Shawn Ram

  • Shawn is the Grief Dreams Podcast Co-Facilitor and podcast editor/producer. To contact Shawn for questions or interest in being on the podcast please email:

Jade Karling Black

  • Jade is the Grief Dreams Newsletter Editor, guest co-host for the Grief Dreams Podcast, and researcher who assisted on two academic articles on Grief Dreams. Additionally, she is an author and a Certified Life Coach. One book of hers that I (Joshua) find inspirational is titled "Quiet Mind, Open Heart". If you want help exploring your grief, she is someone I (Joshua) would strongly recommend. For more information on her visit

Deborah Stapleford  

  • Deborah is the Co-Writer and Illustrator of the Children's Book titled "Dreaming of Owl". She also wrote and illustrated "Remembering Owl". Additionally, she helps the bereaved and the dying explore their emotions through art therapy. For more information about her visit