Gaby Pérez Islas (Mexico)

Gaby-Perez-Islas-EKR-Foundation-headshotGaby Pérez Islas is based in Mexico City, where she is one of the foremost grief counselors. A renowned public speaker on both sides of the border, she has more than 25 years of experience as a therapist and has  written 7 best-selling books on the good life, death, grieving, mental health, and many other subjects. She’s a Certified Grief Educator (David Kessler) and Death Doula/Compassionate Caregiver (EKR Foundation Mexico). Other studies include specialties in Logotherapy, Codependency, Suicidology, and Graphology. She holds a BA in Latin American Literature from Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico).

Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross has been a decisive influence on Gaby’s life and work. Her teachings created the path she walks on today as a therapist and leader of grief studies seminars, workshops, and certifications. With a notable social media presence, Gaby is a frequent collaborator in TV and radio shows in Mexico, as well as the host of her own podcast “Después de la pérdida” (After the Loss).

Social media: @GabyTanatologa (on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok)

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