Kristin A. Meekhof

Kristin A. Meekhof is a licensed clinical social worker and author of The Widow’s Guide to Healing, published in 2015. Her writing has appeared in Organic Spa magazine, Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, among other outlets. Meekhof also advises on the Patient and Family Centered Care program at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, a group that champions initiatives that help create more patient-centric care.
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