Contributors

Shapes of Grief offers one of the best professional trainings in grief and loss for mental health and behavioral health professionals, delivered by twenty-six of the world’s leading experts in grief and loss.

Taught by academics, researchers and clinicians in the field, the training aims to equip professionals with the necessary knowledge and clinical tools to ensure better bereavement & loss outcomes for those they support.

Irvin Byalom

Irvin Yalom


Irvin David Yalom is an American existential psychiatrist who is emeritus professor of psychiatry at Stanford University, as well as an author of both fiction and nonfiction.

Read More...

Dr Robert Neimeyer

Dr Robert Neimeyer


Robert A. Neimeyer, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Memphis,…

Read More...

Dr Pauline Boss

Dr Pauline Boss


Pauline Boss, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota; a Fellow in the…

Read More...

Dr Colin Murray Parkes

Dr Colin Murray Parkes


In the course of a long career Colin Murray Parkes, one of the most important…

Read More...

Dr Margaret Stroebe

Dr Margaret Stroebe


Margaret Stroebe works at both the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, and…

Read More...

Dr George Bonanno

Dr George Bonanno


George A. Bonanno is a professor of clinical psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University U.S.A. He is known as a pioneering researcher in the field of bereavement and trauma.

Read More...

Dr Kenneth Doka

Dr Kenneth Doka


Dr. Kenneth J. Doka is a Professor of Gerontology at the Graduate School of The…

Read More...

Liz Gleeson


Liz is an experienced Psychotherapist and Educator in the field of Grief and Loss and is currently a PhD student in the field of Grief Education. She offers workshops and trainings for a variety of organisations and is a Module Coordinator for the MSc Bereavement Studies at the Irish Hospice Foundation & RCSI.

Read More...

Dr Mekel Harris

Dr Mekel Harris


Dr. Mekel Harris, Ph.D., NCSP, a licensed paediatric and family health psychologist/HSP (and CEO of…

Read More...

Dr Dennis Klass

Dr Dennis Klass


Dennis Klass is Professor emeritus, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He earned his doctorate…

Read More...

Dr Susan Delaney

Dr Susan Delaney


Dr Susan Delaney is a Clinical Psychologist who has practiced, taught, and published in the…

Read More...

Dr Jon Mills

Dr Jon Mills


Jon Mills, PsyD, PhD, ABPP is a Philosopher, Psychoanalyst, and clinical Psychologist. He is on…

Read More...

Keep in the loop!

Subscribe for updates on grief related resources - we promise never to spam

Newsletter Signup Form

"*" indicates required fields

Name*
Privacy*