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Diana Young

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About Me:
I am a Grief Counselor and Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist who has worked with Hospice and the bereaved since 2001. I am also an Addiction Recovery Coach.
About my Loss:
I've lost a brother and sister, father and mother, grandparents, friend, fiance, step-son, cousin, pet and ex-husband. Overwhelmed by grief, I created Online Grief Support. It's a community of people helping people. Thank YOU for making this community what it is today.
Are You a Service Provider? If Yes, please tell us about your service.
Diana Young, LD/N, GC-C, ORDM
Diana is a Certified Grief Counselor with The American Institute of Health Care Professionals, Inc since 2015. Diana is also a licensed and Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist for 30 years specializing in weight management, diabetes care, the mind diet and healthy eating. She created the popular website OnlineGriefSupport.com in 2008 which now has over 15,000 members. Currently Diana facilitates a virtual grief support group weekly. Previously Diana worked for Cornerstone Hospice, providing nutrition care and grief support to patients and their families for over 15 years. She has also worked in hospital and clinical settings.
Along with assisting clients through the grief journey, Diana provides important information on self-care focusing on proper nutrition during the grieving process.
Diana is a recovery support specialist assisting clients with substance use issues.

Diana, Grief Recovery Coach's Blog

Journal Therapy

Posted on December 23, 2020 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Recommended Book by David Kessler

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 3:07pm — 2 Comments

Typical responses associated with Grief

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 2:21pm — 4 Comments

Healthy Self Care

Posted on December 30, 2016 at 1:44pm

Don't Lose Your Focus

Posted on November 30, 2016 at 7:37pm — 2 Comments

Good can come from Pain

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 12:38pm — 3 Comments

Heaven Left a Hole in your Heart

Posted on November 28, 2016 at 9:26am — 1 Comment

Grief and Appetite Loss

Posted on November 27, 2016 at 9:23am — 1 Comment

Hold on to the Love not the Loss

Posted on November 26, 2016 at 11:19am — 2 Comments

Abandonment and Grief

Posted on November 16, 2016 at 9:28am — 1 Comment

You are not Alone!!!

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Ceci Frost: Grief the Roller Coaster

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I WILL prosecute

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Grief Counseling Sessions Available

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12 steps - grief

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Thanks to EVERYONE ON this site!

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Grief Support in Mount Dora Florida

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At 5:47pm on April 28, 2021, Catharine Mackanyn said…

Hi Diana, It's me Catharine. I am so stupid. I was looking at another email when I was signing up.

I telling you Diana, I am not the lightest light bulb in the box. I think you have your work cut out with me. I am not thinking at all. The pain and sadness is way too much for me. All day long I think about what has happened. any way. I will keep in touch with you.

I am sorry for my mistake. We will talk soon. bye

At 4:17pm on April 28, 2021, Catharine Mackanyn said…

hi diana,

I found my way back. I see that there is a zoom meeting tonight @7:00pm. Can I join that tonight. I have nothing going on Weds. just Monday's.

At 9:23pm on March 8, 2021, Robyn said…

Thank you so much Diana for allowing me to join your group and online Zoom meeting, Robyn 
...and Joe, thank you for inviting me!

At 7:03am on January 23, 2021, Pennywyze said…

 I have another question. Does the site have an app? 

At 7:53pm on January 22, 2021, Pennywyze said…

Who all can see my blog journal posts?

At 2:52pm on January 15, 2021, Pennywyze said…

How do I make a connection here?

At 4:37pm on April 3, 2020, Jeneley said…

Hi Diana. Thanks for reaching out. How long have you been on this website? I am trying anything and everything to work through some of this pain. 

At 4:15pm on July 15, 2018, M Adams said…

Thank you for creating this site, it is a lifeline for many people.  Hope your health is improving every day.

At 3:42pm on July 6, 2018, Sofia A. Wellman said…


I am interested in taking over site. Please contact me by phone.

I do a lot of grief work and would do it justice.

Sofia Wellman


At 3:20pm on August 13, 2017, Jacki Fredericks said…

Hi Diana,

I'm so sorry for all the losses you have gone through. You are a very kind, and caring person to have created this site, and I greatly appreciate it. I pray love finds you, and you love yourself. I think you're 1 awesome lady! Take good care. Many Blessings, good health, and much love are sent to you from  many. 

"When a person is born we rejoice, and when they're married we jubilate, but when they die we try to pretend nothing has happened." -- Margaret Mead

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Penny Caywood commented on Diana, Grief Recovery Coach's group I love my Dad.
"Hello, I've been away for a while, had some writing to get done for my fantasy novel saga. The reason I'm posting today is because I've been missing my father a lot, recently. Though we had a tumultuous relationship most of my life,…"
dream moon JO B commented on Diana, Grief Recovery Coach's blog post After Death Communication
"so lovly trish it is iv had smellss dreams of mom dad fammly in spirrit iv had  pluss fethers in weid plases u wud not escpst to fibd find u wud not"
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Trish commented on Diana, Grief Recovery Coach's blog post After Death Communication
"We buried our son May 5th after his burial my family told me my mom was dying so I went to the nursing home to be with her. A few hours later after the priest gave her the anointing of the sick she passed. That Sunday was Mothers Day. A double wammy…"
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Penny Caywood commented on Diana, Grief Recovery Coach's group I love my Dad.
"My father has only been gone for a little over 3 years, but it already seems like an eternity."
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dream moon JO B replied to Penny Caywood's discussion I'd Like to Start a Group
"yes go for it u shud go for it coz a lot of pepple on hear hav "
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I'd Like to Start a Group

I'd like to start a group, it would be called: Losing Our Soulmates Trough Tragedy, and it would be for those of us who were capable of meeting our soulmates, and who have lost those sacred loved ones through tragedy (i.e. I actually lost my soulmate in a senseless car accident caused when the lady driving our vehicle chose to text her daughter, and she lost control of the Acura, which rolled off the highway.)See More
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"Hi Ros, I was sorry to hear about your gastro problems. Hope you are over that now, and how did the medical visit for your moles go? I understand that all these health issues seem more dfifficult to deal with, without the reassurance of our loving…"
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"So sorry to hear of your loss yasir..I have no siblings but I lost my best friend 3 years ago. My only friend actually. I've tried to move on via social network..but its failed. I'm here if ever you need. Sara"
Penny Caywood commented on Penny Caywood's blog post As Time Goes By...
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