Annie Broadbent is a clinical volunteer at St Christopher's Hospice. She has also trained as a volunteer for 'The Candle Project' - a child bereavement service run by the hospice, and has given talks on supporting the bereaved. She is currently training as a psychotherapist at the Psychosynthesis and Education Trust. In her spare time she writes a blog (www.anniebroadbent.com) about coping with grief and her experiences at the hospice. Annie also writes a monthly online article for Psychologies magazine on the taboos surrounding death and grief. This is her first book.