• Celebrating the Life of Terence T. Gorski

    Aug 14, 2020, 1:00 PM US/Eastern


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Terence T. Gorski

March 06, 1949 - July 02, 2020

Please join us for our virtual Celebration of Life on August 14, 2020, 1 PM Eastern Standard Time, right here with GatheringUs. We have created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Terence T. Gorski. Please share all your memories, work and stories you had with Terry. We will share details...  see more

Click Here to View and Download the Celebration of Life for Terence T. Gorski May peace be with you -- always. Terence Thomas Gorski, at the age 71, passed away, Thursday, July 2, 2020 in New Bedford, Massachusetts.  Terry was born in Chicago, IL and is survived by his children, Terence Joseph Gorski, Nika Marie Gorski and long term friends and colleagues, Tresa Watson, Roland Williams and Arthur Trundy and the many people who are so...  see more
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  • Mickey Kay Troxell
    My God continue to Bless all the work that Terrence Gorski did during his lifetime with relapse prevention! It remains a staple in most treatment centers around the world and it has saved the lives of millions, including me! In 1993, learning about...  more
  • David Drogosz
    My deepest condolences goes out to the family and friends of Terrence, I knew of terry through my father but didn’t have much contact with him until a couple of years ago when I found him on Facebook, I do remember tony when we would visit his mom and...  more
  • Marita Lawler
    In 1994,I was sent to ARP training by my employer. Terry heard me singing happy birthday to another trainee.
    He said I had a beautiful voice and insisted that I share a song with the entire group. I chose One Day at a Time which went well.
    Terry has...  more
  • Ken Or'chard
    Mr. Gorski was my professor in grad school at Springfield College in 2004-2006. He taught me so, so much and I viewed him as one of the best. And he is known everywhere because when I relocated back to Pennsylvania I began working at a drug treatment...  more
  • Dave Josephson
    I first met Terry at one of the early 6-day trainings in the early to mid 1980's. I had anticipated a training of watching videos & listening to lectures, but I sensed after the 1st morning session it was going to be an "experiential...  more
  • Greg Mosho
    I did not know him - not did I ever meet him.....but, he helped to save my life. In my first year of recovery - in 1992 - I was introduced to some of the relapse prevention stuff - and I continue to use it to this day - and give out his stuff...  more
  • Tresa Watson
    Terry - you were one of a kind and today I say goodbye. It’s been my honor and pleasure to work and be one of my dearest friends, these past 25 Years. Terry was one of the finest people I have ever known and inspired me every day to be a better...  more
  • Lisa Hilko
    When I first met Terry, I didn't really understand all that he had done. I was in my twenties then, with some degrees completed, but really in the beginning of my career. All these years later, working for and with him, I am often still surprised when I...  more
  • Stephen Grinstead
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  • Stephen Grinstead
    This is one of my favorite photos with Terry. His legacy lives on through all he taught and all the dynamic books he published over the years. I miss you Terry, Steve G.
  • Uzma Sadaqat
    I first got introduced to Terry through his book "Staying Sober" in 2005 and finally met Terry at a 3 days "Denial Management Training" at ChiangMai, Thailand in 2012 along with my husband. After that, I stayed in touch with him...  more
  • Daniel Jordan
    Terry's workshops were an important part of my education on addiction. My family's company brought Terry up to consult at our residential addiction treatment program in British Columbia, Canada back in 2008. We were going through some tough times as a...  more
  • Stephen Grinstead
    At my first meeting when I took his Relapse Prevention Therapy Certification Training in 1991, Terry challenged me in a very powerful way. I almost didn't listen and was tempted to run away from the training. I stayed and as a result both my personal...  more
  • Joyce Bathalter
    Terry and I had a unique relationship. Once we met, and I worked for him a short time, we became texting friends. He was a very verbal and vocal friend. He stays in my heart and prayers. And, I must say, "Merry Christmas", Terry! God speed on your new...  more
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