The Balancing Act
CURE (Cancer Updates, Research & Education) Magazine reached out to CNC™ Kathy Gurland as a resource, seeking her professional advice regarding individuals who must meet the challenges of cancer alone for their article "On Their Own" by writer Marc Silver.
The New York Times
New York writer and author, Tara Parker-Pope profiled PEG’S Group Founder Kathy Gurland in the popular Well Blog that appears daily in the Health Section of The New York Times.
New York Post
Kathy Gurland was interviewed for a story in the New York Post highlighting individuals who forged new careers later in life fueled by the desire to do something meaningful and to follow their personal passions. Click here to download a PDF of this article.
Women and Cancer Magazine
PEG’S Group founder, Kathy Gurland, was asked to write an article providing cancer navigating guidelines to the newly diagnosed by Women & Cancer Magazine., “A Survivor’s Compass” was illustrated and published in the Winter issue featuring Donna Karan on the cover. Click here to download a PDF of this article.
Kathy is also the author of a new column in Women & Cancer Magazine entitled By Your Side. The column addresses psychosocial concerns of people coping with cancer. The inaugural article, "Meet Your Social Worker", appears in the "Cancer Tips" segment of CancerConnect.com and was published in the summer 2010 issue of Women. Click here to read the pdf version of that article.
Kathy's article, “A Survivor’s Compass,” was included in the Cancer Tips section of the well known comprehensive web site CancerConsultants.com
A widely featured and popularly read local New York blog, DUMBO NYC, interviewed Kathy Gurland (read Part I and Part II here) when she launched PEG’S Group. This blog reports all local area developments, cultural events, movie shoots, festivals, etc., and promotes new small businesses that set up shop in this cutting edge neighborhood set between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges (DUMBO stands for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass).
SocialWorkersSpeak.org, a newly-launched web site supported by the National Association for Social Workers (NASW), was developed to allow social workers and the general public to critique and improve the way social workers and social issues are covered in the news media, and portrayed in the entertainment industries. This site linked to Kathy’s profile in The New York Times Well Blog.
The NASW invited me to be a panel expert again and I went out to LA in May. This time I spoke to screen writers at an event organized by the Writer's Guild and the response was terrific.
Urban Zen Food Solutions Workshops
I was invited to present at one of Donna Karan's Urban Zen Food Solutions Workshops here in NYC on October 5th, 2011.