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Sibling Loss
Guest: Lisa Nalbantov
Lisa Miller Nalbantov is an adult bereaved sibling. Her sister, Stephanie, the youngest of 3, died suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 24. Realizing the limited availability of resources focused solely on grieving siblings, Lisa is working on a book based on her experiences in the hopes of reaching others and providing insight on the complexities of sibling grief.
http://www.opentohope.com/lisa-nalbantov-sibling-loss/

Questions of the Spirit
Guest:  Brent Green
In 2015 Brent Green’s sister Judy died of lung cancer leaving him as the final surviving member of his nuclear family. Brent began his career as a psychologist moving on to become an author and speaker specializing in Baby Boomers. In his book Questions of the Spirit: The Quest for Understanding at A Time of Loss he shares with us his hard fought wisdom,
http://www.opentohope.com/brent-green-questions-spirit/

Conception: The Fertility Journey
Guest:  Nancy Mae
Nancy Mae knows what it’s like to feel that deep pain caused by loss, miscarriage and the inability to conceive. She sought healing, studied with masters and transformed her life. She healed her pain, got pregnant and now helps people do the same through her unique Energetic Fertility Method.
http://www.opentohope.com/nancy-mae-conception-fertility-journey/

Grief – Keeping a Healthy Heart
Guest: Mark Keep
Dr. Mark Keep is a physician specializing in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Addiction. After the death of his 7-year-old daughter, Alissa in 2007 he began studying grief responses including, post-traumatic stress syndrome, and grief induced substance abuse. Mark uses traditional as well as complementary and alternative methods in his evaluation and treatment.
http://www.opentohope.com/mark-keep-grief-keeping-healthy-heart/

Remembering Poetry and Pictures
Guest: Debbie Gossen
Debbie Gossen is a registered nurse currently working in Oncology and a Nationally Certified Grief Management Specialist. Her daughter, Kristin Lund, died in 2001 at the age of 20 due to complications from an autoimmune disease. Following Kristin’s death a collection of her poetry and pictures were assembled in the book Life Is, Was, and Forever Shall Be –Love.
http://www.opentohope.com/59858-2/

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