Dawn Peterson, MSW, LICSW

Dawn Peterson, MSW, LICSW

Minnesota Licensed Clinical Social Worker #17739

Phone: (218) 491-0746

Dawn Peterson, MSW, LICSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of experience working with adolescents and families. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and is Licensed in Minnesota as a Clinical Social Worker. In addition to her general clinical training, and extensive experience working with adolescents and families, Dawn also specializes in the use of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and is credentialed by the National Institute of Corrections as a trainer of gender-specific services for females.

For much of her career, Dawn has worked with adolescents and families who have experienced trauma. This specialized training also generalizes into providing effective treatment for families and individuals of all ages.

In her personal time, Dawn enjoys spending time with her family, including her spouse, daughter and dogs. She also enjoys running and working out.



The Inner Fokus California Office is located at

PO Box 65

Laguna Beach,

CA 92652

Phone: 949.393.4219

Fax: 877.310.9920


The Inner Fōkus Minnesota office is located in the historic Board of Trade building in downtown Duluth.

301 W 1st Street, Ste 200


MN 55802

Phone: 218.491.0746

Fax: 877.310.9920