Learn how personalized text messages can help with the grief process for the bereaved and their support persons.
My guest Emma Payne is a seasoned entrepreneur and MIT graduate who is the founder and CEO of Grief Coach, a company that provides meaningful support to those who are experiencing loss and bereavement. She shares how Grief Coach offers personalized text messages to people who are grieving and to their support persons and why it is so effective. Learn more at the website:
This episode includes:
- What inspired Emma to create Grief Coach
- Our society lacks education about grief, particularly in challenging situations
- How Grief Coach works
- What types of loss and grief are supported through Grief Coach
- What changes occurred for Grief Coach as a result of the pandemic
- Sources for the tips and suggestions that are provided by text message
- Research behind text-based grief support and why it is effective
- How Grief Coach includes supporters of the bereaved in their messages
- How Grief Coach works with hospices to offer benefits to their bereavement programs
- How Grief Coach also helps clinicians manage end-of-life situations and deal with their own grief on the job
- Grief Coach can be given as a gift to a bereaved person
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- Replay of Q&A Session with William Peters on YouTube
- My affiliate link to Grief Coach (get $10 discount on subscription): www.grief.coach/eolu
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