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Discovering Gratitude and Healing With Portia Booker

  1. Discovering Gratitude and Healing With Portia Booker Dave Roberts 49:19

In this episode of The Teaching Journeys Podcast, Dave Roberts has a far reaching discussion with Portia Booker( also known as Portia the Producer) about her transformative journey through Grief, showcasing the power of gratitude and redefining societal perceptions. Portia’s experiences highlight finding purpose in pain, coping mechanisms, and the importance of aligning Grief with personal growth. She talks about embracing gratitude, cherishing moments, and navigating losses, urging individuals to find strength in vulnerability and connection.

Portia’s Bio and Contact Information:

Portia Booker, often hailed as Portia the Producer, is a celebrated TV host, visionary producer, and a resolute Grief awareness advocate.

After enduring the profound loss of both parents within a heart wrenching nine month spam, Portia uncovered hidden treasures in her pain, with gratitude shining brightest. Now she’s leading the charge to redefine societal views on Grief through her transformative TV show, The Grief Grantor. airing Sundays on E 360 TV reaching an impressive 800,000 homes. This isn’t her maiden voyage into broadcasting.

A pivotal internship with PBS NewsHour during the Republican National Convention allowed her to work alongside journalism greats Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill. Her early professional strides included producing gripping news segments for NBC, further showcasing her versatility. Portia penned her deeply personal audio book, Finding Grace Within Grief.

Away from the spotlight, Portia rejuvenates by watersides. Gets lost in captivating podcasts or audiobooks, explores new horizons on road trips, and cherishes every moment with her steadfast, furry companion, Mr. Fletcher Blaze. With a compassionate heart and an unyielding spirit, Portia continues to inspire, connect, and heal through the power of her voice and experiences.

Contact Information

Instagram at Portia, The Grief Grantor.

YouTube at Portia, The Grief Grantor.

Facebook and LinkedIn at Portia Booker,

Grief Grantor TV show on Facebook, E360TV. Com and YouTube

The Teaching Journeys Podcast can be found on your favorite podcast platforms.

To find out more about Dave, go to and

Dave Roberts LMSW, Author, Podcaster

David J. Roberts, LMSW, became a parent who experienced the death of a child, when his daughter Jeannine died of cancer on 3/1/03 at the age of 18. He is a retired addiction professional and an adjunct professor in the psychology child life department at Utica University in Utica, New York. Dave also teaches psychology classes at Pratt MWP School of Art and Design. He is the host of The Teaching Journeys Podcast, which can be found on Apple, Spotify and other podcast platforms.

Dave has presented workshops at national conferences of The Compassionate Friends as well as for the Bereaved Parents of the USA. He was also a keynote speaker at the 2011 and 2015 national gatherings of the Bereaved Parents of the USA. Dave also co-presented a workshop titled “Helping Faculty After Traumatic Loss” for the Parkland, Florida community in May of 2018, in the aftermath of the mass shootings at Stoneman Douglas High School.

Roberts has been a past HuffPost contributor and has contributed articles to Medium, Open to Hope Foundation, Mindfulness and Grief, Thrive Global, and the Recovering the Self Journal. He has also appeared on numerous podcasts, as well as Open to Hope Television. In 2021,he co-authored and published a book with Reverend Patty Furino titled, When The Psychology Professor Met The Minister.

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