Article: PDF OnlyMourning my mother, welcoming my familyHarvey, Michael A.Author Information Michael A. Harvey, PhD is a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with hard-of-hearing and deaf persons. In addition to private practice, he holds an adjunct faculty position at Boston University. His third book, Odysssey of Hearing Loss: Tales of Triumph, is available from Dawn Sign Press, in San Diego, telephone (619) 625–0600. Send correspondence to Dr. Harvey, at 14 Vernon Street, Suite 304, Framingham, MA 01701. The Hearing Journal: January 1999 - Volume 52 - Issue 1 - p 57-59 Free Abstract It is often observed that hearing loss affects not only the person with the impairment, but the rest of the family as well. The following account, excerpted from a longer article, movingly illustrates that point, as well as providing insights into how a psychologist helped his patient and her family mend the damage to their relationships that had stemmed from her long-standing hearing loss. Copyright © 1999 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.