The Mindful Tails' staff offers the highest standards of service and measure
their success by exceeding the expectations of clients--from hosting the "Ask the TTouch Practitioner" booth at pet adoption
events, to hosting workshops, lectures and demos at various events and organizations, and to working with pet owners.
The staff also works with a number of rescue and animal care groups, including:
Angel's Gate Hospice and Rehabilitation Center for Animals; Bobbi and the Strays Animal Rescue; Juste Pour Les Animaux;
Pets Alive Sanctuary; and other private groups, to socialize and/or correct behavioral issues in cats and dogs, as well
as with aging, ill, disabled/special needs animals.
TTouch Guild and Animal Ambassadors
Association of Professional Dog Trainers [APDT] and Member of APDT Think Tank
The Pet Professional Guild...
A Holistic Approach to
the Pet Industry
Alliance for NYC's Animals
The Animal Alliance of Long Island
Animal Wellness Association
Mary Cummings-Bruce, CTTP, IETP, APDT and Peggy Marino Marks
CTTP, IETP, APDT are lifelong animal lovers whose homes have been open throughout the years to many wonderful
Their experience in animal care, rescue, shelter and hospice work has given them the tools to work with
wellness and behavioral issues as well as with aging and special needs animals. As Guild Certified Practitioners of the Tellington
TTouch Method of Training, Rehabilitation and Wellness, they can help you and your pet achieve lasting results.
Mary is a writer and artist, and both are licensed Wildlife Rehabilitators, Red Cross certified in Animal
First Aid and CPR, Reiki and IET practitioners. Mary and Peggy's corporate backgrounds in communications, marketing,
publishing and event planning provide a fun mix, allowing them to be as comfortable with your cat, dog, rabbit, fish, bird,
alpaca or lamb as with writing articles, giving lectures, or planning your next party!
Mary is also the Founder/Director
of Tavi & Friends, a non-profit animal welfare organization that is dedicated to helping special animals with unique challenges.
Sylvi Acoulon, LMSW, is a licensed Master Social Worker and Reiki practitioner; she earned her B.S. in Psychology from
Marymount College and her MSW from Fordham University.
Sylvie has been rescuing and working with animals her entire
life, and experienced the loss of many of her own pets over the years. From these experiences of personal loss, spirituality
and therapy, she is able to help others heal through compassion, empathy, and understanding. Consultations are by phone where
clients can relax in their own comfortable home atmosphere.
Sylvie also gives lectures and presentations on pet loss