Faculty Profile

Dr. Dennis Kenny

Mentor, ACPE DMIN Program


Was educated at Capital University and Evangelical Lutheran Theological Seminary in Columbus Ohio.  He received his M.Div. from ELTS.

He studied at Andover Newton Theological In Boston receiving both a Masters of Sacred Theology and a D.Min., Cum Laude.

He was certified a ACPE Educator in 1972. He worked in Hospitals as a CPE Educator in Michigan, California at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and at the Cleveland Clinic.

He was the Regional Director for ACPE for over 10 years covering 5 states.

Integrative Medicine and Healing Services.

In California he was the founding director for the Institute for Health and Healing that became the largest Integrative Medicine program in the country.


At the Cleveland Clinic he started Code Lavender a team response for patients and staff in crisis.

Dennis has training in psychology and organizational development and fundraising.



Promise of the Soul -Wiley Publishing

Book of Weeks, a road map for transformational education

Spiritual Care- Assessment, Response and Referral (in process)


In May of 2019 at its national conference he received The Distinguished Service Award from ACPE.

Dennis has been working with ETS for three years in the D.Min. program connected to CPE.











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