Dr. Fred Luskin co-heads the Research Liaison & Human Subjects Committee and the Professional Community Committee for the Open to Hope Foundation. He is the Co-Director of the Stanford-Northern Ireland HOPE Projects, an ongoing series of workshops and research projects that investigate the effectiveness of his forgiveness methods on the victims of political violence. He serves as the Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Projects, a research and teaching outreach for forgiveness.
He is a Consultant in Health Promotion at Stanford University and is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. He is the author of the best selling Forgive for Good andForgive for Love. Fred holds a Ph.D. in Counseling and Health Psychology from Stanford University. He currently works as a Senior Fellow at the Stanford Center on Conflict and Negotiation. He presents lectures, workshops, seminars and trainings throughout the United States on the importance, health benefits and training of forgiveness, stress management, and emotional intelligence. Fred is the bereaved parent of Anna, 20.
The Open to Hope Foundation offers the most comprehensive internet based grief community in the world, with over 3,000 articles, 400 radio shows, 300 contributors, and 100 you tubes. Open to Hope is committed to providing hope and resources to grieving individuals after loss, and serves over 2 million annual visitors, with 50,000 radio listeners. Founded by Dr’s Gloria and Heidi Horsley in memory of their son and brother, Scott.
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 Foundation and an adjunct professor at Columbia University. She has a private practice in Manhattan, NY specializing in grief and loss. She serves on the National Board of Directors for the Compassionate Friends, http://www.compassionatefriends.org and on the advisory board for TAPS, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors of those who died in the military http://www.taps.org/
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 Foundation. She served on The Compassionate Friends as a National Board Member for 6 years. She is the author of “Open to Hope: Inspirational Stories of Healing After Loss,” “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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