END-OF-LIFE DOULA DIRECTORY
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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
Providing education, emotional and spiritual support and short respite care to the dying and their loved ones including short respite care. Caregiving services include companionship, cooking, errands, transportation and more. Certified End-of-Life Doula, Certified Elder Care Doula and Ordained Minister. NEDA Proficient. Serving Northwest Arkansas.
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.
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
It is my honor and privilege to advocate, navigate and assist those in dying well. End of Life Doula, Advance Care Planning, Elder Care Consultant, Vigiling, Companionship, Family mediator/facilitator. Certified thru Doulagivers and NEDA proficient, Professional member of the Aging Life Care Association.
Serving all of Central Indiana.
I am a Community Doula, understanding the sacred space of transitions, serving in the Gallatin Valley of Montana.
KATHALEEN (KATE) MARTIN
Wholehearted Warrior Wellness
Serving Northern Nevada
Kate is honored to serve you as companion along this part of your journey through services such as guided meditations to bring peace, Therapeutic Yoga, Healing Touch, advocacy, legacy work, assisting with end of life tasks, as a celebrant, and with grief support for the dying person and loved ones.
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.
Dying to Talk
My goal as an end-of-life doula is to support and help the client and family through the process. This includes educating, empowering and encouraging client and family to discuss and make the important decisions that need to be made. Having a plan ensures that the care received at the end of life.
Metro Detroit, and surrounding areas
Flint and Mid-Michigan
Metro Detroit area
Kalamazoo/Paw Paw, MI
LISA SALDANA, MAG, CDD, CPG
San Francisco Bay Area
Los Angeles, CA
Ventura County, CA
San Luis Obispo County, CA
LESLIE-ALIN TEWES, MPA-HealthCare, CMC, LNHA, C.-Geron, BA-Psy, CEAA, CMDCP
Charlotte and Lee County, FL
Ocala - Marion County, FL
Fort Meyers & surrounding areas, FL
Orange County, FL
Metro Atlanta and
surrounding areas, GA
Cleveland, GA area
Metro Atlanta GA
Metro Atlanta GA
LISA ANN WHEELER
Oak Park, Chicago
and surrounding suburbs, IL
Lake and McHenry Counties
Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties
Cedar Falls, IA
New Orleans, LA
REV. STEVE REDDY
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
Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley, MT
Las Vegas area
MEREDITH JORDAN, LCPC, MA
Ithaca and Finger Lakes Region, NY
EMILY ELIOT MILLER
NYC & Western Massachusetts
West Fargo, ND
LISA ANN WHEELER
Aiken County, SC
Northeast Kingdom area
Virginia Beach, VA
KATHY BATES, BS, GMHS
Seattle, Bellevue, and
South Snohomish County
COLEEN MCFADDEN SHAFER
Puget Sound, WA
Combined Locks WI
serving Fox Valley Area
Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties