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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Wendy Strong

Wendy Strong

Hi, my name is Wendy. I have been working with elders for over eight years; from daily companion work to end-of-life assistance and vigil. I graduated from the Doulagivers program in May 2019 and have my End-of-Life Doula certificate. I also completed the Care Consultant and Elder Care Training courses through Doulagivers. I have a…

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Cathy Burdette

I live in a state of glorious gratefulness.  Experiences in this life school have been profound.  I started as a caregiver for my Dad and subsequently my Mom. After her death, her wish was that I prepare her body. That precious gift led me to the realization that I had a calling assisting the dying…

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Denise Larson

After years of creating memorial sewing projects and supporting my own family and friends through our losses, I realized I had a unique ability to connect with those facing end of life issues in a calm and soothing manner. I began speaking at memorial services to offer support to the grieving and their families and…

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Wendy Wells

Wendy Wells-Chanampa

Wendy is a Registered Professional Guardian with expertise in senior care, a Certified End of Life Doula, a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner and a Certified Dementia Care Trainer through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. She is also a Certified PAC (Positive Approach to Care) Dementia Care…

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Joe Baker

Having spent the last 2 years of my Mothers life at her bedside. I learned just how strong one attempts to be in moments where being soft and open to life is more important. She passed with me at her side assuring her all would be ok and that her time had come to say…

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Adrian Allotey

I am a devoted granddaughter, daughter, wife, mother, aunt and community member who was blessed to care for my 106 year old grandmother throughout her life’s journey.  This profound experience taught me to understand and empathize with the challenges and vulnerabilities our senior population encounters.  As a result, I began to strategize and made it…

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Holly Hudson

My grandmother’s passing was the catalyst that drove my passion to the death and dying field. I was with her when she passed and it impacted me greatly. Since then, I began working with residents and their families in a community home for the dying. Over the past ten years, I have attended to many…

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Susan Capurso – NEDA Proficient

I am Susan Capurso, founder of East End Doula Care. I live in Suffolk County New York. My professional and personal experiences have brought me to where I am today, serving, giving, supporting, educating and advocating. I strive to help your journey be about peace and balance rather than fear and anxiety. I’ve seen too many families go through…

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Tobi Mares

From 2013-2015, I experienced great personal loss. I became so very fearful of my own death, and the possibility of losing anyone else. I needed to know there was a way to accept, understand, and improve this inescapable part of our human journey. Through various studies, endless reading, and volunteering with a hospice program, I…

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Natalie Boland

Natalie J Boland RN-CEOLD, received an Associates in Science and Diploma in Registered Nursing in 2005 from Camden County College in NJ and currently works at the top Level 1 Trauma Center in Camden NJ.  Natalie has been involved in emergency and critical care medicine for the past 29 years.  Natalie received her certifications as…

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Robin South

Hello! I am Robin South- Owner and Trainer at Doulagivers® South Florida!  I feel I have been training my whole life to become a Doula- and now a Doulagiver Trainer.  I was very close to my babysitter as a child – I thought of her as a grandmother – up until the day she died…

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Elizabeth Wong

Elizabeth Wong is a certified end-of-life doula providing spiritual, emotional, and physical support to families.  She holds space for clients and families to navigate conversations around advance medical planning, and in the process, allows for the discovery of what it means to be living well, such that they can be present to their own legacy.…

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