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BEREAVEMENT STUDY: THE CONTINUING IMPACT OF A PET'S DEATH
Researchers from the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto University, are conducting a study to learn about the impact of losing a pet. They are requesting participation from adults (18 years and older) who have lost a pet. It is hoped that the information learned will assist in providing comprehensive care for those grieving the death of a beloved animal companion. If you choose to participate, you will be asked to complete questionnaires about how you are adjusting and coping with the loss of your pet. The questions are designed to help us better understand your experiences following the death of your pet. You have the option of completing the questionnaires online or we will mail copies of the questionnaires to you. Your individual responses will be kept completely confidential. Participation in this study will take approximately 1 hour. If you are interested in participating, please send an email to: petlossstudy@gmail.com or go to the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=9cMZkhZwsiQ7_2f83kx9bQFQ_3d_3d


SUPPORT GROUPS:

Please note that dates and times of support group meetings often change without notice. Be sure to visit the website and/or contact the organization in advance to confirm meeting times and locations.

Atascadero: Healing Hearts Pet Loss Support Group, The North County Humane Society, 2300 Ramona Rd., Atascadero, CA 93422, (805) 466-5403, sherry.nchs@gmail.com. Meets the last Thursday of the month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. http://www.slonchs.org/services/pet-loss-support.php

Berkeley: Berkeley East Bay Humane Society, in West Berkeley, meets third Tuesday of each month, 7-8:30 pm, at 2700 Ninth Street (at Carleton), Berkeley, CA. Check BEBHS web site for current meeting address. Drop-in, free, but donations for BEBHS appreciated. Facilitated by Jill Goodfriend, RN, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, jill.goodfriend@sbcglobal.net, 510-393-1359. https://berkeleyhumane.org/Pet_Loss.

Burlingame: Peninsula Humane Society Pet Loss Support Group, 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame CA. Led by a professional counselor, our group meets the second Thursday of each month, from 7-8:30 pm. Free. For more information, please contact Lindsay Reynolds at 650/340-7022, ext. 344. http://www.peninsulahumanesociety.org/services/loss.html

Campbell: The SAGE Pet Caregiver Support Group, 907 Dell Ave., Campbell, CA 95008,(408) 343-7243, Campbell@SageCenters.com. Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Open to anyone who is a client at any of SAGE's four Bay Area locations. Please contact our group facilitator, Aileen Snodgrass, LMFT at (650)931-8535 for more information or to RSVP. The group offers a safe place for individuals and families to express their feelings and talk about their experiences related to the care of a pet who is receiving ongoing treatment for any illness, or for those who have experienced the loss of a pet. http://www.sagecenters.com/supportgroup.php

Castro Valley/Hayward: Pet loss support group meets second Wednesday each month, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Contact Nancy Schluntz, Interfaith Animal Chaplain, for location and to reserve a space. 510-969-6122, Nancy@Schluntz.com, http://nancyschluntz.com

Costa Mesa: Elizabeth Armstrong, MA MFTI, Growing Brighter Therapy (Chris Hoff Counseling), 2900 Bristol Street, Suite C-208, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, 949-444-3899, elizabeth@growingbrightertherapy.com, http://www.growingbrightertherapy.com. Pet Grief and Loss group meets every Sunday from 1:00pm-2:00pm. Call with any questions. Walk ins welcome. $25 session fee. Sliding scale available for those in need. Join other pet loss survivors as we honor the memory of your precious animal family member.

Dublin: Hope Hospice Pet Loss Support Group, 6377 Clark Avenue, Dublin, CA 94568, 925-683-8463. Meets the 2nd and 4th Monday each month, 7 to 8:30 pm. Call Michele Shimamura, LMFT, CT, for brief phone intake. info@hopehospice.com, http://hopehospice.com/grief-support-center/programs-and-classes/

Gardena: See Torrance - Sandra Grossman

Glendale: Sandra Grossman, Ph.D, PetLoss Partners. The loss of a beloved pet is so very difficult. It's important to know you don't have to go through this alone. Get the support you deserve, surrounded by those who understand and are on the path toward healing. Groups are held every other Tuesday from 6-8pm. The fee is $20 and a sliding scale is available. No one will be turned away. Call to RSVP. We are here to support you. 222 E. Harvard Street, Glendale, CA 91423, 818-421-1516, sandi-la@petlosspartners.com, http://www.petlosspartners.com.

