Dawnn M. Pirani Brumfield, DMin

Pronouns: she, her, hers

I am a Black+ Queer+ Person of Faith. My personal mission is to engage people – whoever they are, right where they are – toward hope!

As a trained mental health clinician, I am especially equipped to discuss matters of race, identity, faith, heart, or family. I work with all people and my services are accessible regardless of race, gender, class or culture, sexual orientation, family design, and physical, emotional, or mental conditions.

I specialize in working with individuals living with stress, anxiety, depression, or relationship issues. I am a family systems clinician who believes that early interactions with our families of origin shape how we think about ourselves, how we engage with others, and what kinds of decisions we make.

Have you ever wondered why you do what you do? Do you ever think about how where you come from influences your current relationships? I believe that you CAN be aware of how your interaction with other people is influenced by how you understand your role in your family. Together we will do the work of discovering who we are and how we show up in the world! I use a combination of narrative storytelling, mindfulness activities and family systems genograms designed to help you gain insight!

The truth is that you can engage other resources for therapy. The simplest reason why you should connect with me is that I care. I care deeply. For me, YOU matter! Call me today to learn more about how we can work together.

Education & Professional Memberships

Dawnn M. Pirani Brumfield has a Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Chicago Theological Seminary. She also holds an advanced certificate in self-psychology from The Center for Religion and Psychotherapy. Dawnn has extensive training in managing implicit bias and providing pastoral care and counseling to a variety of communities. She completed her internship and practicum at The Center for Religion and Psychotherapy and The City Colleges of Chicago.

Dawnn has trained at the following:

Chicago Theological Seminary

The Center for Religion and Psychotherapy

Dawnn is a member of the following organizations:

Kink & Poly Aware Chicago Therapists (KPACT)

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