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Time to Talk

In the UK an organization called Time to Change began recognition of this day as Time to Talk Day. Here in the US, it is observed on Saturday, February 6. It is observed to help bring awareness of the stigma mental illness has among the public and to help remove that stigma by encouraging usContinue reading “Time to Talk”


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T. Michelle Churchman, MIS, is owner and practitioner at Shoji Bridge Departure Doula. She has a bachelor of arts in communication and a masters in interdisciplinary studies. She has decades of healthcare support experience where she gained valuable insight and experience in listening and in addressing patient fears and uncertainty. A cancer diagnosis when she was young helped Michelle develop a healthy view of death and dying, and attending her mother’s death led to her current passion for supporting people who are dying, for educating and advocating for death preparedness and death positivity. Michelle is a certified Doulagivers Specialist; a care consultant, elder care doula and end of life doula. She is a member of the National End of Life Doula Alliance and a hospice volunteer.

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