About Dr. Robert Baugher


Dr. Robert Baugher

Robert Baugher, Ph.D. is a Psychology Instructor at Highline College in Des Moines, Washington, USA, where he teaches courses such as: Death across Cultures, Life & Death, Human Relations, Understanding AIDS, Suicide Intervention, and Abnormal Psychology.

From the Association for Death Education and Counseling he has earned certification as a Fellow in Thanatology; and as a trainer for LivingWorks he has trained more than 1,000 people in suicide intervention. He has co-facilitated child and teen support groups for children coping with the death of a parent or sibling and has given more than 700 workshops across America, including England, South Africa, Namibia, and Canada.

For the past 20 years, he has been invited to present workshops at the National Conference for the Compassionate Friends (a bereaved parents support organization). Dr. Baugher has written eight books and more than 30 articles on grief and loss. In 2013 he worked on the production of “Men & Their Grief—20 Years Later,” a groundbreaking video that followed up men who were in the original “Men & Their Grief” video.