Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge & Robert C. DeVries's Bio:
Susan J. Zonnebelt-Smeenge, R.N., Ed.D. is a Registered Nurse and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist employed by Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services in Grand Rapids, MI. Her doctoral dissertation work involved research in the area of grief and loss. She deals with a variety of issues associated with adolescents and adults, including eating disorders, marital concerns, depression and anxiety, and death, grief/loss issues.
Robert C. De Vries, D.Min., Ph.D. is an ordained minister and a Professor of Church Education (emeritus) at Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, MI. He teaches courses at the seminary and conducts workshops in churches on teaching methods, youth ministry, adult ministry, and spiritual development.
They are the authors of Getting to the Other Side of Grief, The Empty Chair, and Living Fully in the Shadow of Death. They live in Grand Rapids, Michigan.