The title of death doula may not be familiar to many of us, yet the presence of one may be invaluable as a loved one transitions. Anne-Marie gives us a touching perspective as a death doula herself.
Of Irish Celtic and Finnish Sámi (Indigenous European) descent, Anne-Marie is a community deathcare educator, lead teacher of the death doula training Village Deathcare Citizen and founder of the nonprofit Village Deathcare. A national award-winning author from her book “Death Nesting: Ancient & Modern Death Doula Techniques, Mindfulness Practices and Herbal Care”, she draws from her work as a doula, nurse assistant, life-long meditator, Reiki Master Teacher and mother of three. She is a certified facilitator in the Buddhist path of Feeding Your Demons®, is a Life-Cycle Celebrant® and trained home funeral guide with a focus on Vermont Family Directed funerals. She lives with her family in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.
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