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.

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Lisa Zucker: Post-traumatic Hotline

October 18, 2018

On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley discuss with Lisa Zucker Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Thanatologist her work with the local school shooting at Douglas High School in Parkland Florida. Lisa has been involved in the formation of a nonprofit called Professionals United for Parkland aimed at connecting people with mental […]

Zander Sprague: Murder; Finding A Positive Pathway

October 11, 2018

Zander Sprague is the go to speaker and author for Sibling Loss. His mission is to help sibling survivors define their loss and choose a positive pathway. His internationally acclaimed book, Making Lemonade: Choosing A Positive Pathway After Losing Your Sibling has helped people around the world. He also hosts the podcast The Lemonade Stand […]

Justin Yopp: Bereaved Dads: Making The Most of Mr. Mom

October 4, 2018

Justin M. Yopp, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Yopp also co-leads the Widowed Parent program at UNC and is co-author of “The Group: Seven Widowed Fathers Reimagine Life.” Prior to coming to UNC, Dr. Yopp worked at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in […]

Sue Matthews: Cancer Treatment For Kids Needs To Change!

September 27, 2018

Sue Matthews, along with her sister Andrea Cohane is the author of Paint Your Hair Blue, a mother’s longing to give enduring eloquence to her daughter’s voice, to not let it go silent. Sue is President of the Taylor Matthews Foundation, Tay-Bandz, an organization, whose mission is to fund innovative research and treatments that can […]

Donna Codell: Is Grief Stealing Your Health?

September 20, 2018

Donna Codell is a wellness educator helping others make good nutritional decisions. She lost her husband Evan Michael and her daughter, Jennifer within a year of each other. Donna is the author of There Are No Alligators in Heaven!

Greg Adams: Good Mourning

September 6, 2018

Greg Adams, LCSW, ACSW, FT is Program Coordinator for the Center for Good Mourning and Staff Bereavement Support at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Greg is also an adjunct professor in the University of Arkansas-Little Rock Graduate School of Social Work and currently serves as Chair of the Credentialing Council for the Association of Death Education and […]

David Gettings: Thrive after the Storm

August 30, 2018

David Gettings  is a CPA, advisor and the elected Controller of Lawrence County, PA.  He is the Father of Fallen Marine, Cpl Albert P. Gettings. He is co-founder of the Albert P Gettings Memorial Foundation and Gettings Leadership Centers. His passion is to teach all that “One Person can make a Difference” His original song […]

Herb Knoll: Widower’s Network

August 23, 2018

Herb Knoll was known as a man who could get the job done. But when the former bank president and author lost his wife to cancer he found few resources. The more he learned about the plight of widowers the more he became motivated to write a support book. He is the author of The […]

Danny Mayson Kinder: Fly High Billie

August 16, 2018

Danny Mayson-Kinder is a professional photographer living in Australia. She had everything until 2016 when his youngest daughter, Billie was killed in a horse accident. In tribute to Billy her mother compiled her poems, stories and artwork into an inspirational book called Hope, which guides Danny on a spiritual journey of love, empathy, inspiration, death, […]