Grief Counselor Michele Pich slated to speak at Saturday, September 8 event
[August 30, 2012; Philadelphia, PA] – On Saturday, September 8 the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) will host a free, open-to-the-public lecture called “Losing a Pet and the Grieving Process” at Penn Vet in Philadelphia, PA.
Beginning at 10:00 AM, Michele Pich, Ryan Hospital’s grief counselor, will cover the benefits of the animal-human bond and how a break in that bond influences a person’s life. She will talk about the stages of grief, what to expect when grieving the loss of a pet and the importance of having a support system in coping with that loss. Ms. Pich will also give suggestions for memorializing and honoring the ones we have lost.
Who: Penn Vet, dog and cat owners, interested members of the public.
What: Free lecture titled “Losing a Pet and the Grieving Process,” featuring Michele Pich of Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital.
Where: School of Veterinary Medicine, Hill Pavilion, located at 380 S. University Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
When: Lecture beginning at 10:00 AM, Saturday, September 8, 2012 and ending at 11:30 AM.
To register: Registration is required as seating is limited. This lecture is appropriate for all ages, but participants are asked to not bring their pets. To register, contact Michelle Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215.898.1480.