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Grief and Rebirth: Finding the Joy in Life Podcast

Grief and Rebirth: Finding the Joy in Life Podcast

By Irene Weinberg
Welcome to the Grief and Rebirth Podcast. Author and Trauma Survivor Irene Weinberg is here to encourage you wherever you are on your healing journey. In each episode, she chats with incredible grief and trauma specialists, healers, mediums, and celebs as well as remarkable people who have inspiring healing stories to share. If you’re looking for a podcast that’s both uplifting and inspiring, you’ve found it. Let us help you find your joy in life!
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Cindy Baumann: Grief is a journey that none of us wants to be on, and yet there’s no turning back. The only way out is forward and through.
Cindy Baumann is an Author, a Grief Coach, and a Life Transition Coach who has four adult sons, one of whom is on the Other Side. During the 25 years Cindy co-owned and grew a multi-million-dollar marketing firm, she received numerous professional and volunteer awards and a nomination for The Athena Award, which celebrates leaders for their professional excellence, community service, and for actively assisting women in attainment of their highest potential. Cindy is also the author of a recently released, poignant memoir titled Grief Warrior: A Journey of Hope and Courage to the Other Side of Traumatic Loss. In it she describes her many life challenges including her gut-wrenching grief after the loss of her son Shaun, the incredibly courageous healing path she chose, and the inspiring transformation, rebirth, hope and peace that ensued.
October 05, 2022
Autumn Toelle-Jackson: Will you let the loss overpower your memories of the past and choke out any happiness for the future? Or will you embrace your sadness – and then introduce it to happiness?
Autumn Toelle-Jackson is a wife, widow, mother, survivor, and author who has lived a life filled with great love and titanic losses. The loss of a husband, a beloved cousin who was her mentor, her infant daughter, and miscarriages have left scars on her soul and memorial tattoos on her body, yet Autumn has grown through it all, finding love and motivations to get up each day until those days strung into weeks, then months, then years. In her award-winning book “Boldly into the Darkness: Living with Loss, Growing with Grief and Holding onto Happiness,” Autumn, who is a remarkable role model for healing and Rebirth, shares her incredible story about her miscarriages, the deaths of her daughter, cousin, and husband, her memorial tattoos, organ donation, and how she coped with her profound grief and found the strength to heal.
September 28, 2022
Debra Martin: A renowned medium and healer who has created a unique healing technique used nowhere else in the world, and whose incredible connection with Spirit has aided her work with the FBI and me
Debra Martin is a renowned intuitive healer, an International Research Lab certified medium, the author of six books, and an ordained healing minister. She has had three near death experiences and she is also a survivor of cancer. After her third near death experience in 2012, she had a profound out-of-body experience and a conversation with God. From this experience, her mediumship abilities became heightened, she was given the gift to heal, and she became the creator of a unique healing technique used nowhere else in the world. Debra has been featured in national media, including two A&E documentaries.
September 21, 2022
Becca Piastrelli: Why is the current time we are living in called The Age of Loneliness, and how can we awaken our “wild woman” within?
Becca Piastrelli is a writer, coach, and podcast host.  Her debut book, titled Root and Ritual: Timeless Ways to Connect to Land, Lineage, Community, and the Self, is a beautiful guide that offers a pathway back to connection and wholeness through rituals, recipes, and ancestral wisdom while it encourages us to access our intuition, tune into our bodies, and awaken our “wild woman” within.
September 14, 2022
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: Peggy Green - Helping women move through physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual suffering caused by child suicide
Peggy Green is a mother, a teacher, a survivor, a speaker, a leader, a grief coach, and an Amazon bestselling author who has experienced the loss of two of her four children, her daughter Courtney by accident in 1991 and her son Connor by suicide in 2018. The remarkable ways Peggy overcame these two devastating losses informed her first book, titled Life After Child Loss: The Mother’s Survival Guide to Cope and Find Joy, which has helped hundreds of readers on their grief journey, and her second book, titled Survive Your Child Suicide: How to move through grief to healing, will be available in September 2022. You may not know that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death among adults in the U.S. and the 2nd leading cause of death among people aged 10-24. This is an especially timely interview because it will air in September, which has been designated National Suicide Awareness Month.
September 07, 2022
Noah Hammond Tyrell: A “Jersey boy” turned spiritual mystic who has coached high level entrepreneurs, helped his dad heal from a “death sentence” diagnosis...
Noah Hammond Tyrell’s passion is talking about Spirit, Human Potential, and creating lasting change in ourselves and on this planet. Educated as an engineer, he discovered spirituality through the study of Quantum Physics. A bad breakup in college sent him searching for answers and he became inspired to unlock the secrets of human potential and live a deeply fulfilling life. Noah is now a personal development and self-healing teacher and philosopher who has coached high level entrepreneurs, helped his dad heal from a “death sentence” diagnosis, and helped people to heal old emotional hurts to unlock their higher self and potential.  In addition, he is the co-founder and CEO of Feel-Good Hemp, the only hemp products company that offers a free self-empowerment program and community to its clients.
August 31, 2022
Dr. Lotte Valentin: It is never too late to transform your life’s path: Two dramatic out-of-body Near-Death Experiences, being prompted by Spirit to attend Medical School after Menopause, and trainin
Dr. Ann Charlotte Valentin, also known as Dr. Lotte, is a Naturopathic Physician, a Medical Intuitive, an Ancestral Healer and a Psychic Medium. Lotte, who emigrated to the United States from Sweden, has a gold medal award-winning book in the category of Spiritual Leadership titled Med School after Menopause: The Journey of my Soul, in which she shares her two dramatic out-of-body near-death experiences (NDEs), the years she spent healing her body and integrating her amazing spiritual experiences, how she was prompted by a spirit message to attend Medical School after menopause, and her training at the Arthur Findlay College in England to become an evidential medium, all of which led to her founding and operating an innovative medical clinic called The Center for Integrative Medicine, located in Phoenix, AZ.
August 24, 2022
Laura Moseley: It’s not loyalty that keeps us in bad relationships. It’s unhealed trauma.
Laura Moseley is a single mom of 3, a grandmother, and the courageous survivor of more than 23 years of both sexual and domestic abuse. She is currently involved with social services works, she is a domestic violence advocate, she is a public speaker, and she has a blog called the “Walking Wounded.” The “Walking Wounded” are the victims of domestic abuse, who hide their pain behind smiles, and hide their bruises behind well-placed garments and accessories. They live their lives in such constant chaos that mental health professionals have reported that their brain scans look almost identical to those in the military who have experienced and survived combat situations.
August 17, 2022
Kari Hohne: Things that seem bad can ultimately reveal a silver lining. What challenges you not only makes you stronger but reveals aspects of your unique path
Kari Hohne is a dream analyst, an expert on the recurrent symbols or motifs that inspire our dreams and oracles, the author of 7 books, and a translator of ancient texts such as the Tao te ching and I Ching. As a child, Kari had Out of Body Experiences at the onset of R-E-M, which is the recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs. This brought her an early understanding of the metaphorical nature of dreams, and it later inspired her to study comparative religion and physics to enhance that understanding. In 1991, Kari had a life changing Out of Body Experience and in 1993, she was diagnosed with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. The diagnosis did not diminish her experience of connecting to other realms, and the seizures stopped when Kari began to follow her calling.
August 10, 2022
Rohini Moradi: Did you know that the Akashic Records are like a spiritual database where every thought that can be used as a guide for life's toughest decisions?
Spiritual teacher Rohini Moradi is an Akashic Records specialist, a healer, and the creator of the Magic Inclined community, a private community for people who want to learn to access the Akasha. Rohini was born in Tehran, Iran, when her father ran the only Hindu temple in the city, but a massive religious-military upheaval in Iran altered her life path. After her father’s temple was seized, her family fled to the United States in 1989 as refugees. This uprooting disrupted Rohini’s connection to her higher self and evaporated many deep understandings from her childhood, but a short stint in jail in her late twenties served as a wake-up call and soon after, Rohini stepped into her journey toward self-healing and rebirth.
August 03, 2022
Natalie Vecchione: A true-life story of triumphing over daunting obstacles and finding rebirth by reinventing her career to help those whose lives have been touched by FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Di
Natalie Vecchione is the 9th inspiring interview in our Grief and Rebirth Podcast’s Rebirth series. She is the co-founder of FASD Hope, whose mission is to provide awareness, information, and inspiration for people whose lives have been touched by FASD. She is also the producer and host of the FASD Hope! Podcast series, an FASD parent advocate, a special-needs homeschool parent mentor and a peer support mentor. FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) describes the range of effects that can occur in an individual whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. Natalie’s story is a true-life story of triumphing over daunting obstacles and finding rebirth, which includes reinventing her career into a calling to help those parents, families and loved ones whose lives have been touched by FASD.
July 27, 2022
Andrea Carter Brown: A traumatic event like 9/11 changes you, but with acceptance, living thoughtfully and being honest with what you are feeling, comes healing
Andrea Carter Brown is a renowned poet whose book titled September 12 contains her collection of award-winning poems about 9/11 and its aftermath. She was living a single block away from the World Trade Center on 9/11; her eyewitness account of the attack and its aftermath is described in her impressive, award-winning book that contains masterly poems filled with astonishing beauty and wisdom. September 12, which has won many prestigious literary awards, was published in September 2021 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, and it serves as a haunting memorial to 9/11.
July 20, 2022
Elena Sonnino: Are you ready to be a Magic Maker in your life by turning the walls of should and judgment into doorways of hope and possibility?
Elena Sonnino is a life coach, a motivational speaker, a yin yoga teacher, and the author of Inhabit Your Joy: A Book of Nudges, which nudges us to get rooted, get curious and get alive. Elena blends her personal experiences as a cancer survivor and a teacher leader to inspire people to remove self-imposed obstacles and explore the unexpected with more curiosity, more willingness, and less judgment. Her work has been featured by Rancho La Puerta Wellness Resort and Spa, Four Seasons Hotel in Washington DC, Tiny Buddha Productions, and the Chopra Center.
July 13, 2022
Father Nathan Castle: A Catholic priest who has helped “stuck souls” who died suddenly and traumatically adjust to the afterlife, including Patrick Swayze’s deceased sister!
Father Nathan Castle is a Catholic Priest who is a lecturer, a workshop facilitator, a retreat director, and an author. He has served in campus ministries in California and Arizona for 27 years and he has chaired the Executive Board of the Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA). In his books titled Afterlife Interrupted: Helping Stuck Souls Cross Over and Afterlife Interrupted Book Two: Helping Souls Cross Over, Father Nathan describes the remarkable ways he and his prayer partners help “stuck souls,” who are people who died suddenly and traumatically, to complete their passage to the Other Side of the veil.
July 06, 2022
Paula Chambers: Are you aware that sensing your body and moving with conscious intent are tremendously powerful tools for healing and self-support?
Writer and dance healer Paula Chambers is the 12th inspiring interview in the G & R Podcast’s Rebirth series.  She was raised in Los Angeles by an actress mom and filmmaker dad, grew up steeped in show business, and spent her 20s in that world, working as an Assistant Director in movies and television for five years. Paula changed careers at 29 and spent the next decade in graduate school preparing to be an English professor, finishing her PhD in 2000 and becoming a grant writer, while also managing an online community. In 2010, she discovered NIA Technique mindful dance fitness, fell in love with it and was inspired to become a NIA Technique mindful dance fitness instructor. NIA led to Paula’s self-reinvention from developmental trauma to transformation and Rebirth and brought her both physical and emotional healing.
June 29, 2022
Catherine Gourdier: Suffering an incalculable loss followed by another and another at warp speed to remarkable healing and Rebirth filled with authenticity, optimism, and love
Catherine Gourdier, who is married to Producer Don Carmody and grew up as the eldest of 8 siblings, is the 11th special interview in the G & R Podcast’s Rebirth series. She enjoyed a successful career as an independent sales agent for 16 years, and later transitioned to the film and television industry where she is a second assistant director. The sudden and tragic loss of the 3 biggest loves of her life, her mom Neta Tuepah, her dad Bill Gourdier and her youngest sister Julie compelled Catherine to write her new first book titled Breathe Cry Breathe: From Sorrow to Strength in the Aftermath of Sudden, Tragic Loss.
June 22, 2022
Dr. Rita Louise: The Dysfunctional Dance of The Empath and Narcissist: You can create healthy relationships in your life by healing your childhood trauma
Dr. Rita Louise is a gifted empath, a talented clairvoyant medical intuitive and a best- selling author whose most recent book is titled The Dysfunctional Dance of The Empath and Narcissist: Create Healthy Relationships by Healing Childhood Trauma. She is a graduate of the Berkeley Psychic Institute where she studied meditation, energy medicine, and learned how to perform intuitive clairvoyant readings then after graduation, she returned to school to earn both a degree as a Naturopath and a Ph.D. in Natural Health Counseling. She is also a Reiki Master, a Certified Hypnotherapist, a Certified Mindfulness Practitioner and the Founder of the Institute of Applied Energetics, which trains students in the art of medical intuition, intuitive counseling, and energy medicine plus she has a private practice of her own.
June 15, 2022
Sherri Cortland: Would you like to accelerate your spiritual growth and get your “to-do” list for this incarnation done with much less drama and pain?
Sherri Cortland has served as a Vice President in the life and health insurance field, spent 18 years as a Director of Specialty Sales, and is currently a Project Manager in the travel industry. She is also an author, an intuitive, a workshop facilitator and a spiritual growth accelerator whose mission is to help you get your "to-do" list for this incarnation completed with much less drama and pain. Inspired to begin her search for the truth in the 1980’s after reading Shirley MacLaine’s Out on a Limb, Sherri took a psychic development class that led to her channeling through automatic writing.  Channeled material from her Spirit Guide Group, along with experiences from her personal journey, are documented in her four metaphysical books, over 300 magazine articles, and her radio and conference appearances.
June 08, 2022
Inez Ribustello: What happens when the life you’ve always dreamed of disappears in the blink of an eye?
Inez Ribustello is a writer and entrepreneur whose new memoir titled Life After Windows became a national Amazon best seller within the first week of its launch. In 1998 she graduated from the Univ of N.C at Chapel Hill with a degree in journalism and mass communications, then left for NYC to pursue a career in the culinary arts. It was there that her love for good wine and good food was born, and she knew deep within herself that working at Windows on the World—on the top floor of the Twin Towers—was where she was meant to be. For over two incredible dream come true years, Inez lived in New York City, she directed America’s largest beverage program at Windows on the World, and she drank wine every day and every night. She also learned how to catalogue and recognize thousands of wines, and how to run and manage people, and a business, to success. Then on September 11th, 2001, while she was back in Tarboro for her sister’s wedding, Inez’s dream job evaporated into shattering, thick, black clouds of smoke. The life she’d always dreamed of disappeared in the blink of an eye.
