45 episodes

In life. we so often avoid the experience of grief, and that avoidance makes it hard to talk about in our everyday lives. Yet it is a natural and almost universal experience- one that is complex and personal.

In this podcast, we will be deconstructing and zooming in on the component parts of grief,
and talking about the different ways we can process and heal through loss.

About Your Host
Dr Christina Zampitella- is a Dr of Clinical Psychology and a Fellow of Thanatology, with the Association for Death Education and Counseling and the founder of the Center For Grief and Trauma Therapy in Wilmington Delaware.

Phoenix Rising With Dr Z: Conversations About Grief and Loss Dr, Christina Zampitella

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In life. we so often avoid the experience of grief, and that avoidance makes it hard to talk about in our everyday lives. Yet it is a natural and almost universal experience- one that is complex and personal.

In this podcast, we will be deconstructing and zooming in on the component parts of grief,
and talking about the different ways we can process and heal through loss.

About Your Host
Dr Christina Zampitella- is a Dr of Clinical Psychology and a Fellow of Thanatology, with the Association for Death Education and Counseling and the founder of the Center For Grief and Trauma Therapy in Wilmington Delaware.

    046: Hospice Part 1 with Samantha Gambale

    046: Hospice Part 1 with Samantha Gambale

    In this episode, we embark on a journey to understand the profound significance of hospice care. Join us as we delve into the world of end-of-life care, uncovering the compassionate approach that hospice provides for individuals and their families during life's final chapters.
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    About Phoenix Rising
    In life, we so often avoid the complex and personal expression of grief. The avoidance makes it difficult to explore and share our grief in our everyday lives. Yet, it is a natural and universal human experience.
    In Phoenix Rising with Dr. Z, we will be deconstructing and highlighting the different aspects of grief and loss.
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    If you found this podcast helpful please share it, subscribe,  and leave a rating or review wherever you get your podcasts. We want to be a resource for anyone who is experiencing loss and this is a simple way you can help us spread the word. If you are struggling with grief and need some professional help we encourage you to find a licensed therapist, and if you can, one who specializes in trauma, death, loss, and grief. If you are in Delaware you can reach out to The Center for Grief and Trauma Therapy at www.CenterForGriefTherapy.com, or by calling (302) 635-0505

    • 46 min
    045: Caregivers Part 2 with Samantha Gambale

    045: Caregivers Part 2 with Samantha Gambale

    In this episode, we dive deep into the often-overlooked world of caregivers and the immense impact their role can have. We aim to create an empathetic space where listeners can gain a deeper understanding of the caregiver experience. Caregiving comes with unique demands, and this episode aims to acknowledge and validate the complexities of this role. Join us as we shed light on the emotional, physical, and mental challenges that caregivers face, and uncover the importance of understanding and supporting these unsung heroes.
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    About Phoenix Rising
    In life, we so often avoid the complex and personal expression of grief. The avoidance makes it difficult to explore and share our grief in our everyday lives. Yet, it is a natural and universal human experience.
    In Phoenix Rising with Dr. Z, we will be deconstructing and highlighting the different aspects of grief and loss.
    __________
    If you found this podcast helpful please share it, subscribe,  and leave a rating or review wherever you get your podcasts. We want to be a resource for anyone who is experiencing loss and this is a simple way you can help us spread the word. If you are struggling with grief and need some professional help we encourage you to find a licensed therapist, and if you can, one who specializes in trauma, death, loss, and grief. If you are in Delaware you can reach out to The Center for Grief and Trauma Therapy at www.CenterForGriefTherapy.com, or by calling (302) 635-0505

    • 20 min
    044: Caregivers Part 1 with Samantha Gambale

    044: Caregivers Part 1 with Samantha Gambale

    In this episode, we dive deep into the often-overlooked world of caregivers and the immense impact their role can have. We aim to create an empathetic space where listeners can gain a deeper understanding of the caregiver experience. Caregiving comes with unique demands, and this episode aims to acknowledge and validate the complexities of this role. Join us as we shed light on the emotional, physical, and mental challenges that caregivers face, and uncover the importance of understanding and supporting these unsung heroes.
    __________
    About Phoenix Rising
    In life, we so often avoid the complex and personal expression of grief. The avoidance makes it difficult to explore and share our grief in our everyday lives. Yet, it is a natural and universal human experience.
    In Phoenix Rising with Dr. Z, we will be deconstructing and highlighting the different aspects of grief and loss.
    __________
    If you found this podcast helpful please share it, subscribe,  and leave a rating or review wherever you get your podcasts. We want to be a resource for anyone who is experiencing loss and this is a simple way you can help us spread the word. If you are struggling with grief and need some professional help we encourage you to find a licensed therapist, and if you can, one who specializes in trauma, death, loss, and grief. If you are in Delaware you can reach out to The Center for Grief and Trauma Therapy at www.CenterForGriefTherapy.com, or by calling (302) 635-0505

