Grief Dreams Podcast
E147 - Guest Update - Dr. Christopher Kerr

E147 - Guest Update - Dr. Christopher Kerr

February 10, 2020

Dr. Christopher Kerr is the CEO and chief medical officer at Hospice Buffalo. Born and raised in Toronto, Kerr earned his MD as well as a PhD in neurobiology and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Rochester. His research has received international attention and has been featured in The New York TimesAtlantic Monthly, and the BBC. His new book called Death Is But a Dream: Finding Hope and Meaning at Life's End is being released February 11, 2020.

 

In this episode we talk about his new book being released, his research at Hospice Buffalo on end-of-life dreams and visions, his documentary, giving a voice to the dying and the bereaved, end-of-life dreams and visions of horses?, and grief dreams.

 

You can find more about his new book here: https://www.drchristopherkerr.com/

 

Here is the link to his TEDx Talk “I See Dead People: Dreams and Visions of the Dying?” https://youtu.be/rbnBe-vXGQM 

 

Link to the research page at Hospice Buffalo: https://www.hospicebuffalo.com/healthcare-providers/research/

 

Rerelease: E73 - Dr. Christopher Kerr - End-Of-Life Dreams and Visions

Rerelease: E73 - Dr. Christopher Kerr - End-Of-Life Dreams and Visions

February 10, 2020

We rereleased this episode (E73) as our next episode features an update on the guest.

 

Dr. Christopher Kerr is the Chief Executive Officer & Chief Medical Officer for Hospice Buffalo. Dr. Kerr’s research examines patient’s dreams and visions at the end of life. The results of his studies generated enormous response in the non-medical community, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Kerr has overseen the integration and expansion of palliative care into local hospitals and developed one of the nation’s largest home-based palliative care programs, Home Connections, and Essential Care for Children. In this episode we talk about his journey becoming a doctor, dreams and visions at the end of life, the death of his father, and a dream he would like to have.

 

Here is the link to his TEDx Talk “I See Dead People: Dreams and Visions of the Dying?” https://youtu.be/rbnBe-vXGQM 

 

This link is to Hospice Buffalo https://www.hospicebuffalo.com

Episode 88 - Barbara Morningstar

Episode 88 - Barbara Morningstar

October 4, 2018

Barbara Morningstar began serving in the hospice field over twenty years ago. During that time she worked on staff at three different hospice societies within the province of British Columbia, Canada. Over her many years in the hospice field, Barbara has supported thousands of people during their tender life transition. She recently wrote a book titled “Honoring the Mystery; Uplifting Insights from the Language, Visions, and Dreams of the Dying.” In this episode we talked about how a grief dream of her friend shaped her life, experiences working in the hospice field, her new book, the death and grief dreams of her husband, and a grief dream she wants to have.

 

To find more about Barbara visit www.inautumnscocoon.com

Episode 73 - Dr. Christopher Kerr

Episode 73 - Dr. Christopher Kerr

June 2, 2018

Dr. Christopher Kerr is the Chief Executive Officer & Chief Medical Officer for Hospice Buffalo. Dr. Kerr’s research examines patient’s dreams and visions at the end of life. The results of his studies generated enormous response in the non-medical community, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Kerr has overseen the integration and expansion of palliative care into local hospitals and developed one of the nation’s largest home-based palliative care programs, Home Connections, and Essential Care for Children. In this episode we talk about his journey becoming a doctor, dreams and visions at the end of life, the death of his father, and a dream he would like to have.

 

Here is the link to his TEDx Talk “I See Dead People: Dreams and Visions of the Dying?” https://youtu.be/rbnBe-vXGQM

 

This link to the film he is making called “Death Is But A Dream”. http://deathisbutadreamfilm.com

 

This link is to Hospice Buffalo https://www.hospicebuffalo.com

Episode 62 - Christopher Hall

Episode 62 - Christopher Hall

March 17, 2018

Christopher Hall is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement. He is a psychologist who has developed a specialization in the field of grief and bereavement over the past 25 years. Chris has trained many health and education professionals in grief theory and interventions both in Australia and internationally. In this episode we discuss his journey into the field, the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement, the death and dreams of his father, and a dream he wants to have. You can find Chris on Twitter @cwhall or at the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (www.grief.org.au).

Episode 61 - Mary Jo Heyen

Episode 61 - Mary Jo Heyen

March 12, 2018

Mary Jo Heyen, M.Ed., is a Natural Dreamwork practitioner and meditation practitioner. A most precious and humble part of Mary Jo’s dream practice is as a hospice volunteer, a dream specialist, exploring the dreams and visions of those dying in hospice, their families and grief groups. In this episode we talk about her journey with dreams, dreams of the dying and the bereaved, the death of her father, a grief dream she had, and a dream she would like to have with her father. For more information on Mary Jo please visit https://maryjoheyen.com

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