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Diane James


Diane James is Head of Blue Cross Pet Loss Support, the team provides support for any type of animal loss, using free phone ,email and webchat open every day of the year. Having worked in Human loss, after completing her post grad in counselling, Diane joined Blue Cross in 2014, having worked as a senior HR manager for several years, working in large public facing organisations. Diane has 2 stunning dogs Hero and Chester, who are part of the family. Diane and her team provide training for several animal organisations and charities in pet loss, using the award-winning E learning course and Face to Face Day course, as well as the new area of the human animal link, which includes safeguarding, socio economics and the effects on clients, as well as compassion fatigue and the tools to work with in these areas. Diane often speaks at conferences and congresses, as well as appearing on national and local Television and radio. Diane is co-chair of the pet loss network, and she is also a trustee of Helplines partnership UK.

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