Dennis Waite

Dennis Waite

Dennis Waite

Title: Assistant Professor
Director of Training

Office Location: Bell Hall 167
Alternate Phone: (269) 208-2532


EdD, Western Michigan University, 1993
MA, Western Michigan University, 1984


Dennis Waite is married with 3 children and has lived in Michigan most of his life except for a 2 year teaching post in Newfoundland, Canada in the late 70's. He has been involved in clinical/counseling/psychotherapy services since 1984. Dr. Waite enjoys backpacking, wilderness adventure, and has a passion for Siberian Huskies such that he runs a siberian husky refuge. His philosophy is: "Dogs have much to teach us if we only pay attention." He has been teaching at AU since 1998.

Current Research or Professional Activities

Interested in researching:

Existential psychotherapy, therapeutic and personal growth effects of nature immersion, psychological aspects of religious experience