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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Janine Salevsky: Sharing a Legacy of Love

May 24, 2018

In August of 2013 Janine Salevsky’s daughter Natalia died to multiple complications relating to Leukemia. Natalia was diagnosed at age 6 and died at age 10 leaving a legacy of love behind her. She made gifts, angels, artwork and her shared American Girl dolls bringing light and goodness to others. Her mother continues to share […]

Harriet Cabelly: Living Well Despite Adversity

May 17, 2018

Harriet Cabelly is a social worker and positive psychology coach. She counsels clients as they cope and grow beyond their grief and painful circumstances. She is one of the coaching experts on WOR radio show, Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life and has appeared on ABC and Fox news as a parenting coach. She is […]

Alua Arthur: Wrapping Up the Practical Affairs

May 9, 2018

Alua Arthur is the Founder of Going with Grace, an organization that exists to support people as they answer the question ‘What must I do to be at peace with myself so that I may die peacefully?’ She is tirelessly committed to bringing awareness to death and dying which she believes can inspire the way […]

Joe DiNardo: Meditation Practice

May 3, 2018

Joe DiNardo is a businessman, attorney and the author of A Letter to My Wife.  In 2005 a brain tumor and the death of his wife to Pancreatic cancer in 2015 forced him to confront his own mortality and to test himself and his Buddhist practice.

Dr. Mary-Frances O’Connor: What Makes Individuals Grieve Differently?

April 26, 2018

Dr. Mary-Frances O’Connor, psychologist at the University of Arizona, studies the physiological correlates of the wide range of emotional responses during bereavement. She has investigated the failure to adapt following the death of a loved one, termed Complicated Grief, and the neurobiological, immune and autonomic parameters that vary between individual grief responses.

Nathalie Himmelrich: Peer support groups & FB Live

April 19, 2018

Nathalie Himmelrich is a psychotherapist located is Switzerland. She is a grief recovery specialist, bereaved parent of a twin and the author of various resources and books for grieving parents. Nathalie is the founder of the Grieving Parents Support Network (GPSN), an online place of support and uplift for parents and others affected by the […]

Nathalie Himmelrich: Peer support groups & FB Live

April 19, 2018

Nathalie Himmelrich is a psychotherapist located is Switzerland. She is a grief recovery specialist, bereaved parent of a twin and the author of various resources and books for grieving parents. Nathalie is the founder of the Grieving Parents Support Network (GPSN), an online place of support and uplift for parents and others affected by the […]

Deborah DeLisi: Grief: A Lifequake

April 12, 2018

Deborah DeLisi is a mother, artist and author whose life was plunged into shock and despair when her 29-year old daughter, Kate ended her life. Her book Lifequakes speaks to all of us of the intimate journey of grief and how to walk alongside fear and pain on the road to healing. She is the […]

Linda Goldman: Supporting Children’s Grief, Loss, and Trauma

April 5, 2018

Linda Goldman, MS, LCPC, FT, is a grief therapist, grief educator, and author of several books, including Creating Inclusion and Well-being for Marginalized Students (2017), Coming Out: Coming In: Nurturing the Well Being and Inclusion of Gay Youth in Mainstream Society, Life and Loss: A Guide to Help Grieving Children, 3rd Edition, Breaking the Silence: […]