Licensed Mental Health Counselor

M.S. in Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy

Dawn earned her Masters Degree from Chaminade University of Honolulu after working as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor in the state of Hawaii since 2004. Originally from Minnesota, she has lived in Hawaii since 2003, getting to know the people and culture through community service projects and sports.


She started Dawn Patrol Assessments in 2011 when she saw the need for positive growth and support in the community. Dawn is excellent at finding creative ways to connect with people, including implementation of Aquaponics and Worm Cultivation projects with a juvenile substance abuse program.


Dawn is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (license #379), Board Certified National Certified Counselor, and is certified Internationally and in the State of Hawaii as the following:

  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (#1337-07)

  • Certified Clinical Supervisor (#208-11)

  • Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (#300-11)

  • Certified Substance Abuse Program Administrator (#107-10)

  • Vocational Assessment Specialist (#CL1276)

  • QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Instructor (#5889)




  • Substance Abuse & Mental Health Counseling

  • Family Solutions Therapy  

  • Criminal Justice Treatment

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Stress Management

  • Supervision



  • Grant Writing

  • Treatment Program Development

  • Curriculum Building with Student Learning Outcomes

  • Strategic Planning 

  • Personal Development Plans

  • Training


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