About Angela

Angela Laakso

  • Founder of Astral Dragonfly
  • End-of-Life Doula
    • INELDA Trained
    • NEDA Proficient
  • Grief Coach / Grief Processing Doula
  • Certified Grief Recovery Specialist ®
  • Current candidate for a Masters of Science in Cannabis Science and Therapeutics, The University of Maryland School of Pharmacology, to be completed Spring ’23
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts from the University of Toledo with coursework in: Death & Dying, Psychology, and LGBTQ+ Communities
  • Associate of Arts from Cuyahoga Community College with coursework in: Psychology & Business
  • Completed a six week course:”Herbal Toolkit for the Bedside” with Sage Mountain Botanical Sanctuary
  • Certified in Guided Visual Imagery
  • Family & Caregivers Level One End of Life Doula Training – International Doulagivers Institute
  • Grief and Bereavement Counselling Certification (UK) – Elmira Strange
  • Ordained Minister (all faith inclusive) – licensed with the Ohio Secretary of State

Email me: angela@astraldragonfly.com

Angela is a member of INELDA and completed 36 hours of training with the organization.

Through exam, Angela has earned a Proficiency Badge by the National End-of-Life Doula Alliance.