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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.

“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.

Location:

Palo Alto, CA

Networks:

VoiceAmerica

Description:

“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.

Twitter:

@opentohope

Language:

English

Contact:

1385 Dana Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94301


Episodes

Loss and the Fight for Happiness

10/31/2013
Jennifer Rouse, Woodbridge Va., is the author of Infelicity: Life, Loss and the Fight for Happiness. On this show Jennifer shares with us her experience of being a single mother of an only child. She tells us how she made it through tragedy, what she did that worked and things she learned could have been done better.

Duration:00:17:25

Transformation After the Death of a Husband

10/24/2013
It all began in 2009 when a life-changing event would begin the transformation of Laurel Rund into the woman she is today. Never would she have imagined that the death of her 42 year old husband would send her on a journey through loss and grief to a redefined sense of self. Laurel is the author of “Emerging Voices”.

Facing Grief and Loss

10/17/2013
Dale G. Larson, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University, clinician, and researcher, is a national leader in end-of-life care and training. His award-winning book, The Helper's Journey: Working With People Facing Grief, Loss, and Life-Threatening Illness, conveys a inspiring vision of caregiving.

Loss, Trauma and Recovery

10/10/2013
Daniel Rudofossi is a retired Sgt NYPD and licensed Psychologist and Professor. Dr. Dan offers his evidence based approach toward identifying, confronting and healing from Complex Trauma Syndromes using his Eco-Ethological Existential Analytic Approach. He is the author of cop doc on the job.

Unresolved Grief

10/3/2013
Sharon Greenlee is a professional counselor and author. She facilitates grief and suicide survivor support groups. Sharon has extensive experience working with children who have experienced traumatic loss. Her current book is “Grief Entanglements: Understanding Unresolved Grief and What You Can Do About It”.

Duration:00:20:28

Getting it Together After Loss

9/26/2013
Abel Keogh is author of the memoir Room for Two, the story of the year of his life following his late wife’s suicide and the corresponding death of their unborn child. He is also the writer of the relationship guides Dating a Widower, Marrying a Widower, and Life with a Widower. Now remarried, he and his wife, Juile, are the parents of six children.

Men and Grief: Dating and Re-marriage

9/19/2013
Steve Harris is the president of Creative Edge Communications, a production company in Southern California. He wrote and produced About Tomorrow, an hour-long CD full of encouragement for those in the first six months after loss, featuring interviews with real people who have been there, along with his own experience losing his wife to cancer.

Duration:00:24:09

Teen’s and Grief

9/12/2013
Laraine Gordon is a therapist, coach, program director, and founder of A Time for Teens. A Time for Teens provides a bereavement camp, seminars, and workshops for bereaved teens. Laraine’s profession and passion for helping bereaved teens was inspired by the loss of her older sister when Laraine was 12 years old.

Duration:00:22:36

Returning to Work after a Loss

9/5/2013
Since 1996, Rachel Kodanz has spoken nationally on “Grief in the Workplace” as a result of the sudden death of her husband, which left her with a two-year-old to raise, and her experience as a manager in a Fortune 100 company. Rachel recently published the book, Living with Loss, One Day at a Time, offering 365 thoughts and lessons on grief.

Duration:00:19:49

Transforming Grief

7/25/2013
Courtney Armstrong is a licensed professional counselor and the author of Transforming Traumatic Grief. In recovering from her own series of sudden losses, she discovered that healing occurs by sensing an ongoing, enlightened connection with deceased loved ones, and will share her insights with our guests on this show.

Duration:00:20:20

Your Grief Tool Box

7/18/2013
After the death of his son Noah, Glen Lord joined The Compassionate Friends and now serves on the board. He founded The Grief Tool Box, a resource for the bereaved. He is also the executive producer of the Walking Through Grief DVD series and the Grief Support Group Toolkit.

Duration:00:18:13

Irreverent Widowhood

7/11/2013
Sandi Amorello is an artist, author, speaker, serial entrepreneur, and single mother of three. Ten years ago she lost her husband and college sweetheart, Drew, to pancreatic cancer. She is the author of The Irreverent Widow: Shockingly True Tales of Love, Death and Dating...With Children in Tow.

Loving Your Life After Tragedy

7/4/2013
After the suicide of her husband, author Kerie Boshka felt a devastation that she thought would destroy her. Desperate and needing to care for her two children, she turned to God. Today she has again found hope and happiness. Kerie dedicates her life to sharing her journey with others. She is the author of If God Cares So Much, Why Do I Still Hurt?

Making Sense of Parent Loss Guest: Jesse E. Roberts

6/27/2013
Jesse Roberts lost both of his parents before he graduated from high school. His church and a special school teacher mentored him. Jesse was determined that he would not let his grief destroy him, but instead would use it to help others. He is the author of Katie the Ladybug: Explaining Emotions of Grief to a Child.

Ending Suffering Guest: Nate Hinerman Ph.D.

6/20/2013
Dr. Nate Hinerman is a faculty member at the University of San Francisco and Golden Gate University, where he teaches classes in death, dying, and bereavement. He also serves as a hospice psychotherapist, and chairs the San Francisco End of Life Coalition.

The Power of Yes Guest: Beverly Molander

6/13/2013
Beverly Molander, CSL minister, co-authored The Best Memorial Service for the spiritual, non-religious and unconventional. As radio host of “Affirmative Prayer – Activating the Power of Yes”, Beverly says we can activate the Power of Yes, even when preparing for the death of a loved one or ourselves.

Transforming Your LifeGuest: Judy Schreiber-Mosher, LCSW

6/6/2013
From her husband's death through her first three years of widowhood, Judy Schreiber-Mosher felt that the world had ended, but over time she found that the world transformed due to her willingness to ceremonially disperse ashes around the world; learn to eat, sleep, and travel alone; and eventually to date again. She is the author of Tincture of Time.

Spirituality and Resiliency. Guest: Janet Ramsey

5/30/2013
Dr. Janet Ramsey is Professor Emeritus of Congregational Care Leadership at Luther Seminary, St Paul, Minnesota. She is also a marriage and family therapist, an ordained Lutheran pastor, and a wife, mother and grandmother. Her most recent book is Spiritual Resiliency and Aging: Hope, Relationality and the Creative Self.

Loss of Identity. Guest: AmyJo Mattheis

5/23/2013
AmyJo Mattheis has walked with thousands through the grief of losing a loved one. With the recent death of her father, she has heard the numbing whisper insisting “he’ll come back.” A former pastor, AmyJo is university professor, writer, life coach, and author of Religion Made Me Fat.

Healing Relationships Guest: Jon Satin

5/16/2013
Jon Satin, along with Chris Pattay, are The Possibility Coaches. Jon is is co- author of the book Living an Inspired, Empowered and Joy-filled Life: 365 Daily Tips to Get You There! After the death of his father, Jon learned how to heal his relationship with his mother and he teaches others how to do the same.