My story of becoming an end of life doula was deeply painful, life altering and profound. My first memory of being with death is 1987 when my grandma Jeanne was dying at home in the living room. I would go sit on her hospital bed stroke her thinning hair and sing to her... I was 3 years old. This was a foreshadowing of a much harder time to come in 2016 when I lost 2 brothers, my father, grandfather and a pregnancy. I believe significant loss in your 20's - 30's in unique and I am here to guide you through that.
I have a gift of arranging space, transmuting and clearing energy, and an intuitive knowing of what's needed in the final days. I consider it an honor to be in and hold this space for families. It is such an emotional time and often once their is diagnosis we don't take the time to really understand and create a space for our loved ones to leave this world.
I offer end of life doula services which can include life review and meaning interviews, planning and sitting vigil for your final days, the creation of legacy projects and early grief re-processing. I believe grief belongs in community and for this I offer on-going monthly grief circles, grief cafes and in-person gatherings.
I am trained by the International End of Life Doula Association (INELDA) and as an End-of-Life (EOL) Doula in the Colorado End-of-Life Collaborative, I am a vetted end-of-life (EOL) professional, legally practicing in Colorado, and supported by a community of professionals in the EOL field.