Dr. Joanne Cacciatore is a tenured research professor at Arizona State University and directs the graduate Certificate in Trauma and Bereavement Program. She has worked with and counseled those affected by traumatic death, since 1996. Her research has been published in peer reviewed journals such as The Lancet and Families in Society. Her latest book, Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief, won the Indies Book of the Year Award in self-help and made it into Oprah's Basket of Favorite Things! In 2016, she started the first carefarm in the world for traumatic grief based on a framework that incorporates almost 40 domestic and farm animals rescued from abuse, torture, neglect, and homelessness, Selah Carefarm. She also founded the MISS Foundation in 1996, an international NGO that helps families facing the death of a child.