Kelly Grosklags, LICSW, BCD

For nearly 25 years, Kelly Grosklags, LICSW, BCD has dedicated her practice to minimizing suffering through her work in oncology, palliative care and hospice. She is an experienced therapist and a gifted speaker.

Ms. Grosklags frequently speaks about end-of-life care and grief and loss issues at hospitals, clinical conferences, churches, funeral homes and schools. Her passionate and supportive demeanor helps patients, caregivers and health professionals connect with the wisdom of dying a good death, making life more meaningful, coping with depression and anxiety, transforming fear into hope and healing versus curing.

She is a board-certified diplomat in clinical social work and earned a fellowship in grief counseling from the American Academy of Health Care Professionals. She earned a master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of St. Thomas/University of St. Catherine and sits on the board of directors for Angel Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports families living with cancer.

Ms. Grosklags is author of the book A Comforted Heart, published in November 2017. Her private psychotherapy practice is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.