Dr. Dale G. Larson

Dr. Dale G. Larson
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408-554-4320

Dale G. Larson, Ph.D., (U. C. Berkeley), is Professor, Department of Counseling Psychology, at Santa Clara University. He is a national leader in end-of-life care and training. Dr. Larson co-directed the pioneering NIMH-funded Berkeley Hospice Training Project, chaired NHPCO's First National Conference on Hospice Volunteerism, and created the award-winning Hospice Home Page website. In 2001 he was Senior Editor and a contributing author for the national newspaper series, Finding Our Way: Living with Dying in America, which reached seven million Americans. Dr. Larson has published extensively on psychosocial issues in end-of-life care and on self-concealment and health. A Fulbright Scholar and a Fellow in the American Psychological Association (Divisions 17 and 38), he has been a Summer Scholar at the Stanford Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and a W.K. Kellogg Foundation Expert in Residence. He is a popular national and international speaker, and in 2007 he received the Kara Pioneer Award for his contributions to end-of-life care. In 2016, Dr. Larson was honored with the Death Educator Award by the Association for Death Education and Counseling.

For information about workshop or conference presentations, please contact:

Dale Larson, Ph.D.
Santa Clara University
220 Bannan Hall
Santa Clara, California 95053
U.S.A.

Books by Author

The Helper's Journey: Working with People Facing Grief, Loss, and Life-Threatening Illness
Working with People Facing Grief, Loss, and Life-Threatening Illness

This groundbreaking work, written for both professionals and volunteers, combines an inspiring view of helpers and helping with a focus on meeting the personal, interpersonal, and team challenges of caring for people facing grief, loss, and life-threatening illness.