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 […]

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 […]

Sue Hamby: Finding Purpose

March 22, 2018

After finding her only son murdered, Dr. Sue Hamby found herself, shattered and on a difficult and painful grief journey. Even though the murderer has never been found, Dr. Hamby has found a new purpose in life which has helped transform her mourning into joy and her scars into stars. Her story offers hope and […]

Stephanie Champion: Grief at Work

March 8, 2018

Stephanie, a bereaved mom, has degrees in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, presented at TCF 2017, she originally qualified in Law in England, worked for a multinational, before opening a daycare, and progressed into Work Consultancy Services. She is author of “Grief at Work” that will be available later this year. https://www.opentohope.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Stephanie-Champion-Grief-at-Work.mp3Podcast: Play in new window […]

Jeannette Maré: Ben’s Bells Project

February 22, 2018

Jeannette Maré is the founder and Executive Director of Ben’s Bells Project. Ben’s Bells was founded in 2003 after the sudden death of Jeannette’s two-year old son, Ben. The simple, everyday acts of kindness following his death helped her begin to heal. She was inspired to establish the Ben’s Bells Project as a way to […]

Barbara Hoffman: Don’t Run Red Lights

February 15, 2018

Barb Hoffman is the Executive Director of Red Means Stop Traffic Safety Alliance. She joined this organization as a volunteer back in 2004 after her fourteen-year-old son, Michael Allanson, was hit and killed by a man who ran a red light in Mesa Arizona. Barb is the author of Carelessness is No Accident. https://www.opentohope.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Barbara-Hoffman.mp3Podcast: Play […]

Neal Raisman: Finding Balance After Loss

February 1, 2018

Neal Raisman Ph.D. is ex-college president who lost his son Isaac to meningitis. He struggled to reconcile and live with the loss finally finding outlet for his grief in writing a book, Standing on One Foot, to express and explore his grief leading to ways to find a new balance in life. https://www.opentohope.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Neal-Raisman.mp3Podcast: Play in […]