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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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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 […]

After Death His Music Lives On with Alycia Marshall

March 7, 2019

Dr. Alycia Marshall lost her only child, Aaron Gene Marshall (AG), to a single car accident on April 11, 2016 at the age of 19.  As an active member of The Compassionate Friends and Bereaved Parents USA, she shares hope, encouragement and practical advice with others on the grief journey.  She has also written for […]

Child Accidental Deaths with Latanya DeBruhl

February 21, 2019

Dr. Latanya DeBruhl is a veteran educator, whose life was shattered when her 5-year old daughter asphyxiated on the monkey bars of her school playground during recess. She found new purpose in life as founder of Safe At Play, a nonprofit working to improve playground safety knowledge, understanding, and accountability. https://www.opentohope.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Child-Accidental-Deaths-with-Latanya-DeBruhl.mp3Podcast: Play in new window […]

God Did Not Forsake Me! with Sam Timbrook

January 31, 2019

Sam Timbrook is a Certified Grief Life Coach, Educational Psychologist, and a local Pastor. He has supported thousands of people through their grief journey with compassion and understanding, however his greatest preparation for grief work has been the death of his wife, Helen and later his son, Ryan. Sam has found great support from The […]

John Stanley: Can Faith Heal You?

November 15, 2018

John Stanley is a Minister with the First Presbyterian, Gastonia, NC. Following the death of this only child Susan, John and his wife Rose co-founded a Chapter of The Compassionate Friends and John served on the National Board. He recently presented at the Bobby Resciniti Foundation’s Day of Hope and Healing with Dr. Gloria and […]

Denise Ganulin: Will I Ever Smile Again?

October 25, 2018

Denise Ganulin has been a songwriter for many years but after losing her daughter, Holland Ashley her writing ability and creativity seemed absent. Then, in order to deal with her grief journey she started writing again and found a special peace and comfort in sharing her music with others who know loss. Her song Don’t […]

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! https://www.opentohope.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Donna-Codell-Is-Grief-Stealing-Your-Health.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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 […]