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Amy R Stapleton, LCPC,NBCC

Bereavement Manager

Chesapeake Life Center at Hospice of the Chesapeake


Amy R. Stapleton, LCPC, NBCC, Bereavement Manager, Chesapeake Life Center, provides individual, family, and group counseling for grieving adults, teens, children, and families during times of crisis, trauma, and loss. Amy comes to this work after having worked as an advocate, anti-racism educator, Emergency Department chaplain. and therapist in community based mental health settings including Youth and Family Services centers. In her current role in addition to counseling, she offers outreach, education, and presentations for county and state agencies, school systems, and faith communities. She co-authored a pamphlet with Sarah Montgomery, LCSW-C and Joy McCrady, LCPC, Supporting Children After a Drug-Related Loss: A guide for parents and caregivers, and hosted the podcast, “Grief from the Other Side,” in which the bereavement experts at Chesapeake Life Center talk about living with loss and share stories of hope and resilience. Amy’s passion is working with children, young adults, and their families, bearing witness to their resiliency and being a part of their team as they incorporate loss into their lives.