Mandy Carpenter

I’m a Doula in training. I have taken the long road to get here but have gathered a range of experiences on route. My journey follows on from the death of my father. And my work with Cruse bereavement support, where I have supported children and adults for over 10 years and have witnessed some …

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Bernice Benton

As well as my work in supporting people and those important to them at end of life I am an independent celebrant specialising in end-of-life celebrations. By that I mean not only mainstream funerals (burials and cremations), also natural burials, memorials, living wakes, remembrance celebrations, laying/scattering of ashes.  I’m a huge advocate in encouraging families …

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Lisa Dodd

I have had a long career in healthcare, and the aspect I enjoyed the most was working with End of Life patients and their friends and families. I am passionate that every person deserves dignity and respect in their final phase of life.   They have the right to have their wishes and needs met on every …

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Clare Fleming

Witnessing hospice care and experiencing loss moved me to explore the privilege and honour of accompanying someone contemplating or nearing the end of their life. With a background in television production, I have taken gentle steps to learn and develop the approach and skills of a doula supported by the extraordinary training that Living Well …

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Oliver Muller

I have been interested in death and dying for some years, though would struggle to explain why. After reading lots of books about the medicalisation of death, the denial of death in our society and the missed opportunities for a meaningful goodbye in too many families, I decided to train as a death doula. I  …

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Laura Taylor

I’m an End-of-Life Doula based in London and in-training with ‘Living Well Dying Well’. I’m also developing a holistic healing practice alongside my doula work.   It has been said that Doulas are the bookends to life: there at the beginning and companions at the end. Death is something we all have in common. I …

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Marquis Allen

It is my passion to help people and their loved ones be more prepared for the end of life by serving as a loving presence and providing them with the confidential planning and unbiased emotional and spiritual support they need during times of transitional life changes. ​      I’ve earned over the years that every …

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Vron Williams

I am a retired nurse, Nonna (my preferred name as a grandmother) dog lover and allotment owner living in the Mumbles which is a sub district of Swansea. I firmly believe that we need to have conversations about death and dying, making plans as we do for other events in our lives. After the death …

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Sonja Friend

I am at the beginning (2022) in supporting people and those important to them at end of life . I believe, however, that my training to become an End of Life Doula combined with my background in law, mental health specialist advocacy and therapies of all kinds with a focus on reflexology (which I have …

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Miriam Day

Hello. I’m Miriam and I live in Wales. I have worked as a healthcare professional for twenty five years (feels unbelievable to me too!) and have always enjoyed the privilege of being able to share and be allowed into parts of people’s life journey. The first death I saw was my Grandad’s – in his …

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