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About Olivia Bareham

Rev. Olivia Bareham is a Death Midwife, Energy Healer, Interfaith Minister, Master Teacher and Founder of Sacred Crossings – The Institute for Conscious Dying and Alternative Funeral Home in Los Angeles. She was born and raised in England and received her BA in Education from the University of London and a bachelors in Natural Theology and Sacred Healing from the Healing Light Seminary in California. Olivia guides individuals toward a conscious dying experience and supports families to reclaim what she terms – ‘The lost art and healing ritual of a home funeral.’ 

Her training program, ‘The Art of Death Midwifery’ is an intensive 3-level course that encompasses the roles of death doula, spiritual end-of-life counselor, home funeral guide and celebrant. It is unique, rich, deep and profoundly relevant today, more than ever. For more information visit: 

Sacred Crossings publishes The Death Care Directive – a planning booklet for your funeral and final disposition. To purchase, visit