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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Lucy Pilch

No one should die alone, and no matter how one’s life experience has been, everyone deserves a good end-of-life – in comfort, peace and loving support. My journey to becoming an End-of-Life Doula began unexpectedly, and I’ve come to appreciate being exposed to death at an early age through funerals and long illnesses of relatives….

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Kaley Burke

Kaley’s passion for End of Life Care and Aging advocacy is a family affair. In high school she took her first job in the kitchen of the nursing home her mother worked at and turned it into a 20 year career in aging services. Inspired by her brother Kavan Peterson’s national activism to change the…

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Renee Feliu

Hello, I am Renee Feliu. I am a trained and certified Doula Specialist; End of Life Doula, Elder Care Doula and Doulagivers Care Consultant. I am trained through Doulagivers of NYC with Suzanne O’Brien. I have also earned a B.S. in Anthropology and History. I act as support services for the family and hospice nurses…

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Stephanie McQuillan

My name is Stephanie McQuillan, founder of Finishing Well: Doula and Planning Services, LLC servicing Dutchess County and the surrounding Hudson Valley area in New York. I am a Certified End of Life Doula and a Doulagiver’s Care Consultant, utilizing both in person and remote/tele-communications. I am an active member of the National End of…

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Sherry Andersen

Sherry is a lover of life with a passion for people. All people…from children to seniors. She has worn many hats leading to a potpourri career, from corporate to community to business owner. All venues where she could enhance people’s lives. A PEEK OF THE PAST, capturing seniors’ life stories on video, preserving them for…

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Marianne Antes

Marianne is a Certified End of Life Doula who received her training through the Doulagivers Institute. She has a background in nursing with a focus on hospice and palliative care and is a current Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse. Her objective is to assist individuals, their caregivers and families in the process of preparing for…

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Margaret Ashmore

Margaret Ashmore is originally from Ohio and has lived and worked in the Pittsburgh region for the past 21 years. As a young adult, Margaret developed concern for aging adults who had minimal family support and over the years has been called to work with infirm and aging adults as a volunteer; as a health…

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Melodie Rodriguez

A life that touches others, goes on forever. -Unknown Many lives have touched my soul. They are lives that have inspired me and helped me through my own life. Some have helped with mere words, while others have been visions of love and service. Each one of these lives will continue to live through me…

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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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