Don Carroll is the author of A Lawyer’s Guide to Healing, published by Hazelden and available through Amazon, and the Connect interactive journal available at Practices of Awakening. Don is a Spiritual Director. He 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. This program provides assistance, evaluation, and referral to North Carolina lawyers and judges suffering from emotional distress, depression, addiction and other disorders that might impair their ability to practice. Don is a certified 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 is certified as an Enneagram Teacher in the Narrative Tradition.
Don lives in Davidson, North Carolina, with his wife, Cristy, and their dog, Rumi.