President & Co-Founder, Newsletter Editor
Two of Elizabeth's children have transitioned; her daughter, Chelsea, in 1991 and her son, Morgan, in 2009 from severe altitude sickness while on a student trip to the Base Camp of Mt Everest in Tibet. Immediately after, Elizabeth created the Facebook group Parents United in Loss. Then in 2012 she joined forces with Mark Ireland to form Helping Parents Heal. Elizabeth is a certified yoga instructor and teaches yoga for healing grief. She is the Affiliate Leader of the Phoenix/Scottsdale 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.
Chief Information Officer
Jason is a husband and father and experienced the transition of his daughter from complications to her developmental disabilities. He was reawakened by his daughter and is an avid meditator and medium by birth whose primary focus in life is to love his family first and then help others realize that there is hope and peace to be found after of the passing of those we love.
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.
Mark Pitstick, MA, DC
Mark is an author, counselor, physician, and workshop leader who proves that no one really dies. He helps people realize all the benefits of knowing that and how to fine-tune the body/ mind, allowing them to survive and even thrive through life's most difficult challenges.
Vice President & Conference Director
Irene lost her best friend and only child, her beautiful daughter Carly, to esophageal-gastric cancer. Like so many of us, this devastating loss 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.
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.
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!