    • 21 min
    043: Pet Loss Part 2 with Dr. Rebecca Morse (former ADEC president)

    043: Pet Loss Part 2 with Dr. Rebecca Morse (former ADEC president)

    Losing a beloved pet is a profound and often underestimated source of grief. In this episode, we delve into the emotional journey of dealing with the loss of a furry friend. Join us as we explore the complexities of pet loss, offering comfort, understanding, and insights for those who are navigating this unique form of grief. We aim to create a space where listeners can find solace and connection. Losing a pet can evoke powerful emotions, and our episode aims to validate these feelings.
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    About Phoenix Rising
    In life, we so often avoid the complex and personal expression of grief. The avoidance makes it difficult to explore and share our grief in our everyday lives. Yet, it is a natural and universal human experience.
    In Phoenix Rising with Dr. Z, we will be deconstructing and highlighting the different aspects of grief and loss.
    __________
    If you found this podcast helpful please share it, subscribe,  and leave a rating or review wherever you get your podcasts. We want to be a resource for anyone who is experiencing loss and this is a simple way you can help us spread the word. If you are struggling with grief and need some professional help we encourage you to find a licensed therapist, and if you can, one who specializes in trauma, death, loss, and grief. If you are in Delaware you can reach out to The Center for Grief and Trauma Therapy at www.CenterForGriefTherapy.com, or by calling (302) 635-0505

    • 38 min
    042: Pet Loss Part 1 with Dr. Rebecca Morse (former ADEC president)

    042: Pet Loss Part 1 with Dr. Rebecca Morse (former ADEC president)

    Losing a beloved pet is a profound and often underestimated source of grief. In this episode, we delve into the emotional journey of dealing with the loss of a furry friend. Join us as we explore the complexities of pet loss, offering comfort, understanding, and insights for those who are navigating this unique form of grief. We aim to create a space where listeners can find solace and connection. Losing a pet can evoke powerful emotions, and our episode aims to validate these feelings.
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    About Phoenix Rising
    In life, we so often avoid the complex and personal expression of grief. The avoidance makes it difficult to explore and share our grief in our everyday lives. Yet, it is a natural and universal human experience.
    In Phoenix Rising with Dr. Z, we will be deconstructing and highlighting the different aspects of grief and loss.
    __________
    If you found this podcast helpful please share it, subscribe,  and leave a rating or review wherever you get your podcasts. We want to be a resource for anyone who is experiencing loss and this is a simple way you can help us spread the word. If you are struggling with grief and need some professional help we encourage you to find a licensed therapist, and if you can, one who specializes in trauma, death, loss, and grief. If you are in Delaware you can reach out to The Center for Grief and Trauma Therapy at www.CenterForGriefTherapy.com, or by calling (302) 635-0505

    • 41 min
    041: Loss of Child Story

    041: Loss of Child Story

    In this episode, we share Christie's courageous story of navigating the painful journey of losing a child. Join us as we listen to Christie's heartfelt narrative, filled with raw emotions, moments of strength, and the challenges of healing after the loss of a beloved child. Through this episode, we aim to create a space of empathy, understanding, and connection for those who have experienced similar loss. Christie's story serves as a powerful reminder that grief is a unique journey for each individual, yet shared experiences can provide solace and hope.
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    About Phoenix Rising
    In life, we so often avoid the complex and personal expression of grief. The avoidance makes it difficult to explore and share our grief in our everyday lives. Yet, it is a natural and universal human experience.
    In Phoenix Rising with Dr. Z, we will be deconstructing and highlighting the different aspects of grief and loss.
    __________
    If you found this podcast helpful please share it, subscribe,  and leave a rating or review wherever you get your podcasts. We want to be a resource for anyone who is experiencing loss and this is a simple way you can help us spread the word. If you are struggling with grief and need some professional help we encourage you to find a licensed therapist, and if you can, one who specializes in trauma, death, loss, and grief. If you are in Delaware you can reach out to The Center for Grief and Trauma Therapy at www.CenterForGriefTherapy.com, or by calling (302) 635-0505

    • 36 min

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The episodes of this podcast are filled with information, knowledge and strategies in dealing with different types of grief. The episodes are validating and normalizing in a very real way. Thank you, Dr. Z. for sharing your wealth of knowledge and approach on this very difficult and challenging topic!

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