David Kessler is one of the world’s foremost experts on healing and loss. His experience with thousands of people on the edge of life and death has taught him the secrets to living a happy and fulfilled life, even after life’s tragedies. David’s personal experience as a child witnessing a mass shooting while his mother was dying in a hospital helped him begin his journey.
He is the author of five bestselling books, including You Can Heal Your Heart: Finding Peace After Breakup, Divorce or Death with Louise Hay. He co-authored two bestsellers with the legendary Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: On Grief and Grieving and Life Lessons. His first book, The Needs of the Dying, a #1 best-selling hospice book, received praise by Mother Teresa. His services have been used by Elizabeth Taylor, Carrie Fisher, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Marianne Williamson when their loved ones faced life-challenging illnesses. He also worked with late actors Anthony Perkins and Michael Landon. David’s work has been featured on CNN, NBC, Fox, PBS, and Dr Oz. David is a contributing writer for Oprah.com, Dr. Oz’s Sharecare.com, Anderson Cooper 360. In 2016 David’s younger son died suddenly at 21 years old. He will be sharing his most personal journey of loss and healing in a new book from Simon and Schuster called Finding Meaning in 2019.