Why TX Doula Movement?

  • High-Quality & Comprehensive Training

    Obtain world-class training as you learn from real-life, practicing doulas. Learn the techniques and tips they use to successfully provide holistic support for patients & their family.

  • Competitive, Budget-Friendly Pricing

    TX Doula Movement offers the most comprehensive training program at a very affordable price. Save over 50% off the tuition of competing organizations and obtain a higher-quality education at the exact same time!

  • Only 12-Weeks to a New, Rewarding Career!

    Our End-of-Life Doula certification program is a fast-paced, 12-week course designed to provide thorough training that you can be confident in! Our experienced instructors guarantee to provide you with the tools you'll need to excel in your profession as an End-of-Life doula.

TX Doula Movement is a proud member of the National End-of-Life Doula Alliance (NEDA).   

About the Course

End-of-Life Doula Certification Course

The End-of-Life Doula Certification by TX Doula Movement is a comprehensive and globally-recognized training program that prepares individuals for working with the senior population and providing holistic support to patients and their families during their terminal illness and eventual death.

The course consists of 1,100 hours of coursework comprised of 14 modules, an internship with skills test, and a final exam.

Upon graduation, students are provided ongoing support and continuing education courses enabling the graduate to successfully run and manage their own doula business.

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Meet Your Instructors!

Senior Instructor, CEOLD, CECD, CDCC

Sonja Frazier-Koenig

Sonja has over 25 years' experience serving as an elder care and end-of-life doula, over 20 year's experience as a paralegal with Estate Planning experience, holds a Master's Degree in Healthcare Management, has been a certified end-of-life-doula, elder care doula and doula care consultant since 2014 and a successful business owner since 2003.

Senior Instructor, CEOLD, CECD, CDCC

Anna M. Adams

Anna was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and possesses over 20 years' experience in hospice and elder care, over 10 years' experience with EMS/High-Acuity and has been a successful business owner since 2020.

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Doulas Make a Difference

Hear from the family

Making it Easier for Families During a Difficult Time

Amanda A., San Antonio, Texas

Anna is truly amazing, I know it isn't always easy in her line of work but she does it with such grace, love and compassion. My family has had the honor of working with her in our time of need and she definitely made it so much easier on my family.

Frequently Asked Questions


  • Is Continuing Education required for my certification? If so, what does it consist of?

    Continuing education is not required, but STRONGLY recommended to ensure you are providing the best care for your patient and their family.

  • How long is the course?

    The End-of-Life Doula 101 Certification course is 12 weeks long (1100 hours).

  • Is there a certification exam?

    Yes. To obtain your End-of Life Doula certification, you must take and pass the certification exam.

  • Is there an additional fee for the certification exam?

    There is no additional fee for the certification exam.

  • What can I do with my certification after I complete the course?

    The purpose of this course is to provide students the information to be successful in their position as an End-of-Life doula and an elder companion doula. Once certified, you may begin your own practice or join an established team.

  • Do you help with job placement?

    Upon certification, we offer an opportunity for you to be placed in our database for families to utilize when seeking doula services.

  • Is this a self-paced course or is there a class schedule that I must follow?

    This certification course can be taken as a self-paced course. However, to ensure you receive the best training possible, we prefer students join the weekly live lessons to take advantage of the live discussions and question and answer sessions with an experienced instructor.

  • Do you offer installment plans?

    Yes. Our goal is to set you up for success from the start and to provide you with the best opportunity to excel in your career as a certified End-of-Life doula. In addition to offering a budget-friendly and competitive price for our course, we offer installment plans to minimize any financial obstacles in your way to pursuing your End-of-Life doula certification.

  • Do you offer discounts (Military, Military Spouse, Veterans, etc.)?

    Yes. We proudly offer a 10% discount to these groups.

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