Providing Help in the Workplace: How do New York Firefighters heal after September 11th?

August 2, 2007
Hosted by Drs. Gloria and Heidi Horsley

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Dr. Paul Greene is Professor of Psychology at Iona College. He has been responding to disasters for over 20 years, and joined the Disaster Response Network of the New York State Psychological Association when it started in 1991, and currently chairs the Disaster Relief Committee of the Westchester Psychological Association. He received the Distinguished Service Award from the NYSPA in 2003 and the WCPA’s Distinguished Service Award in 2006. Following the Sept. 11th attacks he worked as a Firehouse Clinician for the Counseling Services Unit of the FDNY. He recently co-authored FDNY Crises Counseling: Innovative Responses to 9/11 Firefighters, Families, and Communities, dedicated to those impacted by the events of Sept. 11th

Open to Hope

Open to Hope

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“Open to Hope” is a show dedicated to those who have suffered a loss. The show is hosted by Dr. Gloria Horsley, Marriage and Family Therapist and her daughter Dr. Heidi Horsley, adjunct professor at Columbia University’s school of Social Work. Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi are published authors and international experts in grief, loss and recovery. Hear bereaved family members and experts share inspirational stories of loss, hope and recovery. Learn what you can do to cope and to establish a new normal. Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi dedicate their show to their deceased son, and brother Scott, and to all those who have lost loved ones and are looking for hope. They welcome you to lean on their hope until you have found your own.

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Drs. Gloria and Heidi Horsley

Drs. Gloria and Heidi Horsley

Dr. Gloria Horsley, BSN, MS, MA, CNS, MFT, MIM, Ph.D. is a bereaved parent and has worked in family therapy for 22 years. She holds graduate degrees from the University of Rochester, Syracuse, Greenwich and Holos Universities. Dr. Gloria serves The Compassionate Friends in a number of roles, including Board Director and chairperson for TCF’s annual program for professionals. Dr. Heidi Horsley, BS, MS, MSW, Psy.D. is a bereaved sibling and adjunct professor at Columbia University’s school of Social Work where she teaches courses including grief, loss, and bereavement. She holds graduate degrees from Columbia University, Loyola, and University of San Francisco. She also conducts seminars & workshops at The Compassionate Friends annual bereavement conferences.

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