Katie Hawkins-Gaar

Katie Hawkins-Gaar

Partner Loss

Katie is a freelance writer and journalism consultant, and author of many of the Grief Coach texts that subscribers receive. She serves on the Advisory Board for the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism and writes a weekly newsletter called My Sweet Dumb Brain, about the ups and downs of life. Following the sudden death of her husband in 2017, Katie has written about grief, loss, and mental health for The New York Times, Glamour, Vox, CNN, Fortune, and more. She is passionate about improving relationships through transparency and vulnerability, and is a firm believer that you can learn a lot by simply listening.