More Favorites

Photo collage of more favorites of Cat Saunders

By Cat Saunders

The following list of “More Favorites” is an addendum to my “Links to Friends and Favorites.”  This list includes links to additional individuals, organizations, and other resources I have found valuable over the years.  If you experience anything unfortunate in your contact with any of them, please let me know by contacting me directly in case I can help.  I take my referrals seriously and hope you will always and only be blessed by taking advantage of these resources.

In case you’re wondering who’s featured in the photo collage above, there’s Alice Miller on the top left, Intact America on the top right, Bernie Siegel on the lower left, and Claudia Black on the lower right.

To read my interview with Bernie Siegel, M.D., please click on “Bernie Siegel on Passion, Empowerment, and Life.”  To read my interview with Ira Byock, M.D., please click on “The Remarkable Value of Dying Well: Dr. Ira Byock and the Missoula Demonstration Project.”

Alice Miller (author, educator, child advocate, and one of my longtime heroes)

Anne Wilson Schaef (author and educator)

Big Cat Messenger (Seattle courier service run by a guy who totally blows my socks off with his integrity, humor, and generosity of spirit)

The Bright Side: Wings of Support (resources for body, mind, and spirit)

Claudia Black (author and educator)

End of Life Washington (formerly Compassion & Choices Washington; guides people in planning for the final days of their lives)

I Declare World Peace (project to foster world peace with intention and action by creating “the largest art installation ever, to be installed not in some physical location, or even in cyberspace but rather within the consciousness of every person on the planet”).

Intact America (dedicated to protecting infants from involuntary circumcision)

Ira Byock, M.D. (physician, author, educator, and expert on palliative and end-of-life care)

Laura Davis (author and educator)

Lucia Capacchione (author and educator)

Music and Memory (a non-profit organization that brings personalized music into the lives of the elderly or infirm through digital music technology; featured in the documentary film, “Alive Inside”)

National Organization to Halt the Abuse and Routine Mutilation of Males (NOHARMM, dedicated to ending the inhumane and unnecessary practice of involuntary infant circumcision)

Open Counseling: Your Home for Affordable Counseling (national resource for free or inexpensive counseling, with a search function to help you find affordable providers and mental health agencies in your own area)

People’s Memorial Association (Nonprofit cooperative organization dedicated to providing respectful, dignified, and inexpensive end-of-life care)

Renee Locks (artist and calligrapher of “Brush Dance” fame)

The Sun Magazine (Personal/Political/Provocative/Ad-free magazine)

Tom Preston, M.D. (end-of-life care physician and author of Doctor, Please Help Me Die)

Cat Saunders, Ph.D., is a counselor in private practice in Seattle, Washington. She is also the author of Dr. Cat’s Helping Handbook: A Compassionate Guide for Being Human (available through Amazon). Contact Cat by emailing her or by calling 206-329-0125 (24-hour voicemail).