The award-winning TV series, "Open to Hope," hosted by Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley. Each episode will to introduce you to people who have suffered loss and again found hope. Open to Hope is the largest online grief resource in the world with over 1 million visitors a year; we invite you to visit us to watch Open to Hope tv. listen to podcasts, read articles and find hope and healing. Visit us today.

Episodes

Is My Grief Complicated?

On this show Dr. Heidi and Dr. Gloria Horsley discuss with bereaved parents Laura Sullivan and Lani Ciotek the death of their sons and what they do to celebrate their lives. Laura lost her son Kyle shortly after graduation from High School and Lani’s son Terrance was a physician and father of two. ...

Finding the Gifts in Grief

On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview singer-songwriter Bar Scott author of The Present Giver an account of Scott’s search for meaning and hope after her son Forest is diagnosed with terminal cancer and Julie Lange Groth bereaved mother of Justin and author of What Grieves You and...

Child Loss: Why and how did they die?

On this show Dr. Gloria and Heidi Horsley interview Theresa Lervolino whose daughter, Jessica age 27 was killed in 2010 in an automobile crash. Theresa will discuss how serving as a chapter leader of The Compassionate has again helped her to find hope. Annah Elizabeth is the author Digging For The...

Navigating Life After Parent Loss

On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley explore navigating life after parent loss. Guests include Paul Alexander, singer, songwriter, and psychotherapist, and Daniel Kenner, actor, playwright, and co-author of Room for Grace. The show closes with singer songwriter, Paul Alexander singing your...

Sibling Bereavement: Supporting Domestic Partners

On this show Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview, domestic partners, David Oldroyd, a leading interior designer, and Ronnie Genotti, an artist and Director of Servo Marketing and Design, regarding the death of David’s brother, Robert. Hal Bromm, owner of Hal Bromm Gallery, and...

Loss and Its Impact on Parenting

Have you ever thought about how loss can impact parenting?  On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley explore this important topic with bereaved sibling Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn, author of The Empty Room, Understanding Sibling Loss,  and Rachel Stephenson, producer of the TED talk Against...

Helping Families Cope With Suicide

On this show Pamela Prime, author and Spiritual Director and Shirley Kaminsky, Survivor Initiatives Chair for the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention discuss helping families cope after suicide.  Sue Ladow shows her Lifekeeper Memory Quilt.

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...

The Beat of Grief

On this show Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview Claudia Coenen and Josh Robinson about Expressing Grief Creatively. Claudia is a widow, the creator of the Karuna Cards, and author of A Creative Toolkit for Grief and Bereavement. Josh is a member of “Alo Brasil” and “The Spoken Hand...