Kira Copperman of KBC Consulting Appears on Healing the Grieving Heart National Radio Show

New York, NY (PressExposure) February 20, 2009 -- Kira Copperman President of KBC Consulting joined Drs. Gloria & Heidi Horsley to discuss Miscarriage & Infertility on their nationally syndicated talk radio program “Healing the Grieving Heart” Nov. 20th, 2008 at 9 AM PST/12 Noon EST.

Kira B. Copperman, LMSW, is the President of KBC Consulting, www.kbcconsult.com a boutique healthcare consulting firm that specializes in helping physicians, dentists and hospitals improve their frontline customer service. She is also a syndicated author for the Open to Hope Foundation. Prior to KBC Consulting, she was the Practice Manager for a large fertility center in Manhattan entitled Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York (RMA of New York). While at RMA of New York, her experience with patients dealing with the emotional side effects that can accompany infertility had a profound effect on her and was one of the main reasons she created KBC Consulting. Ms. Copperman is also a published author and presenter on topics relating to healthcare. Her research was recently featured in The Journal of Women’s Health and OB/GYN News and her articles have appeared on webmd.com and parenting.com. Ms Copperman has presented at numerous national conferences on topics relating to customer service and patient satisfaction.

Ms. Copperman was a member of the board of RESOLVE, the national infertility support organization, from 2005 until 2007. In 2006, Ms. Copperman was honored by RESOLVE at their annual gala with the “Friend of RESOLVE” award because of her dedication and commitment to the organization. Kira B. Copperman, LMSW, received her social work degree from New York University.

Kira is a dynamic inspirational speaker, who works to enhance communication of health care workers. She has used her own experience to positively impact health care workers and the patient’s they serve,” said Dr. Heidi Horsley, Co-Host of Healing the Grieving Heart.

“We’re excited to bring Kira’s story and mission of hope to our audience,” this was a very powerful show and one not to be missed, commented Dr. Gloria Horsley, Host of ‘Healing the Grieving Heart” and Founder and President of The Open to Hope Foundation, sponsor of “Healing the Grieving Heart” and The Grief Blog.

Healing the Grieving Heart broadcasts every Thursday from 9 AM to 10 AM Pacific Standard Time on The VoiceAmerica Health & Wellness Network.

About Dr. Heidi Horsley

Dr. Heidi Horsley, PsyD, MSW, MS, is a bereaved sibling and a licensed psychologist and social worker. Dr. Heidi is the Co-Founder and executive director of the Open to Hope Foundation www.opentohope.com, and an adjunct professor at Columbia University. She has a private practice in Manhattan, NY specializing in grief and loss. She is also author of “Teen Grief Relief” and “Real Men Do Cry”. She holds graduate degrees from the University of San Francisco, Columbia University, and Loyola University.

About Dr. Gloria Horsley

Dr. Gloria C. Horsley, PHD, MFT, CNS, is a bereaved parent, and has worked in the field of family therapy for over twenty years. Dr. Gloria is Founder and President of the Open to Hope Foundation. She serves The Compassionate Friends in a number of roles, including as a Board Director and frequently serves as a media spokesperson in her dual role as a bereaved parent and professional. She is co-author of “Teen Grief Relief” and “Real Men Do Cry.” She holds graduate degrees from the University of Rochester, Syracuse, Greenwich and Holos Universities.

Dr. Heidi Horsley 37 West 72nd Street, Suite 1E NY NY 10023 (646) 269-1662

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