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Our Clientele 

Our clientele are agencies, companies, and institutions who radically choose to increase their knowledge, awareness, and support services to address grief, loss, and trauma within their communities. 

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Grief and Loss Industry

  • National Alliance for Children’s Grief

  • Grief Coach

  • Ronnie’s House for Hope

  • Keeper Memorials

Health Care Industry 

  • Rady Children’s Hospital

  • Sonata Hospice 

  • Fanconi Anemia Research Foundation 

Education & Academic Industry

  • Los Angeles County Office of Education 

  • San Diego Unified School District

  • Vista Unified School District

  • Bonsall Unified School District 

  • Desert Sands Unified School District

  • Brooklyn Public Library

Mental Health Industry 

  • San Diego County Health & Human Services Agency  

  • Health Quality Partner

  • Aspiranet

Youth-Based Industry 

  • San Diego Youth Services

  • Boys and Girls Club of America

  • Fred Finch Youth Youth & Family Services 

  • Olive Crest

  • Imagine 

Grief and Loss Industry

  1. National Alliance for Children’s Grief

  2. Grief Coach

“Melissa Lunardini is a very professional, dependable, and knowledgeable resource in the children’s bereavement field. Melissa is always willing to share her wealth of knowledge to help a bereaved child. I highly recommend Melissa; she will not disappoint!” 

Megan Lopez, LCSW 

National Program Director 
National Alliance for Children’s Grief

Mental Health Industry

  1.  Health Quality Partners

“Melissa Lunardini is a passionate, caring mental health professional who takes on the most difficult work in our field with grace and dignity. This comes through in her presentations as well. Few presenters prepare as well to ensure the audiences get what they want and can explain complex and emotional charged issues from both the high level and micro level. In short, Melissa is both an extraordinary professional and speaker.”

Marty Adelman, MA, CPRP

Behavioral Health Program Manager
Health Quality Partners

Health Care Industry

  1. Sonata Hospice

“Melissa has supported our bereavement services through staff education, program consultation, and workshop development. She both professional, personable, and is a pleasure to collaborate with. Her ability to effectively communicate her vast knowledge of grief work has greatly enhanced the care we offer to our community.” 

Wendy Kessler, MSW, 

Bereavement Coordinator 
Sonata Hospice

Education & Academic Industry 

  1. Bonsall High School 

“Melissa Lunardini with Radical Grief provides extraordinary guidance to schools and educational teams working to develop programming to serve students experiencing trauma and grief. Melissa’s experience as an educator, coupled with her deep understanding of how grief and trauma manifest in children, has transformed how our team thinks about school supports. 

Melissa guided our team through a brainstorming and problem-solving process that helped us to identify additional student needs, gaps in support, and areas of improvement. Melissa sought out diverse and community-centered voices to be part of our process. This resulted in culturally relevant and responsive guidance to help us better support our student populations. Our team is better prepared to make systemic changes to our educational practices and be more responsive to the cultural, grief, and trauma needs of our students.”

Jessica Knust

Education Specialist 
Bonsall High School

Youth-Based Industry 

  1. San Diego Youth Services

“I have had the pleasure of working with and receiving Grief and Loss trainings from Melissa and Radical Grief. Her cutting-edge trauma-informed approach to Grief and Loss trainings is amazing and they are full of practical applications. I am so thankful to have been able to see her practice what she teaches whether its talking to a parent, preparing to support others or providing psychoeducation. Radical Grief is a great resource for non-profits, schools, and organizations! Melissa has truly made an impact on this field and the community San Diego.”

Amy Budd, AMFT #85982

Program Manager 
HERE Now and Anti-BIAS programs

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