Hermosa Beach: Hermosa Beach Pet Loss Support Group offers support and guidance as you walk through this difficult loss. Facilitated by Sandra Grossman, Ph.D. Certified Pet Loss and Bereavement Counselor. Meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. Fee of $20/Sliding Scale available. Call 818-421-1516 or write to sandi-la@petlosspartners.com for location and information. http://www.petlosspartners.com.

Hollywood: Meryl Schwarz, M.A., M.Ed. Are you grieving a beloved pet and wishing you had someone to talk to? My group programs offer affordable support and the opportunity to connect with others who truly understand. Together, we will walk the path from grief to healing. Please email for details. I look forward to getting to know you and accompanying you on your journey. Meryl Schwarz, M.A., M.Ed. 7095 Hollywood Blvd., #592, Hollywood, CA 90028, 818-679-5287, meryl@merylschwarz.com, http://www.merylschwarz.com

Lodi: Animal Friends Connection, 933 S. Cherokee Lane, Lodi CA, (209) 365-0535, office@animalfriendsconnect.org. Twice monthly groups are held the 1st Thursday in Lodi and 3rd Thursday in Stockton between 7pm to 8:30pm. Please call to confirm date and time. . (See Stockton listing for Stockton meeting address.) http://www.animalfriendsconnect.org/pet-loss.htm

Los Angeles/Santa Monica: Claire Chew, M.A. Grief-o-logist, Pet Loss Educator, 310-314-9837, claire@clairechew.com, http://www.clairechew.com. Group and individual support.

Los Angeles/West Los Angeles: Sandra Grossman, Ph.D, PetLoss Partners. The loss of a beloved pet is so very difficult. It's important to know you don't have to go through this alone. Get the support you deserve, surrounded by those who understand and are on the path toward healing. Groups are held every other Monday from 6-8pm. The fee is $20 and a sliding scale is available. No one will be turned away. Call to RSVP. We are here to support you. 1900 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, 818-421-1516, sandi-la@petlosspartners.com, http://www.petlosspartners.com.

Newport Beach: Newport Beach Pet Loss Support Group offers support, comfort and guidance as you walk through this difficult loss. Facilitated by Ellie Freedman, MFT, Certified Pet Loss and Bereavement Counselor (see listing under Counselors). Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, from 6-7:30 PM, Fee of $25/Sliding Scale. Please call 949-315-5616 or write to ellie-oc@petlosspartners.com for location and information. http://www.petlosspartners.com

Oceanside: San Diego Humane Society's Pet Loss Support Group, 572 Airport Road, Oceanside CA 92058. One weekday evening per month. Facilitated by a licensed clinical social worker. Sessions are free, but donations are greatly appreciated. For dates and times, visit http://www.sdhumane.org/what-we-do/programs/pet-loss-support/ or contact 619-299-7012 ext 2311 or cp@sdhumane.org

Orange County: (Irvine and Newport Beach), Andrea Keith, LMFT CEAP, 4199 Campus Drive, Suite 550, Irvine, CA 92612, 949-650-2442, akeithmft@gmail.com, http://www.time4therapy.com/. Support Group and individual counseling - Support Group walk-ins welcome.

Rocklin/Roseville: Julie A. Martinez Grief Recovery Pet Loss Specialist, Rocklin, CA, 408-634-0614, julieamartinez@julieamartinez.com. Support Group for those who have lost a beloved pet. A group is beginning in Feb 2016; check website for dates. Meetings held at Holistic Light House, 401-B Vernon Ave, Roseville. Pre-registration preferred. $300 for six weeks; I can work with you on a payment plan if necessary. http://www.julieamartinez.com

San Diego: San Diego Humane Society's Pet Loss Support Group, 5500 Gaines Street, San Diego CA 92110. Two groups available per month: one weekend morning and one weekday evening. Facilitated by a licensed clinical social worker. Sessions are free, but donations are greatly appreciated. For dates and times, visit http://www.sdhumane.org/what-we-do/programs/pet-loss-support/ or contact 619-299-7012 ext 2311 or cp@sdhumane.org

San Fernando Valley/Los Angeles: Dr. Kathleen Ayl (see "Counselors", below.)

