Michele Gaspar, DVM, DABVP (Feline), MA, LPC, Veterinary Information Network/VIN Foundation/Vets4Vets, Davis, California
Michele Gaspar, DVM, DABVP (Feline), MA, LPC, is a board-certified feline specialist and human psychotherapist. As a member of Vets4Vets (vinfoundation.org/vets4vets), a free service of the VIN Foundation, she works one-on-one with veterinarians on personal and professional issues. Also at VIN, she is a consultant in the Feline Internal Medicine folder and facilitates an annual online course on mindfulness meditation for veterinarians and other veterinary team members, as well as an annual mindfulness meditation retreat. Michele is also a psychotherapist at Live Oak Chicago and an analytic candidate at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. She is a 1994 graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine and a 2012 graduate of Loyola University in Chicago. Michele lives in Chicago with her husband, 2 basset hounds, 3 cats, and a tank of engaging freshwater fish.
FUN FACT: In 2004, Michele taught an introduction to small animal medicine course to Vietnamese veterinarians in Hanoi.
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