June 01, 2022
Jeff Rasley: A millionaire by the age of 40 who wondered, “Is that all there is?”
Jeff Rasley is a former attorney who is both an author and a public speaker. And Jeff could also be a poster child for Rebirth. He built a successful career in law and business and was a millionaire by the time he was 40. Life was great, and the sports car and Harley were fun. But in his mid-40’s, Jeff began to manifest mid-life symptoms. He seemed to need something beyond family, life, career, and financial good fortune. His wife’s answer to “Is that all there is?” was to suggest that Jeff go trekking in the Himalayas and reconnect with his adventurous and more spiritual side that he had lost in the pursuit of success. That trek transformed Jeff’s life.
May 25, 2022
Claire Villareal: What can Tibetan teachings on reincarnation teach us about living well, and how are life transitions like rebirths?
Claire Villareal is a Buddhist dharma teacher with a focus on bringing Tibetan wisdom into modern life. She began meditating in 1997 and has spent much time in both personal and group retreat since 1999, making trips to Thailand, India and Nepal to study and meditate in traditional settings in those countries, with pilgrimages to Tibet. She earned her doctorate in Religious Studies from Rice University in Houston with a dissertation that explored contemplative ways of knowing and how they speak to the contemporary academic study of mysticism.  Claire is a former Programs Director for Dawn Mountain Center for Tibetan Buddhism in Houston; TX and she is also a former board member for Compassionate Houston. She is currently a member of the Gen X dharma teachers’ community and a faculty fellow at the Jung Center in Houston, TX.
May 18, 2022
Brian Smith: Healing is a choice. We can choose to stay miserable, but our deceased loved ones don’t want that for us
Brian Smith’s remarkable mission is to help others who are dealing with death and a fear of death. After his daughter Shayna Elayne, which means Beautiful Light, passed at the age of 15, his spiritual quest intensified, and he is now an expert on the afterlife. Brian, who has had careers in engineering and business-to-business technology sales, is now a Grief Guide, a Life Coach, the Host of Grief 2 Growth Podcast, and the Author of "Grief 2 Growth: Planted. Not Buried". He is also active on the Board of Helping Parents Heal, the exceptional and inspiring online group that offers an enlightened avenue of relief for the grief that accompanies the death of a child.
May 10, 2022
Rebirth Series: Carol Kirkley - Flawed to the core until a transformative experience awakened her
Carol Kirkley is the 10th uplifting interview in the Grief and Rebirth Podcast’s Rebirth series, and she has an incredible story of grief and rebirth. Carol was raised in a fundamentalist religious home, where she was taught that she was worthless and could never be saved. Eventually the belief that she was fundamentally flawed to the core led to anorexia and suicide attempts until she voluntarily entered a mental hospital for a year. Carol’s healing and rebirth began with a spiritually transformative experience that awakened her to who she is at her core.
May 04, 2022
Robbie Holz: How do our guardian angels and spirit guides help us turn our struggles into successes, aid us in challenging situations, and help us achieve our desires?
Robbie Holz is an internationally respected healer, medium and teacher. She is a frequent media guest and the author of two award-winning books read in over 43 countries, titled Secrets of Aboriginal Healing, and Aboriginal Secrets of Awakening, both of which are incredibly compelling and filled with extraordinary insights. In her newest book, titled Angels in Waiting: How to Reach Out to Your Guardian Angels and Spirit Guides, Robbie tells the story of who, what and why we are here on Earth, offers numerous examples of people contacting their angels and guides and the positive outcomes of this contact, shares the uplifting information she has received regarding earth moving into the love-based fifth dimension, and more.
April 27, 2022
Allyson Roberts: It’s our responsibility as co-creators to heal our wounds. Why? So that we don’t bleed on those who haven’t cut us.
Allyson Roberts is a highly sought- after intuitive guide, healer, and transformation coach who is a Cognitive Behavioral Expert with a global reach and over twenty-five years of experience. She is the creator of Personalized Science, a system that combines Science and Spirituality, and her mission is to show others how the brain keeps us prisoners to the past, and more importantly, teach the tools to break out of unhealthy life patterns and cycles. The author of 3 books, Allyson’s newest, titled “Behind the Power: Raw Courage to Triumph Over Challenges and Connect with What’s Possible,” brings together an authentic, profound compilation of women’s voices: Each of these women faced a life-changing crossroads and each outcome, while different, has one common denominator – trusting in the Universe. Allyson has been featured on major networks, radio broadcasts, newspapers, podcasts, on both live and virtual stages, and more, including Grief and Rebirth Podcast!
April 20, 2022
Rebirth Series: Ann Van Orsdel – Her personal rebirth led to helping her clients create important transformational change in their lives with the highest standards and ethics
Ann Van Orsdel is the 8th inspiring interview in our Grief and Rebirth Podcast’s Rebirth series.  She is an Intuitive Life Coach and Psychic Medium who has been able to connect with Spirit since childhood, but she suppressed her abilities due to religious beliefs and self-doubt. Throughout her teens and early 20’s, she eagerly sought answers to questions about death and the afterlife and after more than 20 years in the corporate world as a Marketing and Advertising executive, Ann felt a strong pull to follow her soul passion which led her to transformation and Rebirth.
April 13, 2022
Rebirth Series: Julie Boyer - Wake up with gratitude every single day!
Julie Boyer is the 7th inspiring interview in our Grief and Rebirth Podcast’s Rebirth series. She is an intuitive business and health coach, an Amazon best- selling author, and the host of the Wake Up with Gratitude Podcast. Julie’s remarkable grief and rebirth journey began after she survived a week-long coma due to a bacterial infection after her 2nd miscarriage. This profound experience taught Julie that every day is a gift and energized a new life mission within her, which is to inspire all of us to “Wake Up with Gratitude” every single day.
April 06, 2022
Faust Ruggiero: Transform your life into a happy, healthy, and productive journey by unleashing the power that’s been inside you all your life!
Faust Ruggiero is a published research author, clinical trainer, and therapist whose professional career spans almost 40 years. He has been in private practice at the Community Psychological Center in Bangor, Pennsylvania for over thirty years, specializing in individual, family, substance abuse, women’s issues, and marital/couples counseling. Faust has practiced his highly successful counseling program, called the Process Way of Life, with over 2000 of his clients. It consists of over fifty internal human processes which can be accessed and developed to help clients address the various conditions that are affecting their lives, and it was recently developed into the award winning The Fix Yourself Handbook. Faust has appeared on television shows, radio shows, podcasts, and his radio show “Fix It with Faust” debuted in June of 2021.
March 30, 2022
Shauna Domalain: Relaying messages from children in Heaven is her specialty. Teaching their moms to connect easily and effortlessly with them is her passion
Shauna Domalain is a transformational medium, a Grief and Death Expert, a Reiki Master, a Life Coach and the author of an easy to read and informative e-book titled I CAN SEE DEAD PEOPLE AND SO CAN YOU.  Her specialty is relaying messages from children in heaven and her passion is teaching mothers how to also connect easily and effortlessly with their children so that they can have peace in their hearts and become inspired to live a life filled with meaning and purpose.
March 23, 2022
Andrew Hahn: Do you believe in miracles? Learn about a miraculous new healing framework that can transform suffering and deep personal issues in only one hour!
Dr. Andrew Hahn is a licensed clinical psychologist and healer whose remarkable life’s work, and personal commitment is to help end a person’s suffering and indeed, to end all suffering through what he calls Life Centered Therapy. He is the Founder of the Life Centered Therapy Training Institute, and he is now the co-author of an incredible new book titled The One-Hour Miracle, A 5-Step Process to Guide Your Self-Healing. It is filled with testimonials of real-life people who have benefitted from Andy’s new approach to healing when other attempts to end their suffering failed. This is a new healing framework that is a blueprint for transforming most problems, be they physical, mental, relational, or spiritual in as little as one hour!
March 16, 2022
Gallery with Austyn Wells: Author, Spiritual Medium, Certified Grief Counselor and Soul Gardener
Irene hosted a heart- warming, enlightening Gallery with the very gifted Austyn Wells, who is a best- selling author, a spiritual medium, a certified grief counselor and a soul gardener. Austyn powerfully combines her intuition and mediumship with shamanism, energy medicine, and sacred ceremony to bring about healing, and she is passionate about empowering people to create soul-centered lives. This was an incredible event that provided much healing for all. There will continue to be more of these wonderful Galleries hosted by Grief and Rebirth podcast, so enjoy this truly special Gallery with Austyn and stay tuned for more to come!
March 09, 2022
Lisa Kohn: “The best seats I ever had at Madison Square Garden were at my mother’s wedding, and the best cocaine I ever had was from my father’s friend, the judge.”
Lisa Kohn is the author of her award winning memoir to the moon and back: a childhood under the influence. Born in NJ to hippie parents and raised in New York City’s East Village in the 1970s, Lisa’s early years were a mixture of encounter groups, primal screams, macrobiotic diets, communes, Indian ashrams, Jefferson Airplane concerts in Central Park, and watching naked actors on off-Broadway stages during the musical HAIR. By the time her older brother was ten, Lisa’s father had him smoking pot. By the time Lisa was ten, Lisa’s mother had them pledging their lives to the Unification Church, also called the “Moonies,” and the Moonies’ self-appointed Messiah, the Reverend Sun Myung Moon.
March 02, 2022
Frances Rae Key: Each soul on Earth is a member of a spiritual team with both overarching and specific missions in life
Frances Key (Frankie) is a writer, a musician and a former teacher of music and English as a Second Language. Nineteen days after her mom, Gloria Crystal Key, who was called "Teddy," had died, Frankie was on a plane to NYC to see her daughters. She looked out the plane at the glorious clouds and asked Teddy a question: “Mom, is there any distance for you?”, and she received an answer. It was not an intuitive answer but a concrete one – she heard Teddy’s voice with its beautiful Australian lilt, and while it was indeed inside her head, it also seemed to be outside of her as well. Thus began a conversation that lasted more than a year. Frankie hand-wrote the information Teddy gave her and compiled it into 4 books called "The Team: A Mother's Wisdom from the Other Side." These remarkable books contain 100 spiritually transformative insights from an expanded, unobstructed point of understanding.
February 23, 2022
Samantha Ruth: Empowering grieving people around the world to turn their pain into their power and live life on their own terms
Samantha Ruth is a Transformational Psychologist, a Speaker, a podcast host, and the Best Selling Author of 3 books titled Women Who Illuminate, Life Lessons in Success and her most recent titled Permission Granted: Discover How Life Changes When You Give Yourself Permission. Not only is Sam’s mission to change the way the world views grief and mental health, she helps people turn their pain into their power by guiding them to be their true selves and she also founded what she calls Griefhab, a 24/7 support community open to anyone who has experienced a loss.
February 16, 2022
Rebirth Series: David Richman - Escaping his first marriage to an abusive alcoholic, getting his children to a better place, and using that experience to live a healthy life
David Richman is a Coach, Consultant, financial services professional, a public speaker, and the author of an incredibly moving book titled Cycle of Lives – 15 People’s Stories, 5000 Miles, and a Journey Through the Emotional Chaos of Cancer. His incredible rebirth story includes escaping his first marriage to an abusive alcoholic, getting his then 4 -year-old twins to a better place, and using that experience in addition to his sister’s diagnosis of brain cancer to stop smoking and lose 50 pounds. He then went from sedentary to becoming an impressive endurance athlete, completing 18 Ironman Triathlons and hundreds of other endurance events.
February 09, 2022
Amy Carpenter: Our wounds are what make us strong, empathetic and aware, and make us champions for others
Amy Carpenter is a youth advocate, psychotherapist, relationship coach and bestselling author. She has over twenty-five years of experience teaching young people about sexual assault awareness and prevention through personal empowerment, healthy relationships, and sexual ethics. Her work has been featured on CBS, NBC, MARKET WATCH, and hundreds of nationally syndicated newspaper and magazine outlets. She is the founder of the Be Strong, Be Wise Sexual Assault Awareness and Safety program, and the author of two books in the bestselling Be Strong, Be Wise series. Her work equips young people with important internal tools that increase confidence and support healthy relationships on all levels.
February 02, 2022
Katharine Branham: How she found & used her superpowers to help people after enduring a traumatic childhood
Psychic/Medium Katharine Branham has conducted over fifty thousand psychic readings in the past eleven years. She has incredible gifts that seem to have been inherited at birth and several that she learned along her spiritual journey. As a Psychic Medium who is also an Open Channel, Katharine can tap into the Spirit World without blinking an eye. Her many Superpowers include remote viewing, clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, and energy healing, plus she is a medical intuitive. And she is also the author of a newly released, inspiring memoir titled How I Found my Superpowers: An Introduction to the Spirit World. It describes Katharine’s traumatic childhood filled with abuse, the "otherworldly" friends who came to help and support her, and the many ways she later began using her superpowers to help people.
January 26, 2022
Shelly Wilson: Embrace the magic within you and live an inspired life!
Author Shelly Wilson has a BS in Business with a minor in Psychology. She is also an intuitive, a medium and a conscious creator who is passionate about helping people wake up to their greatness. In 2010 Shelly decided to make the conscious choice to stop existing and to start living, which brought about significant transformation in her own life. Now she actively supports others as they navigate their own journey into consciousness to experience aliveness. Her four books, titled 28 Days to a New YOU, Connect to the YOU Within, Journey into Consciousness and her latest, Embracing the Magic Within, are available in paperback and eBook. Shelly loves to empower people!
January 19, 2022
Rose Henry: What does it truly mean for people to look inside and illuminate their inner selves?
Rose Henry is a Reiki Master, a spiritual coach and the Founder of Intuitive Holistic Services. She was born in the Welsh Valleys and has lived in Africa, Australia, and now Northern Ireland. After she left her secure corporate job in Australia and came back to the UK, she began her work as a spiritual coach, utilizing her deep understanding of energy, balance, and healing. She offers her clients valuable insights about their physical lives while helping them to enrich their souls, tying a logical, real-world approach to her spiritual one.
January 11, 2022
Jane Asher: The metaphysical relationship between a mother and daughter that grew stronger through death
Author Jane Asher has an insightful, enlightening new book titled The Next Room. It is a fascinating story that transcends space and time, of a relationship between mother and daughter that grew stronger through death.  Written together, by initially enlisting interpretation through a psychic medium, The Next Room takes us on a daughter’s journey learning eternal life lessons about forgiveness, grief, grace, gratitude, and the limitless love of all, God.
January 05, 2022
Elizabeth Boisson: Life to Afterlife – Helping Parents Heal, The Book
Elizabeth Boisson is the remarkable President and Co-Founder of Helping Parents Heal, the inspiring non-profit organization that offers an enlightened avenue of relief for the grief that accompanies the death of a child. Elizabeth is also a contributor to the incredibly touching, uplifting book titled Life to Afterlife – Helping Parents Heal, The Book, which is based on the documentary created by Producer Craig McMahon titled “Life to Afterlife: Mom, can you hear me?”  This stirring documentary explores the significant shift in perspective that progressed as 17 parents who are members of Helping Parents Heal developed communication with their child in spirit, and Life to Afterlife – Helping Parents Heal, The Book beautifully reveals that our loved ones on the Other Side are indeed happy, healthy and whole!
