Dr. Aaron Smith

Title & Contact Info

Assistant Professor of Counselling

 Email: aaronsmith [at] tyndale.ca
 Phone: 416.226.6620 ext. 2144

Academic Credentials

PhD, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2021
MA, Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, 2013
MTS, Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, 2009
BA (Hon), McMaster University, 2007

Areas of Specialization

Mental health, Individual, Couple and Family Therapy, Clinical Supervision, Relational Engagement


Dr. Aaron Smith has taught in counselling, psychotherapy, and social work programs at public universities and faith-based institutions across Canada for more than ten years, including Renison University College at the University of Waterloo and Emmanuel Bible College. He is also a Registered Psychotherapist (CRPO) and has worked and consulted for primary health care clinics, mental health institutions, churches, and community-based organizations.

Woven throughout Dr. Smith’s research is an emphasis on relationships and relational engagement. He has been interviewed by news outlets, published articles in numerous academic journals, and presented at churches, organizations, and conferences throughout North America on subjects such as mental health care, spiritual care, peer support, domestic violence, and clinical counselling, often from the perspective of Christianity.

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