Charles Cairo, Dr. Charles Cairo, CCJS, CAC

Charles Cairo View Specialties

  • Pastoral Counselor, Therapist and Life-Coach
  • 7645 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 200 - 1st floor, Forest Park , Illinois, 60130
  • Phone: 312-719-6936
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  • Session Fees: Free assessments by phone (312-719-6936) or e-mail: FireEscapeEFBC@Gmail.com - Fees are $85. per session by Cash, Check, no insurance.
  • www.fireescapecounseling.com
  • This member is also available for online counseling.
  • Online-counseling methods: Phone

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After 6 years military starting in 1962 I took use of the GI bill for education. Graduated from Evangelical Free Baptist College 4 year degree in Theology minor Criminalgenics,  Masters Theology/Apologetics from The International Bible Institute and  a Doctor of Theology (ThD) / Psychology from the International Seminary.  
Ordained by the Evangelical Free Bible Convention in 1977 and discipled at the Jesus People USA Community in Chicago. I was the  pastor of York Evangelical Free Baptist Church, All Faith Chapel and associate pastor with New Life Church in Brookfield, IL. Director of Chaplian Services at Madden Mental Health Center with Illinois Department of Mental Health .
Served as a Prison and Jail chaplain. Developed the Fire Escape Ministry outreach of the Evangelical Free Bible Convention.  Along with planting churches and mission in Andra Predesh, South India.  Also planted other missions, ministries, churches and food pantries.
For 17 years I was a Adult Probation Interstate Compact administrator with Cook County Criminal Courts.
Author of 52 white papers names Cult Corner with The Christian Courier, publishes in Addison, Illinois.  Also author of Buddhism Studies Apologetics,  publishes in the book, Contend For The Faith, (The Rockford Papers). 
Served ass a head chaplain for ten years for the Civel Air Patrol, United States Air Force Auxiliry. Married to Jane Nakashima-Cairo ACSW, LCSW, SEP., with six children and 11 grandchildren.
I have over 30+ years of counseling in various settings.  Also the past 18 years worked for the Cook County Criminal Courts, Interstate Compact Adult Probation.  I am a Certified Addictions Counselor with the National Board of Addiction Examiners and Certified Criminal Justice Specialist with the Fire Escape Counseling services.
(Jude 1:22).  Some of the tools I use are (CBT) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, (NLP) Neurological Linguistic Programming, (EMDR) Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, The Bible with Prayer.
Please review our webpages at www.fireescapecounseling.com 


Dr. Charles Cairo Reaches

Chicago IL