Amy Keiper-Shaw graduated from Cedar Crest College Magna Cum Laude with a dual degree in Psychology and Social Work. Amy furthered her studies at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work. Amy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Grief Counselor. She also received training to become a Clinical Certified Trauma Professional through IATP.
She is a member of the National Association of Professional Women. For several years she was employed in the field of psychiatric social work focusing on maintaining positive emotional health and re-hospitalization prevention. Amy has provided individual and group counseling in outpatient, inpatient, and partial hospital settings. She was a bereavement counselor for a hospice program for over a decade and has been facilitating a bereavement camp for children for more than 12 years. She is a Certified Grief Counselor and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.
Melissa Wombwell-Twersky has been a Licensed Social Worker since 2004. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from West Chester University in 1997 and received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Temple University in 2002. Melissa was recently certified as an Advanced Social Worker in Gerontology from the National Association of Social Workers and has been a member of NASW for the past 18 years. She has worked as a hospice social worker for the past 10 years providing counseling and bereavement support to individuals and groups coping with grief and loss. Melissa also co-facilitates an Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group in Montgomery County.
Patrick Kenny is a hospice nurse at Chandler Hall in Newtown, PA. He is also a nursing professor at Jersey College in NJ. Patrick also has extensive experience working with children with psychiatric challenges.