Grief and Loss at Midlife - Guest Expert Lesleigh Tolin

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Lesleigh J Tolin is a heart-driven entrepreneur and the owner of Healing Hearts International. Trained and certified by the Grief Recovery Institute, Lesleigh is an Advanced Grief Recovery Method Specialist. The Grief Recovery Method (GRM) is a 40 year old structured and action-based 8-week program offering a step-by-step method for moving beyond pain and significant loss. The success of the GRM is evidence-based from studies at Kent State University's College of Public Health. GRM is facilitated across the United States and internationally in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Honduras, and Scandinavia.

With a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, Lesleigh has 24 years of service in the healing arts; 4,500 clinical family hours; and 12 years of hospice service both as a Social Worker, and as a Manager of Volunteer Services. Lesleigh collaborated with the Dream Foundation of Santa Barbara to turn dying dreams into lasting memories for her patients and their families.

In her clinical work, Lesleigh interned at CSUN's Strength United Agency which provided supportive in-home counseling services to parents and children through the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Lesleigh continued her internship at the Parent and Relationship Counseling Foundation in Granada Hills, which offered parents, children, couples, and individuals, relationship workshops and one-on-one improved communication skills.

With decades of recovery from an eating disorder, Lesleigh worked on staff at a 90-day residential treatment care center for adult women with drug, alcohol, and eating disorders addiction. As an Advanced Specialist, Lesleigh can now offer her 8-week course virtually by Zoom, both nationally and internationally.

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This episode was sponsored by Lesleigh J Tolin.

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