December 29, 2021
Heidi Connolly: Could it be that each of us is a visiting angel on vacation in each lifetime?
Heidi Connolly is an author, medium, intuitive coach and spirit-minded musician. After graduating Harvard University, she became a professional musician, worked as a corporate trainer in human resources, and went on to become the owner of Harvard Girl Word Service, a writing, editing and self-publishing consultation business. Heidi’s endearing and magical new book is titled The Gateway Café. Laced with spiritual wisdom, transformative insights, and delightful humor, The Gateway Café explores a compelling journey of awakening for Heidi’s teenage protagonist named Thimble Allegra Smith. Through Thimble, Heidi explores the spiritual truth that we are all spirits on an evolutionary path who visit Earth many times to experience, learn and evolve.
December 21, 2021
Molly Weisgram and Chris Maxwell: Miracles still do happen - Their journey from the unimaginable depths of calamity to a new life filled with deep truth, growth and transformation
Molly Weisgram is a gifted author who earned her undergraduate degrees in English and Psychology and her master’s degree in Communication Studies from the University of South Dakota. She has also studied with the Centers for Spiritual Living and graduated from its Spiritual Practitioner Program. Molly’s debut book is titled The Other Side of Us: A Memoir of Trauma, Truth and Transformation. It tells the inside story of her husband Chris’ devastating illness, how she and her four children survived his deep and sudden decline in health and Molly and Chris’ inspiring and remarkable journey towards his truly miraculous recovery to rebirth.
December 15, 2021
Jesse Brisendine: Heartfelt coaching that helps a person find the silver lining in any situation
Jesse Brisendine is an award-winning speaker, a best-selling author and a world-renowned Transformational Coach. He educates and empowers individuals and organizations to move beyond their limitations, and he has worked with thousands of people around the world. Business leaders, Hollywood celebrities, mental health professionals, entrepreneurs, medical professionals, and educators have utilized Jesse’s services to break through limiting beliefs, uncover their unique purpose, and create fulfilled lives. In addition, Jesse has personally mentored nearly 2,000 people on their healing journeys after the loss of loved ones.
December 08, 2021
Rebirth Series: Kursive - an inspiring hip-hop artist who has dealt with much tragic loss in his young life by channeling his efforts into artistic expression and through entrepreneurship
Hip-Hop Artist Kursive, who lives in Maryland, is the 5th incredibly inspiring interview in our Rebirth series. He has dealt with much tragic loss in his young life by channeling his efforts into artistic expression through music, by practicing humility and gratitude, and through entrepreneurship via his record company, an apparel brand, and other businesses. Kursive recently wrote a song titled "Reminds Me of You" which has helped him express his grief and loss. The song is dedicated to his brother, and is also written for his cousin, his best friend, his mother and another good friend, all of whom he has lost. You will hear the words to this song during this interview!  **WARNING: EXPLICIT LYRICS**
December 01, 2021
Jacob Cooper: A Near-Death Experience when he was just 3 years old brought Jake fascinating insights into the mystery of life on the Other Side
Jacob Cooper is a remarkable therapist and healer who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New York. He is also a certified hypnotherapist who specializes in past life regression hypnotherapy and a Reiki master who has been featured in multiple media outlets. Jake is the author of a thought provoking and inspirational book titled Life After Breath: How a Brush With Fatality Gave Me a Glimpse of Immortality, which begins with the astounding NDE Jake experienced when he was just 3 years old that profoundly impacted his life. I was entranced reading about Jake’s struggles with school, family relationships, his strict Orthodox Jewish upbringing and more that contributed to the incredibly challenging road he travelled to become who he is today.
November 24, 2021
Deb Levine: Embracing and accepting all that makes you whole–both the shadow and the light
Deb Levine is an authentic and highly gifted Medium, Intuitive and Certified Sound Healer who is originally from Philadelphia and currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. She received her Bachelor of Arts in advertising from Penn State University, followed by a 10-month stint at the Art Institute of Phoenix, where she received a diploma in baking and pastry arts. Even though Deb experienced a spiritual calling during her childhood, she stifled it to pursue a career in radio advertising sales and raise her 2 children. In this interview, Deb talks about her journey to allowing her intuitive abilities to blossom, the development of her mediumship, her Soul Wisdom services that support both healing and empowerment and more.
November 17, 2021
Jeffery Olsen: His profound Out of Body, Near Death and After- Death Communication Experiences
Jeffery Olsen is a truly remarkable man with an incredible story of perseverance, inner strength, grief and rebirth. After a horrific automobile accident took the lives of his wife and youngest son, also inflicting multiple life-threatening injuries to him, including the amputation of his left leg, Jeff found the courage to survive over 18 surgeries and eventually heal both physically and emotionally. Professionally Jeff is a gifted Creative Director with many accolades to his credit. He is also a Spiritual Leader, a Mentor, an Author, a Shaman and an International Speaker, whose latest book titled KNOWING: Memoirs of a journey beyond the veil and choosing joy after tragic loss, tells his amazing story that confirms that when we take that last breath, life is not over.
November 10, 2021
Gallery with Shelly R. Wilson: Author, Intuitive, Medium, Psychic and Conscious Creator
Irene hosted a heart-warming, wonderful Gallery with the very gifted Shelly R. Wilson, who is an Author, an Intuitive, a Medium, a Psychic and a Conscious Creator. Shelly and Irene chatted about the difference between a psychic and a medium, how Shelly senses Spirit, and the difference between being spiritually “awake” or “asleep.” Shelly brought through messages from deceased loved ones in addition to psychic messages filled with guidance for the people in attendance. This was an incredible event that provided much healing for all. There will continue to be more of these wonderful Galleries hosted by Grief and Rebirth podcast, so enjoy this truly special Gallery with Shelly and stay tuned for more to come!
November 03, 2021
Sarah Watkins: Rebirthing herself after a life filled with devastating pain and grief
Sarah Watkins is a Certified Life & Wellbeing Coach who helps women feel more clear, confident and in control of their habits, health and life. A few years ago, Sarah found herself in the middle of a major health crisis. She was suffering debilitating pain, feeling lost and feeling powerless. Her life was at a standstill. Nobody had answers. And no one was offering her any hope. That is when Sarah chose to take full responsibility for her own body and begin to help it to heal. That choice led Sarah to become certified as a Life Coach, a Culinary Nutrition Expert, a Plant Based Cooking Instructor and a Health Coach. And as her health slowly began to improve, Sarah began to regain trust and belief in herself. She found answers, she was free of pain, and she became empowered, which fueled a passion to help other women also overcome their personal challenges to be able to achieve their goals and dreams.
October 27, 2021
Andrew Hahn: Are You Ready to Change your story and Change Your Life?
Andrew Hahn is a holistic psychotherapist who has specialized in healing trauma for the past 27 years. His doctoral training as a Doctor of Psychology was very extensive and diverse, but a few years after he graduated, Andy became the director of training at a local clinic when he began to have some psychic experiences that were outside the realm of typical Western reality. Following the lead of his intuition, Andy completed two years of intensive holistic study, and this led him to conclude that he could get better results by combining what he had learned during those past two years with his traditional training. Andy founded the Life Centered Therapy Training Institute, through which he has trained people throughout the United States and Internationally.  His life’s work and personal commitment is to help end a person’s suffering and indeed, to end all suffering.
October 19, 2021
Raina Irene: A mother’s unending bond with her son, both on Earth and in Spirit
Raina’s memoir is titled Because of Josiah: The Sacred Alchemy of a Mother’s Unending Bond with her son in Spirit. It was her son Josiah’s sudden departure in 2017 that shifted Raina’s awareness, taking her on a dynamic journey from heart-shattering grief to the stunning realization that their bond is unbreakable and still thrives. With Josiah serving as her teacher, Raina has learned to recognize, interpret and respond to the messages received from loved ones in Spirit. She now works with mothers who also have children-in-Spirit, helping them to understand that communication with their child is not only possible but happening all the time.
October 13, 2021
Sherokee Ilse: Losing 3 babies of her own prompted her to mentor grieving parents, helping them move from deep anguish and despair
Sherokee Ilse lost 3 babies of her own through a miscarriage, a full- term stillborn son and an ectopic pregnancy. She has two living sons and she is one of the early pioneers in perinatal loss and bereavement. Not only is she the author of 18 books and booklets about loss and healing, including her first and most popular self-help book for parents and families titled Empty Arms: Coping with Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death, Sherokee also speaks, trains and consults across the globe. Miscarriage, stillbirth, NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) losses and sudden infant death along with child loss and general bereavement have been Sherokee’s areas of expertise for the past 30+ years.
October 06, 2021
Mary D’Agostino: The Powerful Intervention of Spirit, the Miracles that have appeared, and Spiritual Growth, Healing and Rebirth
Mary D’Agostino is the owner of a Holistic Healing Arts Practice called Heart of Gaia Creative Healing Arts, where she employs her gifts as an Intuitive Guide, a spiritual counselor, a soul medium, a Reiki Teacher and Practitioner, and an Educator in the Intuitive Arts to generate healing and transformation for her clients. She is also the Author of a riveting, historical fiction/fantasy that is the first in a trilogy titled Into the Forest: A Maiden’s Journey and she has another book titled 111 Days of Divine Intervention: A Mother’s Healing Journey coming out this spring.
September 29, 2021
Jenny Dilts - Viewing Death as a stepping-stone to growth
Jenny Dilts supports people who have been touched by grief, either through the death or loss of a loved one, or through life’s experiences. As a Certified Grief and End of Life Coach, she holds space for them as they explore their individual grief and what it means to them, helping them rebuild their lives in gratitude and love. Jenny brings warmth, light, and healing into the grief experience through active listening and powerful questions that can help a grieving person discover new insights and access the greatness and answers that already lie within that person.
September 22, 2021
Rachel Engstrom - Navigating the cancer world from wife to widow, grief and loss to healing and helping others
Rachel Engstrom’s book Wife Widow Now What? How I Navigated the Cancer World and How You Can Too is a life changer for those facing cancer, their caregivers and anyone else who wishes to strive for happiness and fulfillment despite tremendous hardships. Rachel was only twenty-eight years old when her thirty-five- year- old husband was diagnosed with cancer. She had to research and dig deep to find the resources that adequately met her needs regarding diagnosis and treatment decisions, time off from work, disability, navigating insurance, finding support groups, and locating resources to provide additional funding. It was through all this and more that Rachel became a resource who could connect others to those cancer resources as well. After her husband passed, Rachel moved herself forward from pain, suffering and intense grief to a successful new life filled with love and Rebirth.
September 15, 2021
Seta Araz Shahinian – Energetic healer who prays for us to be released from curses, evil eyes, hexes and jinxes we ourselves have created, inherited or have had imposed upon us by others
Seta Araz Shahinian is an energetic healer and conduit of healing and transformation for people throughout the world. She can perceive the energetic template that encompasses a person’s mind, body and soul and identify the patterns, states and conditions that define our current lifetime. Through prayer, she focuses on releasing curses, evil eyes, hexes and jinxes we ourselves have created, inherited or ones that others have imposed upon us and she also attends to ailments of the mind, body and most importantly the often-neglected soul. As she is often known to quote, “An intention plus prayer equals a healing. Another favorite quote is “When energy flows, health ensues.” Her priority is always to help release the various blockages and impediments that obstruct energy along energetic pathways and within organs and systems.
September 08, 2021
Ingrid Honkala Ph.D. - The marine scientist who drowned at age 2 and met "Beings of Light" who have guided her through a lifelong journey of miracles
Dr. Ingrid Honkala is a Marine Scientist, an author, a Light Worker, a Meditation Teacher, a Reiki Healer, and an International Speaker. When she was little, her parents discovered that she could see and hear things that no one else could. All this seemed to be tied up with the aftermath of Ingrid’s near-death experience (NDE) when she drowned at the age of two. Not long after, she started to communicate with “Beings of Light” who have guided Ingrid through a journey of miracles, not just around the world but also through the barriers of time. Ingrid details her fascinating life and her experiences with the “Beings of Light” in her very compelling book titled A Brightly Guided Light: How a scientist learned to hear her inner wisdom.
September 01, 2021
Karen Stein – Healing emotional and physical distress from stored trauma that can create metabolic and emotional disturbances
Karen is a Holistic Health Coach, a Myers Detox Coach, and a NES Bioenergetics Practitioner. Her specialty is incorporating healing both in the body and energetically. Karen utilizes Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis to uncover hidden heavy metals and mineral imbalances in a person’s body, then she helps detox those metals by creating customized protocols based upon what metals and imbalances are identified through the Hair Mineral Analysis. She also offers education to her clients regarding nutrition counseling, ridding our body and environment of toxic chemicals and heavy metals and complimentary healing modalities including numerous devices that deliver healing frequencies, especially the Healy Quantum Sensor.
August 25, 2021
Grief and Rebirth LIVE – Author Melissa Lyons and Irene speak about their new healing support group called The Healing Table
Author Melissa Lyons and Irene talk about The Healing Table that was created because they felt there was a need for more consistent support during the healing and transformational phases of people’s lives, especially when people are feeling alone. This will be a safe and supportive environment and people will be surrounded by the vibes and strength of our new community to remind them that they are more than OK. Best yet, there will now be this wonderful community of newfound friends who will understand each other at a deep and powerful level.
August 18, 2021
Dr. Marni Hill Foderaro: Surviving and healing from Domestic Violence, Narcissistic Abuse and Parental Alienation by Embracing Spirituality, leading to Rebirth
Dr. Marni Hill Foderaro is an award- winning educator, a speaker and the author of an inspirational book of spiritual miracles titled God Came To My Garage Sale. Marni earned her doctorate in education and completed her postdoctoral studies at Harvard after a successful and rewarding 35 -year career as a high school special education teacher, with 12 years as a university adjunct professor. Her critically acclaimed Spiritual fiction "God Came To My Garage Sale," an award-winning finalist in the 2020 Best Book Awards sponsored by the American Book Fest, tells the story of a questioning Atheist woman who experiences numerous Spiritually Transformative Encounters. In addition to her speaking engagements and various writing endeavors on embracing Spirituality after surviving Domestic Violence, Narcissistic Abuse and Parental Alienation, Marni is a contributing author to numerous Best-Selling anthology books.
August 11, 2021
Pamela Kirkpatrick: Sound Healer and Intuitive
Pamela is a sound healer and intuitive who came into this world with healing hands and the gift of song. She has been composing music since she was 3 years old and at age 11, she began transcendental meditation. A certified Kundalini yoga teacher since 1995, Pamela has certifications in Reiki and other healing modalities that combine her vision, gifts, and love to uplift the spirit. And she is also a classically trained actress who enjoys singing jazz and the blues.
