About Us

This site was originally authored by Devorah Morris Coryell. It is being published by an individual who was brought through the depths of despair and out again with the resources Ms. Coryell provided. The hope is this site will be a help to many others who are deeply grieving.

Here is an excerpt about Ms. Coryell from the old site:

Devorah Morris Coryell has worked in the health field for more than 25 years and is co-founder and executive director of The Shiva Foundation, an organization dedicated to education and support for those dealing with loss and death.

She conceived and directed the Wellness/Education Program at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona, one of the nation’s foremost and innovative health resorts.

Based on a wellness model she developed, the program embraced a a full spectrum of life patterns and resources that influence health including the capacity to grieve.

Ms. Coryell has been instrumental in bringing the wellness model into the corporate world, where it is now being used extensively by companies. In addition, she has counseled families and individuals confronted with catastrophic life situations.

Devorah is advisor to the Pritiken Longevity Center and teaches for Dr. Andrew Weil’s Program in Integrative Medicine at University of Arizona. She Lectures and leads programs throughout the country and her work contributes to a continuing dialogue on grieving and its importance to health and the fulfillment of life potential.