David Kessler is one of the world's foremost experts on death and grief. He is the author of five bestselling books, including two co-authored with the legendary Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: On Grief and Grieving and Life Lessons. His first book, The Needs of the Dying, a #1 bestselling hospice book, received praise by Mother Teresa. His newest book is co-authored with Louis Hay: You Can Heal Your Heart: Finding Peace After Breakup, Divorce or Death.
Financial: David Kessler is the is the co-founder and President Emeritus of Project Angel Food. He is a published author and receives royalties. David Kessler receives a speaking honorarium and recording and book royalties from Psychotherapy Networker and PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: David Kessler is a board member for the Farrah Fawcett Foundation. He is a team member of the Health Care Executives of Southern California, the Los Angeles Police Department, and the Red Cross.