August 04, 2021
Lou Magrone: Speaker, Philanthropist and Founder of Walk in Sunshine Charity
Lou Magrone’s wife Francine gave birth to a beautiful baby boy named Joseph Louis on January 6, 2017. But sadly, every parent’s nightmare was now their reality: their son was stillborn and he was laid to rest a week later. This tragedy inspired Lou to create Walk in Sunshine Charity, whose mission is to provide assistance to families in the New Jersey area who have lost a young child, and additionally, it provides online resources for families all around the world.
July 28, 2021
Gallery with Medium Cheryl Murphy: Clairvoyant, Healer, Ordained Minister, Certified Hypnotherapist and Intuitive
Irene hosted an amazing Gallery with the very gifted and loving Cheryl Murphy, who is a Clairvoyant, Healer, and an Ordained Minister, as well as a certified Hypnotherapist and Intuitive. Cheryl and Irene chatted about Cheryl’s work as a Medium and Psychic, how she senses Spirit, common ways Spirit comes to each of us, how we can connect with those in the Spirit world, and how Cheryl communicates with a deceased loved one who speaks another language. This was an incredible evening that provided much healing for all in attendance. There will continue to be more of these wonderful Galleries hosted by Grief and Rebirth podcast, so enjoy this truly special Gallery experience and stay tuned for more to come!
July 25, 2021
D.Mitry Gelfand: A Writer/Director whose daughter inspired him from the Other Side to create a movie
D.Mitry Gelfand is a writer and director whose daughter inspired and helped him from the Other Side to create the movie My True Fairytale. A classically trained pianist originally from Minsk, Belarus, D.Mitry made his way into cinema via theater, his plays staged off-off-Broadway and, in 1998, at the Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference in Connecticut. D.Mitry’s most recent film, "Shade of Music," drew accolades at festivals and aired on Seattle public television. In May 2017, D.Mitry’s 17-year-old daughter died after her car crashed into a tree. But she's been with him in the nearly three years since, D.Mitry says — leading and guiding him as he wrote and directed the movie My True Fairytale.
July 14, 2021
Peter Panagore: Writer, Teacher, and Public Speaker who sees into the souls of people
Peter holds a BA in English from the Univ of Massachusetts at Amherst and he earned his Master of Divinity at Yale University. He is a husband, father, grandfather, a two-time near-death experiencer, a storyteller, an ordained pastor, a writer, a best-selling book author, an entrepreneur, a public speaker, a tv talent, a producer, and more. And he also sees into the souls of people. Peter wrote about his first NDE in his International Best Seller titled Heaven Is Beautiful: How Dying Taught Me Death Is Just the Beginning, which is currently in development for a feature film. He has another book titled Two Minutes for God: Quick Fixes for the Spirit and he is currently working on a book about mysticism for the masses.
July 07, 2021
Susan Hannifin-MacNab: Social Worker, Grief and Trauma Educator and Author
Susan’s entire world flipped upside down when her husband was killed in a tragic car accident, leaving her to pick up the shattered pieces of her young family’s life. She eventually came to the realization that action and intention are the two pillars needed to build a powerful roadmap for healing mind, body, and spirit, which is the foundation for rebirth. Susan combined her extensive professional knowledge and deeply moving personal experiences in her 5- time award-winning book which is used by mental health practitioners and bereaved communities worldwide. Titled  A to Z Healing Toolbox: A Practical Guide for Navigating Grief and Trauma with Intention, the book is a wonderful tool to accompany a person’s healing journey through grief.
June 30, 2021
Jeff Janssen: Author and Educator who helps people find soul-satisfying answers to life’s biggest questions
After almost suffering a widow maker heart attack at the relatively young age of 42, Jeff started seeking answers to Life's Biggest Questions such as: who am I, why are we here, and what happens to us when we die? His serious quest to discover solid and soul-satisfying answers to his questions led Jeff to the stories of over 2,500 NDE accounts which were synthesized into his enlightening new book that is titled 10 LIFE-CHANGING LESSONS FROM HEAVEN: Discover Who You Really Are, Why You’re Here, and How to Find and Fulfill Your Life’s Sacred Purpose.
June 23, 2021
Rebirth Series - Karen Wilson – Rebirth after the loss of a child
Karen Wilson, who lives in Toronto, is the fourth incredibly inspiring interview in our Rebirth series. Her grief journey began when she lost her only child Nick in March of 2017. Nick was 22 years old and died in a car accident. Karen did not know how to survive and did not know if she wanted to. But from the very beginning of her grief journey, Karen was compelled to find Nick again. That journey led Karen to a wonderful new connection with Nick that later propelled her to rebirth and enabled her to live her soul purpose.
June 16, 2021
Sharon Farber: Medium, Author and Mediumship Mentor who is also a massage therapist, energy healer and artist.
Sharon graduated with honors from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst in 1983 with a BA in Sociology. She has been a massage therapist since 1989 and is also a reiki master and a reflexologist. Sharon has studied mediumship at the famous Arthur Findlay College in England, as well as with renowned US, UK, and Canadian mediums. She is the Author of an easy-to-use, empowering book titled Choosing to be a Medium: Experience & Share the Healing Wonder of Spirit Communication, in which she shares her amazing story of becoming a medium through study, not birthright, and reveals how each of us can also become a medium.
June 09, 2021
Casey Gauntt: Author, blogger, and companion to others in grief and healing
After 43 years practicing corporate and real estate law in San Diego, Casey is now retired. Casey's father tragically died by suicide when Casey was 20 years old. And in 2008, Casey's beloved 24-year-old son, Jimmy, who was a rising star and professional writer, was accidentally struck and killed by a car while he was walking home from a party. In his spell binding new book titled WHEN THE VEIL COMES DOWN, Casey shares a stunning revelation he has received, that there is coming a time when there will be no separation between us on this side of the veil and our loved ones on the other side, because when the veil comes down, that is where heaven will be. And the key to unlocking that door is to help others with their healing.
June 02, 2021
Rebirth Series: Melissa Fiore – Rebirth After Divorce
Melissa Fiore, who has lived in northern New Jersey and now resides in Florida, is the third incredibly inspiring interview in our Rebirth series. Her grief journey began in her 20's when she went through a bad divorce that included a custody battle over her young son. Balancing a fledgling business, the challenges of divorce, caring for a dying aunt and more, Missy eventually decided that "I choose to choose me" and, propelled by a spiritual awakening, began to rebirth her life.
May 26, 2021
Amanda Lynne: Kinesiologist, Creator and Founder of Eye-motional Processes (EMP)
Amanda Lynne is a Certified and Registered Kinesiologist with the Australian Kinesiologist Association and a Professional Specialized Kinesiologist of the International Association of Specialized Kinesiologists. She assists clients to identify & transmute their past, present and sub-conscious emotional blocks, helping them to move forward as they Find Freedom, Experience Joy, Embrace Love & Create Empowerment in their lives.
May 19, 2021
Jeff O'Driscoll: Helping Souls Heal
Dr. Jeff O'Driscoll is a retired Emergency Physician, an Intuitive Spiritual Mentor, a Speaker, an Artist and the Author of NOT YET: NEAR-LIFE EXPERIENCES AND LESSONS LEARNED, his award- winning memoir that walks readers through a series of near-death experiences in the Emergency Room that opened a window into the spiritual world. For twenty-five years, Jeff helped more than 60,000 patients to heal their bodies. With candor, humor and empathy, Jeff now helps people to identify their gifts, find their own answers and heal their souls. He delights in bringing people to their Aha moment and he has been quoted as saying, "Helping souls heal, heals me."
May 12, 2021
Live Gallery with Michelle Clare: Psychic, Medium, Angel and Life Guide Communicator and Healer
Irene hosted an amazing Gallery with the very gifted and loving Michelle Clare, who is a Psychic, a Medium, an Angel and Life Guide Communicator, a Life Coach and a Healer. Michelle and Irene chatted about Michelle’s 3 Near Death Experiences, her deep connection with angels and how she met her three life guides during her third Near Death Experience, then Michelle began to connect with audience members’ deceased loved ones. This was an incredible evening that provided much healing for all in attendance. There will continue to be more of these wonderful Galleries hosted by Grief and Rebirth podcast, so enjoy this truly special Gallery and stay tuned for more to come!
May 07, 2021
David Richman: Author, Coach, Consultant
In addition to being an author, coach and consultant, David is an amazing endurance athlete, a financial services professional, and a public speaker who applies the lessons he has learned in his life to enrich and inspire others. David’s beautifully written and incredibly moving new book is titled Cycle of Lives – 15 People’s Stories, 5000 Miles, and a Journey Through the Emotional Chaos of Cancer. It portrays 15 individual cancer stories as it also shares David’s grueling journey riding his bike 5000 miles coast to coast, meeting each of the individuals featured in his book in person along the way. If you or someone you care about is going through cancer or some other major trauma, this thought-provoking collection of astonishing, uplifting stories can surely help you and inspire you.
April 28, 2021
Rebirth Series: Kimberlee Roles - Inspiring Healing and Rebirth
Kimberlee Roles, who lives in Rhode Island, is the second incredibly inspiring interview in our new Rebirth series. At the age of 16, Kim discovered that she was pregnant with her son Michael. His dad broke up with her four months later and she was home schooled for the remainder of her junior year. To get health benefits for her son, Kim began working during her Senior year of high school, and after she graduated, Kim went to college nights and graduated five years later with a degree in Accounting. For many years Kimberlee was just getting by week to week, working for a CPA days and working as a cashier for Home Depot a few nights a week while her parents watched her son. When Kim’s son Michael was 21 years old, Kim was also caregiving her mom, who had health issues, when her mom unexpectedly passed away from adult-onset diabetes and kidney failure, setting Kimberlee adrift. Who was Kim when she wasn’t caregiving her loved ones and working? This was the beginning of Kim’s inspiring healing and rebirth.
April 21, 2021
Dawn Newton: Writer and Former Creative Writing Instructor
In November of 2012, shortly after Dawn was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, she learned that her cancer had the vulnerable EGFR mutation. In her new book titled Winded: A Memoir in Four Stages, Dawn writes about living life to the fullest after being diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. She has been treated with the drug Tarceva for close to eight years and she writes unflinchingly but with great tenderness about both her cancer fight and her struggle with depression. This is a worthwhile read for anyone who has ever struggled with depression, cancer or a chronic illness and it is also a worthwhile read for the people close to that person.
April 14, 2021
Irene Vouvalides: Helping Parents Heal
Irene Vouvalides is the International Vice President of Helping Parents Heal, the Leader of the Helping Parents Heal chapter in Hilton Head and Bluffton, South Carolina, a Helping Parents Heal Caring Listener and the Helping Parents Heal Conference Chair. 
April 07, 2021
Paige Lee: Healer, Intuitive, Teacher, Author, Speaker
Paige Lee’s riveting book is titled Choose to Believe: A story of Miracles, Healing, and the Afterlife. Paige’s grief journey began when her only living birth child, Bryan Frost, was brutally murdered at the age of twenty-three. Starting with a phone call in the wee hours on September 18, 2008, Paige entered the worst nightmare any parent can imagine. Paige was completely consumed by her grief but then, Bryan reached out to her from the afterlife. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: Bryan’s tragic death and how he reached out to Paige from the Afterlife. The ways Bryan now communicates with Paige openly, regularly and clearly. Paige’s extraordinary out of body experience in 2018. Why a person must say YES to conscious suffering before he or she can transcend it. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS PAIGE: What are some of the alternative modalities that have helped you with your grief and what you call “grief surges?” Why is “discernment” so important for spiritual seekers? Why is it important to “choose to believe?”
April 01, 2021
Pamala Oslie - Live aura color readings and what your color(s) means
Pamala Oslie is an author, consultant, radio show host, professional psychic intuitive, and aura expert. She has appeared on many television and radio shows and she has also been featured in many national magazines. Pam has written 4 successful books and has a very extensive clientele, including many celebrities. She has spoken at the TEDx Talks, the International Forum on New Science, Fortune 500 companies, and many seminars for professionals in the psychology, education, health fields and more. Pam was awarded the Holistic Transformational Leader of the Year Award by the Global Association of Holistic Psychotherapy and Coaching. Pam and Irene began the event with an interesting conversation about auras, energy fields and what the colors mean. Pam then read the auras of a few people in the audience. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: What auras, energy fields and the specific aura colors mean. How the colors can help you live a happier, better life. Many “Violets” are here to change the planet. “Yellows” bring people joy. “Greens” are organized and get things done. And information about each of the other 11 aura colors also! What a many-colored aura means. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS PAMALA: How does grief affect a person’s aura? Are special cameras that read auras accurate? What are examples of jobs or careers for different aura colors?
March 24, 2021
Judith A Hancox: MSW, LCSW, BCETS (Board Certified Expert in Trauma Stress), Author
Judith Hancox is a trauma recovery specialist and a licensed clinical social worker with a body, mind, spirit approach to emotional recovery. She has a Masters in Social Work, she is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and she is also a Board Certified Expert in Trauma Stress. Furthermore, she is the author of three books and she is currently working on her fourth titled Transitioning Trauma – Grief and PTSD. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: · If it is PTSD, the shock gets locked in. · A lot of people feel they have to stay sad to honor their child. · We take our trauma with us wherever we go. The best way to release it is from our earthly body. · An amazing story about George Anderson, a world-famous medium, and the spirit of a little girl who was pestering him. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS JUDITH: · What is the link between complicated grief and PTSD? · How does Shiome Therapy, which you created, accelerate trauma recovery by using both traditional and non-traditional modalities? · What is a feeder memory that is usually a childhood memory that feeds into a present trauma?
March 18, 2021
Grief and Rebirth - A look at my first 100 episodes
In just two years, Grief and Rebirth Podcast has now passed its 100th interview and we are closing in on 100,000 people having downloaded our insights-filled, enlightening podcast! To celebrate this milestone, Irene decided to revisit 10 podcast episodes, which was very difficult for her because she absolutely loves every one of her guests and who to choose?! As you listen, she shares why each interview featured here spoke to her for one reason or another. Listen and enjoy! IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: Soul Guide Kerri Hummingbird speaks about the triangle of disempowerment. Psychic Medium Mark Anthony speaks about the lessons to be learned from the shockwave of the pandemic. Positive Psychology Expert Diane Lang talks about how acts of kindness are a win-win for us. Medical Intuitive Julie Ryan shares how she sees health issues and how Spirit works through her. Aura Expert Pamala Oslie shares what she sees when she sees a person’s aura and how a person’s aura colors show a person’s life path. Transformational co-active grief life coach Dr. Elizabeth Hall talks about the “Hero’s Journey” through grief. Psychic Medium Isabella Johnson shares where in each person the soul is located and how each person comes into this lifetime with a Soul Purpose. Corinne LaFont discusses her rebirth, the importance of letting go of toxic relationships and seasons of the life journey as a person evolves. Medium Suzanne Giesemann describes how spiritual beings look to her when she connects with them and their job descriptions. Changemaker Yvonne Heath speaks about the difference between a terrible death and a beautiful death and why people are so scared to death of death.
