On Death, Dying, and Disbelief

Nonbelievers are often at a loss when searching for resources on how to get through the mourning process. In this talk, Candace Gorham recounts her personal and professional experiences with grief and loss then shares concrete actions mourners can take to help them process their grief.

Candace Gorham is a licensed mental health counselor and author of The Ebony Exodus Project: Why Some Black Women are Walking Out on Religion–and Others Should too. She is a former ordained minister turned atheist activist, researcher, and writer on issues related to religion, secular social justice, and the African-American community. She is also a member of The Secular Therapist Project, The Clergy Project, the Secular Student Alliance Speaker’s Bureau, and a board member of the American Humanist Association.