Kiley Krekorian Hanish, OTD, OTR/L is founder of the Return to Zero Center for Healing, which through retreats, research, education, and outreach will help others live wholeheartedly after loss. She is a bereaved mother, doctor of occupational therapy at the University of Southern California, and co-chair of the 2020 Mom Project Board of Directors.
As an occupational therapist, Dr. Hanish is interested in the transformative aspects of grief, specifically how storytelling, meaningful activities, experiences, mindfulness and the environment contribute to healing after loss.
Kiley and her husband Sean are creators of the Emmy-nominated film Return to Zero starring Minnie Driver and Paul Adelstein. It is based on their personal experience of their son Norbert, who was stillborn, and is the first feature film to tackle the taboo subject of stillbirth.
Through Return to Zero Kiley has found much healing. Her willingness to share her story and most vulnerable life moments has connected her to a community of families who have endured the unimaginable death of a baby, leaving her feeling less isolated in her grief.
Kiley can be reached at kiley (at) returntozerohealingcenter (dot) com.
Ivy Love Margulies, PsyD is a clinical psychologist, certified death midwife (aka bereavement doula), reiki healer and licensed funeral director who specializes in grief, loss, trauma and healing encompassing the entire spectrum of women's maternal health. In today's modern world there is a massive void for support and practical information to help soften the pain of unfathomable loss. From infertility, pregnancy releases (aka abortion), terminations for any reason, miscarriage, postpartum depression, stillbirth, infant loss and death of all kinds. In her own unique way Dr. Ivy blends psychology, ritual, spirituality, reiki, energy healing, guided meditation and more to help facilitate and support women, couples and families through the grieving process. Dr. Ivy is based in Los Angeles (Santa Monica), California, and does Skype or distance sessions with clients and groups all over the world. She can be reached through her email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 310.850.1330 and she can be reached through her website. Dr. Ivy has over 20 years experience working in family and child settings. She is featured as a grief and parenting expert for Kids In The House. Dr. Margulies has presented at many conferences, written articles and has been the featured guest on several radio shows, podcasts and on television.