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Three decades of bringing health & harmony to the lives of others

Since she kept vigil for a dying nursing home patient at age 16, Leann Thrapp has devoted her life to helping people develop naturally healthy attitudes toward death and dying. She has come to understand that this is the only way people can truly realize their fullest potential for physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health.

Leann Thrapp, MA, BSN, RN
Director, Grief Movement Guide, Reiki Master, and Speaker

With more than 30 years of experience in medicine, specialized grief counseling, and hospice care, Leann Thrapp understands how to help people deal with loss and turn the end of life into a life-enhancing experience.

Education and Training

  • Certified Grief Movement Guide

  • Moral Injury Certification

  • Boundless Compassion Certified Facilitator

  • Certified Hospice & Palliative Care Administrator 

  • End-of-Life Doula

  • Reiki Master/Teacher

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Management, University of Phoenix 

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Phoenix 

  • Associates Degree in Nursing, Kirkwood Community College 


  • Complementary & Alternative Medicine: Fast Facts for Medical Practice, 2002, Blackwell Publishing, Chapter 15: Reiki 

  • Fundamental Nursing Care, 2nd Edition, 2007, Pearson Education Inc. Chapter 17: Loss, Grieving, and Death

  • Comprehensive Nursing Care, 2nd Edition, 2009, Pearson Education Inc. Chapter 18: Loss, Grief, and Death 


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