But now, says the Once-ler, now that you’re here, the word of the Lorax seems perfectly clear. UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.
~ Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

KrissK_Logo_SMI am here to co-create a world where death is revered as a teacher and grief is the master evoking similar emotional reactions in the human and non-human animal.

By uncovering the lessons nature teaches us about death and grief, I am here to counsel, empower, and support those who consciously yearn to reconnect and protect their wild cousins and their habitats.

Death and grief do not only apply to humans. They teach us lessons to love and appreciate what we have before it’s gone.

Dr. Kriss Kevorkian is on a mission to help us learn these lessons through her ground-breaking research on environmental grief and ecological grief. As the human population increases, encroaching on the habitats of more and more animal species, we must do all we can to live with non-human animals rather than against them. Animals are not property or our entertainment. They are interconnected to us all, and we have to learn that now before we lose more species.

She is a Thanatologist, Deaducator, Climate Leader, writer, and international speaker on issues of end-of-life care, environmental grief and ecological grief.

Dr. Kevorkian consults and educates clients, and their families, through the end of life and their grief.

Dr. Kriss Kevorkian supports her community of Gig Harbor, WA., by

  • Facilitating a Death Cafe at the Gig Harbor Library,
  • A member of the Steering Committee of the Meaningful Movies of Gig Harbor,
  • Founder, and Steering Committee Member, of the Legal Rights of Nature for the Salish Sea,
  • Advisory Committee of the Gig Harbor Sustainability Coalition

In 2017, Dr. Kevorkian became a Climate Reality Leader having undergone the training in Seattle with chairman and founder, former US Vice President Al Gore.

The Climate Reality Leadership Corps is a global network of activists committed to spreading awareness of the climate crisis and working for solutions to the greatest challenge of our time. 

For information, please contact Dr. Kevorkian through the contact form below.

Internet publications include:

How Al Gore and 799 New Friends Helped Me to Become a Climate Leader

When the Loved One You Cared For Dies, What Comes Next?

Why I Tried to Call My Mom, Even Though She’s Gone.

How to Hire (and when to fire) a caregiver

Who owns nature?

In print:
“Counseling the terminally ill and their families.” In I. Marini & Stebnicki (Eds.), Professional Counselor’s Desk Reference.

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