College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Ph.D., Ohio University; M.A., The Ohio State University; B.A., Kentucky State University
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and the impact on the family system, multicultural issues related to counseling, psychosocial aspects and issues for people with disabilities, and innovative treatment for individuals with disabilities. She is also interested in mentoring, mentorship of women, and leadership.
DeAnna Henderson is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Additionally, she has been employed at The Ohio State University as a Disability Program Manager. Previously, Dr. Henderson served as the Chief Operations Officer of The Neighborhood House, Inc., Director of the Residential Treatment Center at Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry, and most recently as an Associate, tenured Professor at Alabama State University. Dr. Henderson has co-authored two book chapters, Psychosocial Aspects of Disability Case Studies and Worker Disability Benefits Programs and written articles in the area of rehabilitation counseling.
DeAnna Henderson is a member of the American Counseling Association, American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, National Rehabilitation Association, and the National Association for Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns. Dr. Henderson currently serves as Program Chair for the College of Humanities and Sciences at University of Phoenix, Central Valley Campus.