Marvin Petsel

Marvin Petsel
Grief: The Lonely Road
A Widower’s Journey Toward Hope
The author’s wife died in 1998 and he had no idea how to deal with the pain of grief and mourning at that time. His journey led him on a path of personal growth and a new chapter in his life. This book is a record of his experiences and the experiences of seven other men. The author provides these stories and includes valuable insights from several leading grief counselors to help men who find themselves in the similar difficult situation.
Plano, Texas
Following training for group facilitation, Marvin Petsel has facilitated groups at Journey of Hope Grief Support for Children for over 7 years. He has an undergraduate degree in Management and Human Relations from MidAmerica Nazarene University. He is certified in death and dying (CT) by the Association of Death Education and Counseling (ADEC). He is a Distinguished Toastmaster in Toastmasters International and speaks to groups, associations and clubs regarding death and dying.
Grief Issues for Widowers, Presentation Skills, Listening Skills

“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” C.S. Lewis