Vancouver BC: 2017 Sacred Passage: End of Life Doula Certificate, Phase I~Feb 11-13 & Phase II~June 24-28


  • Vancouver, BC Canada

PHASE I: February 11 - 13, 2017
PHASE II: June 24 - 28, 2017
Bridge and Enrich Lives Studio, Vancouver, British Columbia

*2017 Vancouver Students Receive 25% overall Program Discount and BONUS PROGRAM*
Our 'Best Three Months: End of Life Priority Coaching Practicum' will be included in the full certificate at no cost. 

The Sacred Passage Doula Certificate Program program benefits all those involved in the care of life, love, family, and healing. From healthcare professionals to concerned family members to end-of-life experts, this provides the preparation needed to befriend death, surrender and trust deeply in each moment, become part of the next great evolution in healthcare, and become a supportive and effective end-of-life companion. (More Program Information Below)

VANCOUVER Sacred Passage Doula Program Pricing

Phase I is February 11 - 13, 2017 &  Phase II is June 24 - 28, 2017, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The total price of Phase I and II of the program is $2,019 CAD for the Early Bird pricing (through December 15). We have applied a 25% overall discount, along with early registration and 2 alternative Canadian Currency Options. (go to registration page) to make the program affordable for our Canadian community. Prices below listed in USD.

Phase 1 Feb 11-13th -Early Registration= $465

Phase 1 after Dec 15th= $490

Phase 1 Refresher for returning students= $235

Save even more by purchasing Full Certificate

Certificate - Early Registration = $1580

Certificate - After Dec 15th = $1860

Participants will be able to implement the Conscious Dying Principles and Practices:

  1. Increase beauty, pleasure, contentment
  2. Provide emotional and spiritual support
  3. Initiate conversations about the dying process
  4. How and when to practice self care to reduce burnout and emotional fatigue
  5. Demystify the stages of the dying process
  6. Acknowledge mysteries, miracles, and unexplained events
  7. Learn how to be with intense emotions, in self and others
  8. How to honor other’s beliefs without them threatening your own
  9. Be a Steward of a conscious death
  10. Attend at bedside so that no one dies alone

Retreat times are 8:30-5:30 (with one evening program to be announced), with breaks for lunches and dinners. Exact schedules and itineraries will be provided at registration. For our Vancouver audience, Phase 1 may be taken as a stand alone program and as the first phase leading to Conscious Dying Institute's "Sacred Passage Guidance: End of Life Doula Certificate". Both retreats are non-residential, which means they do not include housing. For More Information re payments and pricing contact Ann Gillespie778-708-4306 agillespie1@shaw.ca

    Program Results:

  1. Moving from curative care to healing care
  2. Creating vitality instead of physical exhaustion
  3. Offering supported conversations instead of challenging topics
  4. Making space for beauty-filled visions and Best Life Care plans instead of unexpressed wishes
  5. Transmuting unexpressed feelings into life satisfaction and completion
  6. Implementing complimentary therapies in 5 domains of life: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical Place/Comfort, and Practical 
  7. Creating caring healing environments for patients and staff
  8. Create caring healing relationships that nurture self and others
  9. Creating caring communication and conversational confidence with staff, residents, patients and families regarding care choices at end of life
  10. Facilitating sharing of stories of grief, loss, miracles, mysteries and unexplainable events with family, staff, and patients
  11. Administering life completion practices including forgiveness, gratitude, legacy, grief work.