March 18, 2021
Cheryl Murphy: Medium, Psychic, Animal Communicator, Psychic Investigator, Health and Wellness Intuitive
Cheryl Murphy is an accomplished, multi-faceted Medium, Psychic, Animal Communicator, Psychic Investigator, and also a Health and Wellness Intuitive. She is the founder of The Healing Prayer Circle and a member of Find Me, a non-profit organization focused on locating missing persons. She is also a co-author of the international best seller titled The Last Breath: True Stories of Mediumship, the Afterlife and Messages from Heaven, which is written by mediums from around the world who share their experiences of hope and healing, validating again and again that life is eternal and love never dies. Cheryl wrote Chapter 6, called Spirit Party, in which she shares an amazing experience she had with Spirit. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: The difference between a Psychic and a Medium. How Energy Healing helps a person to heal. What Cheryl’s information-filled Spirit Guide Readings are like. How Cheryl’s deceased dad got a ticket agent to give Cheryl a 1st class seat. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS CHERYL: As a pet psychic medium, what kinds of messages do you receive from both deceased pets and pets who are still alive? Do the deceased retain their personalities on the Other Side, and do you channel messages and information from them for their loved ones on this side? Are you able to find a missing person even if he or she is in another country or no longer alive?
March 12, 2021
Rebirth Series: Dajana Paliokaite
Dajana Paliokaite, who is originally from Lithuania and now lives in London,  is the first incredibly inspiring interview in our Rebirth series.  Her grief journey began when her 39- year- old husband Trevor passed away from cancer when their son Luciano was only 11 months old.  3 weeks after he passed, Dajana heard Trevor call her by her nickname Bean. That was the start of her inspiring healing journey, helping Dajana to find herself and redefine her life. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: How Grief and Rebirth Podcast was a catalyst to help Dajana heal and begin her Rebirth journey. Dajana’s spiritual awakening just after Trevor passed. How her amazing session with Medium Kat Baillie opened the floodgates to Dajana’s spiritual journey, and then Kat also became her teacher. The way Trevor created a miracle to help Dajana with a health issue. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS DAJANA: Did you have support during this very difficult time? What kind of signs does Trevor give you? How are you healing your body?  Are you using any alternative modalities?
March 04, 2021
John Sardella: Retired Educator who is now an author helping those going through the loss of a loved one
After twenty-seven years of marriage, John lost the love of his life when his wife, Margaret, passed away following a seven-year battle with cancer. John looked for a book that would give him space for his pain and inspire him to move forward, but all he found were clinical books written by psychologists. That was John’s motivation to write A Journey Without a Map, which demonstrates the power of connection and shows that, with the proper perspective, a person going through the loss of a loved one can still continue on and live life to its fullest extent. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: The steps John took to work through his grieving process. Why the power of connection is so important to a grieving person. The quality of your friends is more important than the quantity of your friends. Why it is important to have the right people around you when you are grieving.
February 24, 2021
Rosanne Norris: Helping Parents Heal Affiliate Leader, Caring Listener, Reiki Healer, Author
Rosanne Norris’ book beLEEve: A Journey of Loss, Healing and Hope is a touching personal narrative about Rosanne’s spiritual journey after the transition of her 30–year-old son Lee and his dog Buddy. Roseanne, who has a Bachelors in English from Binghamton University, spent her career working at the University’s performing arts center and she is now a Reiki healer, an Affiliate Leader for the organization Helping Parents Heal, and a caring listener for HPH. beLEEve has been ranked #1 in the United States and also internationally in several categories. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: - Why Rosanne wrote her book in the form of a journal. - How her dog Fritz is connected to and a gift from Lee. - Signs Rosanne has received from Lee, especially hawks and the number 34. - The picture Rosanne identified of Lee and his dog Buddy in Spirit, taken by Brazilian researcher Sonia Rinaldi.
February 17, 2021
Elizabeth Boisson: President and Co-Founder of Helping Parents Heal
Elizabeth Boisson is the remarkable President and Co-Founder of Helping Parents Heal, the inspiring non-profit organization dedicated to assisting bereaved parents to become Shining Light Parents by providing support and resources to aid in the healing process. Elizabeth is also the Affiliate Director of the Phoenix/Scottsdale chapter of Helping Parents Heal, the Editor of the Helping Parents Heal newsletter, a Helping Parents Heal Caring Listener and a certified yoga instructor. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: - The shared death experience Elizabeth had with her son Morgan at the base camp of Mt. Everest in Tibet and how it transformed her. - The wonderful resources Helping Parents Heal provides for parents and families of children who have passed. - There are 130 chapters of Helping Parents Heal in the United States and which countries outside the United States also have chapters. - The documentary that features members of Helping Parents Heal called “Life to Afterlife, Mom, can you hear me?” which can be viewed for free on Amazon Prime and YouTube.
February 10, 2021
Suzanne Giesemann: Medium, Channeler of Higher Consciousness, Metaphysics Teacher, Teacher of Mediumship, Author
Suzanne Giesemann is a highly respected mystic, metaphysical teacher, and medium who shares The Awakened Way, which is the path to knowing who you are and why you are here. Be it through her 13 books, her classes and workshops, her weekly radio show, her Messages of Hope documentary or her one -on -one sessions, Suzanne provides stunning evidence of life after death. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: · Suzanne, who served as a Commanding Officer in the Navy and later as an aide to The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was inspired to pursue her current calling after her stepdaughter Susan’s devastating death. · The three principles that are the foundation of The Awakened Way, which is the path to knowing who you are and why you are here. · How Suzanne honed her abilities to be able to share what she has learned from Higher Consciousness with the world. · The ways Suzanne’s Messages of Hope documentary on Amazon Prime and Messages of Hope Radio Show on Unity Online Radio Show came into being. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS SUZANNE: · Suzanne, who served as a Commanding Officer in the Navy and later as an aide to The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was inspired to pursue her current calling after her stepdaughter Susan’s devastating death. · The three principles that are the foundation of The Awakened Way, which is the path to knowing who you are and why you are here. · How Suzanne honed her abilities to be able to share what she has learned from Higher Consciousness with the world.
February 03, 2021
David Roland: Writer, Presenter and Psychologist
Dr David Roland is a gifted writer, presenter and psychologist. His first two books that are published internationally are his memoir titled How I Rescued My Brain and The Confident Performer. David’s latest book titled The Power of Suffering: growing through life crises poses the following profound question: When our world is turned upside down, what does it do to us, how do we survive it and how do we grow as a result? The book details David’s personal investigation into the nature of human suffering by drawing together the inspiring real-life stories of 11 incredible people who survived devastating crises and grew in transformative ways. David not only narrates these stories, but he also examines them through the lens of post-traumatic growth. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: · David’s devastating life crisis that turned his internal compass away from his own needs to love. · Why some people stay stuck in their suffering while others flourish. · The “hero’s journey” that leads to Post Traumatic Growth. · How giving life meaning makes a difference for people who are suffering. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS DAVID: · How does suffering open a person up to become a new version of him or herself? · Does time truly heal? · How do children who have suffered greatly acquire post-traumatic growth?
January 29, 2021
Yvonne Heath: Author and Proactive Living Consultant
Yvonne Heath specializes in bringing death out of the closet. This inspiring nurse turned author, speaker and changemaker has written an incredibly wise book titled Love Your Life to Death. It is a compelling narrative that addresses navigating life to its final passage, motivating people to live their lives fully to help them die peacefully. Yvonne has spoken internationally to medical professionals, business leaders, government staff and volunteer organizations. She has also created empowering workshops, keynotes and an online program that has changed thousands of lives. And she is also a tv and radio host, a blogger and has done a Ted X Talk. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: The lessons Yvonne has learned about quality in life as opposed to quantity of life. How accepting aging helps us to accept dying and why each of us should be afraid of an unlived life. People need “a post” to hang onto in times of despair. How to explain “the circle of life” to a child. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS YVONNE: Why are people so scared to death of death? What is “the talk?” And how does preparing for death mitigate the suffering that comes with grieving? How can we all create more understanding and acceptance regarding aging?
January 13, 2021
Melissa Lyons: International best-selling author and Thought Nutritionist (how deliberate thinking can nourish our souls)
Melissa Lyon’s mission is to share the joy and freedom that is created when we live in the moment and consciously choose our thoughts and reactions. Her passion is to help us cultivate a comforting and healing mindset that allows us to get the most out of our experiences. Both are reflected in Melissa’s unique and wise children’s book that is filled with encouraging words to help a child cope with loss. It is titled I Will Always Love You. Melissa has also written a wise book about pet loss called Until We Meet Again. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: · The miracle that inspired Melissa to write her first book, and how it changed her life. · Her book about pets and loss is interwoven with the Law of Attraction as the pet gives permission to love again. · While reading I Will Always Love You to a child, the reader is also healing. · Why it is important to create an environment focused on hope and love, especially after experiencing loss. · SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS MELISSA: · What is “Thought Nutrition” and how does deliberate thinking nourish our souls? · Why should each of us release feelings of guilt and how can we do this? · What is your heartwarming story about how I Will Always Love You helped a grieving 12-year old girl?
January 06, 2021
Eben Alexander MD, Neurosurgeon, Author/Speaker, and Karen Newell, Co-founder of Sacred Acoustics audio and Co-author with Eben Alexander of Living in a Mindful Universe
Dr. Eben Alexander, Speaker and Author of the New York Times best-selling book Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife with Karen Newell, cofounder of Sacred Acoustics audio which focuses on special binaural beat technology for meditation. Eben and Karen are the co-authors of Living in a Mindful Universe: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Heart of Consciousness. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: · The real reason we exist is about learning and teaching. There is tremendous scientific literation supporting the concept of reincarnation. · How specialized binaural beat technology has enabled Karen to reach expanded states of awareness. · While most people conceive health on a physical, mental and emotional level, there is an all-important spiritual level that also affects health. · The hardships and difficulties in life can gift us with tremendous learning. It is the silver lining of growth, learning and teaching together. · SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS EBEN AND KAREN: · What is remote viewing? · Why is the continuity of souls important in addressing grief? · How are we all connected through the binding force of unconditional love and its unlimited power to heal?
December 30, 2020
David Router, Functional Consciousness and Energy Coach, and Healer along with Lilla Swanson, Business Professional and Shining Light Parent - Founders of Heart and Soul Productions.
GRIEF AND REBIRTH Episode 84– David is a Functional Consciousness and Energy Coach. His amazing ability to see energy enables him to help individuals release embedded patterns of behavior, resulting in stronger personal intuition, enhanced self-healing abilities and sustainable resilience in their daily lives. Lilla is a Business Professional and Shining Light Parent, which means that even though her daughter Alex has left her physical body, her light has continued to shine in her mother’s heart and home. After a tragic car accident ended her daughter Alex’s life, a devastated Lilla found her way to David who helped her to re-connect to her self-love, enhance her intuition and self-heal her grief. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: · The profound Near-Death Experience that transformed David’s life. · How her deceased daughter Alex guided Lilla to heal her grief. · How David’s unique healing work brought incredible transformation into Lilla’s life. · Alex’s amazing Directive to Lilla about David. · SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS DAVID AND LILLA: · David, what exactly is a Functional Consciousness and Energy Coach, and what does a person’s energy look like to you? · Lilla, how has your work with David enabled you to enhance your connection to Alex? · As the Founders of Heart and Soul Productions, you have offered to facilitate a special grief healing workshop for Grief and Rebirth podcast. What would it be like?
December 16, 2020
Who is Irene Weinberg? Author and Host of Grief and Rebirth Podcast
Irene Weinberg is the author of the 5 - Star reviewed book titled They Serve Bagels in Heaven: One couple’s story of love, eternity and the cosmic importance of everyday life. She is also the Creator and Host of this podcast called Grief and Rebirth: Finding the Joy in Life. Having been asked many times to share details of her own life-changing spiritual awakening that happened when her husband Saul died next to her in a tragic car accident, Irene strays from interviewing grief and trauma specialists, healers, mediums and people who have inspiring stories to being interviewed herself! Enlisted to interview Irene for this touching and inspiring interview is her dear friend and one- time sister-in-law Carolyn Parrs, who was an intrinsic part of Irene’s life when she was transformed by her profound spiritual awakening. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: Who Irene was before the car accident. The three amazing and profound messages Irene received that led to Irene’s spiritual awakening. The Heavenly Directive Irene received just after the accident. The Divine Plan between Irene and Saul that led her to write They Serve Bagels in Heaven and create Grief and Rebirth Podcast.
December 09, 2020
Jamie Clark: Psychic Medium, Scientific Studies, Podcast Host, Author
Jamie Clark’s remarkable talents include psychic intuition, mediumship, remote viewing, the ability to locate lost people and animals, and he is also known to be able to help people with business decisions. In addition, Jamie is the Author of the children's book, "The Adventures of Roko and Tookee, The Kids from Mars," the host of Psychic Evolution podcast and he is the creator of the Psychic Evolution Training Cards.
September 30, 2020
Dr. Mark Pitstick: Certified Past Life Regression Therapist, Director of the Soul Phone Foundation, Founder of Greater Reality Living groups, Radio Show Host
Mark Pitstick is a Certified Past Life Regression Therapist, the Director of the Soul Phone Foundation, the Founder of Greater Reality Living groups, and the author of the Helping Parents Heal monthly newsletter column titled “Evolved Souls Don’t Need Long Earthly Lives.” He is also the author of three books that address soul proof, life, death and the afterlife, and holistic guidance for radiant wellness. Furthermore, he has created an uplifting movie called Soul Proof, based on his book titled Soul Proof.
September 18, 2020
Mitch Carmody, Grief Educator, Writer, Author, Artist, Grief Nutritionist, and Intuit
Mitch Carmody is a Grief Educator, a Writer, an Author, a Grief Nutritionist, and an Intuit, who has dedicated his life to helping individuals and families navigate the uncharted territory of death, dying and the bereavement process. After suffering many familial losses from a young age and ultimately the death of his nine-year-old son from cancer in 1987, Mitch struggled not only with the grief journey but also with how grief is processed and perceived in this country. In 2002 he published a book called “Letters to My Son, a journey through grief," which has reached the bereaved in every state and 7 countries. And as a trained hospice volunteer, Mitch has also helped many loved ones and their families through the dying process. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: · Dead is not gone. · Amazing signs from Mitch’s son that have not stopped in over 30 years. · The difference between passive grieving and proactive grieving. · A fascinating story that has to do with the date December 1st.
