For this week’s episode of That Vet Life Podcast, Sarina Manifold joins Dr. Moriah. Sarina Manifold is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in veterinary social work. She gained the knowledge and abilities necessary to offer crisis intervention and grief support to clients of the small and large Animal Clinic after working as one of the clinical social workers at the University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center for ten years.
In this episode, Dr. Moriah and Sarina Manifold talk about compassion fatigue and its effects on veterinary professionals. Using her years of experience in grief management, Sarina explains how a young vet can get through situations involving loss and grief while supporting the team and client all the while.
Utilizing her passion for animals and her grief management expertise, she assists pet owners in their end-of-life decisions and conducts memorial services for their pets. Through increasing self-awareness, eliminating the thoughts that don’t serve them any longer, and integrating losses in their lives, Sarina helps people become more balanced, effective, and authentic in their personal and professional lives.
Listen in as the certified grief recovery specialist and owner of Authentic Healing Counseling shares an insight into what it’s really like to work in the veterinary field as a veterinary social worker.
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