Frances Pope Hewitt

Frances Pope, LPC/S, LAC, LCMHC

End-of-Life Doula Program Lead

Frances Pope, LPC/S, LPCC, LAC, LCMHC, is a graduate of the University of Vermont’s Professional and Continuing Education training in the End-of-Life Doula professional certificate and the Companion Animal End of Life Doula professional certificate. Frances is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC/S) and a Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC) in the state of South Carolina, as well as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in the states of Vermont and North Carolina. She is also licensed in New Mexico as a Licensed Professional Clinical Mental Health Professional. She also is the owner and operator of Sailing Away End of Life Care Consulting and Counseling services located remotely in South Carolina.

With over 23 years of clinical experience in the behavioral health care field, she has spent her career advocating for those who could not advocate for themselves, ensuring they have access to quality behavioral health care. Frances has taken this same clinical passion to those who are facing end-of-life phases and decisions to ensure her clients die well. Frances is a graduate of Lander University and earned her Master of Education in Community Counseling from Clemson University, in South Carolina, in 2001. Frances also has a special interest in working with and practicing as an ally to the LGBTQI+ population.

When Frances is not working, she enjoys traveling, reading, and enjoying nature.