Heartbreak to Hope: Poems of Support for Grief and Loss

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by Kara Bowman, MFT

Published by Adelaide Books, copyright 2021

"Kara Bowman's Heartbreak to Hope is a wonderfully sensitive and

poetic accompaniment as we journey through grief."

- Dr. Kenneth J. Doka

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Speaking Engagements

I give talks to both the public and mental health professionals on grief, trauma and communication. I have spoken to community groups, professional organizations, and workplaces, both in person and online via video. A selected list of my talks is below in order to give you an idea of the topics I cover. Please contact me for more details.

Grief Basics

Grief and Complicated Grief

How to Support a Grieving Person

Grief Group Facilitation

Non-violent Communication Basics

Communicating with People in Emotional Need

Crisis Mental Health: Preventing PTSD

The Neurobiology and Physiology of Trauma


Article about Kara's practice published by The Therapist, the professional journal for Marriage and Family Therapists in California. The Therapist: Member Spotlight

Startle Website

Kara developed a self-guided website to help clients who have a strong startle response. Explore the website here: NoStartle