San Francisco: SF/SPCA Humane Education Classroom, 243 Alabama Street (at 16th), San Francisco, CA. Hosted by Dr. Cori Bussolari. No reservations needed. Meets the first Tuesday of the month, 7:30-9 p.m. Free. https://www.sfspca.org/resources/pet-loss-support

San Luis Obispo: Hospice of San Luis Obispo County, Inc., 1304 Pacific St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, (805) 544-2266, brittanytaylor@hospiceslo.org. Meets 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. http://www.hospiceslo.org/services/pet-peace-mind

San Mateo: The SAGE Pet Caregiver Support Group, 251 N Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94401, (650) 417-7243, SanMateo@SageCenters.com. Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Open to anyone who is a client at any of SAGE's four Bay Area locations. Please contact our group facilitator, Aileen Snodgrass, LMFT at (650)931-8535 for more information or to RSVP. The group offers a safe place for individuals and families to express their feelings and talk about their experiences related to the care of a pet who is receiving ongoing treatment for any illness, or for those who have experienced the loss of a pet. http://www.sagecenters.com/supportgroup.php

Stockton: Animal Friends Connection, 7475 Murray Dr. Suite 19, Stockton, CA, (209) 365-0535, office@animalfriendsconnect.org. Twice monthly groups are held the 1st Thursday in Lodi and 3rd Thursday in Stockton between 7pm to 8:30pm. Please call to confirm date and time. (See Lodi listing for Lodi meeting address.) http://www.animalfriendsconnect.org/pet-loss.htm

Torrance/South Bay/Gardena: Sandra Grossman, Ph.D, PetLoss Partners. The loss of a beloved pet is so very difficult. It's important to know you don't have to go through this alone. Get the support, comfort,and guidance you deserve, while being surrounded by those who understand and are on the path toward healing. Groups are held every other Saturday from 10:30am - 12pm. The fee is $20/sliding scale is available. Must call to RSVP. Camp Run A Mutt South Bay - 945 W.190th Street, Gardena, CA, 818-421-1516. sandi-la@petlosspartners.com, http://www.petlosspartners.com.

Torrance: Mondays 7 to 8:30pm. This is a 3-week therapeutic support group, held quarterly. Please call for further information (not a drop-in group). Contact Inez Brabeck, MFT, (310) 788-3453, Ann Palik, MFT, (310) 840-2341, ann@therapy-conscious.com. http://www.therapy-conscious.com/petsupport.htm

West Los Angeles: VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, 1900 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025, 310-473-2951. Hosted by certified pet loss and bereavement counselor Sandra Grossman, Ph.D., the group sessions are held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. All VCA clients are offered a complimentary group or individual session. Anyone in the community is invited to attend. Please call Dr. Grossman at 818-421-1516 in advance to reserve a place at the session. http://www.vcaspecialtyvets.com/west-los-angeles/departments-doctors/departments/counseling


COUNSELORS:

Albany: Anne de Lovinfosse, Ph.D., 902 Curtis Street, Albany, CA 94706, (415) 456-5502, delovinfos@aol.com, http://www.delovinfosse-anne.com/

Beverly Hills: Dr. Jeffrey Crousman Ph.D., 250 North Robertson Blvd., Ste. 407, Beverly Hills, CA 90211, (310) 285-6650, jeffcrausman@aol.com, http://www.petlosssupport.com/

Burlingame: Judy Garvey, M.S., LMFT, 1499 Bayshore Highway #208, Burlingame, CA 94010, (650) 580-7423, http://www.judygarvey.weebly.com

Calabasas: Debi Frankle, Calabasas Counseling and Grief Recovery Center, 22231 Mulholland Hwy Suite 200, Calabasas, CA, 818-222-3895, DebiFrankle@gmail.com, http://www.CalabasasCounseling.com

*Cardiff: Lorri Green, Ph.D., 2058 Oxford Ave., Cardiff, CA 92007, 760-436-6798, LGreene98@aol.com

Carlsbad: Dr. Stefanie Schwartz, DVM, MSc, DACVB, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, California Veterinary Specialists, 2310 Faraday Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008, (760) 431-2273, drstef@petbehavior.org, http://petbehavior.org

