Carola Stepper, RN, CHPN, LAc

PO Box 602, Hood River, OR 97031


Carola Stepper, RN, CHPN, LAc is an Advanced Grief Recovery Method Specialist, certified by the Grief Recovery Institute. She is a Registered Nurse since 1989 and a Licensed Acupuncturist since 2001 and is a former Hospice Nurse. She is not a Behavioral Health Professional.

The Grief Recovery Method is a non denominational and evidence-based action-oriented process for effectively assisting grievers in dealing with personal emotional loss, no matter the cause.

These Online Grief Recovery classes are based on “The Grief Recovery Handbook” by John W.James and Russell Friedman. This book has been shared for over 40 years, on six of seven continents and has been translated into more than 20 languages.

Per evidence based research: The exposure to the GRM led to statistically significant improvements in grievers’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviors related to grief. These classes are additional to any other behavioral health services or grief share groups the client might be using. The skills and tools learned in these classes can be applied to any past, present or future losses.

Carola Stepper is offering three different kinds of online Grief Recovery Method Classes:

  1. Grief Recovery Method Group Classes, as well as One on one classes
  2. Helping Children with Loss Group, Classes for Adults to help Children deal with Losses
  3. Pet loss Group Classes