Wendy Wainwright


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Wendy Wainwright, M.Ed., has been working in the area of psychosocial palliative care locally, regionally, and nationally for more than 30 years. She has been based at Victoria Hospice since 1983, beginning as a community counselor, then bereavement coordinator and manager of counseling services before becoming Director of Clinical Services. She is administrator for nursing and psychosocial services, overseeing a staff of RNs, LPNs, nursing unit assistants, counselors, social workers, and a spiritual care coordinator who work in cooperation with other clinical and non-clinical employees and volunteers to serve both patients and families from registration to bereavement. She has a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s of education in counseling psychology. She has developed staff and volunteer training programs for VHS and education materials for patients, families, and professionals. Ms. Wainwright is the author of numerous professional journal articles on counseling activities, child and parent support groups, and young people and death.