Podcasts

Giving Back in Grief

Posted on July 21st, 2020 by Colleen Gerber

Families experiencing a loss sometimes feel they are in a hole and they will never be able to face the future.  How do some families manage to move through their grief to the point where they are reaching out to help others? Guest, Deanna Slifka, who lost her middle daughter at birth talks with Elissa […]

Humor in Grief

Posted on June 16th, 2020 by Colleen Gerber

When we are in despair and grieving for someone we love, is it acceptable to laugh and experience joy too?   Elissa Berman, Lifebanc Senior Bereavement Counselor discusses when humor is useful and the health benefits it provides during times of tension and grief.

Life is Not a Stage

Posted on May 19th, 2020 by Colleen Gerber

When she created the Five Stages of Grief, was Elizabeth Kublier-Ross describing grief experienced when someone we care for passes away?  An interesting and enlightening discussion with Eliss Berman, Lifebanc Senior Bereavement Counselor and her colleague, Jennifer Stern, a Licensed Independent Social Worker and an M.A. in Clinical Social Work and explain why Life is Not […]