When someone gets a terminal diagnosis, they often don’t know where to turn. They wonder what comes next and the emotional turmoil can be overwhelming. Anitya Doula Services are now open to help take pressure off the person facing end of life, assist and serve with different needs, so they can focus on family and loved ones.
Anitya Doula Services serves and supports in Tampa Bay and everywhere. We do this privately and confidentially, in person or remotely.
“The pandemic really opened my eyes to how many people face death scared and alone,” said Catherine Durkin Robinson, Owner and End-of-Life Doula. “It doesn’t have to be that way. Our final days can be filled with peace, surrounded by love. Anitya Doula Services helps facilitate that.”
• Companioning through end-of-life journey
• Creating advance care directives
• Writing obituaries/eulogies/social media posts
• Coordinating visits between client and loved ones
• Creating a legacy project
• Making the home or space calm/comfortable to facilitate a peaceful death
• Bereavement care for friends and loved ones…and so much more.
About Catherine Durkin Robinson
Catherine grew up in Tampa and raised a family here. She organized for the Democratic Party, taught high school social studies in Hillsborough County School District, and wrote syndicated columns for Creative Loafing and The Tampa Tribune. She led the advocacy movement for education equity in Florida at Step Up For Students.
Catherine recently graduated from The University of Vermont’s End-of-Life Doula Program and is a member of National End-of-Life Doula Alliance. She volunteers with Seasons Hospice and LifePath Hospice.
For more information, visit www.anityadoulaservices.org