Life as Work
As a person who has walked several paths in my life, I recognize life can be incredibly painful at times. I believe addressing personal and collective grief will lead to greater care for ourselves and the earth.
The 13 years of sustainability experience and education in Environmental Studies and Sustainable Management led me to unfold the intricacies of the world. This realization, and many hard lessons, showed me we often do not have agency around our grief and death. Years of interpersonal support, teachings from wise elders, and a culmination of many life lessons, helped me to retrain myself and guide others to do the same.
Utilizing practical and emotional tools, Amanda guides others in maintaining and/or reclaiming their sovereignty in life and in the active dying process. After transitioning, Amanda insures you are cared for and celebrated according to your wishes.
Vigil Coordination Writing Care Planning Grief Processing
Legacy Development Non-biased Guidance Wellness Advocacy Green Burials Vibrational Mediation Compassion Plant Support
Experience and Education
Living Through Loss Grief Group Facilitator
30 years of experienced grief counselors who developed a grief group program. The workshop teaches non-medical supporters how to guide a six week grief group.
Advanced Care Planning Certified Facilitator
Respecting Choices training on how to facilitate conversations and completion of Advanced Care Directive Plans and Power of Attorney selection.
A Sacred Passing I & II
Furthered training on the intricacies of how to be a compassionate and effective Death Doula. Included vigil coordination, legacy project development, body washing, Death Plan creation, etc.
International End of Life Doula Association (INELDA)
Learned the three-phase model that serves as the foundation for the doula approach and the philosophy and spirit of service that underpins the approach.
Master's of Sustainable Management
Studied and applied learning on the intersection of humanity and the environment.
Legacy Projects Writing Jewelry Making Education Restorative Justice Healthcare Rights Learning Your Story Pottery Making Breathwork Ancestral Learning
Community Engagement Dancing Reading
Live Music Cooking Plant Medicine