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Grief Counseling for Pets Henderson NV

As we tend to the animals in our care, we will lose patients to death despite our best efforts. Often at these times, we are exposed to the emotions of the families who have loved them. For some, there are dramatic outbursts; for others, emotions will be put on hold for private moments.

Mr. Gerald Earl
Veterans Affairs
(702) 636-6323
3131 East LaCanada
Las Vegas, NV
Credentials
Credentials: MSSW, LCSW, ACSW, BCD
Licensed in Nevada
32 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Depression, Grief/Loss, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Life Transitions, Anger Management, Men's Issues
Populations Served
Military/Veterans, Alzheimer's, Caregivers
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided by:
Ms. Joan Israel
Joan Israel,LCSW
(702) 804-6686
7200 Cathedral Rock Drive Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Nevada
31 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Phobias, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Dual Diagnosis, Sexuality Issues, Women's Issues
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Military/Veterans, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided by:
Ms. Tami Applegate-Espinoza
(702) 776-9281 x227
220 East Horizon Drive, Suite G
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Loss or Grief, Depression, Trauma and PTSD, Thinking Disorders
Qualification
School: California State University, Fullerton
Year of Graduation: 1991
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Children,Elders
Average Cost
$80 - $150
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna PPO

Darlene F Cross, MS, MFT, Inc
(702) 744-7396
Darlene F Cross, MS, MFT, IncNear Carnegie and Horizon Ridge
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Loss or Grief, Career Counseling, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: UNLV
Year of Graduation: 1996
Years In Practice: 10+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$130 - $160
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Mr. Thomas Fulbrook
(702) 800-7258
Insightful Living Inc.Kayenta Therapy Center
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Loss or Grief, Depression, Relationship Issues, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: University of Nevada Las Vegas
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: < 1 Year
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$100 - $130
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Ms. Barbara Dubin
Neubauer Mental Health Services
(702) 882-1296
2920 S. Jones Blvd. Suite 230
Las Vegas, NV
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Nevada
25 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Adoption/Foster Care, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Domestic Violence, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Runaways, Sexua
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Caregivers, Step Families, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

Data Provided by:
Sherri Collier
(702) 860-5249
Henderson, NV
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Teresa Merz
(702) 892-0511
Las Vegas, NV
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. Suzanne Faust
(702) 551-1234
Suzanne Faust, Ph.D.6284 So. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Divorce, Loss or Grief
Qualification
School: University of Miami, Coral Gables
Year of Graduation: 1974
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$150 - $200
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No

Mandie Kelel
(702) 499-4393
Las Vegas, NV
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

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Respect and Accept: A Look at Grief With the Veterinary Client

Death and dying are uncomfortable subjects. For some, it stirs up painful memories of past losses. For others, it is a reminder of our mortality or the mortality of those we love.

As we tend to the animals in our care, we will lose patients to death despite our best efforts. Often at these times, we are exposed to the emotions of the families who have loved them. For some, there are dramatic outbursts; for others, emotions will be put on hold for private moments.

As different as people are, so are their reactions. No right or wrong. We must respect and accept the fact that we all grieve and express grief in our own way and in our own time, and we must be there to support our clients through this time.

Often, we’re uncomfortable with client reactions. No one likes seeing someone sad and crying, and we fumble, sometimes, in an attempt to make them feel better. Recognize, first of all, that it’s not possible to make them feel better at that time. With that in mind, there are some things you can do and some things that shouldn't be done during those times of client grief.
 
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Ø Find a place for quiet

Whatever the situation—a client rushing in with an injured pet or a pet dead on arrival, or an expected euthanasia—find a quiet place for the family. If a comfort room is not available, an exam room is the next best choice. If they need to fill out paperwork, take it with you as you escort them.

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