Welcome to Ask Doctor Death!
This is the place to ask tough questions about tough topics related to death, dying and grieving. If you have a questions for your doctor, your social worker your grief counselor, your professor, your pastor or your guru, we'll try to tackle it for you.
Our interview guests include experts in a wide range of disciplines related to death, dying and bereavement, including doctors, counselors, psychic mediums, scientists, shamans, and even some people who are, themselves, facing imminent death.
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Dr. Karen Wyatt is a family physician who spent her 25 year medical career working with patients in challenging settings such as hospices, nursing homes and indigent clinics. She founded a free medical clinic in a homeless shelter, accompanied three medical mission teams to Honduras, and led a non-profit clinic for the uninsured in its growth from a 4-hour per week all-volunteer operation to a full-time, full-service medical center.
Dr. Wyatt's book What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying details her experiences as a hospice physician. She also wrote A Matter of Life and Death: Stories to Heal Loss & Grief, and ebooks Loss and Grief Survival Guide and Coping With Life-Threatening Illness. She is an in-demand instructor for hospices and other groups around the U.S.
Dr. Terri Daniel, CT, CCTP is a hospice and hospital-trained interfaith clinical chaplain. She is 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. The focus of her work is to assist dying and grieving individuals to discover a more spiritually and socially-spacious understanding of death, grief, and beyond.
Terri conducts grief workshops throughout the U.S., and teaches graduate students in interfaith chaplaincy to work with the dying and the bereaved. Her books and seminars are acclaimed by physicians, hospice workers, grief counselors and clergy. She is the founder of The Conference on Death, Grief and Belief, and the Grief as a Mystical Journey workshops.