Lynn Shiner

Lynn Shiner is an independent consultant and is the facilitator of our grief series “Living Through Grief.”

Lynn Shiner is an award-winning co-author of "Stabbed in the Heart: Three Murdered Children, Two Resilient Mothers" who dedicated most of her career supporting crime victims. This work grew out of Lynn's very personal experience of tragic loss. On Christmas Day, 1994, Lynn's young children, Jen and Dave, were murdered. Later, as the Director of the Pennsylvania Office of Victims' Services, Lynn oversaw the annual distribution of more than $100 million dollars in state and federal funding allocated to meet the needs of crime victims throughout the Commonwealth.

She's the recipient of countless awards including the "National Crime Victim Service Award" presented by John Ashcroft and the Visionary Voice Award by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Lynn was also selected to present a TEDx Talk entitled, "The ABCs of Dealing with Death."

She co-authored (with Lisa Zoll) “Grief: The Event, The Work, The Forever” and “Drew & the Grief Thief”