Save the date for the 51st Annual OAPA CME Conference. Oct 2-4, 2024 – At a NEW venue – Embassy Suites Downtown OKC – 741 N Phillips Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104. More information HERE.

Haley French, PhD, MDiv, MA, LPC

Dr. Haley French is an Assistant Professor of Professional Counseling at Oral Roberts University in the graduate counseling program. Previously, she served as the Director of ORU’s student counseling center from 2019-2021. She has been a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Colorado since 2015, and dually licensed in Oklahoma since 2019. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in music from ORU in 2006, and an MDiv from ORU in 2009. She went on to complete a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary in 2012, and her PhD in Practical Theology from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland in 2019.

 Dr. French has 11 years of professional counseling experience. Prior to returning to Tulsa in 2019, she had founded and operated a private counseling practice in Denver, CO for 7 years. She enjoys working with those struggling with anxiety disorders, chronic illness, grief and bereavement, and spiritual issues.

 Academically, Dr. French specializes in integration studies between counseling and theology.

 She resides in Broken Arrow with her husband, a fellow ORU professor, and their two sons.

Self-Care & Well-Being: Nourishing to Flourish


  • Identify specific contextual factors for healthcare workers that can negatively impact well-being and dictate the need for increased self-care practices.
  • Understand the relationship between self-care and well-being and the importance of implementing protective factors in order to ensure one’s overall health and professional longevity.