Log In

Marilyn Gail Dahl Edit Profile

Marilyn Gail Dahl, American Psychotherapist, nurse License professional counselor, Illinois. Named to Honorable Order Kentucky Colonels, Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1977.


Dahl, Marilyn Gail was born on December 6, 1946 in Louisville. Daughter of James Blair and Dorothy Emma (McDermott) Swartzwelder.


Bachelor of science in nursing, University Kentucky, 1968. Master of Education in Clinical Counseling, The Citadel, 1987.


Instructor medical-surgical nursing, School Nursing Kentucky Baptist Hospital, Louisville, 1973-1979;child psychiatric nurse, Norton's Children's Hospital, Louisville, 1980-1981;assistant professor, psychiatric nurse, School Nursing, U. Louisville, 1981-1982;primary therapist/child psychiatric nurse, Children's Treatment Service, Louisville, 1982-1983;instructor psychiatric nursing, School Nursing Bellarmine College, Louisville, 1983-1984;adult and geritric therapist, Seven Counties Services, Louisville, 1984;psychiatric nurse, Southern Pines Hospital, Charleston, South Carolina., 1985-1986;review specialist, South Carolina. Peer Review Organisation, Charleston, 1986-1987;psychotherapist, Center for Change, Charleston, 1987-1988;private practice, North Charleston, 1988-1994;hospice nurse, Condell Home Health Agency, Libertyville, Illinois, 1994-1995;home health nurse, Manpower Temporary Agency, Waukegan, Illinois, 1996-1997;staff nurse, Hospice of Highland Park (Illinois) Hospital, since 1996;private practice psychotherapy, grief therapy, Waukegan, Illinois, since 1994;home health nurse, Manpower Temporary Agency, Waukegan, Illinois, 1996-1997. Hospice nurse Hospice of Charleston, Inc., 1991-1992.

Public health nurseTrident Home Halth Superior vena cava syndrome, 1992. Mental health professional Charleston/Dorchester Mental Health Center, 1993.


Volunteer Hospice of Louisville, Inc., 1978-1985, American Red Cross State and National Response Team, since 1996, Hospice and Palliative Care Louisville, Inc., since 1999. Member steering committee Highlands Adult Day Center, Louisville, 1984-1985. Board directors Ashley River Fire Department, Charleston, 1986-1990, chair, 1989-1990, member ladies auxiliary, 1985-1994.

Member test rose panel Jackson & Perkins, 1989-1991. Member American Counseling Association, American Association for Mental Health Counselors.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cross stitching, raising roses, wildflower gardening, singing, working with injured wild animals.


Married Charles Dalton Weaver, December 30, 1967 (divorced April 1969). Married Donald Allan Dahl, September 18, 1985 (divorced October 2005).