Don Carroll is an author and spiritual director. His writing includes non-fiction, fiction, and contemplative work. These vastly different genres are connected by an underlying theme of the importance of accessing our spiritual nature in our human journey. Don completed his spiritual direction training at Sursum Corda. Don attends the Davidson Friends Meeting and participates in the spiritual formation program of Davidson United Methodist Church.
He is a member of the Wesleyan Contemplative Order. He leads workshops using the Enneagram as a tool for spiritual transformation and as a tool for deepening spiritual transformation in 12 Step recovery.
From 1994 to 2011 Don served as Director of the North Carolina Lawyer Assistance Program. Don is a Professional Coach and a certiﬁed Strozzi Institute Somatic Coach. Don received his undergraduate degree from Davidson College. He has a Masters of Philosophy from the University of Dundee in Scotland and he received his law degree with honors from the University of Virginia. He holds a MFA in writing from Vermont College.
In November 2011, Governor Bev Perdue conferred on him membership in the Order of the Long Leaf Pine for outstanding service to the citizens of North Carolina.
Don completed his training as a Spiritual Director with Sursum Corda. He is a member of Spiritual Directors International. He participates in the Davidson Friends Meeting, the Inclusion Community and Davidson United Methodist Church and is a member of the founding faculty of the School of Spirit, a year long study and retreat program for clergy, spiritual directors and other church leaders. He is a founding member of the Wesleyan Contemplative Order.
Among other practices and perspectives, he uses the Enneagram and 12 Steps in assisting those whom he sees in Spiritual Direction. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org