Denise Hess, M.Div., BCC-HPCC, LMFT
Palliative Care Chaplain and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center
Denise Hess, M.Div., BCC-HPCC, LMFT has a bachelor’s degree in psychology, a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy, a master’s degree in divinity, is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an ordained minister with the Presbyterian Church (USA). She has worked with in and outpatient palliative care teams since for over 10 years and presented nationally and internationally on healthcare team wellness, mindfulness and ethical issues at the end of life. Her work on topics such as miracles and team health has been published in peer-reviewed journals. She is employed by Providence Health & Services as the Executive Director of the Supportive Care Coalition. She is married, has two grown children, enjoys yoga, mindfulness and hiking.