logo       "A bend in the road
         is not the end of the road,
         unless you fail to make the turn."  
                              Author Unknown

Dawn Smith




Dawn is a Licensed Professional Counselor in both Pennsylvania and Ohio. She is also a Certified Clinical Sex Offender Treatment Specialist working with both adult and juvenile male sex offenders.

She earned her B.S. from Slippery Rock University, her M.A. from Kent State University and her Ph.D. from Walden University.
  Her dissertation and research focused on shame and guilt as it relates to sex offender empathy.

Dawn is a member of the National Forensic Counselors, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and International Association for Trauma Specialists. She is currently the chair of the Mercer County Mental Health/Department Services Advisory Board.

Dawn is the owner and Clinical Director of All About Life Counseling Services. She opened All About Life in 2007. Over the past 15 years, Dawn has had experience working with clients in a variety of settings including inpatient, residential, outpatient, school, corrections, and the work place. Her role within these settings have been; counseling (individual, group, and family), crisis debriefing, psycho-educational testing, psychological testing and BHRS.

Dawn is a happily married mother of three boys. She was born and raised in Hermitage, Pa and enjoys roller skating , bowling and most of all spending quality time with her family.