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LET'S TALK ABOUT IT! Finding Peace with Death and Dying in Everyday Life

Written by Lea Rose

Published by Michelle Anderson Publishing, Melbourne Australia


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Lea Rose opens up the discussion with Tony Delroy and Peter Saul on; Talking about Death and Dying in Everyday Life 

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Lea Rose discusses Living and Dying Well in an interview with Christine Heart Savage on Southern FM 88.3 

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Lea Rose discusses Living and Dying Well in an interview with Gibsland FM

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Rose, L. (2014). Book.  Let’s Talk About it! Finding Peace With Death and Dying in Everyday Life. Melbourne: Michelle Anderson Publishing. In distribution Australia and Asia through major bookstores.

Rose, L. (2014).  Let’s Talk About It – Book Review.  Palliative Care Victoria Newsletter No. 102, September, ’14, pp.4

Rose, L. (2014). Revolutionizing Quality Death for the Dying Person: Uniting Family, Medical, Palliative Care Workers. Reducing Prolonged Grief Disorder and PTSD (Australia to Asia). Conference Handbook. The 10th International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society, Hong Kong, 11-14 Oct, ’14, pp. 87

Rose, L. (2014). Together we can make a difference. Creating a care team for the dying person. Conference Proceedings. Australian Grief and Bereavement Conference, ‘Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice’, Melbourne, 26-28 Mar,’14, pp. 34

Rose, L. (2014). Let’s Talk About It – Chapter Extract & Review. The Art of Healing Magazine Vol 3 Issue 48, Sep/Nov, ’14, pp. 48-49

Birch (Rose), L. (1999). Heart to art therapy: Exploring the journey where art meets healing. Melbourne, Australia: ‘Diversity’, Natural and Complementary Health Magazine, No. 18, Nov. ‘99; 8-11

Birch (Rose), L. (1999). The Health Connection: Embracing holistic health as a way for the future treatment of young people affected by cancer ‘Conference Proceedings. Association for the Welfare of Child Health (AWCH), ‘Through the Looking Glass - Lessons from the Past for the Future of Children’s Health Care,’ Sydney, 7-8 Oct.‘99, pp.99-104 

Birch, L. (1997). Fortifying the healing process: Art therapy for children with cancer. In Ian Gawler (ed), ‘Science, Passion and Healing: The Relationship between Mind, Immunity and Health’. Yarra Junction, Australia: The Gawler Foundation (pp.37-45)




Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement - www.grief.org.au

Aged Care Australia - www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au

Australian Funeral Directors Association - www.afda.org.au

Beyond Blue - www.beyondblue.org.au

Breast Cancer Network - www.bcna.org.au

Cancer Council Australia - www.cancer.org.au

Inspire Foundation - www.inspire.org.au

Carers Australia www.carersaustralia.com.au

Life Circle - www.lifecircle.org.au

Lifeline - www.lifelineorg.au

Melanoma Institute Australia -  www.melanoma.org.au

Melbourne Therapy Centre - www.melbournetherapy.org.au

National Institute of Integrative Medicine - www.niim.com.au

Olivia Newton-John Cancer & Wellness Centre - www.austin.org.au/cancer

Palliative Care - www.palliativecare.org.au

Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne - www.rch.org.au

St John Ambulance Australia - www.stjohn.org.au

The Cabin - Drug and Alcohol Rehab www.thecabinchiangmai.com




Rose, Lea (2014).  Let's Talk About It! Finding Peace with Death and Dying in Everyday Life. Michelle Anderson Publishing

Cox, Helen and Roberts, Peter (2013). The Harp and the Ferryman. Michelle Anderson Publishing.

Harpham, Wendy (2004). When a Parent Has Cancer: A Guide to Caring for Your Children. New York: Perennial Currents.

Hassed, Craig MD (2002). Know Thyself: The stress release program. Michelle Anderson Publishing. 

Kubler-Ross, Elizabeth MD (1997). To Live Until We Say Goodbye. New York: Touchstone: Simon and Schuster.

Kubler-Ross, Elizabeth MD (1969). On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy, and Their Own Families. New York: Macmillan.

Larkins, Robert (2007). Funeral Rights: What the Australian ‘Death Care’ Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know. Penguin Australia.

McCue, Kathleen (2011). How to Help Children Through a Parent’s Serious Illness: Supportive Practical Advice from a Leading Child-Life Specialist. 2nd edition revised/updated. New York: St Martin’s Griffin.

McKissock, Mal & Dianne (2012). Coping with Grief. 4th edition. Sydney: ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Spencer-Wendel, Susan & Witter, Bret (2013). Until I Say Good- Bye: My Year of Living with Joy. New York: Harper Collins. 

Srivastava, Ranjana MD (2010). Tell Me the Truth: Conversations with My Patients about Life and Death. Penguin Australia.

Tatelbaum, Judy (2008). The Courage to Grieve: Creative Living, Recovery and Growth through Grief. New York: William Morrow Paperbacks/HarperCollins.

Ware, Bronnie (2012). The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing. Hay House.