September 11, 2020
Sandy Alemian: Spirit Medium, Inspirational Speaker, Certified Bereavement Facilitator, Certified Hypnotherapist and Author
Sandy Alemian utilizes an impressive array of modalities to help people heal. She is a Spirit Medium, an Inspirational Speaker, a Certified Bereavement Facilitator and a Certified Hypnotherapist. Sandy is also the author of two books: Congratulations…it’s an angel and What Was God Thinking?
September 04, 2020
Kerri Hummingbird - Author and Soul Guide, Healer, Spiritual Artist and Show Host
Kerri Hummingbird is a Soul Guide who inspires people to live their lives wide awake with an authenticity, passion and purpose that positively impacts others. Her third book is the international best- seller titled The Second Wave: Transcending the Human Drama. Kerri, who has served as a social activist, a leader and a philanthropist, is also the Founder of the Skills Not Pills Movement and the Host of the Soul Nectar Show. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: Why being empathetic is a super- power. The personality crust covers up the truest self, called the Divine Spark and how they are both integral to transcending the human drama. The 3 waves of volunteers described in her book The Second Wave, and why Second Wave people have a serious interest in self-help. What the triangle of Disempowerment is and the differences….and similarities…. between the Victim, the Rescuer and the Perpetrator.
August 26, 2020
Susan Wysoki: Author and Transformation Life Coach for grief groups and individuals touched by loss, especially parents who have lost children
Susan Wysoki is the Author of a powerful, inspiring new book called WINKS from Heaven and a Transformation Life Coach for grief groups and individuals touched by loss, especially parents who have lost children. 
August 20, 2020
Riz Mirza: Trance Channel Medium, Psychic, Author and Shaman
Riz Mirza is widely known as the country’s premier trance channel medium and he is also an Author, a Psychic and a Shaman. Riz has a new book titled The 9 Keys: Messages from the Spirit Guides to Unlock Your Life and Awaken Your Soul. The 9 Keys contains 9 chapters with amazing, life-changing, channeled words of wisdom from significant heavenly Spirit Guides. Princess Diana is one of them…Yes, THE Princess Diana….and I just love that her channeled chapter is dedicated to the subject of healing. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: The time Riz saw Abraham Lincoln in spirit. Princess Di channeled “You must be unafraid to die to truly live.” Every one of us has a “soul contract.” The difference between a psychic, a medium, and a Trance Channel and how our spirit guides connect with us. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS RIZ: What do you experience when you trance channel? Is there religion on the Other Side? What insights and guidance can you share with us about the worldwide pandemic we are all experiencing?
August 12, 2020
Marilyn Kapp: Medium to Celebrities and Author of the new book LOVE IS GREATER THAN PAIN: Secrets from the Universe for Healing After Loss
Marilyn Kapp is a beloved and respected Medium to many celebrities. Her impressive client list includes winners and nominees for Oscars, Emmys, Grammys, Golden Globes, People’s Choice Awards, Director’s Guild Awards, Writers Guild Awards, Outstanding achievement in Casting Awards, and International Film and Music Critic Awards. Her new wise and profound book is titled LOVE IS GREATER THAN PAIN: Secrets from the Universe for Healing After Loss. In it she shares her keen understanding of the afterlife and the beauty in the transition from the physical to the spiritual plane, helping those who are dying, as well as those left behind. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: Marilyn’s first experience communicating with her deceased grandfather when she was 2 years old. How famed Nobel Peace Prize laureate and acclaimed author Elie Weisel became Marilyn’s friend and mentor. Our deceased loved ones go through an adjustment period with a life review that allows them an expanded understanding of the life they led on the physical plane. Channeled insights Marilyn has received about the pandemic. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS MARILYN: Do animals reincarnate like we humans do? Are deceased spouses okay with our marrying again? What happens to the souls of those who commit acts of evil?
August 05, 2020
Chris Lippincott: Evidential Medium, Author and Reiki Healer
Chris Lippincott is an Evidential Medium, a best-selling Author on Amazon and a Reiki Healer who has a passion for letting people know that the bonds of love between our two worlds are eternal and that the spirit world is much closer to us than we realize. Chris’ book Spirits Beside Us: Gain Healing and Comfort from Loved Ones in the Afterlife is the #1 best seller in its category on Amazon. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: The spiritual lightning bolt that changed Chris’ life. What happens to each of us between lives. The spirit world is much closer to us than we realize. How the spirit world is organized and the 3 paths of progress to the higher levels. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS CHRIS: What is the difference between spirit guides and angels? How can a person be sure a medium is following the spiritual code of ethics and integrity? Do you have any insights for people during this “shock wave” that is affecting all of us on Planet Earth?
June 10, 2020
Maria Verdeschi: Psychic Medium, Author, Master Reiki Practitioner, Pranic Healer, Workshop Leader and Speaker
Maria Verdeschi is a psychic medium, an author, a Master Reiki Practitioner, a Pranic Healer, a workshop leader and a speaker who has a passion for letting people know that our loved ones who have crossed over are still with us and want to help us.
June 03, 2020
Mark Ireland - Author and Co-Founder of Helping Parents Heal
Mark Ireland is the Co-Founder of Helping Parents Heal, which has 90 affiliate groups worldwide and 17,000 members. Mark is also the author of two important books that balance spiritual acceptance with critical thinking, shedding light on the evidence for the continuity of life after physical death. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: Mark’s dad Richard Ireland was a renowned 20th century medium whose clients included Mae West, Amanda Blake (Miss Kitty in Gunsmoke), Glenn Ford, and Mamie Eisenhower plus Mark’s personal experience with Mae West when he was a boy. How Mark’s original path changed after the passing of his son Brandon. Cynics vs skeptics, religious concerns over the paranormal and rigid skepticism. The relationship between artistic talent and the psychic which is itself a talent. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS MARK: How does knowing that physical death is not the end help to illuminate the importance of the life we are living now? What are mediumship research studies and how do you screen mediums? What is synchronicity?
May 27, 2020
Austyn Wells - Author, Spiritual Medium, Certified Grief Counselor and Soul Gardener
Austyn Wells is a best- selling author, spiritual medium and soul gardener who empowers individuals to create soul-centered lives. Austyn is also a certified grief counselor who powerfully combines her intuition and mediumship with shamanism, energy medicine, and sacred ceremony to bring about healing. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: How the Spirit world came to Austyn to answer a prayer and show Austyn her future when she was 5 years old. Why many people are experiencing scary nightmares during the pandemic. Coronavirus is an educator in a global classroom. Austyn’s sacred experience honoring her mom both as her mom was dying and after her mother transitioned. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS AUSTYN: In what ways do you help people reacquaint themselves with their essence which is their soul? What are the spiritual opportunities, or spiritunities as you call them, in this global classroom we are all in right now? What motivated you to become a grief counselor with a specialty for children grieving in addition to your calling as a medium?
May 20, 2020
Mark Anthony Live w/Irene Weinberg on May 8, 2020
Listen in as Mark gives insight to the Coronavirus - where we're at and where we're heading during this shockwave we are all experiencing, the lessons we can learn from it, and the potential positive things that can come out of it. "Every generation has its crisis - this is ours. It’s presenting the world a lesson." - Mark Anthony  Watch the FULL video with audience readings here. 
May 13, 2020
Dr. Craig Hogan: President of the Afterlife Research and Education Institute and the Director of the Center for Spiritual Understanding Through Afterlife Communication.
Dr. Craig Hogan is the President of the Afterlife Research and Education Institute and the Director of the Center for Spiritual Understanding Through Afterlife Communication. He is also the author or co-author of four books that focus on after-death communication, healing grief and trauma and more.
May 06, 2020
Karen Marie Jones Meadows: Practical Psychic and Visual Artist/Actress
Karen Jones Meadows is a Producer, a Playwright and Screenwriter, an Actress, a Visual Artist, and a Practical Psychic. Karen utilizes her many healing gifts and talents, which include clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, and clair-empathic abilities to provide guidance for individuals, families, businesses, spiritual centers, civic and community organizations and social gatherings. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: Karen wrote, acts in and tours internationally with the award - winning play she wrote called Harriet’s Return, which is based on the life of Harriet Tubman. How Karen overcame stuttering as a child. Many of us often sit in death and stay closed to the rebirth that leads to change. Dramas in our lives are supposed to help us grow, not keep us stuck in the drama. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS KAREN: What inspired you to become a Practical Psychic? What are your three guided “Alters That Alter” and how do they help people? How did a woman and a French horn teach you to trust the messages you were receiving?
April 29, 2020
Paul Denniston: Founder and Creator of Grief Yoga
Paul Denniston is the Founder and Creator of Grief Yoga, which focuses on the importance of using movement, breath and sound to flow with grief, anger and anxiety in order to access more love, empowerment, liberation and joy. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: The different forms of yoga used in Grief Yoga to bring about healing and transformation. The four steps used in Grief Yoga to channel and release anger, anxiety and unresolved grief. Grief Yoga leads to transformative healing by focusing more on emotional liberation than physical flexibility. Laughter lifts a person’s vibration. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS PAUL: Does Grief Yoga help anticipatory grief? Can Grief Yoga also help and empower grieving children? What is heart touch massage that you offer to the dying?
April 24, 2020
Michelle Clare: Psychic, Medium, Angel and Life Guide Communicator, Life Coach and Healer
Michelle Clare is a Psychic, a Medium, an Angel and Life Guide Communicator, a Life Coach and a Healer who believes that each of us is here with a specific purpose. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: What angels and spirit guides look like and what they do. What a Spirit Team is. There is a different life purpose for each of us depending on what our soul needs are in this lifetime. The difference between an Angel and Life Guide Communicator, a Life Coach and a Healer.
April 16, 2020
Positive in the Pandemic: Gina McConeghy: Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and Registered Environmental Health Specialist for the State of NJ
Gina McConeghy is a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and Registered Environmental Health Specialist for the State of NJ. Since one of Gina’s many responsibilities is to assist people during the pandemic, she uses powerful and effective essential oils to help protect herself both physically and emotionally. During this interview Gina shares the science behind an essential oil’s ability to kill viruses. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: What inspired Gina to become a Certified, Clinical Aromatherapist. What essential oils are and the difference in quality amongst the different essential oils on the market. The science behind an essential oil’s ability to kill viruses. Essential oils that elevate our immune system, especially useful during this pandemic. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS GINA: Do essential oils also address emotional issues, and how? What are your top tips for virus prevention? Can essential oils be delivered directly to our listener’s front doors?
April 01, 2020
Positive in the Pandemic - Diane Lang: Therapist, Educator and Life Coach
Diane Lang is a practicing therapist, national speaker, educator, and certified positive psychology coach who has her master’s degree in counseling and is an adjunct in psychology at Montclair State University. She has written three books, and has been featured in various publications, on TV and on Internet shows. Diane speaks on various mental and emotional health topics including Happiness, Resiliency, Stress management, Parenting and technology, Bullying, Anxiety, and Depression in both teens and adults. She also specializes in Positive Psychology, Positive Education and Positive Parenting. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: Best ways for each of us to cope with change and loss. Effective emotional tools to use during this time of upheaval. Positive ways people can deal with feelings of loneliness and isolation. The happier you are, the more resilient you are. How a person can release anger, frustration and resentment. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS DIANE: How can people best handle long-distance forced separations when they are trying to build or sustain loving relationships during this crisis? What are sustainable happiness habits that are effective both during the pandemic and after it ends? How can we achieve post-traumatic growth once the crisis has ended?
April 01, 2020
Katie Arnold: Longtime editor of Outside Magazine, Elite Ultramarathoner and Author of Running Home: A Memoir
Katie, who is a contributing editor at Outside Magazine, has written for the New York Times, Travel and Leisure, Runner’s World, Elle, and many others.  She is also an accomplished ultrarunner who is the 2018 (LEDVIL) Leadville Trail 100 Run women’s champion. Her new memoir titled Running Home details her inspiring journey through grief during her father’s terminal diagnosis and death, as well as how ultrarunning and a practice of mindfulness helped Katie move through her very difficult life challenges towards healing.
February 19, 2020
Jake Samoyedny: The Compassionate Medium
Medium Jake Samoyedny is known as The Compassionate Medium.  He was recently recognized by The Times Square Press as the #1 Most Recommended Medium in the USA and voted the #1 Best Medium in the United States for 2016 and 2017. Jake is also on the Preferred Provider List for Helping Parents Heal, a national organization for parents who have children in Spirit.  Jake is the author of 3 books titled: The Compassionate Medium, A Pathway to Eternity and Gatekeeper of the Invisible Door.
February 12, 2020
Dr. Terri Daniel: Hospice and hospital-trained clinical chaplain certified in death, dying and bereavement by the Association of Death Education and Counseling
Dr. Terri Daniel is extraordinary.  She is a hospice and hospital-trained clinical chaplain certified in death, dying and bereavement by the Association of Death Education and Counseling, and in trauma support by the International Association of Trauma Professionals. Her work is acclaimed by physicians, hospice workers, grief counselors and clergy for its pinpoint clarity on the process of dying and grieving. Terri is also the Founder of The Afterlife Conference, a transformative experience that helps people learn to perceive loss and grief in a positive new way. The 2020 Afterlife Conference is taking place in Chicago from June 4 – 7.
February 05, 2020
Oriah Mirza: Modern Day Shaman, Trauma Life Coach, Author, Speaker
Fasten your seatbelts!  This interview is going to grab your heart and amaze you.  Oriah Mirza is a unique and special person who personally knows how healing can transform a person’s life.  Not only did Oriah courageously walk herself out of tremendous trauma, pain and suffering, but she now also helps people start their own healing practice and reprogramming journey.
January 29, 2020
Jeannie Zandi: Spiritual Teacher and Director of Living as Love, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting people to live from their essence as Love.
Jeannie is the Director of Living as Love, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting people to live from their essence as Love. A year before the birth of her daughter, Jeannie was plunged into a dark night of the soul that culminated into a radical shift of consciousness.  Grief played a deep role in this transformation and Jeannie playfully claims that instead of meditation, her spiritual practice was weeping.  As a teacher, Jeannie is known for her fearless clarity, tender mercy toward humanness, and a juicy, poetic and often humorous style that speaks to an ongoing revelation of fully engaged living.
January 22, 2020
Julie Ryan: Medical Intuitive, Energy Healer, Psychic, Medium and Author
Julie Ryan is a successful inventor, entrepreneur, and businesswoman who is also a Medical Intuitive, an Energy Healer, a Psychic, a Medium and an Author. Julie’s remarkable book Angelic Attendants: What Really Happens as We Transition from this Life into the Next details the dying process, including the twelve phases of transition we each will experience. Her newest book geared for children is called Angel Messages for Kids.
