Jane Thompson, MSW began her career as a psychotherapist after completing her graduate studies at Saint Louis University in 1975. Her work has chiefly focused upon bereavement counseling as well as guiding individuals and families in meeting the challenges of chronic and life threatening illnesses. She has accompanied clients as they move through various life transitions and losses.
Throughout Jane’s career, she has regarded her clients as collaborators. She sincerely values the privilege of being allowed to be a compassionate presence in their journeys.
During her career, she has also mentored other clinicians and offered a number of professional and community presentations.
In addition to her rich professional life in Minneapolis, she enjoys reading, Pilates, drawing and the company of those dear to her.
Her website is http://www.empathpress.com, where she invites readers to participate in an ongoing dialogue.
Holly Cashin is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and worked professionally as a physical therapist for 25 years. Her role working with disabled children and adults has been immensely fulfilling and given her much insight into the grief experienced with the loss of physical abilities.
She has raised three acitve and healthy boys that kept her on her toes for many years.
Holly is now retired from her work as a physical therapist and spends her leisure time travelling with her family, reading, gardening, and socializing.