Rev. Marvel Hitson, MDiv, is the Director of Congregational Health and Trauma Chaplain with the Institute of Collective Trauma & Growth. Hitson received her Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary focusing on Pastoral Care and Counseling, as well as a BA in Human Environmental Sciences & Family Services. Her ministry has found her serving in a variety of capacities, including: Hospice & Palliative Care Chaplain; Bereavement Counselor & Educator; Director of Spiritual Formation for Families; Associate Minister for Youth; Compassion & Outreach Ministry Leader; Program Coordinator for La Casa de Maria Retreat and Conference Center, as well as Spiritual Care and Social Work Intern at Princeton Medical Center and Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, respectively. Her training also includes clinical pastoral education, FEMA’s Crisis Counseling and Assistance Program, and mindfulness practitioner training.