Curriculum Vitae
Rev. Dr. Terri Daniel 
End-of-Life Educator/Interfaith Chaplain
​Certified ClinicalTrauma Professional, IATP
Certified in Death, Dying and Bereavement, ADEC |  503-957-7419


2023              Certified in Family-Focused Grief Therapy, The Portland Institute
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.
2011              Conscious Dying Training, the Four Winds Foundation
2007              Sacred Art of Dying, Units 2 and 4


2022 - present             Instructor: Graduate Thanatology Program, Marian University
2022 - present             Instructor, Graduate Thanatology Program, University of Maryland
2021 - present             PRN Chaplain, Bereavement Coordinator, Accent Hospice, Portland, OR
2020 - 2022                 PRN Chaplain, Signature Hospice, Tigard, OR.
2020 - present             Instructor, Chaplaincy program, Graduate Theological Union
2018 - present             Instructor, Spirituality and Mental Health program, University of Redlands
2013-2016                   Volunteer Chaplain, Legacy Meridian Park Hospital
2010-2012                   Volunteer, Partners in Care Hospice, Bend, OR
2007-2009                   Volunteer, Hospice of Redmond and Sisters, Redmond, OR.
2009 - Present             Founder/Director, The Conference on Death, Grief and Belief


December 2022 - Omega Journal of Death and Dying: The Stubborn Persistence of Grief Stage Theories 0(0).

May 2021 - Omega Journal of Death and Dying: Adding a New Dimension to Grief Counseling: Creative Personal Ritual as a Therapeutic Tool for Loss, Trauma and Transition - May 27, 2021

Dec. 2019 - Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling: Toxic Theology as a Contributing Factor in Complicated Mourning. December 2019: Volume 73, Issue 4,196-204.

Dec. 2017 - Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling: Grief as a Mystical Journey: Fowler’s Stages of Faith Development and Their Relation to Post-Traumatic Growth. December 2017. Volume: 71 (Issue: 4), 220–229.

Jan. 2012 - Journal of Spirituality & Paranormal StudiesLosing Faith vs. Gaining Perspective - Jan 2012, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p. 18-22.


Turning the Corner on Grief Street
Embracing Death
A Swan in Heaven
Grief and God 


Ask Doctor Death



Interreligious Rituals in Chaplaincy: Faith, Ethics and Politics
Spirituality in Bereavement: Interfaith Perspectives
Spiritual Care for Marginalized Communities: Cultural, Social and Theological Competencies
Trauma and Recovery:   Spiritual Care Foundations
Spiritual Care for the Nones, Dones and SBNRs
Spirituality in Thanatology
Caring for the Bereaved
Thanatology Program Development
Hospice and Palliative Care
Spiritual Journeys in Chronic Illness
Aging in Thanatology


American Academy of Religion
American Academy of Religion
Association for Research and Enlightenment
Assn. for Death Education and Counseling
Bryn Athyn University, guest lecturer
California State University
Omega Institute
Compassionate Friends
Conference on Death and Afterlife Studies
Hospice Del Valle
Hospice of Redmond and Sisters
Hospice of the Conejo Valley
International Association of Near Death Studies
Kripalu Yoga Center
Legacy Hospice
Omega Institute
National University of Natural Medicine
Partners in Care Hospice
San Francisco Theological Seminary
Sangre de Cristo Hospice
Sonoma State University
St. Francis Hospice
Theosophical Society
Unitarian Fellowship
United Leukodystrophy Foundation
Tibet House U.S
NW Assn. for Death Education and Bereavement
Conference on Religious Trauma
Hospice Foundation of America
Utah Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
London, UK
Portland, OR.
Berkeley, CA.
Virginia Beach, VA.
Bryn Athyn, PA
San Diego, CA.
Rhinebeck, NY
Las Vegas, NV.
Alamosa, CO.
Redmond, OR.
Thousand Oaks, CA.
Chicago, Tucson, Seattle
Stockbridge, MA.
Portland, OR.
Rhinebeck, NY
Portland, OR.
Bend, OR.
San Anselmo, CA
Pueblo, CO.
Rohnert Park, CA.
Dublin, Ireland
Fairhope, AL.
DeKalb, IL.
Portland, OR.
Vancouver, BC
Salt Lake City, UT