Carson’s Village Content Writers provide our families with resources from how to write an obituary to how to cope with grief. Their goal is to provide the most up to date and relevant information so individuals can use the Carson’s Village Resource Library as a “one stop shop” for all of their unique needs during this difficult time.
Jessica Brant is a content writer from Buffalo, NY. She has written for several websites and publications, including PopMatters and The Good Men Project. Jessica works with small businesses to create branded content. She is also an exhibiting photojournalist and documents the lives of subcultures in sports and the arts.
Lensa Jones, LMSW
Lensa obtained her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from Metropolitan State University Denver and her Masters of Social Work (M.S.W) from the University of Denver. Lensa has experience across a variety of settings including the emergency department and psychiatric units. Lensa has specialized training in evidence-based strategies and approaches to behavioral and emotional disturbances, as well as issues of abuse/trauma and grief/loss.
Paula is a BOLD, POWERFUL, and INSPIRING solutions-focused individual who uses her years of expertise in the mental health field, coupled with insight from life’s experiences to assist others in navigating through transitions and changes in their personal lives.
Paula holds a B.A. in Psychology from Grambling State University and an M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Louisiana Tech University. She is also a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor through the National Christian Counselors Association.
She is a speaker, a podcaster, and the author of, “Finding the Yes in the No; A Guide to Overcoming Rejection” & “PIVOT: 8 Keys to Reinventing your NOW!” She utilizes her platforms to inspire as well as challenge people to grow through changing their thinking and modifying their behaviors to produce desired outcomes.
Katelyn Verrill is a Virginia native, residing in Fauquier County with her husband and two children. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Library and Information Services from the University of Maine at Augusta and a Master of Library Science from Texas Woman’s University. After six years as a School Librarian, Katelyn left the education profession (a few months into the pandemic) to fulfill her dream of working in funeral service. Since September of 2020, Katelyn has been working for a family-owned funeral home and cemetery as an Office Assistant and Cemetery Salesperson. She recently became a Death Companion through the School of American Thanatology and is completing a training program through Doula Canada in Prenatal and Infant Loss Support.
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