Deb has been working with suicide bereavement and traumatic loss since 2009. This work, along with her own grief journey, led her to get her master’s degree in counseling. She is now a hospice bereavement counselor for Novant Health in Charlotte as well as a private practitioner helping people with their traumatic loss journey. She is on the board of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina and is the Program Director for the Charlotte suicide support group called H.U.G.S. Deb has been trained by Dr. Joanne Cacciatore and now holds the honor of being one of only three Compassionate Bereavement Care Providers in the state of North Carolina.