Heidi Horsley, PsyD, LMSW, MS
Professor Heidi Horsley is a licensed psychologist, social worker, and bereaved sibling. She is an internationally known grief expert and co-hosts the syndicated talk radio shows Healing the Grieving Heart and The Open to Hope Show. She is the co-founder and Executive Director for the Open to Hope Foundation, a foundation dedicated to helping people find hope again after loss.
Dr. Horsley is an adjunct professor at Columbia University, and has a private practice in New York City, specializing in grief and loss. She has appeared on ABCs 20/20, and has been interviewed by numerous radio stations and several newspapers including the Washington Post and the NY Daily News.
Heidi holds a Psychology Doctorate from the University of San Francisco, a Master’s degree in Social Work from Columbia University, and a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Loyola University in New Orleans.
For seven years she was a researcher for the FDNY-Columbia University Family Guidance Program, a longitudinal study providing ongoing intervention to families of firefighters killed in the World Trade Center.
Dr. Horsley has written numerous articles on grief and loss and co-authored the books Teen Grief Relief: Parenting with Understanding, Support and Guidance and Real Men Do Cry: A Quarterback’s Inspiring Story of Tackling Depression and Surviving Suicide Loss.
Professors Heidi and Gloria Horsley co-teach the “Bereaved Clients” and the “Family Therapy” Energy Medicine University courses.
Executive Director: Open to Hope Foundation
Radio Show Host: Healing the Grieving Heart
Columbia University: Adjunct Professor
37 West 72nd Street, Suite 1E
New York, NY
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