GRIEF COACH CERTIFICATION CURRICULUM PROVIDERS 

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We are grateful to the following Grief Thought Leaders for their important contributions to our curriculum.

The GLOBAL GRIEF INSTITUTE prepares our students for a challenging and rewarding career as a Grief Coach. Each of our 5 Certification Program consists of 8 comprehensive courses which each focus on a critical aspect of Grief Coaching services.

 

  • Alan D Wolfelt PhD, Psychology, Social Science, Center for Loss and Life Transition Founder and Director

  • Albert Wong, PhD, Clinical and Somatic Psychology

  • Alfred Adler, MD, PhD, Psychology, Psychiatry

  • Alyssa A Rheingold, PhD, Psychiatry

  • Annah Elizabeth, Five Facets Philosophy on Healing™ Founder and Creator

  • Basia Mosinski, MB MFA, Mind, Body, & Spiritual Alignment Coach

  • Carl Gustav Jung, PhD, Psychiatry, Psychology

  • Carla Stumpf-Patton, EdD, LMHC, NCC, FT, CCTP

  • Charles Jacob, PhD, Psychology

  • Christine Duminiak, After-death Communication Expert, Author, Speaker

  • Colin Murray Parkes, PhD, Psychiatry

  • Dale G Larson, PhD, Psychology

  • Darcy Harris, PhD, Psychology, Thanatology, Health Science

  • David Kessler, MS Health Care Administration, Bioethics, Grief.com

  • Deborah Rozman, PhD Psychology

  • Dennis Klass, PhD, Psychology

  • Elizabeth Kübler-Ross, PhD, Psychiatry

  • George Bonanno, PhD, Psychology

  • Glen Lord, BS, Founder, The Grief Toolbox

  • Gloria Horsley, PhD, Psychology and Heidi Horsley, PsyD, Psychology, Open to Hope

  • Grief Recovery Institute

  • Henk Schut, PhD, Psychology

  • J William Worden, PhD, ABPP, Psychology

  • Jill Bolte Taylor, Phd, Neuroanatomist

  • John Bowlby, PhD, Psychology, Psychiatry

  • Joshua Black, PhD, Psychology

  • Judith Blackstone, PhD, Psychology, Eastern Religion

  • Justin Yopp, PhD, Clinical Psychology

  • Laurie Burke, PhD, Psychology

  • Laney Rosenzweig, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

  • Ligia M Hoban, MA, FT, FAAGC, CPC, CHT, Center for Transforming Lives

  • Litsa Williams and Eleanor Haley, Mental Health Professionals

  • Lynda Cheldelin Fell, International Best-selling and Award-winning Author 

  • Margaret Stroebe, PhD, Psychology

  • Edith Marie Steffens, PsychD, Psychotherapeutic and Counseling Psychology 

  • Marian Krawczyk, David Clark and Naomi Richards, University of Glasgow End of Life Studies Group, University of Glasgow

  • Mark Keep, MD, Cardiology, Addiction Medicine, Complicated Grief

  • Michael F Roizen, MD, Internal Medicine

  • Michael Ungar, PhD, Psychology

  • Mitch Carmody, GSP, CCP, Grief Educator, Motivational Speaker, Author

  • Peter A Levine, PhD, Biophysics and Psychology, Founder, Somatic Experiencing

  • Phyllis Kosminsky, PhD, Social Welfare

  • Ram Dass, PhD, Psychology, Spiritual Teacher

  • Robert A Neimeyer, PhD, Psychology, Portland Institute for Loss and Transition Director

  • Robin Chodak, Certified Grief, Life, and Spiritual Coach, Master NLP Practitioner, Reiki Practitioner, Best-selling Author

  • Ronald Ruden, MD, PhD, Organic Chemistry

  • Ronnie Janoff-Bulman, PhD, Psychology

  • Ruth Buczynski, PhD, Psychology, National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine President

  • Sharon Ehlers, Award-Winning Author, Speaker, Reiki Master, Certified Master Grief Coach, Advanced Certified Grief Recovery Specialist®, Death Midwife

  • Shelby Forsythia, Author, Podcaster, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist®, Reiki Level II Practitioner, Intuitive Grief Guide

  • Sigmund Freud, MD, PhD, Neurology

  • Stephen Porges, PhD, Psychiatry

  • Stephen Rollnick, PhD, Psychology

  • Steven Jenkinson MTS MSW, Orphan Wisdom School Creator

  • Tanya Lord, MPH, PhD, Clinical and Population Health Research

  • Ted Rynearson, MD, Psychiatry, FAPA, FACP, FRANZCP

  • Terri Daniel, DMin, CT, CCT, Afterlife Conference

  • Thomas Attig PhD, Philosophy, GriefHearts.com

  • Thomas Hübl, Founder, Academy of Inner Science

  • William R Miller, PhD, Psychology