Wendy Van de Poll is a pioneering leader in the field of pet loss grief support. Wendy is dedicated to providing a safe place for her clients to express their grief over the loss of their pets.
What makes Wendy successful with her clients is that she get’s grief! “Over the years I’ve dealt with my own grief and helping many families communicate and connect with their pets long after their loss. It’s what I’ve done since I was just 5 yrs old!”
She is compassionate and supportive to all who know her.
Her passion is to help people when they are grieving over the loss of a pet and her larger than life love for animals has led her to devote her life to the mission of increasing the quality of life between animals and people no matter what stage they are in their cycle of life! She has been called the animal whisperer.
She is a Certified End of Life and Pet Grief Support Coach, Certified Pet Funeral Celebrant, Animal Medium, and Communicator. She is the founder of The Center for Pet Loss Grief and an international best-selling and award-winning author and speaker.
Wendy holds a Master’s of Science degree in Wolf Ecology and Behavior and has run with wild wolves in Minnesota, coyotes in Massachusetts and foxes in her backyard. She lives in the woods with her husband, two crazy birds, her rescue dog Addie and all kinds of wildlife.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I find complete joy when writing. The journey gives me a time, place, and direction to talk to and about the animals I love.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Life! The pure enjoyment of living a full and beautiful life! The mysteries to solve, the animals to talk to, the all encompassing beauty of nature.
Healing your Heart from Pet Loss Grief: Five Steps to Begin Your Journey will help you create a compassionate, respectful, healthy, and loving experience for yourself, while honoring your beloved pet, during a tough, yet unique time.When you read this book and do the action step at the end of each chapter you will begin to heal your heart. Included are three poems and a resource section.