Arie Greenleaf, PhD

PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Iowa
MA, Counseling, Clemson University
BS, Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Associate Professor, Counseling (COUN)

Phone: (206) 296-4352

Building/Room: Loyola 217

Arie Greenleaf CV

Research and Teaching Interests

Dr. Greenleaf’s teaching, scholarship, and service reflect his deep commitment to the cause of creating a more just and sustainable society. His research interests include establishing theoretical and empirical support for the application of ecological models within school and community counseling settings. As an ecological thinker, Dr. Greenleaf is also interested in exploring the relationship between human flourishing and the natural world. He teaches a variety of courses in the School Counseling program, including School Counseling Internship, Comprehensive School Counseling, and Career Counseling.


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).