Rosie Overfield

Qualifications: B. Communication Grad. Dip. Counselling MHROD GAICD Cert IV VN


Rosie has been working in the veterinary industry since 1999 and is a well-respected clinical communication educator, experienced counsellor, HRM/OD advisor and mental health advocate. Rosie manages her own bond-centred veterinary practice in Queensland as well as consulting and training with other veterinary teams across Australasia to help them understand the pet parent experience through pet palliation, end-of-life planning, and all types of grief and bereavement.

She regularly delivers workshops and conference sessions, in both veterinary and human fields, on clinical communication, advance care planning, grief and loss, and self-care for help-giving professionals. Rosie is the current Chair of the Australian Veterinary Palliative Care Advisory Council and sits on the AVA's THRIVE Veterinary Wellbeing Steering Group.