Heart to heart

May these writings inspire your heart.
Being a Death Doula
Why I am a Death Doula

Death continues to inspire my life. Mortality teaches me true gratitude and the finite existence of my life.

Dr. Andrea Deerheart, PhD, ELP
preparing for death
Make Peace with Death

The most profound gift you can give yourself this season or any season is to make peace with death.

Dr. Andrea Deerheart, PhD, ELP
Educational
ELP and Death Doula Difference

An end-of-life practitioner is a non-medical professional trained to provide comfort and support to the dying.

Dr. Andrea Deerheart, PhD, ELP
ceremony & tradition
Day of The Dead

What are some of your rites and rituals that facilitate your honoring, remembering, and celebrating your ancestors?

Dr. Andrea Deerheart, PhD, ELP
Grief & Loss
Rituals To Heal the Grieving

Grief and loss are unique kinds of suffering and require particular tenderness and understanding to help us get through.

Patricia Danaher
Trauma
My Story

I am often asked how did I become a Death Doula? Or How could I work with the dying? I tell you that I cannot not do this work.

Dr. Andrea Deerheart, PhD, ELP
preparing for death
Facing our Mortality- Can we prepare for death?

We suffer from what I call death illiteracy. We live knowing that everything dies. Like the sun, it's a fact of life. And like the sun, we tend not to look right at it.

Dr. Andrea Deerheart, PhD, ELP
ceremony & tradition
All You Need To Know About Eco-Friendly Burials

A conversation about eco-sensitive, earth-conscious, green burials using new technologies to decrease the environmental impact.

Dr. Andrea Deerheart, PhD, ELP