January 15, 2020
Karen Stein - Certified Health Coach, Certified Pregnancy Health Coach and Trained Metal Detox Coach
Karen Stein, who is a Certified Health Coach, a Certified Pregnancy Health Coach and a Trained Detox Coach, is the wife of a cancer survivor who had 5 different forms of aggressive cancers. He has been cancer-free for 12 years. Not only did Karen dramatically change her husband’s life when the severe cancer incidents that kept recurring in his life halted, but the extreme stress caused her to develop her own autoimmune issue which she was able to bring under control naturally. Karen also shares how detoxing from heavy metals and balancing mineral levels at the cellular level can relieve depression, anxiety, fatigue, and brain fog that can exacerbate the grieving process. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: A person who has lost a loved one to a disease or illness that may be genetic or run in the family can become empowered to make easy changes so that the genes that turn on these conditions will not be triggered. How mineral imbalances and heavy metals cause depression, anxiety and fatigue among other health issues that can exacerbate the grieving process. Aluminum toxicity can affect the brain and contribute to dementia. How the “good, better, best” approach to removing toxic chemicals from our food and products that go in, on and around us can help with grieving. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS KAREN: What exactly does a certified pregnancy health coach do? How did you overcome your own autoimmune disease naturally? Can mineral and heavy metal testing via hair tissue analysis also be done on young children?
January 09, 2020
Andrea Wilson Woods - Author of Better Off Bald: A Life in 147 Days. CEO and Co-founder of Cancer University, President/Founder of Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Associatiton
Andrea Wilson Woods’ book, titled Better Off Bald: A Life in 147 Days, chronicles Andrea’s sister Adrienne’s remarkable life from the time she was born to the day she died at age fifteen from Stage IV liver cancer. Andrea is a patient advocate who funded the non-profit called Blu-Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association, and she is also the Co-founder and CEO of Cancer University, a for-profit, social-benefit, digital health company. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: How Andrea ended up with custody of Adrienne. The greatest lesson Adrienne taught Andrea. That more options are now available to patients with liver cancer. Why Andrea founded Cancer University and how her work as a “cancer coach” aids both medical professionals and patients. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS ANDREA: What is the difference between palliative care and hospice? Is there a right or wrong way to grieve? Does grief have a timeline? Why are you so passionate about the importance of empowering cancer patients and their caregivers to become advocates for themselves?
January 02, 2020
Laura Malcom - Founder of a platform intended to help loved ones give bereavement and other support from far away.
Laura Malcolm is the Founder and CEO of Give InKind, which is a marketplace that connects people to the products and services they want to give or receive during a time of need. Give InKind allows users to “lend a hand, from anywhere.” IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: How repeated losses throughout Laura’s life helped to shape the way she looks at things and inspired her to create Give InKind. How Laura was inspired by her father who passed away when she was 23 years old. How Laura processed the stillborn death of her daughter in a “different way.” Different ways people honor those they love who are grieving or who have passed. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS LAURA: How did your father acquaint you with death when you were young? How is carrying grief like carrying a boulder? How can conversations about death inspire us??
December 25, 2019
Amanda Fleissner Registered and Licensed Occupational Therapist, with specialties in PUSH Therapy and Cranio-Sacral Therapy
Amanda Fleissner is a licensed and Board Certified Occupational Therapist who specializes in treating chronic pain and tension conditions in both children and adults. Her specialties include PUSH Therapy and Cranio-Sacral Therapy. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT THINGS LIKE: How grief and trauma become trapped in the physical body. The specific conditions PUSH Therapy and Cranio- Sacral Therapy can help in adults and children (including autism). The body has an innate ability to heal from anything, including grief, which can form an “energy cyst.” PUSH Therapy and Cranio-Sacral Therapy can be helpful regarding mental illness. SOME QUESTIONS IRENE ASKS AMANDA: Do PUSH Therapy and Cranio-Sacral Therapy ease migraines? Can you help children, even when they are infants? How do you listen to a person’s body?
December 18, 2019
Heidi Connolly — Intuitive Coach, Medium, and Musician as well as a writer, editor and self-publishing consultant
Heidi Connelly is an Intuitive Coach, a Medium, and a musician as well as a writer, editor and self-publishing consultant. A co-author of James Van Praagh’s When Heaven Touches Earth and other books and articles, Heidi currently offers workshops both on writing with the authentic voice and Living an Authentic Life.  She also makes customized healing flute recordings. Heidi’s book Crossing the Rubicon tells the story of two lovers separated through loss of life on the physical plane who realize that there truly is life after death…on both sides of the veil.
December 11, 2019
Sarah Seidelmann — MD turned Author, Shamanic Healer and Coach
Sarah Seidelmann is an MD turned Author, Shamanic Healer and Coach with a special interest in helping others forge a deep and satisfying connection to the Earth.  Sarah’s deep appreciation for Nature has helped her find numerous ways to help others connect to their own brilliance. She’s been a frequent guest blogger at Maria Shriver’s site for Architects of Change and has led retreats combining surfing and shamanism in Hawaii and a sacred pachydermal pilgrimage to Thailand.
December 04, 2019
Amanda, Sonia and Corrine— Our listeners share their stories with us!
Irene Weinberg and Stephanie Barnhart reunite to read and discuss the brave and inspiring personal stories sent to us by our listeners Amanda Berken, Sonia Ibanez, and Corrine La Font. What an honor  to share these three very special stories from three incredible women with all of you!
October 30, 2019
Karen Herrick— Jungian Psychotherapist, Reverend in The Interfaith Ministry
Rev. Karen E. Herrick, PhD, LCSW, LMSW, CADC is a Jungian psychotherapist who has lectured throughout the United States about dysfunctional and addictive homes, disassociation, grief, and loss.  Since 1995, Karen and The Interfaith Ministry and Karen have been actively involved in Spiritual Psychology, specifically in naming spiritual experiences and working with chronic grief. This has led her to studying the bidirectional system of the vagus nerve, through which we receive intuitive and spiritual messages.  Karen is also the author of three books titled:  You’re Not Finished Yet, Grandma; What is a Soul?; and her third book that just came out, The Psychology of the Soul and the Paranormal.
October 02, 2019
Kristine Carlson— Author, Coach, Retreat Leader, Inspirational Speaker, Teacher of online courses and workshops
Kristine Carlson is a New York Times best- selling author, inspirational speaker and leader in the field of transformation. She has sold over 30 MILLION copies of her books. Her message is so inspirational and influential that she has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Today Show, Good Morning America and The View. Her wise new book called FROM HEARTBREAK TO WHOLENESS: THE HERO’S JOURNEY TO JOY helps a reader who has experienced loss or hardship of any kind to awaken to a deep love affair with life.
September 25, 2019
Jane Asher Reaney— Broadcaster, Voiceover and Social Media Pro, Humanitarian, Host of The Next Room on and Writer
Jane Asher is a natural connector.  She got her start in the media world through radio in Michigan, traveled west to work at  legendary radio stations there, and she has also received the prestigious Marconi Award for her work on Smooth Jazz KIFM. When anyone asks Jane what she does for a living she responds; "I connect inspired people with one another, especially those with a desire to help others." Jane has been involved in many international missions. After years in broadcasting, voiceover and social media, she is now finally answering her true calling, which is writing. Her forth-coming book called The Next Room deals with her fascination and connection with souls who have transitioned.
September 18, 2019
Emma Payne— Tech Start-up Founder/Executive and Founder of Grief Coach, Text-messaging service focused on giving support to those in Grief
Have you ever been at a “loss for words” when someone you know has died?  Have you ever wanted to “say more” or “do something meaningful” but you are drawing a blank re what that could be? Emma Payne is the Founder of Grief Coach, a text-messaging service focused on giving support to those in grief by delivering personalized content, tips and reminders to people who are grieving, as well as to their friends and family who want to support them.  
September 11, 2019
Terry Shaw— Author, Inspirational Speaker, Spiritual Teacher, Ordained Minister and Reiki Practitioner
Terry Shaw takes her readers on a wild, adventurous and healing journey through the heart and soul of reality via her book The Power of ABC’s: A Guide to Unlock Your Inner Ceiba: The Maya Cosmic Tree. Using the power of words in the direction of truth and wisdom to guide a person on his or her unique soul’s journey, Terry teaches how to turn old, limited definitions of love, acceptance, trust and forgiveness, among 22 other word choices, into a higher level of awareness based on life lessons.
September 04, 2019
Marla Goldberg— Energy Healer, Intuitive, Speaker, Teacher, Host of Guided Spirit Conversations Podcast, Best Selling Author
Marla Goldberg’s latest book, called My F*ing Long Journey to Loving Myself: A Guide to a Shorter Path details her tried and true techniques for releasing anger leading to being in Forgiveness, Self-Acceptance and Self-Love.  This raw, partial autobiography, part self-help book reveals the choices Marla made that did not serve her well, giving tips, tools and techniques to help her readers heal, as, she likes to say, warts, wrinkles and all!
August 29, 2019
Audrey Zona— Integrative Health and Wellness Coach, aka a Life Coach and Wellness Concierge, specializing in the psychology of eating.
Do you ever hate your body or any of your body parts?  Audrey Zona specializes in the psychology of eating which includes a person’s relationship with food after experiencing a loss or trauma.  She also explains why outer beauty is a reflection of inner health!
August 22, 2019
Dr. Elizabeth Hall— Transformational Co-Active Grief Coach
 Get ready to hear a transformative interview!  Dr. Elizabeth Hall has a Ph.D in Applied Health Science and Health Promotion focusing on Positive Psychology and Affirmative Behavior Change.  Her mission is to shine the light on faith in our ability to change, grow and create fulfillment and fabulous ways of being.  
August 14, 2019
Mark Anthony— Psychic Medium, Author of the best sellers Never Letting Go and Evidence of Eternity, Paranormal Expert, Legal Analyst and Grief Expert
Get ready for a riveting, enlightening interview with Mark Anthony, a world-renowned fourth generation psychic medium who is also an Oxford educated attorney licensed to practice law in Florida, Washington D.C. and before the United States Supreme Court. 
August 07, 2019
Brian Hartzman— Grief Coach, Life Re-Entry Coach and Death Doula
 Do you happen to know anyone who is stuck in the in-between place, that place between the life they had to leave behind after a tragic loss and the new life they have yet to experience?  Brian Hartzman, who is a certified Life Re-entry Practitioner and a Death Doula, can help a person leave that safe comfortable but inhibitory holding pattern which is keeping that person both out of danger and out of life.
July 24, 2019
Brian Smith— Life Coach and Grief Partner
 After Brian’s beautiful daughter Shayna passed at the age of 15, Brian made it his mission to help others who are dealing with death and a fear of death. He became a co-leader of Helping Parents Heal, the remarkable online group dedicated to assisting bereaved parents by providing support and resources to aid in the healing process. He is also a Life Coach and a Grief Partner, consulting with people both to help them find their way through grief and find purpose in their lives.
July 17, 2019
R. Glenn Kelly— Specialist in Men and Grief: Keynote Speaker, Workshop Presenter, Published Author of Grief Support Publications, Grief Peer Specialist and Bereaved Father
It’s time for an in- depth conversation about Men and Grief, how they grieve differently than women, and so much more! Grief and Rebirth podcast is honored to have Ron Glenn Kelly open this door to enlightening new insights for us. Ron, who has honorably served as a Military policeman in the United States Marine Corps, as a sworn police officer, a Federal Agent and as a business executive, lost his precious 16 - year old son and only child to Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome in 2013.  What’s a man in tremendous grief, who’s been taught to control his emotions, to do?
May 22, 2019
Vanessa Laughlin – Founder of Banister Advisors, a professional services firm that helps clients gracefully navigate life’s most overwhelming challenges, including bereavement after major loss.
Is there a better way to handle often overwhelming end of life challenges?  You will sigh with relief when you hear all the ways Vanessa and Banister Advisors provide a bridge to healing by helping with end of life needs for both the dying loved one and the family.  And they even help to “turn down the heat” on conflicted relationships at this difficult and sensitive time!
May 09, 2019
Edy Nathan - Psychotherapist focusing on Grief, Trauma, and Sexuality. Workshop Leader, Keynote Speaker, and Author of It’s Grief: The Dance of Self-Discovery Through Trauma and Loss
Are you struggling with trauma or loss experienced in your past? Are you currently grieving a new trauma or loss? Are you facing a situation which is likely to bring about grieving in your life?  Then this is a must listen interview for you!  
May 01, 2019
Julie Rieger - Former President, Chief Data strategist, and Head of Media at 20th Century Fox, Film Marketer, Author, Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Do you believe in ghosts? Are you curious about them? You are surely going to love Julie, her authenticity and her powerful story filled with Divine truths about ghosts, crystals, spirit portals, transformative “Divine Intervention” and so much more! This interview is healing and transformative.
April 24, 2019
Grief and Rebirth 39: Isabella Johnson - Evidential Certified Medium, Medical Intuitive, Grief Recovery Specialist, and Remote Viewer
Would you like to get information about your soul and your Soul Purpose in this lifetime?  Would you like to have a continuing conversation with your deceased loved ones?  Would you like to know how past trauma has manifested as illness or disease in your body?  Do you need to get information about a missing person?  Isabella is a compassionate and wondrous medium who can provide all this information ….and more!
April 17, 2019
Corine La Font – Radio Show Host, Speaker, Author, Self-Worth Coach and Consultant
Enjoy Corine’s charming, exhilarating, fun and at times irreverent conversation with Irene that ranges from a discussion about “Women in Toxic Relationships” to how a woman becomes more attractive the more she evolves!  Learn about the “seasons of relationships,” how “letting go” is not a selfish act, and the signs of a toxic relationship. 
April 10, 2019
Silvia Bladt - Founder of
Prepare to be amazed and inspired by Silvia Blandt, who lives in Belgium.  Silvia is the embodiment of Grief and Rebirth. She shares with us how she found her way through an incredibly tough ride that was her life to discovering a drive and resilience within herself that has led her to self-discovery and joy.   
April 03, 2019
Janie Rakow – End of Life Doula and a Founder of INELDA (The International End of Life Doula Association)
You may be thinking, what in the world is an End of Life Doula?  It is a non-medical person trained to care for someone physically, emotionally, and spiritually at the end of life.  You’ll be surprised at how uplifting this conversation is, as Janie explains how a doula can make a huge difference not only in the way people die, but also in the way people live.
March 27, 2019
Tracy Soussi – Affiliate Leader of Helping Parents Heal Child Loss Group, Listener/Shining Loss Mom, Board Member of the Soul Phone Foundation and Assistant to Thomas John, Evidential Medium
If you need uplifting, this is the interview for you! You are going to be incredibly touched when you hear about Tracy’s journey to find her 29-year-old son, Aymen after he crossed over, and how she turned her tragedy into a blessing by becoming a guiding light for HELPING PARENTS HEAL, an organization dedicated to helping parents whose children have transitioned to the other side.
