About Nancy

Nancy Gordon, LCSW 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 psychotherapist, Nancy offers a very unique clinical and personal perspective in her practical workbook, 7 Steps of Hope and Healing™, The Emotional, Mental and Spiritual Impact of Chronic Illness and Disability.  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. To that end, Nancy also offers licensing and credentialing to other professionals to use her workbook, 7 Steps of Hope and Healing™, in order to reach a wider audience who can benefit from her proven program.


She is the founder of Paws for Comfort® and the non-profit Xolos For Chronic Pain Relief™, (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 the author of two inspirational book series. The first, 7 Steps of Hope and Healing™, 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 three-legged service dog, Pink, and her doggie mama, Toaster. The book is beautifully illustrated by renowned artist Michael LeBold. Pink, The 3-Legged Dog Who Lost Her Leg and Found Her Courage provides hope to children with a limb loss or other physical limitations.


Nancy provides group or individual coaching and consultation on many issues that fall under her area of expertise: chronic illness and disability for the individual and support for caregivers. She can aide in the pursuit of reinventing yourself, finding self-love and self-esteem. Nancy can help you tackle chemical or co-dependency, as well as depression and anxiety. She can work with all of these issues through a variety of venues such as transformational retreats, online programs, and workshops. 


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.