about Dr. Asa Don Brown

Dr. Asa Don Brown's books and lectures have transformed the minds of his readers and audiences around the world. He is an author, professor, clinician, advocate, and speaker. Asa has worked in private practice in Canada and the United States. He is a faculty member of Royal Roads University and he has taught at Thompson Rivers University and Grant MacEwan College.  He currently serves as an Advisory Board Member at the Brain Technology & Neuroscience Research Centre, BTNRC and Dr. Brown was recently nominated and appointed to serve as an Executive Board Member for the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and the National Center for Crisis Management. In the past, he has served as the Bylaws and Ethics Director for the Washington Counseling Association, as well as having served as the Director of Promotions for The Society for the Arts in Dementia Care, and many others.  In the Summer of 2013, Dr. Brown was named a Global Presence Ambassador, which is a humanitarian community service arm of Parenting 2.0. 
He has consulted various forms of government; social service agencies; legal practices; educational institutions; medical practices; religious organizations; and others in the field of psychology and psychiatry. He regularly consults and engages businesses and business leaders on topics that directly affect their fields.  He is a prolific author having been published in a variety of professional and popular journals, magazines, and online columns, including:  Healthy Directions, American Psychiatric,  Cognica, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, Inner Peace Parenting Magazine and many others. 


Dr. Brown has a monthly column with The Sober World Magazine.  He had a bimonthly column with the  Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association CCPA from February 2011 - March 2015.  His articles with the CCPA remain available online.  On April 12, 2016, his latest book, Interpersonal Skills in the Workplace, Finding Solutions that Work was published.  Dr. Brown has published two books additional books:  Waiting to Live, 2010 and The Effects of Childhood Trauma on Adult Perception and Worldview, 2008.  Dr. Brown is ambitious to complete two additional books by the end of 2016.  
Dr. Brown has had the privilege of being interviewed and a guest of a variety of television, radio, magazine, and newspaper columns.
Dr. Brown has achieved three separate academic degrees:   
Doctorate of Philosophy in Psychology, with a Specialization in Clinical Psychology, from Capella University                                                                                            
Masters of Science in Counseling with a Specialization in Marriage and Family, from The University of Great Falls                                                                                               
Bachelors of Science in Theology and Religion with a Minor in Marketing, from The University of Great Falls  
When Dr. Brown is not running through airports, or putting the finishing touches on his latest publication; he may be found exploring the outdoors,  participating in the arts, listening to his favorite artist or in a lively debate.  In 2014, Dr. Brown joined the Vestal Fire Department and he continues training and working as a volunteer firefighter. 

Asa especially cherishes the time he has to spend with his family.  He has had the privilege of being married to his best friend for  19 years this August 16th.  They have three vibrant and precocious children.  Asa and his wife spend a great portion of their personal time having “family time” and creating positive memories. 

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Asa is a man of his word - you can always depend on what he says, and you can always trust him to fulfill his responsibilities to the best of his ability.  He is good working one-on-one with others, but he is also good with groups - friendly, cooperative, and likable - a leader and a diligent worker, always committed to the task at hand.
                                          ~ Dr. R. Clarke, Th.D.,
                                             Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
                                             Frisco, Texas, USA
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 Thursday, July 7, 2016

Asa was involved in the community and was a quintessential volunteer.  Rarely, could you go to an event and not see Dr. Brown contributing in a variety of ways.  I will truly miss his dedication, professionalism, and positive work ethic.
                                ~ Dr. Ray E. Sanders 
                                   Executive Director                                                         
                                   Thompson Rivers University