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Episodes

Holiday Candle Lighting and Cooking

 


On this show Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley discuss with the executive director of The Compassionate Friends, Alan Pedersen, bereavement advice for getting through the holidays.   Included is a segment from The Compassionate Friends, Mid Peninsula Chapter, National Candlelighting. ...

Finding Hope During The Holidays: Tips and Advice

On this Holiday show Dr. Gloria Horsley and her co-host Alan Pedersen, Executive Director of The Compassionate Friends discuss with Dale Dullabaun and Denise Petersen, bereaved parents of little Dale and Sean, the challenges of getting through the holidays after a loss.  Tips and techniques are...

Too young to be a widow

On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview four bereaved spouses regarding the ups and downs of not only surviving but also thriving after the deaths of their husbands.  Michelle Miller is author of the memoir, "Boys, Booze, and Bathroom Floors: Forty-Six Tales about the Collision of...

Sudden Death Versus Anticipated Grief

On this show Dr. Gloria Horsley and Alan Petersen, Executive Director of The Compassionate Friends, discuss the challenges of sudden versus anticipated loss with bereaved mother’s Ann Kahdalia and Denise Pedersen whose children died in vehicle related accidents.  Joining the group is Mitch Carmody...

Minding Your Grieving Soul

On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview Karla Helbert and Heather Stang about mindfulness, yoga, and grief.  Karla is a bereaved mom, a licensed professional counselor, and a certified yoga instructor.  She is also the author of Finding Your Own Way to Grieve: A Creative Activity...

Diversity and Grief

On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley discuss diversity and grief with Doneley Meris founder & executive director at HIV Arts Network and Capathia Jenkins actor, singer and board of directors of Covenant House. A video with Dr. Andy Ho of Hong Kong University discusses Chinese responses to...

Siblings Never to be Forgotten: Terrorism on September 11,

Ever feel that your sibling loss has been discounted? Join Dr. Heidi Horsley and her guests Jim Glaccone and Cathie Omg-Herrera who both had siblings murdered on 9/11.  Allthough it has been 20 years each continues to honor their siblings, Cathie through the Betty Ann Ong Foundation and Jim by...