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Grief Counseling for Pets Loveland CO

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.

Mrs. Cynthia Hurd
(970) 232-3090
155 E. Boardwalk Drive Suite 400
Fort Collins, CO
Credentials
Credentials: MPH, LCSW
Licensed in Colorado
10 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Physical Illness/Impairment, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Self Abuse, Sexual Orientation, Trauma/PTSD, Gender Identity, Life Transitions, Sexuality Issues, Women's Is
Populations Served
AIDS/HIV+, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Caregivers, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Michael D Coen
(303) 941-0292
Loveland, CO
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Donald Jones
(970) 980-1957
Loveland, CO
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Ms. Cindi Rieb
(970) 639-5786
One Step At A Time Counseling Service257 Johnstown Center Drive
Johnstown, CO
Specialties
Domestic Violence, Loss or Grief, Anxiety or Fears, Mood Disorders
Qualification
School: Regis University
Year of Graduation: 2009
Years In Practice: 2 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6),Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$60 - $70
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Dr. Jill A Kuhn
(970) 315-4287
323 W. Drake, Suite 220
Fort Collins, CO
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Loss or Grief, Adoption, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: Colorado State University
Year of Graduation: 2001
Years In Practice: 10 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$120 - $160
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Anthem Blue Cross/Shields

Dr. Joan Huebl
Stress Management Family Counsling Ctr.
(970) 223-2256
300 E. Boardwalk Dr. Bldg 5-A
Fort Collins, CO
Credentials
Credentials: Psy.D.
Licensed in Colorado
10 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Pain Management, Phobias, Physical Illness/Impairment, Sexual Orientation, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Life Tra
Populations Served
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Military/Veterans, Disabled, Alzheimer's, Caregivers, Gifted, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided by:
Margaret Sue Zasadil
(970) 494-4285
Loveland, CO
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr Virginia Morris Weigel
(970) 984-8919
Virginia A. Morris, Ph.D., Psychologist329 E 3rd St
Loveland, CO
Specialties
Depression, Anxiety or Fears, Loss or Grief, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: Colorado State University
Year of Graduation: 1987
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults,Elders
Average Cost
$90 - $100
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: BlueCross and/or BlueShield

Gisele Shea Berzins
(303) 408-0366
548 Mountain Avenue
Berthoud, CO
Specialties
Loss or Grief, Divorce, Anxiety or Fears, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Northern Colorado
Years In Practice: 3 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$70 - $90
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Out of Network

Mr. Gregory E Ketchum
(970) 639-0971
Spirit-Centered Wellness
Fort Collins, CO
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Spirituality, Loss or Grief, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: University of South Carolina
Year of Graduation: 1993
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults
Average Cost
$60 - $140
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

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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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