10 episodes

Let’s Talk Death is a series of conversations created to normalize, educate and demystify the taboo around death, dying and the journey of grief. Let’s Talk Death is brought to you by HealGrief, a non-profit providing the tools and resources to support one's journey with grief. We seek to empower individuals to achieve a healthy post bereavement growth. Everything we do is inspired by our core belief that no one should ever grieve alone.

Let's Talk Death! ... a HealGrief® program Various Guest Speakers

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Let’s Talk Death is a series of conversations created to normalize, educate and demystify the taboo around death, dying and the journey of grief. Let’s Talk Death is brought to you by HealGrief, a non-profit providing the tools and resources to support one's journey with grief. We seek to empower individuals to achieve a healthy post bereavement growth. Everything we do is inspired by our core belief that no one should ever grieve alone.

    Let's Talk Death with Tracy Chang

    Let's Talk Death with Tracy Chang

    In this episode, Tracy speaks on why grief and loss became her specialty and focus in her practice. She talks about the importance of empowering people to grieve honestly.

    Tracy Chang, MA, LMFT, is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice in Los Angeles who works with individuals throughout California. She specializes in working with high-achieving adults who are navigating personal and professional existential challenges. In addition, she supports individuals grieving a death loss and those coping with life changes and transitions. 
    Tracy has had specialized training and experience working with grief and loss and is passionate about empowering people to grieve honestly. As a strengths-based therapist, Tracy blends her clinical knowledge with meaning-based exploration to help clients expand their awareness, boldly reimagine the status quo and live in alignment with their true selves.
    Tracy earned her BA in Psychology from Mount St. Mary’s University and MA in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. For over ten years, she has been in practice, working in inpatient and outpatient settings with clients of diverse backgrounds and ages. In addition, she is a Clinical Supervisor who provides supervision to Associate therapists in California and private consultation to professionals and companies worldwide.
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    • 17 min
    Let's Talk Death with Gina Harris

    Let's Talk Death with Gina Harris

    In this episode, Gina shares about her grief and how it transformed her creative path. She now believes that everyone you miss is waiting inside you.

    Gina Harris is a singer/songwriter and actor who has performed in theaters and jazz clubs in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. A protégé of Columbia Recording Artist, Lilian Loran, and a veteran of the Groundlings, Gina had a lead role in Peter Ustinov’s Broadway and national touring productions of Beethoven’s Tenth.

    “The Magic of Ordinary Things” came to Gina in a series of dreams and recovered memories after the deaths of her parents and beloved singing teacher.  It provided a glimmer of hope in a dark time when she thought her life was over. It tells of how missed moments and things once taken for granted become the steppingstones to a new life – even when things seem hopeless.
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    • 21 min
    Let's Talk Death with Theresa Anthony

    Let's Talk Death with Theresa Anthony

    In this episode, Theresa shares why she chose to reopen the wounds of grief as she wrote My 13th Station, a memoir to her son whose life was lost to suicide.

    Theresa Anthony is the author of two books and has a twenty-five-year career as a freelance writer. In the mid-nineties, Ms. Anthony began writing as an op-ed guest column contributor, sharing her musings about parenting, education, cultural issues, and much more.
    In 2019, Theresa changed genres and tackled a very personal and emotionally difficult project, culminating in the memoir, My 13th Station, the story of her son Matthew's battle with depression and alcoholism during the final years of his life. As painful as it was to reopen the wounds, she has found that writing an honest accounting of his struggle has benefited many people.

    Theresa continues her writing with her newest book, Hope Springs from a Mother’s Broken Heart, capturing 11 stories from other mothers on how they survived the loss of a child.
    Theresa is a devout Catholic and credits her strong faith for her resilience and optimism. In addition to her beloved son, she is blessed with two wonderful and accomplished daughters and four beautiful grandchildren. When not writing, she enjoys the outdoors, spending time with friends and family, Zumba classes, and creating Catholic-inspired artwork and jewelry for her Etsy shop, SoulStirringsGifts.
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    • 19 min
    Let's Talk Death with Amanda Alvarez

    Let's Talk Death with Amanda Alvarez

    In this episode, Amanda addresses the vital need to care for lactating mothers whose child did not survive.

    Amanda Alvarez, a graduate of the University of South Alabama and Spring Hill College, is an IBCLC, International Board of Lactation Consultant dedicated to helping families achieve informed, safe, and comfortable lactation and infant feeding goals.
    Amanda currently works at Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas as an Education and Enrichment Manager. She provides clinical lactation care, manages a multi-site Baby Cafe Cluster, and directs other educational programming for the organization.
    She represents Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas and Tarrant County Breastfeeding Coalition through leadership and participation in multiple local reproductive health coalitions, including Texas Breastfeeding Coalition, United States Breastfeeding Committee, and the United States Lactation Consultant Association.
    Amanda lives with her husband, their three children, and a menagerie of pets. She enjoys running, cooking, travel, and volunteer work in social justice.
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    • 17 min
    Let's Talk Death with Mark Anthony

    Let's Talk Death with Mark Anthony

    In this episode, Mark shares his childhood experience as a psychic medium and what it was like being the child of psychic medium parents. He also shares the importance of signs and how we should trust them as messages from those who have transitioned.
    Mark Anthony, Psychic Explorer (also known as The Psychic Lawyer), is a fourth-generation psychic medium who communicates with spirits. He is an Oxford-educated attorney licensed to practice law in Florida, Washington D.C., and before the United States Supreme Court.
    This Psychic Explorer travels to mystical locations in remote corners of the world to examine Ancient Mysteries and Supernatural Phenomena. 
    Mark appears nationwide on TV and Radio, including CBS TV’s “The Doctors” and Gaia TV’s “Beyond Belief with George Noory.” In addition, he is the co-host of “The Psychic and the Doc” on the Transformation Network. 
    He is a featured speaker at conferences, expos, and universities, including Brown, Columbia, Harvard, and Yale. 
    Mark Anthony is a columnist for “Best Holistic Life Magazine” and the bestselling author of Never Letting Go and Evidence of Eternity. His high anticipated cutting-edge new book, The Afterlife Frequency, will be released in October 2021.
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    • 32 min
    Let's Talk Death with Bryan Jung

    Let's Talk Death with Bryan Jung

    In this episode, Bryan shares his story remembering back to nine when his father was shot and then confusion over his death just before his 11th birthday.

    Bryan Jung is the Founder of 'This is Why,' a creative platform for individuals who have lost a parent as a child or teenager. His goal is to provide a safe space for individuals of all ages to share emotions, thoughts, and experiences with the option of anonymity. In turn, a community can be built with others who've undergone similar experiences. 

    Bryan was born & raised around the Seattle area. He graduated from the University of Washington with a focus in Information Systems at the Michael G. Foster School of Business. He continues to live and work in Seattle.

    In his free time, Bryan likes to produce and perform music. He also enjoys playing a variety of different sports, especially golf.
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    • 22 min

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