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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, […]

Bob Resciniti: Tragedy-Making Lemonade Out Of Lemons

August 9, 2018

On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley talk with Bob Resciniti about how the death of his son Bobby inspired him to start The Bobby Resciniti Healing Hearts Foundation offering counseling and support to the bereaved. The foundation recently came to the aid of the Parkland, Florida community, after the school shootings, supporting […]

Debbie Rambis: School Shootings Trauma Response

August 2, 2018

On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview Debbie Rambis executive director of The Compassionate Friends regarding support of the Parkland, Florida and Santa Fe, Texas communities in response to the recent school shootings. https://www.opentohope.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Debbie-Rambis-School-Shootings-Trauma-Response.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download