The Hope Matrix


This week’s special guest on the Hope Matrix is Mandy Bird. Mandy has been a Licensed Professional Counselor for almost 30 years, delivering hope and heart-centered therapy for individuals, couples, and families struggling with depression, anxiety, grief, and trauma. In light of current events, Mandy offers both in person and virtual therapy sessions. Mandy is also the host of the podcast Finding Hope, where guests share stories of loss, growth, joy, and leadership.


In this week’s episode, Mandy and Kathryn discuss grief, and the importance of bringing dignity back to the process of grieving. Mandy provides valuable insights into the importance of delving into the feelings associated with your grief, finding a positive support network, and embracing the things you learn about yourself during the grieving process. Kathryn and Mandy share their own stories, and discuss how hope can help lead us through our grief and into a more positive mindset on the other side.


For more information about the important work that Mandy is doing, visit and listen to Finding Hope at