Carmel: Teresa Wagner, M.S. Those of us fortunate enough to love and be loved by an animal know the exquisite joy and deep fulfillment that comes from animals living in our hearts. In loving so much, we open ourselves to profound intimacy as well as the searing pain of loss when we lose them. Since 1986 I have been privileged to work with over 10,000 clients and would be honored to support you in your time of grief. Sessions are available by phone for grief counseling; classes for healing pet loss and to become a certified pet loss grief counselor are also available, along with the audiobook Legacies of Love, A Gentle Guide to Healing From the Loss of Your Animal Loved One. Teresa Wagner, M.S., Animals in Our Hearts, 26151 Ladera Drive, Carmel, CA 93923, 831-236-4080, info@animalsinourhearts.com, http://www.animalsinourhearts.com

*Chico: Susan McCue, LCSW, 6 Governors Lane, Suite A, Chico, CA 95926, 530-342-0070

Cobb: Lori Pacheco, Healing Heartstrings, P.O. Box 1173, Cobb, CA 95426, 707-279-4852, lori@healingheartstrings.com, http://www.healingheartstrings.com

Costa Mesa: Elizabeth Armstrong, MA MFTI, Growing Brighter Therapy (Chris Hoff Counseling), 2900 Bristol Street, Suite C-208, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, 949-444-3899, elizabeth@growingbrightertherapy.com, http://www.growingbrightertherapy.com

Culver City: Marian Silverman, Culver City, 310-205-2546, http://yourpetloss.com/

Fremont: Kiri Siu, LMFT, P.O. 2563, Castro Valley, CA 94546, 510-209-5817, kirisiu.lmft@gmail.com, http://www.kirisiu-lmft.webs.com. Offices in Fremont and San Leandro.

Hayward: Rev. Nancy Schluntz, Interfaith Animal Chaplain, animal communicator, animal reiki, P.O. Box 55456, Hayward, CA 94545, Nancy@Schluntz.com, http://www.NancySchluntz.com

Hermosa Beach: Sandra Grossman, Ph.D, PetLoss Partners, 1560 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach, CA 90054, 818-421-1516, sandi-la@petlosspartners.com, http://www.petlosspartners.com

Hollywood: Meryl Schwarz, M.A., M.Ed. The grief associated with the death, disappearance or terminal diagnosis of a beloved animal is often underestimated, yet it is as real and painful as grief over the death of a human being. It has been my honor to work with over 100 clients as they walk the path of grief and healing after the death of a pet. Please visit my website to schedule an appointment for a no-cost consultation. We'll talk and decide how grief support coaching with me may help you on your journey. Meryl Schwarz, 7095 Hollywood Blvd., #592, Hollywood, CA 90028, 818 679-5287, meryl@merylschwarz.com, http://www.merylschwarz.com

Irvine: Andrea Keith (see Orange County)

Irvine: Anne Ross, ACSW, Associate Clinical Social Worker, Journey Coaching & Counseling Services, 18023 Sky Park Drive, Suite G, Irvine, CA 92614, 949-939-4255, http://www.journeyccs.com

Los Angeles/Santa Monica: (in person)/Nationwide Skype: Claire Chew. There is an unspoken bond that we share with our pets. The unconditional love, companionship, and joy they bring us is priceless. Equally hard is the heartache, loss and emptiness we feel at their loss. Claire specializes in coaching and guiding others through their grief and integrating loss with practical, life-long tools. A Certified Pet Loss and Bereavement Counselor and published author and speaker, Claire is a inspirational resource in one's journey of healing. Featured in Marie Claire, InStyle, Martha Stewart's Living, Body + Soul, and on Good Morning America. Group and Individual Support. Specializes in anticipatory pet loss. Claire Chew, Life Transitions Coach/Pet Loss Educator, 2001 Barrington Ave., W. Los Angeles, CA 90025, 310.314.9837, claire@clairechew.com, http://www.clairechew.com

Los Angeles/Santa Monica: Walter Greenberg, Ph.D., 11645 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1065, Los Angeles, CA 90025, 310-824-2087, waltgphd@ucla.edu, https://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/name/Walter_Greenberg_PhD_Los+Angeles_California_42360

Los Angeles/South Bay/S.G. Valley Sandra Grossman, Ph.D, Certified Pet Loss Counselor. Losing a beloved pet is one of the most painful experiences we can go through. After experiencing the heartache of losing my own beloved pet and learning the tools necessary to heal, I wanted to help others in their journey toward healing. It's important to know we're not alone - support is available. Healing begins to happen by working through the grief. It's possible to return to a productive life, and in doing so we honor our pet's memory forever. Call for a free consultation to begin the healing process. Sandra's experience includes working with individuals and groups, as well as hosting a pet loss chat for the APLB. sandi-la@petlosspartners.com, 818-421-1516, http://petlosspartners.com

