Grief Dreams Podcast

A conversation about life, loss, and grief dreams with an expert in the field, Joshua Black, along with co-host Shawn Ram. Visit or Email us at

Episode 38 - Nicole Meredith

After graduating from Canada’s National Ballet School, Nicole Meredith went on to complete both her B.A. and M.A. in English at the University of Toronto. Nicole currently works full-time in communications and marketing, and is a freelance editor and writer. Her two published booked Waiting to Happen: Accidental Injuries in Canada and Outsights: Social Inequalities in Canada can be found here In this episode we talk about her journey into ballet and writing, the death of her grandfather, and what dream she would want to have of him.


Episode 37 - Father’s Day Podcast with Darwyn Dave

Episode 37 is a special Father's Day Podcast with Darwyn Dave. In this episode we catch up with Darwyn, get the scoop on a conference Joshua attended in La Crosse, Wisconsin (The International Death, Grief and Bereavement Conference), and Joshua and Darwyn talk Father's Day. Both Joshua and Darwyn's fathers' have passed away so we get their perspective of this holiday, and we build some dreams for both in honour of their fathers'. This podcast is dedicated to them, as well as all father's alive and passed away.


Episode 33 - Patrick Beedling

Patrick Beedling works as a psychotherapist (with people who are recovering from motor vehicle accidents) and is the singer-songwriter in the indie rock project named Barbarosa ( In this episode we talk about our days in high school, his journey into music, the death of his friend, and a dream he wants to have. At the end of the episode you can hear his song "These Lanes".