About Us > Kelly Grosklags, LICSW, BCD, FAAGC, FT

Kelly Grosklags, LICSW, BCD, FAAGC, FT

Clinical social worker


  • Speaker, 2023 Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Nationally known for her expertise in grief, loss, and traumatic illness
  • Clinical social worker with a private psychotherapy practice
  • Author, public speaker, podcaster, blogger, and award-winning executive producer



For over 28 years, Kelly’s expertise while working in oncology, palliative care, and hospice has been welcomed by patients, caretakers, and clinicians. Her compassionate demeanor as a clinical psychotherapist has supported patients, their families, and care providers who seek peace while experiencing the grief associated with end-of-life care. She is the founder and CEO of “Conversations with Kelly, ” executive producer of the documentary, “Dying is Not Giving Up, ” podcast host, author, international public speaker, and an end of life and grief therapist. She is board certified in clinical social work and has earned a fellowship in grief counseling from the Association of HealthCare Professionals and a fellowship in thanatology from the Association of Death Education and Counseling.

Kelly loves to teach future physicians, nurses, physician assistants about the art of having difficult conversations and the importance of being present for the patient’s story. Her greatest privilege is walking with someone who is navigating life’s most unexpected losses and traumas.