About Dr. Stephanie Koempel


Dr. Stephanie Koempel feels most peaceful when in the presence of her 12 rescue cats and most passionate when advocating for the feral cat population. She has personally grieved 7 of her own companion animal deaths.


Dr. Stephanie Koempel, is the Director of a University Counseling Center, a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, private mental health practitioner, and professor.


Dr. Stephanie Koempel consults on the topic of pet grief and helps pet owners tap into their innate tools to begin processing the pain and healing the emotional wounds that arise from the death of a beloved companion animal.