About the Sympathy Gift Series

In life’s most challenging moments, such as the loss of a loved one or the death of a cherished pet, we often seek comfort in various forms. Whether it’s guidance from a doctor, the understanding of a grief counselor, or support from family, we reach out for help. Yet, another gentle source of solace exists, nestled within our hearts. This gentle source is the cherished memories our loved ones and pets leave behind.

The Sympathy Gift Series of books is a comforting companion, guiding you to revisit precious memories without pressure to move past your grief.

Each book is crafted with affirming words and heartfelt photographs, offering a tender space to reflect and remember.

As founders of the Sympathy Gift Series, we aim to walk beside you on your healing journey. We’ll help gently unlock the warmth and love encapsulated in your treasured memories.

Denise Gibb

Advanced Study Major - Grief and Loss Counselling

Awarded: 1 Sept 2023


Denise Gibb - Cofounder

Meet Denise Gibb – a name synonymous with empathy, creativity, and transformation.

As the driving force behind the Sympathy Gift Series, Denise’s journey is a testament to the power of words and the solace they can bring.

An accomplished author and instructional designer with a rich tapestry of experiences, Denise’s writing prowess spans her award-winning ABC Radio (Australia) drama to best-selling collaborations with Australia’s trusted psychic medium, Mitchell Coombes. But her Sympathy Gift Series truly captures the essence of her mission: to offer a comforting hand to those navigating the intricate paths of grief and loss.



Also the founder of Eulogy For Life, Denise has channelled her multifaceted background into creating the Sympathy Gift Series.

Each title reflects her deep insights into life, loss, and the healing journey. Her belief in the transformative power of kind words resonates on every page, offering readers a gentle embrace in their moments of sorrow.

Beyond her creative endeavors, Denise’s commitment to emotional well-being is evident in her pursuit of professional counselling. This new chapter in her life underscores her dedication to not just writing about healing, but actively facilitating it.

Based in the scenic southwest of Western Australia, Denise continues to inspire and uplift. Her life’s work, especially the Sympathy Gift Series, stands as a beacon of hope, guiding countless souls towards healing and transformation.

In essence, Denise Gibb is more than an author or a visionary; she’s a healer, touching lives one word at a time.

Julie Rick
Julie Rick - Cofounder

 Meet Julie Rick – a designer crafting visual narratives with heart and experience.

Julie is not just a name in the digital design world; she’s a force of creativity, innovation, and passion. Started her working life crafting newspaper advertisements Julie’s professional career trajectory has been remarkable.

With over two decades at the helm of her successful Web and Print Hub venture and eHub Studio, Julie has seamlessly blended her creative and commercial backgrounds.


From designing books and training resources to pioneering eLearning programs, her portfolio is a testament to her versatility and dedication. But her work empowering disenfranchised youth through cutting-edge eLearning content truly showcases her commitment to making a difference.

As the co-founder of The Sympathy Gift Series, Julie brings more than just her design expertise. She infuses the series with her insights, understanding the delicate balance of business, life, motherhood, and the myriad emotions of loss.

Her role isn’t just that of a graphic designer or a digital content creator; she’s a storyteller, crafting resources that appeal to the eye and resonate with the heart. Her belief in the transformative power of learning as a tool for healing is deeply embedded in all her professional endeavors.

Nestled in the scenic beauty of southwest Western Australia, Julie cherishes life with her wonderful husband. Her story is one of resilience, creativity, and an unwavering commitment to personal and professional growth.

Looking for books to show someone your support during a difficult time?

Our Sympathy Gift Series books are the perfect way to help someone cope with grief and loss. Each book is filled with uplifting photographs and inspiring quotes, giving your loved one the strength they need to get through this difficult time.

With our heartfelt messages, you can provide them with the comfort they need to carry on.

Front cover of Healing From Grief by Denise Gibb

Healing From Grief

Front cover of the book Last Woof by Denise Gibb

Last Woof

Front cover of the book Last Purr by Denise Gibb

Last Purr

Front cover of the book Goodbye Grandma by Denise Gibb

Goodbye Grandma

Front cover of the book Goodbye Grandpa by Denise Gibb

Goodbye Grandpa

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