Hello! I am the founder and director of On Bright Wings. I am a trained Death Midwife, Registered Drama Therapist and Board Certified Trainer, and ordained interfaith minister. As a trained Death Midwife, I work in the home, in the office, and in hospice and facility settings with patients who are aging or at the end of their lives. At bedside, I use a unique blend of creative Drama Therapy methods, and Death Midwifery techniques such as reminiscence and guidance through Byock's 5 tasks of dying.
As a Registered Drama Therapist, I specialize in action techniques using drama, art, music, and movement for personal growth, emotional expression, and skills training. I have over 25 years experience leading educational, therapeutic, spiritual, and creative groups for adults, teens, and children. As a Board Certified Trainer, I am an adjunct professor at the Drama Therapy Institute of Los Angeles, and I've taught at California State University Los Angeles, and through UCLA Extension's Pathway Program.
As an ordained interfaith minister, I provide spiritual support while respecting and honoring each individual's personal beliefs and traditions. Family sessions are included as part of this support, to facilitate acceptance and peace for the end-of-life journey.
On Bright Wings is the place I bring all of my skills together to serve the elderly, the dying, and the grieving, as well as their families and loved ones. With an office in Santa Monica and outreach in Pasadena, I serve the entire Los Angeles area, and I'm here to help guide you through all your end-of-life needs.
I welcome the chance to meet with you, your family, and your loved ones to talk about how On Bright Wings can guide and support you through this end of life journey and beyond. Call anytime to schedule a consultation.
The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not 'get over' the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again, but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same, nor would you want to.--Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (Author of On Death and Dying) and --David Kessler (Grief Expert)
The crucible of making human beings is death. Every culture worth a damn knows that. It's not success, it's not growth, it's not happiness. It's death. That's the cradle of your love of life; the fact that it ends.--Stephen Jenkinson (Author of Die Wise)
Trisha@onbrightwings.com or call 818/667-1641.