Richard W. Boerstler

Richard W. Boerstler, Ph.D., was a psychotherapist and thanatologist practicing in the Boston area.

Books by this Author

Written for the terminally ill and their families as well as for hospice workers and others involved in the care of the dying, Life to Death introduces the technique of co-meditation: a method for helping a patient maintain a “clear mind and peaceful heart” during the process of dying. For centuries Tibetan lamas have used special breathing techniques and shared meditation practices to maintain a calm mental state in the dying person and ensure a safe transition. Adapting these...