Kyle McMahon

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The Nearing Death Experience || Death, Grief & Other Sh*t We Don't Discuss

Episode 3: The Nearing Death Experience ++ Kyle McMahon's Death, Grief & Other Sh*t We Don't Discuss

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Kyle McMahon's Death, Grief & Other Sh*t We Don't Discuss, Episode 3: The Nearing Death Experience


In episode 3 of Death, Grief and Other Sh*t We Don't Discuss, Kyle discusses when he realized the end was nearing, what happened in his Mom's final days and how he almost didn't make it through.

Then, Kyle talks with Dr. Jan Holden, President of the International Association for Near-Death Studies, and retired Professor Emerita of Counseling at University of North Texas (UNT). They discuss what near-death experiences are, what are the most common things seen, what the science proves and more.


Janice Miner Holden, EdD, LPC-S, ACMHP

After 31 years on the University of North Texas (UNT) Counseling Program faculty, Jan Holden retired in 2019 as Professor Emerita of Counseling. Beginning in 1988 with her doctoral dissertation, her primary research focus has been counseling implications of near-death and related experiences. In this research area she has over 50 refereed journal publications; several chapter and book publications, including lead editorship of the 2009 Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation; and over 100 national and international presentations. Among Jan’s numerous recognitions is the 2019 UNT Eminent Faculty Award, one of the university’s highest honors. Since 2008 she has served as editor-in-chief of the International Association for Near-Death Studies’s scholarly Journal of Near-Death Studies, and she serves currently as that association’s President. Her website is

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Episode Information:

Episode #: 0003
Episode Title: The Nearing Death Experience
Running Time: 1 hour 06 minutes
Guest: Dr. Jan Holden


Death, Grief and Other Sh*t We Don't Discuss is a podcast series following Kyle McMahon in the wake of his mother's passing from pancreatic cancer. Intertwining his grief story with interviews from his travels across the country speaking with subject matter experts ranging from an embalmer to a Medium, an oncological psychologist to a Doctor studying Near Death Experiences and everything in between. Available on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts.

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