And the Winner Is – Me!

And the Winner Is - Me! A few weeks ago, I wrote about being a finalist in three writing contests. Today, I am proud and excited to announce that The Space Between: A Memoir of Mother-Daughter Love at the End of Life WON the following awards: 2016 May Sarton Women’s Book Award for Memoir 2016/2017 [...]

Author Receives National Recognition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Author Receives National Recognition El Dorado Hills, CA:  The FIFTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL Beverly Hills Book Awards® recognized The Space Between: A Memoir of Mother-Daughter Love at the End of Life by Virginia A. Simpson as a FINALIST in the category of memoir. Experts from all aspects of the book industry, including publishers, [...]

Interview with Dr. Virginia Simpson – lizbeth Meredith

Interview with Dr. Virginia Simpson - lizbeth Meredith After your father died during when you were young, you wrote that you became very anxious about death. Can you tell us how you moved from that point to becoming a bereavement expert? My father died when I was 12, during a time when adults didn’t take into consider children’s feelings [...]

Virginia A. Simpson, Ph.D. Speaks About Her Book and How to Deal With Grief

Virginia A. Simpson, Ph.D. Speaks About Her Book and How to Deal With Grief Virginia A. Simpson, Ph.D., known to her clients as “Dr. Ginni,” is a nationally and internationally recognized authority on dying and grieving. She is a bereavement care specialist and Executive Counseling Director for hundreds of funeral homes throughout the United States [...]

Interview with Susan Salluce

Author Dr. Virginia A. Simpson’s memoir The Space Between: A Memoir of Mother Daughter Love At the End of Life The Space Between: A Memoir of Mother Daughter Love At the End of Life is a touching, honest, raw, and moving memoir by Dr. Virginia A. Simpson. In it she shares not only the time [...]

Just Released – New Book Offers Hope for Caregivers

Just Released - New Book Offers Hope for Caregivers Dr. Virginia A. Simpson, Bereavement Care Specialist and Executive Counseling Director for hundreds of funeral homes throughout the country, has written a poignant book.  The Space Between: A Memoir of Mother-Daughter Love at the End of Life (She Writes Press, April 2016) reads like a novel [...]

Talking About Death Won’t Kill You

Talking About Death Won’t Kill You Five tips for starting end-of-life conversations By Dr. Virginia Simpson - Article on http://www.nextavenue.org/ Credit: Thinkstock Long before she died, my mother gave me a gift that would shape both my future and her remaining years: A frank conversation about her wishes for the end of her life. Thanks to [...]