• Grief is normal - even if it doesn't feel like it!
    The loss of a companion animal can be a devastating experience for yourself and your family.

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Fotolia_16243087_M[1]People’s expressions of loss and grief are totally individual to them, as are their ways of coping. There is no ‘right way’ of coping with a loss – whether it be the loss of a job, a house, moving country or the death of a person you know.

pic2Grief is a normal and natural process. It helps us come to terms with and adjust our lives after a significant loss. The following resources will help you answer some of the most important questions commonly asked during the grieving process.

pic3As animals have always been a part of my life, I am aware of the unique bond that can exist. People find it easier to come to terms with the death of a pet when they are listened to with compassion, care and respect.

About Kathy Landsman

After the death of her brother in 1995 from cancer, Kathy LandsmanKathy realized just how difficult life can be for individuals and families who are in ‘transition’ when lives are suddenly, and sometimes totally unexpectedly, very different to how they have been before. Not only that, but things may have changed in so many ways that it seems like a whole different world that needs to be negotiated.

A Diploma in Counselling plus extended study specialising on loss and grief resulted in a home-based counselling practice in East Auckland which focuses on a variety of loss issues, not only that of death or illness.

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