairing Rainbows and survivor of an unspeakable tragedy. When Lynda was 13, her mother and two sisters were killed in a plane crash. Her father fell into a deep depression, and she was essentially left to fend for herself.  Lynda is a clinical social worker and grief therapist, summer camp […]