Amanda D. Mahoney, MA, MFT is a private practitioner in Colorado who has been dedicated to supporting grieving children and families for over a decade. She has and continues to speak on the local and national level on the topic of children’s grief, teen grief, pet loss, compassion fatigue and self-care. She has provided hospital-based, home-based, school-based and office-based therapy to individuals, families and children grieving the death of someone close. Amanda received her BA from Boston College and her MA in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University. A Stanford University, School of Medicine, CCARE (Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education), Trained and Certified CCT (Compassion Cultivation Training) Instructor, she was excited to be the first to offer CCT in Colorado. Amanda is co-founder of Grief Support of the Rockies and offers Compassion Cultivation Training in Fort Collins, Boulder and Denver.