Dennis Del Valle
Dennis received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Biola University, majoringin Biblical Studies (1992). He went on to Azusa Pacific University for a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology (1997). He received his Educational Specialist credential from California State University, Long Beach (2002). Dennis is a Fellow at the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling and an Executive Director for the Townsend Leadership Program. In addition, Dennis does leadership consulting with companies and has worked with churches developing their small group discipleship programs. Dennis has been a facilitator and speaker for Cloud-Townsend conferences the last 10 years. Dennis offers executive coaching and leadership training. He has a special interest in the difficult dynamics of family business. Dennis has a private counseling practice in Long Beach, California. Dennis has a great passion in the area of group process, group dynamics and experiential techniques. He speaks and facilitates groups around the country, training licensed and lay counselors. Dennis spent fourteen years serving in the public school system. He started as a school counselor and later worked as a Special Education teacher, working with students with various disabilities (e.g. autism, learning disabilities, hearing loss, conduct disorder). In his personal life, Dennis enjoys spending time with his daughter,Eden (when she isn’t annoyed with him – adolescent growing pains) and tries to keep up with his son, Elisha, (8 years old). He and Kimber have been married for eighteen years.