She endured more loss and sadness in the first 12 years of her life than most people do in an entire lifetime, yet you will not hear Gail Trauco complain about her past. Instead, she considers it all part of the path she is on as a passionate advocate for people going through challenging times. Her specialty is grief mediation without the use of prescription medications. During the past 30 years, Gail has helped thousands of people and their families navigate the grieving process following a wide variety of losses in their lives.
The sweet, simple and down home approach she brings to clients in her care is inspired by her Southern upbringing and informed by her own healing after numerous losses and major life changes, including grief of poverty, abandonment, failed relationships, medical uncertainty, and, of course, death of people and pets. Drawing upon the Southern arts of healing and comfort, Gail infuses her therapies with a dose of homegrown lore that has helped her clients rebuild their lives and begin their journey to wellness – all in a safe, welcoming environment without the use of drugs. Sweet tea, rocking chairs, and front porches, the basis of a support system that helped her through a childhood of ridicule, abuse, and even abandonment by her own mother, still work wonders in this day and age.
Gail Trauco is an award winning speaker, appeared on the main stage at Harvard, and has talked about grief on over 45 news and talk shows across America. Today she travels around the country supporting cancer patients and their families through some of the toughest days of their lives in addition to her private client practice. Gail is a Registered Nurse, a Licensed Grief Mediator who has assisted more than 5,000 patients to overcome grief, and the #1 International Bestselling author of Conquering Grief from Your Own Front Porch. She is a mother of three grown sons and now calls her ranch with a multitude of animals and a lovely front porch in Forsyth, Georgia her home.