Aaron Henderson, PhD, LPC, NCC

Aaron Henderson


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.

Talks and Lectures:

Henderson, A. (2019, February). The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Chi Sigma Iota- Chi Upsilon Sigma Chapter New Member Induction Ceremony. Honored as keynote speaker.

Parra, J., Stutey, D., Rogalla, K., Henderson, A. (2013, October). Revealing accounts about teen dating violence: a narrative exploration of once family’s firsthand experience. Session presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision conference, Denver, CO.

Murdock, J., Helm, H., Moore, M., Dietz, H., Stutey, D.M., Rogalla, K., Forbes, L., Henderson, A. (2011, October). A creative learning experience to immerse counselor education students in understanding the importance and procedures of the CACREP accreditation process using the 2009 CACREP standards. Session presented at the annual conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Nashville, TN.

Murdock, J., Stutey, D.M., Moore, M., Rogalla, K., Forbes, L., Henderson, A., Givens, J., Sammons, K. & Cureton, J. (2011, November). Counselor Education Doctoral Students Involved in Community Advocacy Related to Leadership and Career Development with Children Enrolled in K-12 Settings. Session presented at the Embracing Community Symposium Program at the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO.

Henderson, A., Nickerson, A., Fowler, A., and Murdock, J.L. (October, 2008). Advocacy and Awareness Tips: Assisting clients interested in higher education. Session presented at the Rocky Mountain Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Fall Conference.

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 https://login.paloaltou.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search-proquest-com.paloaltou.idm.oclc.org/docview/2369429389?accountid=25325

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