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Next Monday’s FREE Workshop: Pet Loss & Bereavement with Marianne Sharon

For those of you who don’t know Marianne, she is a master’s level clinician working in behavioral and mental health with clients across their pet’s life span . She has volunteered and worked in bereavement counseling for 5 years. She runs an ongoing support group in the area since February 2011. The topics that she will be discussing include:
  • Feelings associated with losing a pet – similarity and differences between pet loss and human loss.
  • Societal expectations and the impact on grieving for our animals.
  • How to cope with comments “get over it… it was just an animal.”
  • Gender differences and the impact on losing a pet in couple relationships.
  • The spiritual beliefs associated with animals and how to incorporate this into caring for the remains of pets.
  • How to talk with veterinarians about negative feelings associated with the care of
When: Oct 8th from 7:00 to 8:00 Where: Bernville Veterinary Clinic, 7135 Bernville Road, Bernville, PA 19506 The workshops are FREE, but space is limited, so please RSVP to vet@bernvillevet.com or 610-488-0166