About Your Counsellor


Laurel Horn received a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of British Columbia in 2000 and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor.  She has specialized training in grief and loss as well as counselling animal owners faced with difficult treatment decisions and/or the death of a pet.  Laurel has volunteered with Hospice and the RCMP Victim Services program for a number of years where she has gained valuable experience working with people in crisis situations or facing the death of a loved one.  She has also led loss support groups and has instructed a number of workshops on grief and loss. Laurel practices ‘solution-focused’ counselling which helps clients to discover and utilize personal strengths and resources to develop achievable,  step-by-step solutions to problems. 

See an article about Laurel and Daybreak Counselling


Listen to Laurel as a guest on:

“The Animal Wellness Show” on 650 CISL Radio

Listen to Laurel Horn talk about pet loss in general, and what to do when your animal is seriously ill or nearing the end of his or her life.  Some important things to consider and ideas to get you through this difficult time are discussed. (September 20, 2005,  episode #51,  segment is 35 minutes long)


listen here....

part one - intro of show with discussion (13:05)

part two - Laurel and hosts discussion (16:36)

part three - Laurel and hosts discussion (18:13)

part four - Show wrap-up (3:23)



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