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Welcome!
I'm Dr. Lenore Matthew.

I am a Doctor of Social Work and an expert in grief, trauma, the afterlife and intuitive awakenings, as well as research, evaluation, and evidence-based practice.

 

My research and practice focus on normalizing psychic awakenings and the afterlife, and helping people learn how to connect to their loved ones on the other side as well as their own intuitive gifts (we all have them!).

My own ability of mediumship (i.e., the ability to communicate with the so-called "dead") suddenly awoke when my late husband unexpectedly passed away.

I spent the better part of early grief skeptical and in denial (I'm a researcher and evidence-based practice specialist, after all!). At many points, I asked myself, family, and friends, “Am I going 'crazy'?! Am I imagining this?!" But deep down, I knew these experiences were real — and were guiding me forward in a positive way.


Today, I blend my background as a researcher and social worker with my intuitive abilities and experience to help others find healing, light, and their own way forward.

I am particularly interested in demonstrating how working with our intuitive abilities and loved ones in the afterlife affects our mental health, well-being, and healing processes — especially for people navigating grief and trauma.

Connecting to the spirit world and our innate intuitive abilities helps us move forward. It brings clarity, peace, and insight beyond the confines of the analytical, thinking mind.

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My Intuitive Awakening

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My ability of psychic mediumship opened up amidst the traumatic passing of my loved one.

In 2020, my late husband unexpectedly passed away by what I call "warningless suicide" (meaning, there were no clear indications before his passing that he was in distress, let alone suicidal).

 

The night that he crossed, I began receiving visceral communications from him from the afterlife. I could see him. Feel him. Hear him. Interact with him, in real-time. I’d never had an experience like this before.

The communications from my late husband continued. He gave me information explaining his passing, which I was able to verify with objective information. Within a month, other people in the spirit world began visiting me, relaying messages for their surviving loved ones, which I passed along. Although I'd never met any of these departed people, I knew who they were visiting for, an when I relayed their messages to their surviving loved ones, they checked out every time. 

 

I began piecing the puzzle together and realized that I had begun receiving communications together months before my husband passed: predictive dreams, clairvoyant visions. But I didn't understand them at the time they happened, and frankly, some of them frightened me. So, I blocked them out as best I could.

But after my husband's messages began after his passing, I couldn't ignore them anymore. Nor did I want to. I knew that he was coming to me for important reasons.

Nonetheless, receiving his communications in the wake of unfathomable trauma and loss completely upheaved my world.

Not only was I thrust into the deepest pain I’ve ever known, I began receiving messages, signs, and insights from a dimension that I never understood, nor ever had a reason to believe existed. I spent the better part of early grief skeptical and in denial (I'm a Dr. of Social Work with a specialization in research and evidence-based practice).

 

At many points, I asked myself, family, and friends, “Am I going 'crazy'?!" But deep down, I knew these experiences were real — and were guiding me forward in a positive way.

So what did I do?

I leaned into my newfound abilities and my connection with my late husband and other loved ones on the Other Side!

"The night my late husband passed away, I began receiving visceral communications from him from the afterlife. I could see him. Feel him. Hear him. Interact with him, in real-time. I’d never had an experience like this before.

The communications continued. Not only was I thrust into the deepest pain I’ve ever known, I began receiving messages, signs, and insights from a dimension that I never understood, nor ever had a reason to believe existed.

At many points, I asked myself, family, and friends, “Am I going 'crazy'?!" But deep down, I knew these experiences were real — and were guiding me forward in a positive way. 

I knew I couldn’t be the only one having experiences with my departed loved one. 
And as I soon learned — I wasn’t."

-Dr. Lenore Matthew
Dr. Lenore and her late husband, Bruno.

Leaning in to the Experience — And Bringing in the Data

I knew I couldn’t be the only one having experiences with my departed loved one.
And as I soon learned — I wasn’t.

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I documented every communication, many of which I could later validate with objective information.

I talked openly about my experiences. I published articles and gave interviews on my late husband's messages, and how they shaped my grief and life after loss for the better.

I knew I couldn’t be the only one experiencing this… And I wasn’t. Soon, people began contacting me with their own stories of communication with loved ones who had passed.

I also began formally training in evidential mediumship, to better understand myself and my experiences. I practiced as an evidential medium for a few years, relaying messages from the spirit world to surviving loved ones.

 

Eventually, I was led back to the world of research, interviewing other people who’ve had similar experiences. The crossovers in our experiences are uncanny. What’s more — we all are finding purpose, meaning, and even light and joy again by way of our loved ones’ guidance from the afterlife.

 

From there, I developed my Continued Connection programs, which bring together evidence of the afterlife and practices from the mediumship development world, to help people move through grief and find their way forward after loss, with their loved ones in Spirit actively by their side.

Connecting to the Other Side helps us move forward. It brings clarity, peace, and insight beyond the confines and constructs of the analytical, thinking mind.

My Work Today

Normalizing psychic abilities and awakenings. Bringing intuitive practices into clinical care for grief and trauma.

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My work today focuses on normalizing psychic abilities and awakenings, and teaching people how to connect to their loved ones as well as develop their innate intuitive gifts (we all have them!). I do so through programs, workshops, and talks as well as original applied research conducted in my Research Lab.

Working with the intuitive and spirit world is transformative. It is profoundly healing. It yields insights beyond what the conscious, thinking mind can comprehend. It helps us heal. And it enriches our world.

The intuitive realms are available to us all — if we only allow ourselves to get curious.

My Mission

To normalize psychic abilities and awakenings, and help people find healing, purpose, and joy after grief and trauma by connecting to their intuitive abilities and loved ones on the other side.

Lenore Matthew, PhD, MSW

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