HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED A SUDDEN OR TRAUMATIC DEATH OF A PET? DO YOU NEED HELP WITH THE "HOW" TO MOVE FORWARD IN YOUR LIFE? From Empty to Empowered isn’t just a book that you put on your shelf. It is a tool that will give you the direction on how to take an active role in your healing journey. The messages you will receive in this book are not only heartfelt, they are essential so that your heart can heal.
• Walk with Marybeth Haines on a very specific journey, taking you from where you are now to the destination of healing. • Learn three main tools that you can incorporate immediately to find clarity and peace as you take each step to feeling better. • Learn how to use this time in honour of your pet and receive the comfort you need to reach this destination.
This book provides a safe space and supports you with guidance to heal from the loss of your beloved pet. Learn ways to bring back purpose in your life so that you can become more connected and feel more in control after the unexpected or traumatic loss of your pet.
Marybeth Haines empowers people to make choices that promote action, personal growth and healing. For over 25 years, Marybeth has gathered a wealth of knowledge and experience from her training in social services, crisis prevention intervention, and counseling. Her focus on enhancing the quality of life for her clients has always been at the forefront of her work.
As an ordained minister, speaker, grief consultant and educator, Marybeth’s specialized focus is providing support in pet bereavement. She holds the strong belief that pets can teach people many things about life and so can the grief associated with their death. The pain of such a loss can be debilitating for many people. However, people can recover and Marybeth’s passion is helping them move beyond loss. Her work focuses on practical and supportive strategies for coping during this difficult time.
After obtaining her diplomas in Educational Resources and Special Needs and Applied Behavior Analysis, Marybeth began her career by providing support to people with physical and developmental disabilities. Soon she discovered those disabilities were indeed ‘abilities’ and her clients in turn taught her many things. It was a beautiful exchange of supporting one another. Throughout the years, Marybeth has upgraded her education and is is certified in Pet Loss & Grief Companioning, trained in the top communication tools of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Time Line Therapy™, Hypnotherapy and has worked with people and animals in a variety of settings. She is the author of The Power of Pets – 7 Effective Tools To Heal From Pet Loss and and From Empty To Empowered – A Journey To Healing From Unexpected Pet Loss.
Experiencing grief and loss many times during her life, Marybeth has made it her passion to share with others how to transform grief into healing. She was inspired to write this book after the recent loss of her beloved cat Kitty. She often refers to her favorite personal quote of “Pets come into our lives to bring us many gifts. It is when we open our eyes fully, that we can then truly see the magic that each gift brings.”
Marybeth Haines has created a pathway that is conducive to healing and practical to follow. The material presented within contains answers to many of the challenging questions faced by grieving pet lovers and is a highly recommended resource. It is written from the heart and easy to understand.
Dr. Karen Becker DVMMercola's Healthy Pets
As a dog lover, veterinarian, and Associate Professor of veterinary communication, I personally know the strong attachment between people and their pets and the deep grief resulting from losing a pet. In this book, Marybeth provides practical guidance and balances education, support and advocacy to empower pet caregivers to heal through their grief. Marybeth serves as a gentle and caring guide when we are experiencing confusing emotions, felling lost and alone and most in need of help.
Jane R. Shaw, DVM Ph.D.Veterinary Communication for Professional ExcellenceColorado State UniversityHaving experienced an unexpected cancer diagnosis and moving on from a stage of panic and fear to a full recovery, I feel blessed to say that healing is possible. Shortly after my recovery, our cat died at 19 1/2 years of age. As we all know our pet touch our lives and our hearts with their unconditional love and it is devastating when we lose one. It's wonderful to find such an empowering read from a subject that is so very challenging. This loving, heartfelt book demonstrates that healing from unexpected pet loss is possible. Thank you Marybeth!
Co-author, A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul