JOIN US ON MONDAY, MAY 25, 2015 AT 6:30PM WITH SPECIAL GUEST DR. MEKEL HARRIS! DR. HARRIS WILL BE DISCUSSING THE PROCESS OF GRIEF AND THE MYRIAD OF WAYS THAT IT PRESENTS ITSELF AND ALSO EDUCATING THE AUDIENCE ON THE BEST WAY TO SUPPORT A FRIEND OR LOVED ONE THROUGH THIS PROCESS.
Mekel Harris, Ph.D., NCSP is a licensed psychologist, Associate Professor, community advocate, and mentor in Los Angeles, California. In her professional work, Dr. Harris focuses on health and wellness and has a particular interest in providing therapy targeting grief and loss. On a personal note, she experienced the death of her beloved mother in December 2012, only 30 days after her mother's diagnosis with Stage IV pancreatic cancer. Since then, Dr. Harris has made it her mission to share her grief journey, educate the community about grief and loss, and inspire others traveling down this challenging and sometimes dark, emotional road. Her memoir, "Relaxing into the Pain: My Journey into Grief and Beyond," charts Dr. Harris' own journey through the grief process and will be released in late summer 2015.