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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Diane Ogren

Diane Ogren

End of life Doula trained by Suzanne B O’Brien Of Doulagivers I have been a nurse for 55 years and have been present for many souls passing from this life I would like to help with a peaceful passing for my clients and caregivers. (954) 816-5316 dogren1@hotmail.com

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Dorothy McElroy

Dorothy McElroy

Hi My Name is Dorothy and I am the founder of Final Life Journey Doula Company. When my husband died six years ago, I knew I had to handle his death correctly for our seven yr old son. This was his first introduction to death and I needed to make sure our son was able…

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JULIE KENDALL

Julie Kendall

As a child, I was exposed to death at an earlier age than most.  Classmates, parents and/or siblings of friends, as well as some of  my own relatives, all passed away long before my high school  graduation. As an adult, I knew that the passing of my close loved ones would be  difficult. However, due…

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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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