Megan Devine, LPC, is an acclaimed grief expert, psychotherapist and author of the best-selling book It’s Ok That You’re Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn’t Understand, considered required reading by grieving people and professionals around the world. With over 20 years in the field, her pioneering work provides a professional, inclusive, and realistic approach to grief, one that goes beyond pathology-based, reductive models.
A sought-after expert when grief erupts in the public sphere, Megan’s work is featured widely in the media including the New York Times, NPR, Washington Post, GQ, Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, the PBS documentary Speaking Grief, and more.
Megan is the founder of Refuge in Grief, a hub of grief education and outreach where she leads people through some of the most devastating times of their lives, and The After Institute, which houses her trainings, consultancy work, consumer and industry-facing support materials, and licensed programs. Her podcast, Here After, explores survival (and even hope) after life goes horribly wrong. Learn more at refugeingrief.com and <>.
Financial: Megan Devine is the founder and CEO of Refuge in Grief as well as The After Institute. Megan Devine maintains a private practice and is the on-line advisor/author of Empowering Parents. She is the creator and host of "Here After with Megan Devine." She receives royalties as a published author. Megan Devine receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Megan Devine has no relevant non-financial relationships.