We are here for you.

Peaceful Presence End-of-Life Doulas have been present for hundreds of deaths. We have over 30 years combined experience as nurses and yoga teachers. We would be honored to partner with you so that you may feel more comfortable with death: your own or your family member's.


Erin Collins, RN BSN, CHPN, RYT

Erin has over 13 years nursing experience. She is a is a certified hospice and palliative care nurse with experience in adult and pediatric oncology.  Erin is an experienced, registered yoga teacher. Her heart's work is in end-of-life care and she is passionate about changing the way people talk about, plan for, and experience  death and dying. She educates and empowers families to be present with their loved ones in the final stage of life, however long that may be.

Member of INELDA and the Institute for the Study of Birth, Breath and Death.


Jamie Kertay, RN BSN CHPN, CYT

Jamie has 26 years of nursing experience in integrative medicine and hospice care. She is an adjunct professor of nursing at Central Oregon Community College, as well as a certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher and Healing Touch practitioner.  Jamie was also called back to end-of-life care after leaving bedside nursing in 2017. Jamie wants families to know that they can embrace and evolve in the dying process.  She is inspired to help families be more involved and present during death and dying, educating about the process, the presence and the post-death memorial opportunities.


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