Dan Gaffney

sociology of death and dying


Author Dan Gaffney is a former psychologist, teacher and journalist. His writing has been published widely, including in The Australian, The Weekend Australian, Australian Doctor, Hospitals and Aged Care, The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, The Australian Journal of Public Health and Sydney Alumni Magazine.

He has also been a health broadcaster for ABC Radio National. Over the past 20 years he has mentored groups about how to live and die more mindfully. His interest in writing about living and dying well was sharpened five years ago when he was diagnosed with an incurable blood cancer.

Journey Home is his first book.



Books by Dan Gaffney

Journey Home: Essays on Living and Dying

Journey Home: Essays on Living and Dying

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Journey Home is a set of essays about living and dying with an open heart. While many of us fear death and dying, these essays argue that embracing life and death can help us reclaim a richness we're denied in a death-phobic culture. This is the journey home we are all called to.