201: In-Depth Discussion Of Grief

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Welcome back to Therapy Chat! In today's episode, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C invites back grief counselor, author and speaker Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, LCSW, MPH to talk more in-depth about death and grief.

Isabel is a licensed clinical social worker and bereavement counselor at Mission Hospice & Home Care, where she counsels children, teens and adults who have lost a loved one. She also leads writing through loss groups for those who are grieving, among other support groups. Isabel has experienced significant losses of her own and has lived with serious illness all of her life.  

As an author, documentarian, patient advocate and public speaker, Isabel has lectured around the country on topics such as living well with illness, grief and loss, end-of-life issues and organ donation, including a TEDx Stanford talk in 2014. 

Resources

Isabel's website: http://www.thepoweroftwomovie.com/home/ 

Adec - https://www.adec.org 

Mission Hospice website: http://missionhospice.org 

Watch Isabel's TEDx talk, "The Art of Saying Goodbye" here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dkffpibi-Dc  

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