Emotional & spiritual support

  • Legacy work (e.g. narrative work, assisting people to write their life stories; write/record last messages)
  • Visualization and guided imagery; breath work & therapeutic touch
  • Arrange for Reiki and/or massage therapist
  • Music therapy (e.g. singing, listening to favorite songs)
  • Design & conduct living funerals


Death literacy & information sharing

Companionship & presence

  • Listen, provide gentle therapeutic techniques and ensure compassionate care at all times
  • Keep a loving vigil
  • Create and hold a sacred and healing space for the dying person
  • Recognize and support the individual needs of the dying person to enable a tranquil death
  • Use sound, touch, color, scent and other gentle techniques to help alleviate pain and anxiety
  • Support families and loved ones
  • Provide support and advocacy 

After-death care & bereavement support

  • Washing, anointing, blessing, wrapping the body
  • Assisting with or coordinating funeral arrangements (home or other)
  • Supporting after-death rituals & traditions
  • Eulogy & obituary writing

Advance care planning

A one to two hour session (in person or virtual) to compose Advance Directives

Fees for my services are personalized– based on your individual financial circumstances and/or design for your dying/death.  Your dying/death experience will be nurtured & cherished & honored as precious and sacred.

During our initial conversation, we will explore what you envision for a tranquil dying and peaceful death, and how I can be of service.  We will design your plan with an understanding that changes could happen at any time. An Agreement for Services will be approved and signed.