Our Partners

Partners are colleagues who share an interest in our mission to improve the lives of people with CG and who work with us to help achieve it by participating in our training initiatives, helping to disseminate information about CG, collaborating on research projects, developing their own CG programs, or join us in other supportive activities.

Stephen J. Cozza, MD


COL, U.S. Army Retired


Professor of Psychiatry


Associate Director
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Barry Lebowitz, PhD


Professor of Psychiatry (ret)
UC San Diego

Charles F. Reynolds III, MD


Endowed Professor in Geriatric Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Graduate School of Public Health


UPMC/Pitt Aging Institute
NIMH/Pitt Center In Late Life Mood Disorders


Dr. Sidney Zisook

Sidney Zisook, MD


Distinguished Professor
UC San Diego


Research Scientist
San Diego VA Healthcare System

Naomi Simon, MD, MSc


Harvard Medical School


MGH Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders


Chief Medical Officer
Red Sox Foundation & Home Base Program

George Bonanno, PhD


Professor of Clinical Psychology
Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology
Teachers College, Columbia University




Dr. Ken Doka

Kenneth J. Doka, PhD


The Graduate School, The College of New Rochelle


Senior Consultant
The Hospice Foundation of America



Angela Ghesquiere, PhD, MSW


Research Program Manager
Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging
Hunter College of the City University of New York





Katherine Keyes, PhD


Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Columbia University
Mailman School of Public Health




Myron Hofer, PhD


Professor of Psychiatry
Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology
Columbia University




Mary-Frances O'Connor, PhD

Mary-Frances O’Connor, PhD


Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Arizona




Harry Shair, PhD


Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University


Research Scientist
New York State Psychiatric Institute

Adam Brown, PhD


Department of Psychology
Sarah Lawrence College


Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
New York University School of Medicine



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Zoe Donaldson, PhD


Assistant Professor of
Clinical Neurobiology
Columbia University




Kim Glickman, PhD, LCSW

Kim Glickman, PhD, LCSW


Assistant Professor of Social Work
School of Health Sciences and Professional Programs
York College/City University of New York




Virna Little, PsyD, LCSW-R, SAP, CCM


Senior Vice President
Psychosocial Services/Community Affairs
The Institute for Family Health




Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD


Professor in the Department of Psychology
University of Memphis





Sapana R. Patel, PhD


Research Scientist IV
New York State Psychiatric Institute


Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology (In Psychiatry)
Columbia University Medical Center


Research, Publications and Presentations Coordinator
Department of Psychosocial Services
The Institute for Family Health

International Partnerships


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Susan Delaney, Psy.D


Bereavement Consultant
Irish Hospice Foundation



Christopher Hall

Christopher Hall

MA, BEd, GradDipAdol&ChildPsych, CertIV TAE, MAPS, MACE, FAIM


Chief Executive Officer
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement



Satomi Nakajima, MD, PhD


Section Chief of Crime Victims’ Mental Health
Department of Adult Mental Health
National Institute of Mental Health
National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan



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Marney Thompson, MA

Bereavement Program Coordinator
Victoria Hospice
BC, Canada

Mai-Britt Guldin

Mai-Britt Guldin


Department of Public Health
Aarhus University, Denmark



Masaya Ito

Masaya Ito, PhD


Chief of Clinical Dissemination and Training
National Center of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Research
National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan



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Sham Kwan Ho, Adrian

MBChB, MRCPsy(UK), FHKCPsych., FHKAM (Psychiatry)


Associate Consultant (Psychiatry)
United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong


Honarary Clinical Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong & The University of Hong Kong



Claudia Carmassi, MD, PhD


Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Dept of Clinical & Experimental Science
University of Pisa