Los Angeles: Judy Kann, Psy.D., LCSW, 1849 Sawtelle Blvd. #540, Los Angeles, CA 90025, 310-479-1026, jkann@chillco.com, http://www.westsidetherapy.com

Los Angeles: Mario Palacios Therapy. Dealing with the loss of your pet can be an overwhelming and painful experience. In trying to come to terms with this big loss, it can be difficult to complete daily tasks as well as facing everyday life. Please know that everyone grieves in their own way and in their own time. There is no right or wrong way to grieve. However, one may need help to come to terms to the new reality of living in the absence of a loved one. I am here to provide a warm, caring, and empathetic environment where you can process the grief. Please contact me for a free consultation to start the healing process. You do not have to go through this alone. Mario Palacios, Mario Palacios Therapy, 5556 S. Centinela Ave., Los Angeles, (310) 384-3922, marspala@yahoo.com, http://www.mariopalaciostherapy.com

Los Angeles: Marian Silverman, M.S., M.F.T., L.E.P., 310-205-2546, http://yourpetloss.com/

Manhattan Beach: Dr. Diane Kelley, 1021 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite H, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, (310) 559-3164, http://drdianekelley.com

Mill Valley: Julie Austin, 163 Miller Avenue, Ste. 4, Mill Valley, CA 94941, 415-272-4515, drjulieaustin@gmail.com, http://www.bayareatherapycollective.com

Newport Beach: Ellie Freedman, MFT, 1151 Dove St., Suite 210, Newport Beach, CA 92660, 949-315-4616. Ellie Freedman, MFT, Certified Pet Loss and Bereavement Counselor is a co-founder of PetLoss Partners at http://www.petlosspartners.com. Individual, Family and Couples sessions are available to help you through your difficult loss of a beloved pet. Fee $80/Sliding Scale. No one is turned away. Located in Newport Beach. Please call 949-315-5616 or write ellie-oc@petlosspartners.com for location, information and appointments. You are not alone!

Oakland: Jill Goodfriend, RN, LCSW, Facing Pet Loss & Recovering, consultant, advocate, grief counselor. Phone consultations, house calls. (510) 393-1359, jill.goodfriend@sbcglobal.net

Orange: Dr. Diane Kelley, 629 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92866, (310) 559-3164, http://drdianekelley.com

Orange County, Newport Beach and Huntington Beach: April Braswell, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, apriljbraswell@aol.com, http://www.griefrecoveryseminar.com

Orange County: (Irvine and Newport Beach), Andrea Keith, LMFT CEAP, 4199 Campus Drive, Suite 550, Irvine, CA 92612, 949-650-2442, akeithmft@gmail.com, http://www.time4therapy.com/. Support Group and individual counseling - Support Group walk-ins welcome.

Palo Alto: Bonnie Goodman, M.A., CT, 220 California Ave. Suite 120A, Palo Alto, CA 94306, 650-858-0755, bonniemgoodman@gmail.com, http://www.goodmancounseling.com

Pasadena: Melissa Lopez, Psychotherapist Specializing in Bereavement Including Pet Loss. Pet loss is a very difficult and unique experience. I work with people who are struggling with bereavement issues including the loss of that special friend, your pet. This time can be a time that is filled with confusion, guilt, shame, doubt and there is no reason to go through this difficult time by yourself. I am here to walk with you, here to help you process your feelings and here to help you find manners to help you cope. I offer individual, couples and family psychotherapy. Call for a free consultation. Melissa Lopez, LCSW, 107 South Fairoaks Ave. #312, Pasadena, CA 91105, (323) 841-9950, mlopezlcsw@gmail.com. Visit my Website or schedule an appointment online.

