Tawnya offers presentations and workshops on topics that include but are not limited to:
- Home Funerals & Community Death Care (law, logistics, ritual, & more)
- Medical Aid in Dying
- Voluntary Stopping of Eating & Drinking
- Eulogy & Obituary Writing
- Eco-Friendly Options in Death
- Grief in the Workplace
- Disenfranchised Grief
- Suicidal Ideation
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Sara E. Stewart
As people go from home health care, to nursing homes to hospice, advanced care planning documentation completions increase. In 2020, Advanced Directive completions among black patients increased by 41 percent, yet this number is still less than non-persons of color. My speaking addresses this disparity and works to align end-of-life care preferences and documentation for all people.…
Cindy Kaufman offers audiences her wide range of skills as an educator, speaker, and international best-selling author of “The Mortal’s Guide to Dying Well – Practical Wisdom From an End of Life Doula.” Cindy’s end-of-life experiences working directly with patients and families spans more than 25 years, giving her a breadth and depth of knowledge that allows her to create presentations, seminars, webinars, and courses befitting audiences of any size or variety.…
Sara E. Stewart
End-of-Life Doula, Yoga Teacher, Meditation Guide & Officiant
It is simple… what do you do to live YOUR best life? Regardless of any condition or diagnoses, are you living the fullness of your true authentic self? It is a remarkably interesting dichotomy to be happy and/or content, until the very last breath.
As a non-medical professional trained to care for terminally ill persons, I tend to their physical, emotional and yes, spiritual needs during the transition process. I can also assist them with health care proxy as well as legacy projects for those left behind. I am happy to assist family members with moving through their own process as it is often forgotten about.…
End-of-Life Doula, Co-Founder and Second Vice-President, Membership
My mission is to empower those who are dying to experience their final milestone with dignity and grace. I seek to provide support for people with terminal diagnoses and their loved ones. I am a compassionate companion in sacred service to honor the final chapter in others’ stories.
End-of-Life Doula, CEOLC First Vice-President & Co-Founder
My passion is to help create unique, one-of-a kind tributes for those who wish to leave a legacy of their personal values, beliefs, blessings, and advice to future generations. My specialty is Living Celebration of Life Memorials, also known as Living Funerals, Living Wakes… The Celebration of a Lifetime. I look forward to hearing your life story!
End-of-Life Midwife, CEOLC Secretary and Co-Founder
My mission is to be a strong and steady presence for the dying and their families. If you or a loved one is in the active dying process and seeking support, contact me. I will do all I can to help in the months, weeks, days, and hours that lead up to the event.
Kerry Arquette is an experienced speaker well known for her ability to craft talks for a wide range of audiences. She has been featured at the National Mensa Convention, on national podcasts, and for students in high school through university. Kerry, a certified death doula, holds a M.S. in Criminology. She looks for opportunities to talk about the work of end-of-life midwives, and a process of systematically preparing for death emotionally, spiritually, and physically.…
4 Winds / 5 Elements Counseling and Healing Arts, LLC
When all the pieces of life feel scattered, I empower my clients to find meaning and hope, restoring a sense of balance to their lives. I am passionate about helping clients to navigate their way through the transitions life hands us, and the changes that often result in a wide range of emotions that accompany these experiences.…
Janet Reichart, LCSW
My End of Life Doula work empowers clients and their families to actively participate in the end of life process in ways that bring deeper meaning and engagement during this sacred transition.
For as long as I can remember, I have been passionate about holding space for people who are experiencing the sacred transition at end of life, whether they are dying, or they are caring for a loved one who is dying.…
Vanessa Johnston has delivered many successful presentations for all types of organizations, from small church groups to the statewide Colorado Guardianship Association. As an End-of-Life Doula, her passion lies in describing the many facets of the modern Death-Positive Movement. This new approach to death and dying attempts to demystify the process that is the natural final milestone for everyone.…
Tawnya is a Home Funeral Guide, Life-Cycle Celebrant & Grief Companion. She offers home funeral education and support, custom ceremonies across the life-cycle with an emphasis in death and dying, and bereavement support.
Home funerals are when the bereaved choose to tend to the decedent themselves and/or hold a home vigil/viewing/wake with the decedent in the privacy of their own home or space.…
End-of-Life Doula, CEOLC President and Co-Founder
My mission is to be a compassionate companion on life’s final journey. With a calm and loving presence, I advocate for the dying person and his/her personal choices about End-of-Life decisions and care, as well as providing much-needed support for the loved ones. I hope to inspire others to see death as a natural transition with its own innate gifts and beauty, rather than something to be feared and avoided.
My mission is to make death a part of life. I want to provide practical information, compassionate presence, and artful strategies for people at all stages of life and health. I support individuals and their loved ones as they prepare for the inevitable and mysterious transition.