Irene McHenry, Ph.D.
Irene McHenry, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, executive coach, and educator with decades of experience in leadership development and executive coaching. She has a passion for pedagogy an its application in the real world. She directs the training programs for USA Vector Group Consulting, She did post graduate training at the directs the premiere leadership-development program for Friends Council on Education, and is passionate about and excels at developing programs for diverse populations.
As a founding faculty member of the Fielding Graduate University’s doctoral program in Educational Leadership and Change, Irene worked with the administration to design and implement the curriculum and the mentorship program for underserved adult populations. She was the founding Head of Delaware Valley Friends School, designing the school for adolescents with learning disabilities and creating a unique program for faculty professional development and parent education, to meet students’ needs. She also was co-founder of Greenwood Friends School, the only independent school in its rural region, and she served as adjunct faculty at Lincoln University, an historically Black college. Irene served as a Senior Investigator for the Mind and Life Summer Research Institute; was the Lead Investigator on the National Moral Education Research Project, and served as a consultant to a research project and treatment manual design for the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute.
Irene received her B.A. from Susquehanna University, her M.S. from Bucknell University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in human and organizational development from Fielding Graduate University. Her Post Graduate training was in Systems Centered Therapy at the Systems Centered Training and Research Institute. She served on the board of managers for Haverford College, the founding board of the Mindfulness in Education Network, and is past president of the board of the Council for American Private Education.