March 20, 2019
Michele Rosenthal - Award-Nominated Author, Speaker, Post-Trauma Coach, and Trauma Recovery Specialist
You will be mesmerized when you hear about Michele’s struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (often called PTSD) for twenty-five years and how her “rock bottom moment” propelled her on a “healing rampage” to finally be 100% free of her symptoms.  Michele now dedicates her professional career to helping survivors, caregivers, and healing professionals learn about the effects of trauma and more efficiently navigate the recovery process. 
March 13, 2019
Kristi Peck - Author, Intuitive Healer and Spiritual Teacher
This is a riveting episode! You will hear Kristi talk about her new book COMING HOME: A LOVE STORY. The book details the spiritual awakening that led to Kristi’s own personal healing transformation, inspiring her to work as an Intuitive Healer and Spiritual Teacher.
March 06, 2019
Kat Baillie - Psychic Medium, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Reiki Master/Healer, Sound Healer
Tune in to hear an incredible and very informative interview with Psychic/Medium Kat Baillee, who helps people heal emotional issues and supports parents who have lost children. As the UK affiliate leader for Helping Parents Heal, she helps to support over 400 parents in the UK in addition to supporting a larger audience of over 12,000 parents in the USA and globally.  Kat describes herself as “neutral on religion” while at the same time believing in the power of prayer, the power of the divine, the power of the universe and the life force. This interview will add to your spiritual knowledge and warm your heart.  You can’t help but love Kat! 
February 27, 2019
Pamala Oslie - Professional Psychic Intuitive, and Aura Expert
You are about to listen to an interview with Pamala Oslie, a very gifted healer who has been featured on numerous TV shows, has many celebrities for clients and was awarded the Holistic Transformational Leader of the Year Award in 2014 by the Global Association of Holistic Psychotherapy and Coaching.  Pam is an expert on auras (bands of energy around you that indicate your personality, your health issues and what you are here to do in this lifetime), healing connections with deceased loved ones, the concept of expanded consciousness and much, much more! You will find out that discovering who you are through your aura colors is only the beginning – listen and learn!
December 26, 2018
Tammy Mastroberte - Founder, Publisher and Editorial Director of Elevated Existence Magazine
Not only has Tammy interviewed spiritual celebrities including Shirley MacLaine, Melissa Etheridge, Russel Simmons, Olivia-Newton-John and Jane Fonda, she has also interviewed popular spiritual self-help authors and leaders including Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Dr. Wayne Dyer, Dr. Judith Orloff and Louise Hay.  Add to all this Tammy’s enlightening teachings about how to communicate with the Universe (and loved ones who have passed) plus how to uncover signs and synchronicity from the Universe, and you have the makings of an enlightening and fascinating interview!
December 18, 2018
Karen Noe - Renowned Psychic Medium, Spiritual Counselor, Healer, Author, Radio Host and the Founder
Did you know that we are all spiritual beings having a physical experience and that the Divine is within each of us? Karen is the author of four highly rated books, the most recent being We Consciousness: 33 Profound Truths for Inner and Outer Peace, in which Karen channels the teachings of Dr. Wayne W. Dyer together with a group of celestial beings called the We Guides, which includes St. Francis of Assisi and countless other angels and ascended masters.  They explain to us that we come from the universal “We” consciousness and teach us how to create heaven right here on Earth. This enlightening interview with Karen opens the door to the peace, harmony, and happiness we all yearn for!
December 11, 2018
Tim Braun - Internationally Renowned Medium and Author
Tim Braun has been embraced by Hollywood celebrities, renowned athletes, and corporate leaders. He has appeared on television Bravo’s The Orange County Housewives, TLC network show, Sin City rules, and been interviewed on CBS/Radio: Sundays with Rolanda, The Good Life Radio Canada, and featured in Awareness Magazine. His book LIFE AFTER DEATH:  A Medium’s Messages to Help You Overcome Grief and Find Closure, teaches about unconditional love and provides a step- by- step process on how to heal ourselves from grief, forgive ourselves and find closure.  You are going to love Tim!
December 04, 2018
Lane Michel - Inspired Wayshower, Personal Coach and Business Consultant
Lane Michel has learned to follow his heart, intuition, and curiosity to find and live his signature purpose.  Over the more than 3 decades of his career, Lane has amassed experience in fields ranging from space science, to computer technology, marketing, customer relationship management, and much more, taking him to over 20 countries on the planet. He loves helping people remember their purpose, making ancient wisdom current because deep truths never die, and delighting in the miracles that happen every day for those of us who are consciously aware. Tune in for an incredibly enlightening, inspiring interview!
November 28, 2018
Nancy Canning - Past Lives Expert, Hypnotherapist, Author, Life Purpose Guide
What a fascinating interview!  Nancy, who has been doing psychic and spiritual work since 1982, has facilitated thousands of sessions into past lives.  She uses hypnosis to help her clients release limiting beliefs and psychically reads their souls’ journeys and patterns through lifetimes. She also helps clients to find out what they do between lives, why they chose this current life, what their purpose is and much more. This interview is a real eye and soul opener!
November 21, 2018
Suzane Northrop - Medium, Author, Talk Show Host and Expert on Psychic Phenomena
You are about to listen to Internationally acclaimed Medium Suzane Northrop, a true treasure and dynamo who is a font of information about the art of helping people to validate their connections/contact with deceased loved ones who have crossed over to the Other Side.  In this episode, Suzane talks about grief, the importance of healing and the incredible insights she has learned from connecting with the deceased.
November 14, 2018
Daniel Kenner - Author, Caregiver, Actor
In this episode, Daniel Kenner will touch your heart as he shares his story of becoming a caregiver to his two very special parents who died within a month of each other, and how this experience at the young age of 30 led to his writing his memoir ROOM FOR GRACE.
November 07, 2018
Lorna Smith – Writer, Speaker and Coach
 In our first episode of our fourth season we talk with Lorna Smith. Lorna shares her inspiring, transformational journey that led her to help others follow their intuition, love and embrace their fears, find faith in themselves and answer the all-important question, “Should I stay or should I go?”  
October 22, 2018
Mary Lee Stabile – Radio Host, Author, and an Intuitive Business and Life Strategist
We chat with Mary Lee Stabile whose company Global Healing-Solutions gives people an intuitive perspective on how to live their lives productively, with the insights they need to overcome obstacles and make the most of their lives.
August 01, 2018
Nikki Bodine – Healer and a Medium who also Channels PETS!
Wow what a fun, interesting episode this is! In it, Nikki talks about channeling pets (yes, our pets also survive their physical deaths!), describes real angels she has seen and talks about working with a person’s soul just prior to her death.
July 25, 2018
Peggy DeLong – Licensed Psychologist and Designer of Healing Bracelets
Would you like to express gratitude, graduation congratulations, grief support, or let a loved one know that she is an angel in your life? You’ll love learning about Peggy’s beautiful, meaningful gemstone bracelets! Would you like to improve your relationship with your child? Listen to our conversation with Peggy about how to foster a better parent/child relationship!
July 18, 2018
Thomas John – National and International Psychic, Medium, Teacher and
Thomas John shares his interesting life journey to become a psychic and medium, explains how he communicates with the deceased, gives us tips about harnessing our intuition, chats about how perceptions of life change after death, and suggests that grief can be a powerful tool for transformation. And…….not only does Thomas explain the difference between skeptics and cynics, he talks about his feelings about each!
July 11, 2018
Jennifer Monahan - Shaman, Coach and award-winning Author who Helps Pe
Jennifer’s story will inspire, touch and amaze you as she takes you on a riveting ride that includes her surreal survival from an accident she was lucky to live through and a completely unexpected transformation into a Shaman (By the way, what is a Shaman?) during a spur-of-the-moment trip to Mexico.
July 05, 2018
Corbie Mitleid - Psychic Medium, Channel, Author, Inspirational Speake
Fasten your seatbelts! This fast-moving, entertaining and wisdom packed interview with Corbie Mitleid is filled with fascinating and insightful answers to questions such as: How do I find a credible Intuitive? How can I avoid psychics who are phonies (Corbie calls them psychic monkeys)? Do we really have soul plans and past lives? Can we communicate with our higher selves? How did you handle breast cancer not once, not twice but three times with strength, courage, and humor?
June 28, 2018
Jill Eras – Family Systems, Astrology and Archetypal Dreamwork
This is a must listen for anyone who is part of a family, raising children, grappling with grief or has loved ones struggling with grief. Jill Eras, who has married her traditional Master’s Degree in Family Therapy with Astrology and Archetypal Dreamwork, discusses how trauma affects family systems and what happens to women in the process of having children. Jill wisely advises, “If you feel it you can heal it!”
June 25, 2018
Celebrity Interview with Frankie Keane: Converting devastating loss t
Frankie Keane is a gifted singer and actor who co-wrote Hereafter the Musical along with Vinnie Favale, the Vice President of CBS’ Late Show starring Stephen Colbert. Hereafter the Musical has touched hearts on Broadway, has enjoyed two very successful International runs in Buenos Aires and is currently being filmed as an independent movie starring Danny Aiello and Frankie. Be inspired as Frankie recounts how she coped with the devastating losses that led her to co-write an incredible, uplifting show that is bringing comfort, solace, smiles and joy to countless others ….….
April 06, 2018
Teri Meissner – Jin Shin Jyutsu Healing from Infancy to Adulthood
Teri Meissner, a Certified Jin Shin Jyutsu® Practitioner and Jin Shin Jyutsu® Self Care Instructor answers in this interesting, informative interview not to be missed. Terri also shares an uplifting story of healing achieved through a Jin Shin Jyutsu® Treatment to an elderly patient before his surgery that will surely touch your heart.
March 07, 2018
Susan Kennard - Energy Practitioner and Healer
Join Stephanie and Irene as they reach “across the pond” to chat with Susan Kennard from the United Kingdom. Listen in as Susan shares her riveting personal story about working to help trafficked children in the U.K. and how she discovered that she is an Intuitive. She also shares how she helps people to empower themselves and heal by combining her traditional training, emotional freedom techniques and her fine intuitive skills. Since 50% of Susan’s clients come from the USA via Skype and phone sessions, there are truly “no borders” when it comes to healing with Susan!
February 28, 2018
Staci Wells - Psychic Medium + Pre-Birth Planning
Do we plan our lives before we are born? What is Transformational Energy Work? Can a Medical Intuitive see into a person’s body? Did you know that the healing of an Emotional Wound is often the focus of a person’s karmic plans during their pre-birth planning session? Hear the fascinating answers to these questions and more in this interview with Staci Wells, the premiere Soul Plan psychic who is prominently featured in the groundbreaking books by Robert Schwartz Your Soul’s Plan and Your Soul’s Gifts.
February 21, 2018
Gina McConeghy - Essential Oils
What a fun, fascinating interview with Gina McConeghy, Holistic Health Coach and Aromatherapist as she talks about the many ways certified pure, therapeutic grade essential oils can enhance your love of self, love of your children and romantic love! Hear the inspiring, touching story about how essential oils changed Gina’s life and learn how they can help support your life! An interview not to be missed, on Valentine’s Day or any other day!
February 15, 2018
Gale Glassner - Hypnosis
What is the Subconscious? What is Hypnosis? How can your subconscious mind help you heal, become self-empowered and help you achieve greater happiness? These are some of the questions Gale Glassner Twersky, Founder of the Reprogramming Hypnosis System will answer for you in this very interesting, informative interview. Gale shares why she has such a passion for this calling and tells one of her many inspiring, uplifting stories of healing achieved through her Reprogramming Hypnosis System. Gale is based in California but her programs for healing can be accessed from anywhere!
February 06, 2018
We Want To Hear Your Story
Stephanie and Irene briefly recap this season’s interviews to make it easier to choose which you’d like to listen to. They also give a heads up to look for the very fun, interesting Facebook and Instagram LIVE segments coming up that will focus on Stephanie and Irene’s real-life interactions and reactions as they personally experience the healing work of people they have interviewed. There is also a conversation about grieving being more than the loss due to death, and a tease about the interesting episodes coming this spring. Plus, we want to hear YOUR stories of joy and healing – if you want to be part of our inspiring stories series, please email us at
December 15, 2017
Carolyn Parrs - Women as Game Changers
Carolyn Parrs is a certified Business, Marketing and Life Coach who is also the co-host and producer of the online summit “Women As Game Changers.” In this episode, Carolyn talks with Irene and Stephanie about the immersive entrepreneurial training and coaching program that she and co-founder Devi Records designed for women who are dedicated to transforming the world through business and organizations.
November 30, 2017
Anna Gassib - Horses + Healing with Bergen Equestrian Center
Can a horse help you to heal? Anna Gassib provides us with a fascinating interview about the healing programs she facilitates through the healing wisdom of horses. She is the proprietor of the Bergen Equestrian Center, located in Leonia, NJ, where she provides a series of non-riding equine treatment programs focused on prevention, education, healing and assisted recover guided by qualified professionals. Sessions benefit individuals and families dealing with life challenges that may include anxiety, isolation, addiction, loss of a loved one, phobias or those suffering from the symptoms of PTSD.
November 15, 2017
Dr. Donna Perillo - Chiropractor and Holistic Healer
Learn how Dr. Donna Perillo, who is an accomplished chiropractor, nutritionist naturopath, musician and compose has utilized her skills as a healer and composer to create healing programs that address the physical, emotional and chemical aspects of health.
November 08, 2017
Judy Becker - Energy Healer
Do we have past lives? What is sound healing meditation? How does energy healing help you to heal? These are some of the questions Judy Becker, an energy healer in New Jersey will answer for you.  July helps people release their deeply held patterns of anger, frustration and resentment through her weekly meditation classes, conscious living workshops and sound healing meditations.
November 01, 2017
Ida Cullen - Yoga Therapy
In this episode, Ida Cullen chats with Irene and Stephanie about how people can heal themselves through a wide variety of yogic techniques (including breathing and meditation). Ida discusses what a certified yoga therapist is, miracles she has witnessed, and the tools we can utilize to heal ourselves in mental, emotional and physical health.
October 25, 2017
Lee VanZyl - Medium Psychic
Irene and Stephanie chat with psychic medium Lee VanZyl who gives us some insight on healing through contact with those in the afterlife - mainly through gallery sessions (or group sessions to contact our passed loved ones). She also explains energy healing, and how it helps to release unhealthy patterns (emotions, traumas) that have been present in this lifetime or taken on even in past lifetimes. These emotions and traumas can become trapped in the mind/body and often control our subconscious mind.
October 18, 2017
Seta Araz Shahinian - Energetic Healer
In this episode, on Grief and Rebirth, you'll meet Seta Araz Sharinian who is an Energetic Healer and Alternative Care Practitioner. She explains what an energetic healer does and how she helps people change negative patterns.
October 06, 2017
Meet Irene and Stephanie
In this pilot episode, you’ll meet Irene Weinberg and Stephanie Barnhart and learn a little about their backgrounds and why the podcast Grief and Rebirth: Finding Joy in Life was born!
October 04, 2017