Dr.Laura Slap-Shelton, author of Melissa’s Magic Ride to appear on Open to Hope Radio

Dr. Laura Slap-Shelton to be interviewed by “Open to Hope Radio” Hosts, Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley on July 15th, 2010, sponsored by The Open to Hope Foundation www.opentohope.com. To listen to this show, go to www.thegriefblog.com archived shows.

Online PR News – 06-July-2010 – – New York, New York and San Francisco, California Dr. Laura Slap-Shelton was widowed at the age of 35 in 1991. Her first husband died suddenly leaving her with their 13 month old daughter. Being a psychologist, Laura assumed after the first week of her loss that she had made it to at least stage 3 of the mourning process. She quickly discovered that she was to experience a long and unexpected journey that would shape her life. She is the author of Melissa's Magic Ride a book for bereaved children.

Open to Hope Radio broadcasts every Thursday. To listen to this show, go to http://opentohope.com.

About Dr. Heidi Horsley

Dr. Heidi Horsley, PsyD, LMSW, MS, is a bereaved sibling and a licensed psychologist and social worker. Dr. Heidi is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Open to Hope (http://opentohope.com) Foundation and an adjunct professor at Columbia University. She has a private practice in Manhattan, NY specializing in grief and loss. She is also author of “Teen Grief Relief” and “Real Men Do Cry”. She holds graduate degrees from the University of San Francisco, Columbia University, and Loyola University.

About Dr. Gloria Horsley

Dr. Gloria C. Horsley, PHD, MFT, CNS, is a bereaved parent, and has worked in the field of family therapy for over twenty years. Dr. Gloria is Founder and President of the Open to Hope (http://opentohope.com) Foundation. She serves The Compassionate Friends as a Board Member. She is co-author of “Teen Grief Relief” and “Real Men Do Cry.” She holds graduate degrees from the University of Rochester, Syracuse, Greenwich and Holos Universities.

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