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Our Team

The SSC Team is available to speak to your group about using art and storytelling to heal from grief surrounding the suicide of a loved one. Please contact the Suicide Survivors' Club for information about scheduling a presentation, workshop, or requesting book sets in volume. 


Rebecca Anderson

Co-Founder & President


Catherine Gangi

Program Consultant


Kris Frykman

Art Therapist


Donovan Doffing

Program Director


Meg Anderson

Business Manager


Katie Clobes-Harnett


Our Advisory Board

  • Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

  • Catherine Duncan, MA, BCC, Integrative Spiritual Consultant

  • Henry Emmons, MD Integrative Psychiatrist

  • Noel Larson, PhD, MSW Family Systems Therapist

  • Janice Nadeau, PhD, LP, RN, Bereavement Specialist

  • Sue Towey, APRN, CNS, MS - Integrative Mental Health Practitioner

  • Dennis Yelkin, Founding Board Chair, Heart of Dance, Visual Artist/Dance

Laurie Philips

Laurie Philips is the co-founder of SSC and worked closely with the Anderson Family to create the art for each of the books. Laurie has left SSC to pursue other projects, but we hold her contributions and artwork close to our hearts.  Thank you Laurie for everything you have done for SSC.

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