Danielle Morris, an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Central Florida with extensive experience in loss and grief, created Walking the Mourners Path in 1996, and the eight-week grief support program is now used in nearly every state, Canada, Australia, and the Cayman Islands. A former television writer and producer, Morris, who earned a BA in Clinical Psychology, has written and produced more than 120 mini medical documentaries for major networks, written for Medical Tribune, Central Florida Magazine, Orlando Magazine, McCalls magazine, among others, and has published seven childrens books. She lives in Orlando, Florida.
Kristen N. Alday, Archdeacon, has a BA in Economics from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, and worked in the private sector until becoming Chief Operating Officer for Walking the Mourners Path. During her time there, she spent 4 years traveling the country training clergy and laity in grief ministry. Ordained to the Diaconate, she serves as Archdeacon of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida. She has earned a MA in Counseling at Asbury Theological Seminary and spent 2 years as a Licensed Mental Health Intern in the State of Florida, specializing in issues surrounding grief and loss, anxiety and fear, and trauma that accompanies emotional, physical, or sexual abuse. She lives in Maitland, Florida.