Faith’s Professional Vita

2007 – present

Founder and Executive Director of WOMAN COME FORTH, a nonprofit organization. Through professional dancers, speakers, musicians, and artists, WOMAN COME FORTH leads women through an interactive spiritual encounter with the Lazarus story. The last event was staged at the University of Denver.

1992 – present

Unlicensed psychotherapist working and treating clients dealing with a variety of emotional, spiritual, and psychological issues.

1991 – 2002

Co-founder and Executive Director of JUSTUS UNLIMTED, a nonprofit organization. JUSTUS was dedicated to providing a variety of support and referral services to those with Dissociative Identity Disorder (formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder), and/or ritual abuse backgrounds, and to providing services to the professionals involved with those patients. JUSTUS’s name and spelling was derived from the Latin word meaning “justice.” JUSTUS’s mission was to return some measure of justice and healing to abuse survivors. At one time JUSTUS offered over 12 peer support groups (many of which Faith Donaldson co-facilitated with a Psychiatrist, Psychologist or Social Worker), sent out an average of 400 information packets per month, and fielded an equal number of phone inquiries. The staff and volunteers published newsletters, provided survivor and professional networking, referrals to therapists, and speakers and media interviews. Faith appeared on The Sally Jessie Rafael Show and The Faith Daniels Show, two nationally syndicated talk shows, was a keynote speaker for the Colorado Society for the Study of Dissociative Identity Disorder and spoke at the annual convention of Colorado State Attorneys General and District Judges. Faith presented, spoke, and trained at numerous seminars conferences and churches during this time.

1982 – 1984

Director of Women’s Ministries at Aurora Alliance Church – Aurora, CO. Developed programs and retreats for women, taught and offered spiritual direction and counseling.

1969 – 1991

Co-owner, developer, and operator of Starr Fireworks. Sole owner, founder and operator of Warehouse Fireworks, a regional wholesale-retail firm; The Carousel – fine gifts, pianos, organs and music; The Burlap Bag – music and import items; Dock 22 – an import gift shop; Starr Gift Shop- tourist gifts and Good Times Ice Cream Parlor and Restaurant.