Jeff Cook, PhD, LMHC, LPC

Program Director, Adult Degree Programs

Associate Professor of Psychology

Jeff Cook

I was hired to serve as the Adult Degree Programs' director of psychology programs in 2024, marking a return to the university. A Licensed Professional Counselor, I worked previously at Denver Seminary where, in the four years prior to arriving at George Fox, I was an associate professor of counseling in the institution’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, the last three years of which as program chair.

Previously, I served as an associate professor and clinical director at Northwest University (2018-20), as an assistant professor and clinical director at the University of Wisconsin (2012-16), and as an assistant professor in graduate counseling at Saint Mary’s College (2010-12). I was also in practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor with Pacific Behavioral Healthcare in Bellevue, Washington.

I am also an ordained minister with the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church (Mid-American District), and formerly served in pastoral roles in The Dalles and Canby, Oregon; Missoula, Montana; and Denver. I've also been active as a track and cross country coach for more than 25 years.

Academic Background

  • PhD, Oregon State University
  • MA, Counseling, George Fox University 
  • MDiv, Denver Theological Seminary
  • BA, University of California, Irvine

Outside the Classroom

I live in Littleton, Colorado, with my wife, Heidi. We have four children and attend Deer Creek Church. I enjoy climbing, camping, whitewater kayaking, running and skiing. 

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