Faculty/Staff Directory

Jeff Cook, PhD

Associate Professor of Counseling

Jeff Cook joined the faculty of Denver Seminary in 2020. He holds a PhD in Counseling from Oregon State University, an MA in Counseling in 2006 from George Fox Univeristy, an MDiv from Denver Seminary, and a BA in Social Science from the University of California, Irvine. 

Jeff served for 12 years in pastoral ministry, prior to transitioning into private practice working with couples, families, and individuals, many of whom were healing from the effects of childhood trauma. He has taught at Saint Mary’s College of California, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and Northwest University.

He has maintained a private practice since 2006 and continues to grow as both a clinician and instructor, and served as clinical director at both the University of Wisconsin and Northwest University. Jeff has published a series of book chapters and articles in the areas of spiritual development, intersubjective systems theory, and emotion regulation.

He is married to Heidi, who shares his love for the outdoors and the life of the mind. They are blessed with four children: Aspen, Chloe, Sierra, and Kilian. He enjoys whitewater kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing, backpacking, and coaching high school cross country and track and field.