Cari D. Dawson

Cari D. Dawson, MTS, MA, JD is a Life counselor who draws upon her training and experience in spiritual direction, Jungian dream work, grief counseling and hospice chaplaincy. She has a depth of knowledge and resources in these areas as well as addiction counseling & teaching, and her earlier work in the corporate world and legal profession, which often come into play in the counseling session. She meets with clients in the Portland, Oregon area.



Master of Theological Studies
Graduate Theological Union/FST    Berkeley, CA

Juris Doctor
University of Miami    Miami, FL

Master of Art (Sociology)
The Ohio State University    Columbus, OH

Bachelor of Art (Sociology), cum laude,
The Ohio State University


Phi Beta Kappa
The Ohio State University

Other Certification & Training

Board Certified Chaplain
NACC (04-15)

Chaplain Residency 
CPE: Sequoia Hospital    Redwood City, CA

Certified Spiritual Director
St. Thomas University    Miami, FL

Addiction Counselor & Teacher
Internships, Addiction Counseling Training

Certified Grief Recovery Specialist
Grief Recovery Institute - Los Angeles, CA

Certified Mediator
Florida Court System

Florida Bar
Inactive Status

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Located in Portland, OR