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3604 Clarkston Rd.
Clarkston, Mi 48348
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John Canine, PhD

LOCC Dr  Canine

Dr. John Canine has been a consultant and grief counselor for over 30 years. With two master’s degrees and two doctorate degrees in related fields, he has been a part-time instructor and an Associate Member of the Graduate Faculty at Wayne State University in the Department of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professionals/Mortuary Sciences; he has also taught graduate classes at Spring Arbor University.

Dr. Canine has published numerous articles and books. His most recent books have been, “Green Grass in the Junkyard” [2009, WinePress Publishing], “Psychosocial Aspects of Death and Dying” [1996, McGraw-Hill], which is being used across America in counseling and mortuary science schools, “What Am I Going To Do With Myself When I Die?” [1999, McGraw-Hill], and “The Challenge of Living” [1983, Ball]. He has lectured all across America. He is a former All-American Basketball player from Ohio University and was inducted into Ohio’s Hall of Fame in 1991.

Dr. Canine specializes in helping clients cope with grief and bereavement.

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