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Sharing the Journey from Bereaved to Shining Light Parent

About Dr Heidi & Gloria Horsley

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Dr. Gloria Horsley, Ph.D., M.S. C.N.S.
Dr. Gloria Horsley is an internationally known grief expert, psychotherapist, and bereaved parent. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Nurse Specialist and past facility member of the University of Rochester. Dr. Horsley hosts Open to Hope television and podcasts. She has made appearances on numerous television and radio programs including "The Today Show and has authored a number of articles and books including Teen Grief Relief. She serves on the Advisory Boards for the Tragedy Assistance Program and the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation.

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Dr. Heidi Horsley, PsyD, LMSW, MS
Dr. Heidi Horsley is a licensed psychologist, social worker, and bereaved sibling. She co-hosts the award-winning weekly cable television show and podcast, Open to Hope. Dr. Heidi is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, and an award-winning author, who has co-authored eight books. She serves on the Advisory Boards for the Tragedy Assistance Program, the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation, and the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation.

Heather Horsley
Heather Horsley is the Community Manager for Open to Hope. She edits and manages the Open to Hope television and podcast series, Open to Hope. She is also responsible for social media and online campaigns, and performs vital website management for No stranger to loss; at the age of 14, Heather’s brother and cousin died in a tragic car accident. She is eager to help people find hope and peace within our world.'

Rebecca Horsley Bara
Rebecca Horsley Bara is the Director of Community Outreach and Engagement for The Open to Hope Foundation. The loss of Rebecca's father, Phil and death of her brother, Scott led Rebecca on a path of healing, centered upon holistic mindfulness. Rebecca shares these skills with the OTH community, building awareness through a health focused approach toward healing. Rebecca believes grief is a journey and we are all in this together within the Open To Hope family. Rebecca is a certified holistic health coach, a yoga instructor and previous owner of two yoga studios in Palo Alto, California.



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