President & Co-Founder, Newsletter Editor
Elizabeth Boisson is also the Affiliate Leader of the Phoenix/Scottsdale group and a Caring Listener. She attended and taught at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for undergraduate and graduate school, as well as the Université Paul Valéry in Montpellier, France. She has four beautiful children, two of whom are in Spirit: Chelsea, who passed when she was two days old, and Morgan, who transitioned at the Base Camp of Mount Everest in Tibet while on a university exchange program when he was 20 years old. She also has two beautiful daughters: Alix, 30, and Christine, 27. Elizabeth is the author (with all of our kids) of Life to Afterlife - Helping Parents Heal, The Book. She is also a certified yoga instructor and teaches yoga for healing grief.
Vice President & Conference Director
Irene's best friend and only child, her beautiful daughter Carly, passed to esophageal-gastric cancer. Like so many of us, this devastating experience sent her on a spiritual quest. She has found friends and comfort through Helping Parents Heal. She created a foundation in Carly's honor- Carly’s Kids A Foundation For Education. Please visit: Carly’s Kids. She is the Affiliate Leader of the Hilton Head/Bluffton HPH group.
Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board
Author of Soul Shift: Finding Where the Dead Go, and Messages from the Afterlife, accounts of his quest for answers about life, death, and life after death following the passing of his 18 year-old son Brandon. Mark joined Elizabeth in 2012 to form Helping Parents Heal.
After losing her daughter and grand-daughter to an accident caused by a drunk driver, Doryce, gave support to MADD, and the Donor Network of AZ, and is now a key member of Helping Parents Heal.
When Ernie’s son, Quinton transitioned in an accident and immediately demonstrated that “he still is”, Ernie's view of a lifetime changed forever! Ernie's books, Quinton’s Messages and Quinton’s Legacy share this divine knowledge. Ernie is also a Caring Listener for HPH.
Brian’s daughter Shayna passed at the age of 15. Brian had been studying death and the afterlife for nearly two decades. Since Shayna’s passing, Brian has made it his mission to help others dealing with death and a fear of death.
Brian is a co-leader of the Helping Parent Heal Online Group, a volunteer with the SoulPhone project, and a volunteer with Greater Reality Living. He is also the author of a book, 'Grief to Growth', and has a podcast by the same name.
Jeff Hollahan and his wife, Lynn lost their son, Devon, to a random act of violence in November of 2009 and became early members of Helping Parents Heal. Since that time, Devon has provided repeated validations of his presence in their lives. It’s Jeff’s goal to help other parents reach the same level of joy he and Lynn have found from the realization that our children are just a thought away!
Laurie is married to Tom & the proud Mom of three kids. She became involved with HPH after her son Garrett took his life in 2010. She has focused her grief and loss to helping others: becoming HPH Secretary & a Caring Listener, doing Reiki with Messages at Eric’s House, certified by Susanne Wilson in Mediumship and Conscious Channeling. Laurie is in 'Life to AfterLife' documentaries: 'Mom Can You Hear Me?' and 'I Want to Talk to the Dead' & is the author of the book 'The Ripple Effect: Invisible Impact of Suicide'. Laurie helps others to see that our loved ones are right here!Send An E-mail