Helping children deal with grief and loss
August 20, 2009
Hosted by Drs. Gloria and Heidi Horsley
Julia Sorensen MA, RPC, CCBT, is a therapist in private practice with specialties in coaching and in helping individuals and families deal with grief and loss. She is the author of "Overcoming Loss: Activities and Stories to Help Transform Children's Grief and Loss". Robert Zucker is a grief counselor, writer, consultant, teacher and public speaker. Although there is no denying that loss is a sad and serious topic, Robert believes it can be approached with enthusiasm and humor. He latest book is, The Journey Through Grief and Loss: Helping Yourself and Your Child When Grief is Shared www.robertzucker.com
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.
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.