Brigid's Balm Thanadoula Services

Debbie Seddon-Laninga

Thanadoula/Death Doula/Community Death Care/Life Cycle Celebrant/Home Funerals/Seminars - Debbie Seddon-Laninga


The Smiths Falls Home and Living Show: September 12-13, 2020 at Settler's Ridge Mall, 275 Brockville Street, Smiths Falls. Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-4

Deb's Death Cafe!!!! Yes, we are starting up again for the spring! Beginning in March, our Death Cafe will take place on the third TUESDAY of each month from 6-8:00. Join us at The Soul Space, 6-207 Brockville Street, Smiths Falls for interesting conversation in a safe environment - with cake and tea!

Advanced Care Planning Seminar:  March 7, 2020 from 1-3:00 at The Soul Space, 6-207 Brockville Street, Smiths Falls

Grieving Through Art Workshop Series:   This series will be repeated annually to allow access to those experiencing grief in its many phases.
Valetine's Day, Easter/Spring, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Parent, Creating a Grief Journal, Chronic Illness (Job/Income Loss), Loss of a Pet, Thanksgiving, Carrying On, Coping With the Holidays. Workshops run approximately 2 hours involving topic discussion, mindfulness meditation and creative artwork in a safe and caring environment open to all. Pre-registration is necessary at $36.00 each or the series of ten workshops for $300.00.

SEPTEMBER 2020 - FEBRUARY 2021 Brigid's Balm Thanadoula Certification Course. Under development. Spacing is limited, please email for further details

November 16 - Grieving Through Art - Create A Grief Journal. This two-hour workshop is filling up fast! Price is $75.00 and includes all supplies. Saturday afternoon from 1:00-3:00 at The Soul Space, 207 Brockville Street, Smiths Falls

November 21 - Death Cafe 6-8:00, The Soul Space, 207 Brockville Street, Smiths Falls

October 17 - Death Cafe 6:00-8:00, The Soul Space, 207 Brockville Street, Smiths Falls
September 2019 - Opening of New Office Location in Smiths Falls!!!!
     6 - 207 Brockville Street, Smiths Falls, Ont
August 3, 2019 - Workshop - I Am A Thanadoula - Kaleidoscope Gathering

December 2018 - Selected as a member of the Disability Advisory Council for DWDC
November 24, 2018 - Build a Mountain of Food! Food Bank Fundraiser, Smiths Falls
October 20, 2018  Wellness Fair, Brockville Ontario
September 12, 2018  Seminar - I Am A Thanadoula
            12:00-3:00 at The Soul Space, Beckwith Street, Smiths Falls
March 2018   Advanced Care Planning Seminar, Smiths Falls, Ontario

September 16 2017 Seminar - Aging and Loss of Independence
           Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
May 6-7  2017 Smiths Falls Home and Living Expo
          County Fair Mall, 275 Brockville Street