Rev. Jessica Bratt Carle, M.Div, BCC is a minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and currently serves as a hospital chaplain at Spectrum Health and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI. She received her Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and is currently working toward the completion of a PhD in Religion, Psychology, and Culture from Vanderbilt University. She is board certified through the Association of Professional Chaplains and has previously worked as a chaplain at the National Institutes of Health; Yale-New Haven Hospital; Boston Children’s Hospital; Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt; and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She serves on the advisory board of the Institute for Collective Trauma and Growth.