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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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Kelly Griffith: Sibling Loss-Tragedy Assistance Program

Posted on January 11, 2018 - by admin

Kelly Griffith is the TAPS Magazine Editor and Manager of Internal Communications and the surviving sister of Marine Corps Maj. Samuel Griffith. Kelly’s background in journalism and the profound impact […]

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Kathy Miller: Chippy Chipmunk Deals With Loss

Posted on November 23, 2017 - by admin

Kathy M. Miller is an award-winning author and photographer of the Chippy Chipmunk picture book series. Her latest book “Chippy Chipmunk: Friends in the Garden” helps children who are grieving. […]

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Dr. Christina Hibbert: Coping With Family Crisis

Posted on September 7, 2017 - by admin

Dr. Christina Hibbert is a clinical psychologist and author specializing in women’s mental health, grief/loss, parenting, pregnancy, and personal growth. In 2007 her sister and brother-in-law died due to unfortunate […]

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Lisa Nalbantov: Sibling Loss

Posted on August 31, 2017 - by admin

Lisa Miller Nalbantov is an adult bereaved sibling. Her sister, Stephanie, the youngest of 3, died suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 24. Realizing the limited availability of resources […]

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Brent Green: Questions Of The Spirit

Posted on August 24, 2017 - by admin

In 2015 Brent Green’s sister Judy died of  lung cancer leaving him as the final surviving member of his nuclear family. Brent began his career as a psychologist moving on […]

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Alan Pedersen: The Compassionate Friends: A Place of Hope

Posted on June 8, 2017 - by admin

On this how Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley discuss with Executive Director of The Compassionate Friends Alan Pedersen the grief journey and how The Compassionate Friends supports those […]

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Christine Rosenblatt : Missing Gemini: A Tale of Twin-Loss

Posted on May 18, 2017 - by admin

Christine Rosenblatt is the composer of “Missing Gemini: A New Musical.” This intimate story tells a tale of twin-loss, illustrating with nautical flair how grief affects family dynamics. Christine is […]

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Stephen Stott: Sibling Loss

Posted on April 27, 2017 - by admin

Stephen Stott is a social worker and the Counseling Coordinator & LGBTQ Advocate for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors of Military Loss (TAPS).  He serves on the diversity commission […]

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Michelle Getchell: Twinless Twins

Posted on April 20, 2017 - by admin

Michelle became a member of Twinless Twins (TTSGI) in 1994 after the loss of her identical twin, Missy.  She created the Twinless Times Newsletter and has served as the Executive […]

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Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley: Bonding With Surviving Siblings

Posted on January 19, 2017 - by admin

What was your response to the deaths of Carrie Fisher and a day later her mother Debbie Reynolds’s?  On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley discuss Facebook posts […]

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