Allison Sevegney-Reynolds is a Licensed Master Social Worker with over 10 years of clinical experience working with children and adults. She has spent most of her professional career supporting individuals and families in the field of bereavement. Her areas of expertise are in grief, loss, program development and program improvement.
Allison joined the veterinary social work team at MSU’s Veterinary Medical Center in the summer of 2018. She provides emotional support to animal owners who are faced with difficult medical treatment decisions as well as support during and after euthanasia. The promotion of mental health and wellness among medical staff and veterinary students is another important aspect of her position. Allison helps coordinate self-care events and provides trainings on compassion fatigue, resiliency in the workplace, and veterinary mental health on a regular basis. She also consults with doctors, staff and students to help improve their communication with the goal of delivering high-quality client experiences.