Noreen Carrington, is a licensed marriage and family therapist and a fellow in thanatology, who has worked in the fields of death and dying and grief and loss for the past 19 years. Noreen’s extensive experience in the field includes creating and directing a comprehensive educational and clinical rotation for marriage and family therapist graduates and post-graduates in the specialty of grief and loss.
Currently she is the Regional Director for the Volunteer and Bereavement Programs for Health Essentials LLC and is a faculty member at the CSU Institute for Palliative Care at California State University San Marcos which trains health care professionals and the general community.
Noreen’s love of working with bereaved children led her to direct Camp Erin San Diego for five years and for the past two years she has directed Camp Erin Orange County. Noreen says that she “Is in awe of these young campers who have dealt with considerable loss. Their bravery, their compassion for their fellow campers and their ability to find meaning in the loss is astounding” she also says “Each camp brings new meaning and value to my life as I learn from these young spirits our capacity to heal and grow – even in difficult situations.”