About Today’s Guest:

Arie T. Greenleaf is Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Seattle University. He earned a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from The University of Iowa, a bachelor’s degree in political science from The University of Wisconsin – Madison, and a master’s degree in counseling from Clemson University.

Prior to joining the counseling faculty at Seattle University in 2013, he was Assistant Professor of Counseling at The University of Arkansas – Fayetteville. He has counseled in a variety of clinical and educational settings, including K-12, community college, and university counseling centers. Dr. Greenleaf serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Humanistic Counseling and is a reviewer for the Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology. Dr. Greenleaf has also served on the leadership board of Counselors for Social Justice, a division of the American Counseling Association (ACA).

In this Episode, you will learn:

  • Arie’s background and experience
  • Intuitively finding flow in post-military life
  • Healing and meaning-making of loss through outdoor activities
  • Research and effectiveness of rite of passage rituals
  • Veterans Vision Fast and basis in Native American ceremonies
  • Societal separation as a modifying factor of PTSD
  • Care farming
  • Experiential loneliness

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Arie’s Seattle University Profile (with contact information)

Episode 117 Tribe and the New Veteran Homecoming with Sebastian Junger

Episode 109 Moral Injury with Dr. Ed Tick

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