*Red Bluff: Jennifer Blough, MFTT, Northern California Child Development Inc., 220 Sycamore St., Red Bluff, CA 96080, 530.529.1500 ext. 659, albertshonor@gmail.com

Rocklin/Roseville: Julie A. Martinez Grief Recovery Pet Loss Specialist, Rocklin, CA, 408-634-0614, julieamartinez@julieamartinez.com, http://www.julieamartinez.com

Roseville: Kathy Gelein, LMFT, 901 Sunrise Ave. Suite A19, Roseville, CA 95661, (916)804-6471, kathy@themarriagemender.com, http://www.themarriagemender.com

Sacramento: Sue Duroncelet, LCSW, 1731 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95811, (916) 690-4856, sueduroncelet@gmail.com, http://www.sueduroncelet.com

San Bernardino: Rev. Steven Mickel, Blessingway pet blessings, memorials, and loss counseling, San Bernardino, CA, 562-794-8787, stevencmickel@outlook.com, http://www.blessingway.weebly.com

San Clemente: Laura Lesneski, Laura Pet Grief Life Coach, San Clemente, CA, (949) 554-5971, petgrieflifecoach@gmail.com, http://www.petgrieflifecoach.com. Professional life coach; not a licensed counselor.

San Diego: Meg Kaufman, MFCC, 9815 Carroll Canyon Rd., San Diego, CA 92131, (858) 566-3333, MegMFT@sbcglobal.net, http://www.megkaufman.com/

San Diego: Melonie Gale MA, LMFT, LMHC, NCC, 3636 Fourth Avenue, Suite 210, San Diego, CA 92103, 858-429-8999, melonie@melgaletherapy.com, http://www.melgaletherapy.com/

San Fernando Valley: Dr. Kathleen Ayl, Certified Grief Support Specialist, has worked in the area of Pet Loss Support since 1997. She offers you the tools and emotional support you need when facing a life-threatening diagnosis or the devastation of the loss of your loved one. She is devoted to aiding in the healing process through: Pet Loss Support Groups; Education; Grief Support Workshops; and Individual Consultations. We cover the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, Conejo Valley, Ventura County, and Santa Clarita Valley areas. If you are in pain over the loss or potential loss of your pet please call us at (818) 735-0667 or contact Kathleen directly at dr.ayl@griefassociates.com. http://www.griefassociates.com/Home_Page.html

San Francisco: Laurie Chandler, MFTi, 3976 24th Street, San Francisco, CA, 415-562-7768, chandlerdepthpsych@gmail.com, http://www.chandlerdepthpsych.com

San Francisco: Tara Cronin MFT, ATR-BC, 301 Chenery Street, San Francisco CA 94131, 415-820-1471, tara@sfcreativetherapy.com, http://www.sfcreativetherapy.com/

San Francisco: Kelly Nguyen, 1776 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123, (415) 938-7670, kelly2nguyen@gmail.com, http://kellynguyentherapy.com

San Leandro: Kiri Siu, LMFT, P.O. 2563, Castro Valley, CA 94546, 510-209-5817, kirisiu.lmft@gmail.com, http://www.kirisiu-lmft.webs.com. Offices in Fremont and San Leandro.

San Rafael, Woodacre: Diane Hough, 415-488-9082, Diane@Counseling-Coaching.com, http://www.counseling-coaching.com/petloss.html

Santa Monica - See Los Angeles

Temecula: Michelle North, LMFT, True North Therapy + Workshops, 28693 Old Town Front Street, 300-I, Temecula, CA 92590, 951-395-1899, hello@truenorththerapyworkshops.com, http://www.truenorththerapyworkshops.com

Torrance/Hermosa Beach: Ann Palik, MA, MFT, 3820 Del Amo Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503, (310) 538-3512, ann@therapy-conscious.com, http://www.therapy-conscious.com/petsupport.htm

Westlake Village: Theresa Heyes, LMFT. I help people who have suffered the loss of their beloved pet get back their life in new ways. Ways that recognize the gift that was their relationship. With my assistance, clients are able to navigate through the journey of grief. Knowing what they have been able to handle and recognizing where they are stuck. They can identify what issues they still have from grief. They learn new skills. I offer group, individual and phone counseling. There's no reason to wait another day. 818-312-4850 or newway2b@msn.com; http://www.newway2b.com.

Westlake: Milagros Saxon, MS, 32129 Lindero Canyon Rd. Suite 201, Westlake Village, CA 91361, (818) 707-3905 ext 706, milagros.saxon@gmail.com, http://www.psychstudies.net/

West Los Angeles: Claire Chew - see Los Angeles/Santa Monica.

