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Terry Drew Karanen, DD, MSW, LSW

Carlisle PA

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Actively utilize my training and skills as an author and keynote speaker to better support the lives of people around the global. Continue to improve my own life through education and practice so as to assist others with their own visions, missions, dreams, and goals. My vision allows me to live an abundant, peaceful life in an atmosphere of love, joy and playfulness. My mission helps me assist others in creating lives worth living by being a powerful and loving leader. More Websites:

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Guest Speaker


Ordained Unity Minister




National Association of Social Workers, Pennsylvania Chapter/NASW-PA Conference (2015), Speaker
“Spirituality in Social Work”

Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program/FADAP Annual Conference (2015), Speaker
“Spirituality and Addiction Counseling”

Center for Spiritual Livng, Leesburg, VA (2015), Speaker
“Are You Afraid to be Magnificent?”

Center for Spiritual Living Cumberland Valley, Camp Hill, PA (2011-2014) Founder and Spiritual Leader

Unity of Harrisburg, Enola, PA (2011-2013) Spiritual Leader

Unity of Harrisburg, Enola, PA (2012)
“Happy Holidays”

Metropolitan Community Churches, Northeastern Gathering, Harrisburg, PA (2012)
“Is Meditation for Christians?”

Center for Spiritual Living Cumberland Valley, Enola, PA (2012)
“This Thing Called You”

Center for Spiritual Living Cumberland Valley, Enola, PA (2012)
“This Thing Called Life”


CREDENTIALS AND EDUCATION Centers for Spiritual Living, Golden, CO (Ordained minister, 2011-present). Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (2008 to 2011). College of Health Professions and Social Work graduate program. (Master of Social Work (MSW, 2011) Licensed as a social worker (LSW – PA license #SW128664) in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (2011-present). Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, NJ (2003-2007). Studies included sociology, psychology, religion, and philosophy. (Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences, 2008) American Institute of Holistic Theology, Youngstown, Ohio (1997-1998). Holistic approach to healing through the combination of spiritual, emotional, physiological and psychological analysis. Emphasis placed on a Biblical basis for holistic healing, the use of natural medical methods of treatment, proper diet, A Course In Miracles, and metaphysics. Doctoral research: Using holistic modalities for healing and counseling within the confines of the United States legal system as dictated by traditional medicine. (Doctor of Divinity Degree, 1998) Healing Light Center, Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, an independent, new thought Christian healing ministry. Ordained as a practitioner and minister of divine metaphysics (MDM). (Ordained, 1996-present) Religious Science International, Spokane, Washington (1991-1993). Ministerial studies conducted through the First Church of Religious Science, Glendale, California covering: Science of Mind/religious science principles; advanced metaphysics; New Thought philosophy and history (including Unity and Divine Science); comparative religions; esoteric mysticism; pastoral and chaplaincy care; homiletics; youth guidance and counseling; elder care and counseling; conflict resolution; grief counseling; church administration and maintenance; ethics; non-profit bookkeeping and accounting; and, fund raising. (Licensed Minister, 1994-1996; Licensed Practitioner, 1991-1996) Ernest Holmes College, Los Angeles, California (1985-1991). Basic and intermediate studies conducted at United Spirit Church of Religious Science, West Hollywood, California campus in Science of Mind/religious science principles, metaphysics, new thought philosophy, spiritual counseling, scientific prayer, public speaking and pastoral care. (Licensed Practitioner, RScP, 1990-1991) United Spirit Church of Religious Science, West Hollywood, California (1998). Rebirthing Coach Training (45 hours) and Practicum (90 hours). (Certified Rebirther, 1988)

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