I'm the author of LESSONS FOR THE LIVING: STORIES OF FORGIVENESS, GRATITUDE, AND COURAGE AT THE END OF LIFE. I write about end of life issues, change, and loss
Stan Goldberg is a Professor Emeritus of Communicative Disorders at San Francisco State University with a Ph.D. in Speech Pathology, a Masters in Political Theory, and a Bachelors in Philosophy. For over 25 years he taught, provided therapy, researched, and published in the area of learning problems and change. Dr. Goldberg has published six books, written numerous articles and delivered over 100 lectures and workshops throughout the United States, Latin America and Asia. In 2009 he was named by the Hospice Volunteer Association as “Volunteer of the Year.” Through private therapy, presentations, and the supervision of graduate students, he has enabled over 10,000 people to change behaviors or accept disabilities. He currently serves as an editorial consultant for Oxford University Press-Trade Division. His work on learning and change has been funded through 12 grants, including one from the United States Office of Education. He also consults on issues of personal, institutional, and corporate change. He has served as an expert legal witness in high-profile court cases and consults with the California State Licensing Board for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Dr. Goldberg leads workshops for adults whose lives were suddenly and traumatically changed. He serves at the bedside hospice volunteer in San Francisco for Pathways Home Care and Hospice . His published magazine articles, essays, and poems have received numerous national and international writing awards. Written with humor and sensitivity, they have appeared in magazines ranging from Psychology Today to Horse and Rider . His latest book, is Lessons for the Living: Stories of Forgiveness, Gratitude, and Courage at the End of Life was awarded the Grand Prize by the London Book Festival for best book of 2009. Complete reviews can be read on * He is a featured columnist in the Hospice Volunteer Association’s quarterly magazine.
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