Arden Henley is a former Vice President of City University in Canada and one of the founders of its Masters of Counselling program. Arden has a BA from McMaster, an MA from Duquesne in Pittsburgh and a Doctorate in Education Leadership from SFU.
Well known for his innovative leadership style and thought-provoking presentations, Arden has practiced Organizational Development and Family Therapy for over 40 years and consulted broadly with community and government agencies. His book entitled “Social Architecture: Notes & Essays” summarizes his experience as both a Therapist and Organization Development Consultant.
Current research interests focus in the area of environmental psychology. This interest is also reflected is the development of the Green Technology Education Centre – https://www.gteccanada.ca/
Recent publications include:
- Henley, A. (2016). Insider Knowledge Influenced Pedagogy. In Kirstein, K., Schieber, C.E., Flores, K.A., and Olswang, S.G. (eds.), Supporting the Success of Adult and Online Students. North Charleson, SA: CreateSpace
- Henley, A. (2019). No mind in community: Cultivating ‘Fields in Good Heart’ in an intellectual and professional praxis-enhancing commons. In O. Gunnlaugson, C. Scott, H. Bai, & E. Sarath (Eds.), Catalyzing the field: Second person approaches to contemplative learning. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
Teaching philosophy is influenced by post-structural and phenomenological thinking.
- Family Systems
- Psychology of Aging