End of Life Doula Directory

Need a Certified End of Life Doula?

Doulagivers® Certified End of Life Doulas  are thoroughly trained in all three phases of End of Life Care. Before being awarded certification, students must obtain a minimum of 30 hours of bedside experience, successfully complete all learning modules, pass the Doulagivers final exam, and pass a level 2 background check. Every Doula is required to be an active member of the Doulagiver Membership in order to keep updated with the most current education and evaluation of their ethical practice.

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Heather Manners

Why did I want to become an End-of-Life Doula? The fact is, I’ve been one for most of my life. My mom had a massive heart attack when I was twelve years old. She survived the heart attack but was limited on what she was able to do. Over the years, I documented twelve pages…

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Alicia Pinnock

Alicia Pinnock

My name is Alicia Pinnock. I am a Certified End of Life Doula and Elder Care Specialist. Currently, I am working on my Doulagivers Care Consultant certification. My first face-to-face experience with death was walking side by side with a close friend on her end-of-life journey. Once she was medically identified as terminal, it appeared…

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Judy Matsalla

Judy Matsalla

Judy is a Certified End of Life Doula Specialist. She received her training from the International Doulagivers Institute in New York. As an End of Life Doula Specialist, Judy Does consulting work with Advance Care Planning Works with the elderly as an Elder Care Doula Works with Clients and their families to support them through…

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Angela Sakakeeny

Certified End of Life Doula providing Professional, Holistic, Non-medical Support for patients and their families looking to plan for their or a loved one’s end of life journey. Credentials… Certified End of Life Doula CNA Reiki Master Therapeutic Touch Practitioner Hospice Volunteer (15 yrs) Grief /Bereavement Support Co-Facilitator Serving: Southern New Hampshire and North of…

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Giohà Giordano

Giohà Giordano, born in Foggia on November 6, 1958, lives in Santa Marinella in the Province of Rome, Italy. Giohà has been a medium since birth and this allowed her to explore the invisible world and experience the phenomenon, later her exploratory nature led her from a young age to deal with the fantastic Quantum…

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Margaret Chase

Hello, I am Margaret, End of life doula. I am a professional person who will provide physical, spiritual, mental and emotional support to you and to your loved ones. I reside in San Jose, California I serve the San Jose community that includes a 1-hour radius in client’s homes, clinics, facilities, or hospitals. Outside of…

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Christine Farrug

My name is Christine Farrug and I have been a hospital pharmacist for 35 years. I am married with 2 grown children and 1 very sweet cat. After witnessing the death of several close family members, I realized it is my calling to help others with their end of life. It will be my lifelong…

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Judith Arasi

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel”. -Maya Angelou My name is Judith Arasi, I live in Massachusetts with my husband Mike, and dog Chesney.  I enjoy cooking, running, hiking, and gardening.  I am most at peace…

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Teneil Fogg

Death is one of life’s sacred passages, but in our culture it is one of the most denied, ignored, and feared entity. Teneil Fogg worked in health care for many years until she answered her calling in death care. As a Licensed Funeral Director by trade, she still felt many families weren’t able to get…

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Astrid Balzer

Hello. My name is Astrid Balzer. I am a trained end-of-life doula. I have a Master in Social Work. I have 25 years of experience working with children, families and adults in the mental health field. I retired early and moved back home to take care of my parents. I became an end of life…

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Kalie Reimer

I am a wife and mother to two young children, living in Calgary, AB. Although I work as an administrator in the healthcare industry, my passion has always been helping people. After nearly losing our infant son to a terminal illness, I became acutely aware of the importance of having the proper supports in place…

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Laura Gill (Pool)

I love living in Colorado and enjoy the outdoors, gardening, cooking and reading. I was blessed to have grown up in a loving family with great models for parents and four happy sisters. I was both a teacher and a counselor for over 30 years and I believe becoming an End of Life Doula is…

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