ACADEMICS

Curriculum Vitae
Rev. Dr. Terri Daniel 
Interfaith Chaplain
​Certified ClinicalTrauma Professional, IATP
Certified in Death, Dying and Bereavement, ADEC  
terri@danieldirect.net
707-827-3156


OVERVIEW


My doctoral dissertation was accepted by the San Francisco Theological Seminary in March 2019. I received my M.A. in Pastoral Care from Fordham University, my B.A. in Religious Studies from Marylhurst University, and am certified in death, dying and bereavement by The Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC), and in trauma support by The International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP). I'm also the author of three books on death and grief, and have extensive experience as an educator/workshop facilitator, and in supporting the dying and the bereaved in both group and one-on-one settings.    


EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES AND TRAINING

2019              Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Care & Counseling, San Francisco Theological Seminary 
2019              Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)
2016              M.A. in Pastoral Care, Fordham University | Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society  
2015              Distinguished Alumni Award, Marylhurst University
2015              Certified in Death, Dying and Bereavement, Assn. for Death Education and Counseling  
2014              B.A. in Religious Studies, Marylhurst University
2012              Unit One, Clinical Pastoral Education, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Corvalis, OR.
2007              Sacred Art of Dying, Units 2 and 4

RELATED TRAINING AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2019               Instructor, Spirituality and Chronic Illness, San Francisco Theological Seminary
2019               Guest faculty, Death, Dying and Bereavement, Sonoma State College School of Nursing
2018               Guest faculty, Spirituality and Bereavement, San Francisco Theological Seminary
2018               Instructor, Grief as a Mystical Journey - USF School of Nursing
2013-2016       Volunteer Chaplain, Legacy Meridian Park Hospital
2013               Ordained Interfaith Minister, American Institute of Holistic Theology           
2012-2014       Spiritual care internship/volunteering at Hopewell House Hospice, Portland, OR.
2011               Conscious Dying Training, the Four Winds Foundation
2010-2012       Volunteer, Hospice House, Bend, OR
2007-2009       Volunteer, Hospice of Redmond and Sisters, Redmond, OR.
2006               Volunteer training, Covenant Hospice, Daphne, AL

PUBLICATIONS

. Journal of Spirituality & Paranormal Studies: January 2012: Losing Faith vs. Gaining Perspective
. Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling: December 2017: Grief as a Mystical Journey
​. BooksTurning the Corner on Grief Street | Embracing Death | A Swan in Heaven
 
WORKSHOPS AND PUBLIC SPEAKING

I have been invited to teach at the following spiritual conferences, churches, grief groups and hospices (partial list):


​Alternatives                                                                         London, UK
American Academy of Religion                                              Portland, OR.
American Academy of Religion                                              Berkeley, CA.
Association for Research and Enlightenment                          Virginia Beach, VA.
Association for Death Education and Counseling                     Portland, OR.
Bryn Athyn University, guest lecturer                                    Bryn Athyn, PA
California State University, research assistant                       Bakersfield, CA
Compassionate Friends                                                         Frankfort, KY.
Compassionate Friends                                                         Las Vegas, NV.
Death and Afterlife Awareness Conference                            National
Hospice Del Valle                                                                 Alamosa, CA
Hospice of Redmond and Sisters                                            Redmond, OR.
Hospice of the Conejo Valley                                                Thousand Oaks, CA.
International Association of Near Death Studies                     Salem, OR. 
International Association of Near Death Studies                     Seattle, WA.
International Association of Near Death Studies                     Virginia Beach, VA.
International Association of Near Death Studies                     Chicago, IL
International Association of Near Death Studies                     Tucson, AZ.
International Association of Near Death Studies                     Corte Madera, CA.
Kripalu Yoga Center                                                              Stockbridge, MA.
New Renaissance Books                                                         Portland, OR.
Partners in Care Hospice                                                       Bend, OR.
San Francisco Theological Seminary                                       San Anselmo, CA
Sangre de Cristo Hospice                                                       Pueblo, CO.
Sonoma State University, guest lecturer                                Rohnert Park, CA.

Spiritual Awareness Community                                             Bend, OR.
St. Francis Hospice                                                               Dublin, Ireland
Theosophical Society                                                            Seattle, WA.
Unitarian Fellowship                                                             Fairhope, AL.
United Leukodystrophy Foundation                                       DeKalb, IL.
United Church of Christ                                                        Simi Valley, CA.
Unity Church                                                                        Salt Lake City, UT
Unity Church                                                                        Corvalis, OR.
Unity of the Eastern Shore                                                    Fairhope, AL.
USF School of Nursing                                                           San Francisco
Utah Hospice & Palliative Care Organization                         Salt Lake City, UT

SPIRITUAL PRACTICE AND LEADERSHIP

2013 –  Special project: End-of-Life Spiritual Care for Animals – www.danieldirect.net/animals.htm
2007 -  Present:  Educator and Workshop Facilitator – Seminars on conscious dying and sacred grieving: www.SpiritualityandGrief.com  
2010 – Present: Founder, The Death Awareness Institute | The Afterlife Awareness Conference


SELECTED ARTICLES
Grief as a Mystical Journey: Fowler's Stages of Faith Development and Their Relation to Post-Traumatic Growth
Toxic Theology: When Religion Hurts Instead of Heals

Near-Death Experience: Mystical Blessing or Psychotic Episode?

Origen's Metaphysical Interpretation of the Exodus Itinerary
For more articles, visit Terri's page at Academia.Edu