Therese Rando, Ph.D., BCETS, BCBT

Advisory Board

Therese Rando

Therese A. Rando, Ph.D., BCETS, BCBT, is the clinical director of the Institute for the Study and Treatment of Loss in Warwick, Rhode Island, which provides mental health services through psychotherapy, training, supervision and consultation, as well as expert witness services in civil litigation. Therese has consulted, conducted research, provided therapy and written and lectured internationally in areas related to loss, grief, illness, dying and trauma.

Therese’s current professional focus includes self-help after sudden and traumatic death, loss of a child, the interface between post-traumatic stress and grief, treatment of complicated mourning and specialized intervention techniques in the treatment of traumatic bereavement. A recipient of numerous awards for her professional accomplishments, Therese is a national media resource expert in dying, death, loss and trauma for the American Psychological Association. Among her numerous publications, she is the author of “How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies” and “Treatment of Complicated Mourning.” She is a co-author of the recently published “Treating Traumatic Bereavement: A Practitioner’s Guide.” Her forthcoming book is “Coping with the Sudden Death of Your Loved One: A Self-Help Handbook for Traumatic Bereavement.”