I am so sorry for your loss. 

Reaching out for help is the most difficult step...and you've done it! 
You have found Pet Loss Alchemy, a safe place where we empower you in your grief journey, find HOPE and
transform grief into JOY!

Grieving the loss of your Soul Child is beyond difficult...it's devastating.

It can feel isolating and lonely because others do not fully understand the depth of our suffering. It is for this reason that pet loss is actually considered a disenfranchised grief.
It is common for well-meaning folks to make comments that cut to the core, like
"Why don't you just adopt another animal?!" 
(OUCH! There is no replacing a dead child.)

 

I remember how angry and disillusioned I felt when my own family members could not understand the depth of my pain. You see, our heart animals ARE our CHILDREN.

 

This love goes way beyond the human-animal bond, the grief is akin

to a parent having lost a child.


In fact, there's even more wrapped into the bond...our animals are companions supporting us through life's trials and pain. They are the witnesses to everything we endure. They are the unwavering support systems that never judge us on our appearance or shortcomings. They are our protectors, offering us a sense of safety with their vigilance and heightened senses. For shy humans, animal babies are their social ice-breaker, allowing for connection and community.

 

There are many parts of ourselves that feel disconnected and unsure about the world after this type of extremely profound loss. Healing is focused on developing and integrating all of these lost parts of ourselves.

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I am someone who "gets it".

 

I know about this because I lived though it myself...but barely. I lost my Soul Child, Rosemary in 2010. Her death was the final straw after job loss, a messy divorce, a human death and a few other traumas. Her death sent me into a tailspin...I was 31 years old, bedridden, suicidal and unable to care for my human toddler. I experienced a complete nervous system shutdown, clinically referred to as a nervous breakdown!

 

I survived...but it took me years to claw my way back to the light - and to figure out

how to rebuild myself and thrive again. 

 

I have taken everything I learned in those years of strife and converted it into a program to help you heal in 5 HOURS.

(WHAT!!?? 5 hours?)

You read that correctly...only five. hours.

OMG! I WISH I had found this offer when I was feeling so hopeless and alone!

 

The brave souls who work with me find lasting relief.

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Grief can be a scary place to be...the memories and images from a traumatic death or even a peaceful euthanasia can be difficult to process. Often times the final moments replay over and over in one's mind.

Even the most vigilant pet parents find themselves wracked with guilt blame and regret...telling themselves, "I should have known sooner" or "I should have done this differently". Anger is also very normal...it's so unfair to lose the closest being to you!


These are all pieces that we shed light on and heal together. 
Book a complimentary 30 minute bereavement session here!
Or simply call

(707) 331-4841

Did you know that pet loss kicks your sympathetic nervous system (flight/fight/freeze response) into overdrive!?
Our bodies actually recognize grief as TRAUMA!
Do any of these symptoms sound familiar?

Intrusive thoughts & memories
- Recurrent, unwanted distressing memories of the traumatic event

- Reliving the traumatic event as if it were happening again (flashbacks)

- Upsetting dreams or nightmares about the traumatic event

- Severe emotional distress or physical reactions to something that reminds you of the traumatic event

- Overwhelming guilt or shame

- Wishing you could die as well


Changes in physical & emotional reactions
- Being easily startled or frightened

- Always being "on guard" for danger

- Self-destructive behavior, such as drinking too much or driving too fast

- Sleeping
 too much/too little
- Lack of appetite/emotional eating
- Trouble concentrating/forgetfulness
- Irritability, angry outbursts or aggressive behavior

- Clumsy/accident prone
- Nausea/vomiting/migraines

 

Avoidance
- Trying to avoid thinking or talking about the traumatic event

- Avoiding places, activities or people that remind you of the traumatic event


- Not allowing yourself to slow down/filling every last minute of your day


Negative changes in thinking and mood
- Negative thoughts about yourself, other people or the world

- Hopelessness about the future

- Memory problems, including not remembering important aspects of the traumatic event

- Difficulty maintaining close relationships

- Feeling detached from family and friends

- Lack of interest in activities you once enjoyed

- Difficulty experiencing positive emotions

-  Feeling emotionally numb


 The majority of these symptoms are pulled directly from the NIH website, describing PTSD. These are TRAUMA responses and I can help you calm your nervous system! Click here to BOOK A CALL 

Don't worry! You're not broken, I promise.
The work we do together is transformational. It's LIFE CHANGING. It's hard because you have to show up for yourself, but with me by your side, the process is a whole lot easier - and faster.

This is where I remind you that it took me YEARS of suffering to figure this stuff out. Literally 4 or so years of basically living in bed, barely functioning. 


All you need to do is commit to 5 hours together.

I am so confident that I can propel you from hopeless to hopeful in 5 hours
that I am offering the following:


If you have not reached your progress goal in 5 hrs,
I will offer an additional 5 hours of service for FREE.


AND there's more...

After completing the 5 hours,
I offer a monthly support group for graduates, for FREE


I want to see you THRIVE. I want to hear your wins!
I want you to feel good in your body again and find JOY!

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