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Nancy Gordon

Author and Grief expert Nancy Gordon, LCSW

Nancy Gordon is a #1 international best-selling author, speaker, and a transformational life-changing expert who knows firsthand what it is like to deal with serious loss and grief. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Life Coach, with over 40 years of experience, Nancy combines her professional expertise with her personal experience of health, human, and service dog pet loss, and offers a very unique clinical and personal perspective on transforming loss into love and grief into growth.

Nancy's mission is to make a difference in the world about how all grief is perceived, understood, experienced, supported, and healed. After her own journey losing her two service dogs within 9 months of each other, Nancy's special passion is helping pet owners navigate the gut-wrenching journey of pet loss and heal the heartbreaking grief that follows.
Within that journey, it is Nancy's heartfelt mission to help pet parents experience what she considers the first stage of grief, called Anticipatory Grief, in ways that maximize the relationship and time with their beloved pet, reduces the depression and anxiety common while facing pet loss, and ease the grief that follows that loss.
Her upcoming book about the journey through Anticipatory Grief is entitled
I Miss You Already: Bearing the Unbearable Loss of Your Pet.

I Miss You Already: Anticipatory Grief with Nancy Gordon | The Long Leash #74

Dec. 30, 2022

If you have ever loved a dog, you have probably grieved the loss of one, too. And you are not alone. But how do you navigate the pain and guilt when your beloved pet crosses over the rainbow bridge?

Guest: Nancy Gordon