"Highly recommended." --Parents Magazine
"No one does a better job of helping us help the stricken adult or child to cope with grief."--Harold S. Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People
"Like having a talk with a wise, caring friend." --Dr. Bernie S. Siegel, author of Love, Medicine and Miracles
"Earl Grollman makes a wonderful difference in this world." --Fred Rogers, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
About the Author
Dr. Earl A. Grollman
, a pioneer in the field of crisis intervention, was rabbi of the Beth El Temple Center in Belmont, Massachusetts, for thirty-six years. A certified death educator and counselor, he was cited as "Hero of The Heartland" for his work with the families and volunteers of the Oklahoma City bombing. Dr. Grollman has spoken at many colleges, clergy institutes, seminaries, physicians' forums, and hospital nursing associations, and has addressed many support groups, such as Compassionate Friends, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Widows Personal Services. He has also appeared on national television and radio, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, Children's Journal, All Things Considered,
and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
Recently, he was featured on National Public Radio's End of Life
series in the roundtable discussion on grief and bereavement.