END-OF-LIFE DOULA DIRECTORY
All service providers listed in the End-of-Life Doula Directory are independent from Lifespan Doulas, LLC and may or may not have received formal doula training through Lifespan Doulas, LLC. Inclusion of a practitioner on this list is NOT an endorsement by Lifespan Doulas, LLC. You are encouraged to investigate service providers by checking references and credentials. Lifespan Doulas, LLC has a Grievance Process for anyone needing to report a violation of scope of practice or ethics for end-of-life doulas claiming certification through Lifespan Doulas, LLC (email support@LifespanDoulas.com). For help in understanding the hiring process and identifying questions to ask a prospective doula provider, please see our Consumer’s Guide to Hiring a Doula. Click here for a list of End-of-Life Doulas who have been certified by Lifespan Doulas. (Coming soon!)
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JANE GIVENS & DEBBIE EISENBISE
Though the Threshold, LLP
We assist and accompany individuals and serve families through navigating the complexities of end of life. Our services and consultations include individualized solutions, advance care planning, logistical support, care coordination, and life review and celebration. We facilitate workshops encouraging conversation about aging and end of life for civic/professional groups and faith communities.
Greater SW Michigan area
Offerings include (but not limited to)
Non-Medical Direct Care
Bedside Presence/Sitting Vigil
Advanced Care Planning
Living Wake/Home Funeral Planning
I am honored to serve throughout this daunting yet profound and deeply meaningful experience.
Metro Detroit and surrounding area
JESSICA KILBOURN, MA, LMT, CEOLD
I am happy, honored and humbled to be involved in any aspect of the dying process with the dying, their beloveds and family members, from first diagnosis through hospice, active dying, vigiling and after death, in their home or care setting. All faiths, cultures, religious practices, sexual orientations and gender identities welcome. I am certified through Lifespan Doulas.
Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti/SE Michigan area
SARAH REVER KELLY
Metro Detroit Area
Maintaining hope and dignity during the dying process empowers a holistic approach to decision making. My mission is to assist clients and their families by providing services that promotes well-being for end of life and after death care. Specializing in perinatal and pediatric support.
OHIO and MICHIGAN
CHRISTI FAE LYNN
Christi Lynn is a certified End-of-life Doula, with multiple service-affiliated credentials and wealth of experience and resources.
NW Ohio and SE Michigan
As a Hospice Chaplain/Coordinator of Bereavement Services, I am also INELDA trained as an EOL Doula. Here to journey with you to attain your life and end of life goals, legacy work, and continued family grief support. I practice a loving kindness approach, which allows self love and healing at EOL.
Serving the Atlanta - Alpharetta and surrounding areas
CATHALENE SILVER, LCPC, LMFT
LCPC and LMFT in Illinois. Phone sessions for counseling. Pro-bono and self-pay only. Volunteer at Joliet Community Hospice starting soon. Grief/Bereavement/Trauma experience.
Thru the Next Door
Emotional and spiritual support to the dying and their family (including vigiling services). As an end-of-life doula, my services include companionship and short respite care. I offer a variety of approaches to make going Thru the Next Door a little less scary. NEDA (National End-of-Life Doula Alliance) proficient.
Southern Indiana & Metro Louisville
Retired LVNLPN and NEDA proficient.
Serving the Las Vegas area
In the Circle of Life- Living & Dying
Providing end of life education and alternative services. I am a home funeral guide & trainer, integrative therapist, green burial consultant, living & dying coach & Advance Care Planning provider. Previously a hospice nurse, I offer unique perspectives and approaches in my work.
Central Ohio: serving Franklin, Delaware, Licking, and Knox counties
Advance Care Planning and Family Meeting Facilitation through 1:1 consulting, group workshops, 5-week online course, and 2 - 4 hour family meeting facilitation to share end-of-life wishes with those that matter most to you.
Dignity With Departure, LLC
Dignity With Departure offers individualized support related to end-of-life care. Our motto is "making the departure as significant as the arrival." From assisting healthy individuals with getting their affairs in order to creating space to honor end-of-life wishes for the "departing."
Metro Detroit area
LISA SALDANA, MAG, CDD, CPG
San Francisco Bay Area
Los Angeles, CA
LESLIE-ALIN TEWES, MPA-HealthCare, CMC, LNHA, C.-Geron, BA-Psy, CEAA, CMDCP
Ocala - Marion County, FL
Orange County, FL
LISA ANN WHEELER
Oak Park, Chicago
and surrounding suburbs, IL
Cedar Falls, IA
YVETTE J. BENJAMIN
Metro D.C. and surrounding area
ELLEN MARY GASKILL
Martha's Vineyard, MA
EMILY ELIOT MILLER
Western Massachusetts & NYC
Rochester, MN and surrounding area
Minneapolis/St.Paul Metro area
St. Louis, MO area
MIKE ELIFF CAY, LMT
St. Louis, MO Metropolitan Area
MEREDITH JORDAN, LCPC, MA
EMILY ELIOT MILLER
NYC & Western Massachusetts
West Fargo, ND
LISA ANN WHEELER
Aiken County, SC
Northeast Kingdom area
KATHY BATES, BS, GMHS
Seattle, Bellevue, and
South Snohomish County
COLEEN MCFADDEN SHAFER
Puyallup and surrounding areas & Pittsburgh and surrounding areas
Combined Locks WI,
serving Fox Valley Area