Heal the Healer
Lynne Hughes Bio
Lynne Hughes is a nationally recognized grief expert and has worked with adults, children and teens coping with loss and life transitions. Lynne is the founder of Comfort Zone Camp, a national non-profit organization based in Richmond, Virginia that offers free weekend bereavement camps for children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or primary caregiver. Comfort Zone Camp has helped thousands of children, teens and parents throughout the United States and was a responder to the 911 families and military children.
Hughes has been profiled in numerous media outlets, including, the Wall Street Journal, Parade magazine, People magazine and Parents magazine, and has appeared on NBC's The Today Show, CBS news, CNN, MSNBC, CSPAN and NPR among others and is a contributor for the Huffington Post. Her book You Are Not Alone: Teens Talk about Life after the Loss of a Loved One, was published in 1995 by Scholastic Press.
Lynne was also a keynote speaker to 10,000 people at the Million Dollar Round Table's Annual Convention held for the premier life insurance and financial planners from around the world.
Hughes was honored as one of Redbook's Mothers and Shakers 2002, awarded to 12 women (including Laura Bush) who have helped to improve the quality of life in the United States. Lynne was a recipient of State Farm's national Embrace Life Award in April 2010. The Richmond YWCA named Lynne Outstanding Woman of the Year in the Human Relations category in April 2006.
Lynne is also a professional speaker, helping others navigate personal and professional transitions, find balance and embrace resilience.
Hughes resides in Richmond, Virginia with her husband Kelly and their two children.
November 7, 2015, 8:30 am