Grief & Bereavement Companioning:
Meaningful Passages offers grief and bereavement support during times of loss and life transitions. In a society where grief can be seen as a disorder that needs fixing or treatment, a grief companion sees it as a normal human experience that requires compassionate, supportive listening and attention so that individuals can explore, feel, honour and transform the loss into a deeper awareness of oneself. (Read more)
Meaningful Passages offers ceremonies that are a unique reflection of the transitions, losses, celebrations of life, and rites of passage that make up our life experience. These thoughtful and creative ceremonies have the potential to strengthen and deepen the human connection and to offer comfort and meaning during times of transition. (Read more)
Thana Doula (End of Life) Care:
Meaningful Passages offers a broad range of support to people reaching end of life and for their families and caregivers. Integrating mindful and wholistic techniques, we offer a compassionate and open approach to meeting people where they are, and to move with flexibility through the changing needs that may arise with a sensitivity to cultural, spiritual and individual beliefs.
By bringing skillfull listening combined with a variety of other tools, we companion people through their unique experience of this important time. (Read More)
Reiki is a powerful yet gentle hands-on technique that restores the natural balance of energy to promote healing and a sense of wholeness. It can also provide a subtle yet profound support for people moving through a variety of life transitions, including illness and death.
It is often used as a complimentary modality with other traditional and alternative therapies, and is safe for any age and circumstance. (Read More)
Meaningful Passages is committed to bringing community together in a variety of ways: in ceremony to celebrate and mourn life transitions, in discussions by opening safe spaces for important conversations about death and dying, and through workshops that bring awareness to the many issues involved in preparing for end of life, including our own or our loved ones. (Read More)