July 12, 2018
Gabriel Rao was called to a life of service after the unexpected death of his brother, Elijah while being deployed to Afghanistan. Gabriel has facilitated group retreats and wilderness expeditions focusing on grief, loss and legacy with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) and is currently developing their programs for community engagement.
July 11, 2018
Karla Helbert is a licensed counselor, bereaved mother, yoga teacher and therapist. She is the award-winning author of Finding Your Own Way to Grieve and Yoga for Grief & Loss. Her life changed after her son died of a brain tumor in 2006. Karla specializes in working with traumatic grief. She is a facilitator and […]
July 5, 2018
Basia Mosinski is founder of OneLife.Coach and serves as chapter leader for the Newport Beach Compassionate Friends. In 1993, Basia’s stepson, Logan died in a head on train collision and in 2014, her adult son, Richard died of a pulmonary embolism on an airplane. As a Life Coach, Basia helps clients navigate the pain of […]
June 28, 2018
Gary D. Jaworski, Ph.D. is President of Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation. As a child he lost his dad to a sudden heart attack. Before becoming a nonprofit executive, Gary was an academic sociologist, college professor and author. He received a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship and recognition in Who’s Who in the East and […]
June 21, 2018
April Boyd is a psychotherapist who is turning her daughter’s tragic life story into a love story by living as brightly as possible and helping others to do the same. Her Love & Loss Project currently supports women after the loss of a baby or pregnancy throughout 24 countries.
June 14, 2018
Lost a loved one and looking for hope? Join Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley in an interview with Mary Jane Cronin author and licensed counselor in a discussion of the impacts and opportunity for growth after loss. Join the conversation by texting in your questions.
June 7, 2018
Brooks Douglass is a film producer and actor, lawyer, businessman and former state senator in Oklahoma. In 1990, Douglass was elected as the youngest State Senator to serve in Oklahoma at age 27. His signature legislation was a 1992 bill championing the rights of crime victims. In 1979 Brooks and his sister Leslie saw their […]
May 31, 2018
How do we grieve? Why do we grieve? And why are we afraid of those that do grieve? In order to answer these difficult questions after the death of their 22 year old son Josh in a road accident in Vietnam Jane Harris and Jimmy Edmonds went on a journey interviewing bereaved families in the […]
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 […]