West Los Angeles: Lani Chin, Psy.D., 1328 Westwood Blvd. #9, Los Angeles, CA 90024, 310-344-5550, info@drlanichin.com, http://www.drlanichin.com

West Los Angeles: Jonathan Rocklin, MFT, 2001 S. Barrington #211, West Los Angeles, CA 90025, 310-562-4221, jonrocklin@yahoo.com, https://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/name/Jonathan_Rocklin_MA,MFT_Los+Angeles_California_62999

Woodacre: see San Rafael.


IN-HOME EUTHANASIA/HOSPICE CARE:

Auburn: Sabrina Wright-Myers, DVM, Loving Goodbyes, PO Box 3247, Auburn, CA, 95604, 530-888-1136, sabrinadvm@yahoo.com, http://www.LovingGoodbyes.net

Inland Empire: Erin Hogan, DVM, Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice and In-Home Euthanasia, 951-358-9307, InlandEmpire@LapofLove.com. Covers Riverside, San Bernardino, and Northern San Diego counties., http://www.lapoflove.com

Los Angeles County: Pet Loss At Home, 8am-8pm, Seven Days A Week, Within 1-3 Hours Notice. Multiple Veterinarians, Better Availability. 877-219-4811, http://www.PetLossAtHome.com

Palo Alto: Jenn Winnick, DVM, Peaceful Pathways In-Home Pet Euthanasia, 2625 Middlefield Way #290, Palo Alto, CA 94306, 650-316-5069, info@peacefulpathways.com, http://www.peacefulpathways.com

Penn Valley: Dr. Linda Reznicek, PO Box 877, Penn Valley, CA 95946, 530-863-3632, DrLindaVet@gmail.com, http://www.goodbyeathome.net/

Ripon: Ann Scearce, The Path - Senior, Alternative and Hospice Veterinary Care, PO Box 382, Ripon, CA 95366, 209-275-9422, info@thepathvetcare.com. In-home senior and hospice care and in-home euthanasia in the Northern San Joaquin and Tri-Valley areas. http://www.thepathvetcare.com

Sacramento/Woodland: Denise Adams-Berg, Compassionate Heart-Sacramento, Woodland, CA, (530) 334-5323, DrDenise@MyCompassionateHeart.com, http://www.MyCompassionateHeart.com

San Diego: Sondra Elson, DVM, Compassionate Heart, San Diego, CA, (619) 344-0045, DrSondra@MyCompassionateHeart.com, http://www.MyCompassionateHeart.com

Soquel: Gabrielle Ravina, DVM, Peaceful Paws Veterinary Hospice 4041 Soquel Dr., Suite A206, Soquel, CA 95073, (831)708-9588, info@peacefulpawsvet.net, http://www.peacefulpawsvet.net


CEMETERIES/CREMATORIES:

Please note that most veterinary clinics and many SPCAs/humane societies also offer cremation services.

Alhambra: At Garden's Edge Pet Aftercare, 511 S. Palm Avenue, Suite 8, Alhambra, CA 91803, (626) 407-3540, http://www.atgardensedge.com

Anderson: Sleepy Hollow Pet Cemetery & Crematory, 4575 Rhonda Rd., Anderson, CA 96007-9006, (530) 365-9093, sh-pet@charter.net, http://www.sleepyhollowpetcemetery.com/

Atascadero: Oak Hills Memorial Pet Care, 1380 El Camino Rd., Atascadero, CA 93423, (805) 466-6607, Facebook

Calabasas: Los Angeles Pet Memorial Park, 5068 N. Old Scandia Lane, P.O. Box 8517, Calabasas, CA 91372-8517, (818) 591-7037, lapetcem@sbcglobal.net, http://www.lapetcemetery.com

Colma: Pet's Rest Cemetery & Crematorium, 1905 Hillside Blvd., Colma, CA 94014-2872, (650) 755-2201, phil@petsrest.com, http://www.petsrest.com

Encinitas: Peaceful Paws Pet Cremation & Memorial, 1042 N. El Camino Real, Ste. B205, Encinitas, CA 92024, (951) 245-9154, http://peacefulpawspet.com/

Fresno: Central California SPCA Columbarium & Cremation, 103 S. Hughes Ave., Fresno, CA 93706-1207, (559) 237-0134, http://ccspca.com/programs-and-services/columbarium-services/

Fresno: Fresno Pet Cemetery, 1500 W Nielsen Ave., Fresno, CA 93706-0013, (559) 266-6753, jbcem738@sbcglobal.net, http://www.fresnopetcemetery.com/

