Giving A Voice To Grief And Recovery

Open to Hope ® is a non-profit with the mission of helping people find hope after loss.

Do you have a child who has lost a grandparent or is fearful of losing one?  There is much in the current news about the “at risk” group that is highly distressing for children.  Marion Donon, clinical psychologist, shares her insights on this topic.  She is the author of The Loss of a Grandparent to Covid-19, Gramps.

 About Open to Hope

Dr. Gloria Horsley, Ph.D., M.S. C.N.S.
Dr. Gloria Horsley is an internationally known grief expert, psychotherapist, and bereaved parent. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Nurse Specialist and past facility member of the University of Rochester. Dr. Horsley hosts Open to Hope television and podcasts. She has made appearances on numerous television and radio programs including “The Today Show and has authored a number of articles and books including Teen Grief Relief. She serves on the Advisory Boards for the Tragedy Assistance Program and the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation.

Dr. Heidi Horsley, PsyD, LMSW, MS
Dr. Heidi Horsley is a licensed psychologist, social worker, and bereaved sibling. She co-hosts the award-winning weekly cable television show and podcast, Open to Hope. Dr. Heidi is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, and an award-winning author, who has co-authored eight books. She serves on the Advisory Boards for the Tragedy Assistance Program, the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation, and the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation.

Visit Open to Hope!

Grief can leave you facing an uphill struggle, but even in the deepest despair, we can find hope. is an online website where people can share inspirational stories of loss and love. We encourage our visitors to read, listen and share their stories of hope and compassion.