Prominent Grief Experts

Learn from top experienced grief professionals who have worked with the most grievers. Decide for yourself what information is most helpful to you. Google names for additional books and resources.

Alphabetical

Alan D Wolfelt  PhD

Center for Loss and Life Transition

Darcy Harris

Kings.uwo.ca

Social justice is a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society. This is measured by the explicit and tacit terms for the distribution of wealth, opportunities for personal activity, and social privileges. 

David Kessler Grief.com

Previously worked with Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, American-Swiss psychiatrist 

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Grief.com

 

David Kessler and Me

 

Cathy with David Kessler

 

 

Dennis Klass PhD

Academic Information

George Bonanno PhD

Columbia University Faculty
Loss, Trauma, and Emotion Lab
Predictors and Parameters of Resilience to Loss: Toward an Individual Differences Model

Grief Recovery Institute

GriefRecoveryMethod.com

the-grief-recovery-method


J William Worden  PhD

Tasks of Mourning 

Not sequential or stages and take time

  • Believing
  • Feeling
  • Adjusting to:
    • Living without the deceased
    • Being a different person
    • Challenging beliefs and assumptions,
  • Remembering & Moving Forward

Phyllis Kosminsky PhD

PhyllisKosminsky.com

Open to Hope

Open to Hope

 

Grief Resources
OpenToHope.com

 

Open to Hope 2

 

Cathy With Drs Gloria and Heidi Horsley

Robert A Neimeyer  PHD

Robert Neimeyer, PhD
Portland Institute for Loss and Transition

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Steven Jenkinson

OrphanWisdom.com
Lost Nation Road Film

Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW is an activist, teacher, author, and farmer. He has a master’s degree in theology from Harvard University and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Toronto. He is a former program director and medical-school assistant professor. He teaches internationally. 

Thomas Attig  PhD

GriefsHeart.com

Other Resources

e-motion: Lose What needs to be Lost to Find What Needs to be Found
www.e-motionthemovie.com

Beyond Closure, Nancy Berns, Ph.D.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0rCfXSdYPE
www.nancyberns.com

Heal Documentary: Change Your Mind. Change Your Body. Change Your Life.
www.HealDocumentary.com

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