Gardena: Pet Haven Pet Cemetery, 18300 S. Figueroa St., Gardena, CA 90248 (310) 532-2477, http://www.pethavencemeteryandcrematory.com/

Hemet: Circle of Life Pet Crematorium, 43800 Whittier Ave Hemet, CA 92544, 951-927-8170, cremations@circleoflifepet.com, http://www.circleoflifepet.com/

Huntington Beach: Sea Breeze Pet Cemetery, 19542 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, (714) 962-7111, brenda@seabreezepetcemetery.com, http://www.seabreezepetcemetery.com

Lake Elsinore: Peaceful Paws Pet Crematory, 29360 Hunco Way # A, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530-2761, (951) 245-9154, http://www.peacefulpawspet.com/

Los Angeles: Royal Pet Mortuary Inc., 2554 Lincoln Blvd. Suite 325, Marina del Rey, California 90291, (310) 313-2108, info@petmortuary.com, http://petmortuary.com/

Merced: Franklin Pet Cemetery, 2405 Ashby Rd., Merced, CA 95348-3557, (209) 383-4582, franklinpetcemetery@juno.com, http://www.franklinpetcemetery.com

Monterey: SPCA for Monterey County, 1002 Highway 68, Monterey, CA 93908, (831) 373-2631, http://www.spcamc.org/humane-euthanasia.html

Napa Valley: Bubbling Well Pet Memorial Park, 2462 Atlas Peak Road, Napa Valley, CA, (707) 255-3456, info@bubbling-well.com, http://www.bubbling-well.com

Paso Robles: Eden Memorial Pet Care - Afterlife Services for Your Beloved Pet Our Paso Robles facility offers cremation services throughout the Central Coast/Valley of California. Our services are offered through local veterinarians and privately. Our new facility has expanded to a Equine Division. Services for pets of all sizes - Communal Cremations (spread on private vineyard), Private and Exclusive Cremations returned to you in an urn of your choice. 6114 La Salle Ave. #103, Oakland, CA 94611, 888-216-6127, questions@edenmemorialpetcare.com, http://www.edenmemorialpetcare.com.

Sacramento: Koefran Services for Pets (cremation), P.O. Box 276424, Sacramento, CA 95827-6424, 916.361.0911, 800.822.6768, http://www.koefran.com/

Sacramento: Sacramento Pet Cemetery & Crematory, 9558 Gerber Rd., Sacramento, CA 95829-1123, (916) 423-1042, http://www.sacramentopetcemetery.com/

Sacramento: Sierra Hills Pet Cemetery, 6700 Verner Ave., Sacramento, CA 95841, (916) 732-2037, http://www.eastlawnpets.com/

San Bernardino: Gateway Pet Cemetery/Crematory, 3450 Frontage Rd, San Bernardino, CA 92407, (909) 885-1600, Gatewaypetcemetery@yahoo.com, http://www.gatewaypetcemetery.com

San Diego: Sorrento Valley Pet Cemetery & Crematory, 10801 Sorrento Valley Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, (619) 276-3361, info@svpc.biz, http://www.svpc.biz/

San Diego: San Diego Pet Memorial Park, 8995 Crestmar Pt., San Diego, CA, 92121, (858) 909-0009, ssmith@sdpetpark.com, jsuidan@sdpetpark, http://www.sdpetpark.com/

San Marcos: Angel Paws Pet Cremation, 120 N. Pacific Street #C-4, San Marcos, CA 92069, 760-510-1010, http://www.angelpawscremation.com

Sun Valley: Cal Pet Crematory, 9595 Glenoaks Blvd, Sun Valley, CA 91352, (818) 983-2313, http://www.calpet.com/

Sun Valley: Guardian Animal Aftercare, LLC, 11173 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley, CA 91352, 818 768-6465, info@guardianaftercare.com, http://www.guardianaftercare.com (offering individual, private, communal and whole horse cremation services)

Tracy: Blue Creek Pet Cremation Service, 793 S. Tracy Blvd #212, Tracy, CA 95376, (866) 801-4979, kestrel99@sbcglobal.net, http://www.bluecreekpet.com

*Visalia: Visalia Pet Cemetery, 30819 Road 14, Visalia, CA 93278, (559) 798-0222

 


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