- Hay HouseAuthor, 2010 - present
- Simon and SchusterAuthor, 2000 - 2014
- HarperCollins1996 - 2014
Co-author of the new book, You Can Heal Your Heart:Finding peace after a breakup,divorce or death with Louise Hay. Also wrote Visions, Trips and Crowded Rooms: Who and What you see before your die due out in April. 2010. He also co-authored two bestsellers with the legendary Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, On Grief and Grieving; Finding the Meaning of Grief though the Five Stages of Loss, and Life Lessons: Two Experts on Death and Dying Teach us about the Mysteries of Life and Living. David was honored to have been with Elisabeth during her passing.
His first book, The Needs of the Dying, often a number one best-selling hospice book, received praise by Mother Teresa. His services have been used by Elizabeth Taylor, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Marianne Williamson when their loved ones faced life-challenging illnesses. He also worked with Anthony Perkins and Michael Landon.
Kessler’s work has been featured on CNN, NBC, PBS, “Entertainment Tonight” and he has been interviewed on “Oprah’s Friends.” He has been discussed in the New York Times, People Magazine and has written for the Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, Anderson Cooper 360 and now writes book reviews for The Los Angeles Times. He has been featured on national televisions shows to discuss Michael Jackson’s death as well as being mentioned in the book, My Journey with Farrah about Alana Stewart and Farrah Fawcett. For more information on David visit www.Grief.com or www.YouCanHealYourHeart.com
- Loyola Marymount UniversityBioethics