About Nancy

Nancy Gordon knows first-hand what it is like to descend into the depths of disability. With her combined personal experience of fibromyalgia and a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), and her professional experience as a licensed psychotherapist, Nancy offers a very unique clinical and personal perspective in her transformational system "7 Steps of Hope and Healing."™  

Nancy is often referred to as a "grief whisperer" because her specialty is turning grief into 

Nancy's 7 Steps of Hope and Healing system offers hope and a clear formula for turning many of life's challenges into triumphs and gifts.


 Her mission is to assist others around the globe on the journey to healing and transforming their lives while living with the challenge of illness and disability, pet loss, and other challenges. 


Nancy is the author of two inspirational and transformational book series: "7 Steps of Hope and Healing" and "Pink, The 3 Legged Dog". The first book in 7 Steps of Hope and Healing™

 Transforming The Emotional, Mental and Spiritual Impact of Chronic Illness and Disability,  is a treasure map filled with in-depth explanations of how each step supports travelers on their journey of healing, as well as exercises that clarify, uplift, and guide the reader to gain not only insights, but also the “how-to” steps to make the changes that lead to life-changing experiences and true transformation.


Nancy’s second inspirational book series, begins with Pink, The 3-Legged Dog Who Lost Her Leg and Found Her Courage (based on her three-legged service dog, Pink, and Pink's doggie mama, Toaster.)

 The book is beautifully illustrated by renowned San Diego, CA artist Michael LeBold with original watercolor pictures. Pink, The 3-Legged Dog Who Lost Her Leg and Found Her Courage provides inspiration and hope to children (and adults!)with limb loss or other physical limitations.


Nancy specializes in group and individual coaching, and transformational retreats on many issues within her areas of expertise: transformational grief of human/pet loss, chronic illness/disability, caregivers, self-love, self-esteem,

relationships, depression/anxiety, and life transitions, among others.


Nancy is the founder of Paws for Comfort®, a pet grief coaching service specialty.

She also founded the  non-profit  Xolos For Chronic Pain Relief™ which was a result of her story, “Toaster” filmed by Animal Planet on her use of Xolos as the first identified service dog specifically for fibromyalgia. 


Nancy is an international speaker and a courageous warrior, whose life purpose is to champion others to live life fully, guiding them to transform their challenges into triumphs, with hope and healing and wit and wisdom.



*Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Orgeon License # 428

Certified Life Coach (CLC)