Get to Know Pathways Center Staff

Christy Rhoades Bransby is the newest bereavement counselor at the Pathways Center. Her undergraduate degree is in social work from Millersville University. She did her internship at Mennonite Home Communities and after graduation worked there as a social worker. Christy’s Master’s degree is also in social work from Millersville University and she did her Master’s internship with Hospice & Community Care as a home hospice social worker. Upon graduation, she worked for Hospice & Community Care in home hospice for more than five years. At the Pathways Center she provides grief education and support to bereaved adults through individual sessions, telephone counseling and group support. She facilitates in-person groups for the Loss of a Spouse or Companion and the Newly Bereaved support series. Christy says, “I feel privileged to walk alongside individuals as they navigate their grief journey, providing education and support to enhance their coping and create a lasting bond with their loved one.” When she is not working, Christy enjoys reading, traveling, hiking and spending quality time with her friends, family and (new!) husband.