Pets and People was founded to help connect pet owners with qualified and experienced pet loss counsellors who are ready and willing to support people in this difficult time.

Share the loss of your pet with a therapist who will under­stand and sup­port you...

Jackie Tarabay

Jackie co-facilitated the Kids Grieve Too (KG2) program for the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement during 2014 and joined the ACGB as a Specialist Bereavement Counsellor and Co-ordinator/Facilitator of the KG2 program in 2015. Jackie’s expertise as a facilitator and counsellor includes working with people from a diverse range of socio-economic backgrounds across the […]

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Julie Wilson-Hirst

Losing an animal friend can feel as devastating as losing a human loved one. For many people their animal friend has been the most significant “other” in their lives and with the animal’s passing they experience a deep hurt and grief that often their human family and friends do not understand. They might say “oh, […]

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Karen Jacques

When I lost my 18 year old cattle dog, Lucy, even as a Grief Counselor myself, I needed someone to help me make sense of what I was thinking and feeling. My own grief put me on the path to help others in this area. I found there were not many Counseling services in this […]

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Penny Carroll

Penny Carroll has worked as an educator and counsellor for more than 20 years. Pets have always been a part of Penny’s life. Her work as a grief counsellor had lead her into the area of companion pet loss counselling. Currently working as a lecturer and counsellor, Penny Caroll has broad experience with both adults and […]

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Renee Margi

Renee Magri

Losing a pet can be a difficult thing to go through as often our animals are our very best friends. Here at Forever In My Heart, I will work with you to guide and support you in understanding and accepting your loss and/or support you in the lead up to a loss. I can relate […]

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