Contributed by David Kessler

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Coping After Tragedy

A Conversation on Collective Grief, Trauma & Healing

Networker talks with grief experts Andrea Dorn and David Kessler in the wake of the Uvalde school shooting about grief and healing as a community. Read more

Is Prolonged Grief a Disorder?

Exploring the New DSM Diagnosis

According to grief experts, does a new diagnosis in the DSM pathologize a critical component of the human experience? Read more

VIDEO: Prolonged Grief Disorder

Does This New Diagnosis Help or Hurt?

What does the diagnosis of prolonged grief disorder mean to clinicians and grieving individuals? Read more

The Grief We Hold

Loving in the Midst of Loss

Our soul and our psyche know how to grieve. We don't need to learn it. It's not a technique. What we need to learn is not to avoid it. Read more

Love & Grief

Finding Meaning in Loss

When a loved one dies, it’s easy to get stuck in your pain. But if you can find meaning in even the most senseless loss, you can do more than just get... Read more

Symposium Highlight June 20, 2018

VIDEO: David Kessler on Coming to Terms with the End

A Special Storytelling Piece from Our 2018 Symposium

When our clients are facing their own mortality, how can we guide them in a way that's both compassionate and realistic? In the following video, therapist... Read more

Symposium Highlight May 9, 2018

A Complete Life

From an Evening of Storytelling 2018

A specialist in grief and dying gets an early lesson on what makes up a full life. Read more

consultation June 30, 2016

Moving Through Grief

How Kübler-Ross’s Model Can Help Clients Heal

How Kübler-Ross’s stage model of dealing with loss can help grieving clients heal. Read more

David Kessler

David Kessler, MA, RN, FACHE, is one of the world’s foremost experts on healing and loss. He’s the author of six bestselling books. His newest is Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief. He coauthored two bestsellers with Elisabeth Kübler-Ross.