Animals as Companions for the Journey Carrie LaJeunesse, DVM

Animals and animal imagery can be touchstones to establish and strengthen relationship to all beings, the Sacred, and our innermost selves. We will explore the human-animal bond, grief related to pet loss, and methods to incorporate animal wisdom as a tool in spiritual direction. Bring a personally signifi cant animal-related object or picture. 33%, 33%, 33%. Carrie La Jeunesse, DVM, CG-C, spiritual director, USA, Certifi ed Grief Counselor, ER/Critical Care veterinarian, consultant, wife, mother, and inveterately hooked pet “mom.”