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Michelle Noble, Co-Founder & Executive Director

Michelle earned her B.S. from The Ohio State University. She started her career as a Certified Child Life Specialist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in the Cancer Center.  After working at The Children’s Hospital for 3 years Michelle took a year to do mission’s work. It was on that trip that Michelle felt a deep calling to build a program where families who had experienced the death of a loved could find a community of support. Michelle volunteered and trained with 3 different grief programs which include: Cornerstone of Hope, located in Independence, Ohio and Camp Erin located Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In July of 2011, Michelle attended The Dougy Center's Summer Institute new program development training in Portland, Oregon. The Dougy Center is the nation's first and leading grief support center. Michelle has been supporting families since through peer to peer groups as well as individual family support. Michelle believes in partnering with other area non-profits and looks forward to partnering with area schools, churches and communities to provide quality grief support to families who need it.

Michelle enjoys dinner parties with family and friends, traveling, photography, a good porch, coffee and seeing people dream big and take risks. 

Contact Michelle at: michelle@ahaven.org

Liz Dreibelbis, Co-Founder & Clinical Director

Liz earned her B.F.A., in Sculpture with a concentration in Art Therapy and her Master’s (M.A.) in Creative Arts Therapies from Drexel University.  Liz began volunteering for a hospice over 10 years ago until she became a Children’s Bereavement Counselor.  Liz has been supporting families with a loved one on hospice for over 10 years.  Liz is a registered-board certified art therapist (ATR-BC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).  She has always had a passion for helping those grieving a loved one find support and hope.  Liz loves that A Haven uses a holistic approach, using creative means to offer hope to those grieving. 

Liz also loves a good cup of coffee with a friend, her daily runs, and spending a weekend away in the woods backpacking.

Contact Liz at: liz@ahaven.org