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Aaron Henderson, PhD, LPC, NCC


Adjunct Professor

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Aaron Henderson, PhD, LPC, NCC, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Counseling, and a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Northern Colorado.

Currently, Aaron serves as the Clinical Director and Chief Operating Officer for Henderson Consulting & EAP Services. Prior to joining Henderson Consulting, Aaron served as Executive Vice President and Part Owner of the Perklen Center for Psychotherapy in Greeley, Colorado. Aaron has years of experience working with adults and adolescents who have committed domestic violence and sexual offenses. Additionally, he has provided employee assistance counseling services for over ten years for various organizations around the state of Colorado.

Outside of counseling, Aaron is a football coach, public speaker, and researcher. He enjoys attending conferences and taking part in experiential learning activities that focus on various aspects of multicultural counseling and social justice.

Selected Publications:

Henderson, A. J. (2019). A phenomenological study exploring the experiences and perceptions of counselor education students who have completed an intensive social justice retreat (Order No. 27669657). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (2369429389). Retrieved from

Stutey, D., Givens, J., Cureton, J., Henderson, A. (in progress). The practice of bridling: Maintaining openness in phenomenological research. The Journal of Humanistic Counseling.