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Paul Smith, Ph.D. - Faculty, and Director, Centaur Leadership Services




c/o 220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ   86301



Paul  Smith, Ph.D.

Academic Statement (Return to top)

Paul serves on both undergraduate and graduate faculty for Prescott College and as the Director of the college’s equine program, Centaur Leadership Services. Having worked for over thirty years in the field of experiential education with a variety of populations, Paul actively seeks out opportunities to explore, support and facilitate the development of positive human potential. As a leader in the academic training for Equine-Assisted Learning and Equine-Assisted Mental Health, Paul has effectively partnered with other leaders in the field to support what several colleagues appreciatively refer to as a “non-denominational approach” to EAL and EAMH. In addition to his work in Arizona, Paul facilitates education and leadership trainings around the country; working with business and corporate executives, social workers, educators, people living with cancer, and student in the fields of Experiential Education, Leadership, and Equine-Assisted learning. 



Background & Experience

Education (Return to top)

PhD  Sustainability Education, Prescott College 2012

MA Transpersonal Counseling Psychology, Naropa University 1995

BA Experiential Education and Natural History, Earlham College 1982


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