Meet the Team

Hospice of Washington County Bereavement Counselors

Kate Barnard

Kate Barnard, LGPC

Bereavement Counselor, working primarily with Hospice family members

Kate earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Frostburg State University. (FSU) Kate has experience providing crisis counseling, outpatient mental health treatment, and is currently an adjunct professor at FSU. She is a military spouse, which increases her sensitivity to the unique needs of this population. Kate has completed training through the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in order to preempt future victims and honor those who has lost the battle. Her personal experience with loss has inspired dedication and passion to help others transcend earth-shattering change.


Maria Reed

Maria Reed

Bereavement Counselor, working primarily with children and teens

Maria received her BS degree in Psychology from Juniata College and her master’s degree in Education and School Counseling from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. She is a National Board Certified Counselor (NCC). Her professional background includes extensive experience in working with elementary to college level students in recreation, mental health, and education settings. Before joining the HWC Bereavement team, she was most recently a school counselor in the Chambersburg Area School District (PA). She also gained experience working with children with significant emotional and behavioral needs and as a masters-level Mobile Therapist.


Cathy Campbell

Cathy Campbell, MS, LCPC, CT

Manager of Bereavement Services, working primarily with community members

Cathy earned a bachelor’s degree in Education, a master’s degree in Human Services, and a master’s degree in Counselor Education. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and has a certification in Thanatology (the study of death, dying, and grief) through the Association for Death Educators and Counselors (ADEC). She has been an adjunct Professor at Hood College and Mt. St. Mary’s College and has worked as a counselor for over 25 years in hospice care, private practice and in organizational settings. Cathy is a Certified Family Trauma Professional. In past years, she has worked as an elementary school teacher and a high school counselor.