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Podcasts are a way for you to listen to conversations about grief related topics 24/7.  Podcast hosts include, Linda Findlay, Dave RobertsHerb Knoll,  Shelby Forsythia.  and Marie Alessi. Content was generously contributed by each writer/podcast host and is being used with written permission from each contributor. All copywrites of the content are owned exclusively by each individual writer/podcast host.

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David J. Roberts, LMSW
David J. Roberts, LMSW, became a parent who experienced the death of a child, when his daughter Jeannine died of cancer on 3/1/03 at the age of 18. He is a retired addiction professional and an adjunct professor in the psychology child life department at Utica University in Utica, New York. Dave also teaches psychology classes at Pratt MWP School of Art and Design. He is the host of The Teaching Journeys Podcast, which can be found on Apple, Spotify and other podcast platforms.
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Shelby Forsythia

Coming Back: Conversations on Life After Loss

What does life look like after the funeral? After the divorce is final? After the diagnosis? Whether your loss is a person, a relationship, a job, a pet, or a dream, loss shapes who you are and how you choose to live in the world. Join Shelby Forsythia,  as she explores the ideas, resources, and stories that help us "come back" to life after death, divorce, illness and more.  To listen to more podcasts with Shelby, please click here:

Herb Knoll
"Widower’s Journey Podcast" is part of a support network for men who have been widowed or lost a spouse or life partner. Author Herb Knoll discovered upon losing his wife to cancer, that there were really no support services available to grieving men. He wrote a book "The Widower's Journey" as a way to help other men who were going through the same situation.  Herbs content can be helpful for anyone who has is grieving the loss of a loved one. To listen to more podcasts hosted by Herb, please click here:
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Linda Findlay
In 1991 Linda started a resource and referral service for grieving families.  Mourning Discoveries, Grief Support Services was officially founded in June of 1994 .  It wasn't long afterwards, that Linda started working for funeral homes as an Aftercare Coordinator. Linda has created, facilitated, participated in and coordinated hundreds of workshops, services of remembrances, and support groups.  Linda a lay counselor for a Christian Care Ministry in Greenville SC. Her highest honor is to enter people’s lives and help make a difference. 

Marie Alessi
In 2018 Maries's husband Rob died. His sudden passing changed the course of Marie’s life fiercely. Almost in slow motion she came to understand in the weeks and months following, that everything she had experienced in her life leading up to Rob’s passing, had prepared her for what was to come in the years ahead of her. She decided to write a book about her experience, which ranked in the top 100 bestseller list of Australia, and soon after turned it into a global movement. Marie published a further 2 books, co-authored 2 more, presented a TEDx talk, and was featured in renowned publications such as Channel 7, Channel 9, Mamamia, and Good Health magazine, just to name a few. Having helped about 5,000 people onto their healing journey, with the programs and retreats she had created, Marie closed the group on her husband’s 5th anniversary of passing to take a break in Europe with her young sons.

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