D. A. Dennis, Sr., Ph.D.
D. A. Dennis, Sr., Ph.D., is the author of The Reflections of an Educator, a work that is geared toward the self-reflection process for urban educators and para-professionals as they embark upon shaping and molding the minds of young people, starting at the Head Start level. The book is a short, reflective workbook for interaction and introspection. He is also an author of The Perils of Institutional Indoctrination; Getting Beyond the Veil, which is a work that deals with his journey from religion into his conscious relationship with the creator. The work also highlights the history of religion itself and the need for metaphysical awakening.
Dr. Dennis is the Founder and CEO of Mastery Beyond Boundaries, LLC, which is a community-based organization with its foundation rooted in Holistic Life Counseling. He served in the United States Army from 1989-1992 in Germany and was deployed for six months to Desert Storm. Upon his end of time in service, he served in law enforcement and as an investigator in the Cherry Hill area of Maryland.
He has served as a Troubled Youth Boot Camp Instructor for 23 years for the Youth-Build Program, serving the Baltimore and New York Branches and has been a community activist and advocate for youth and families. For 25 years he served as an Executive Protection Specialist for several dignitaries, celebrities and politicians, teaching martial arts (Aikedo) and other defensive/offensive techniques to many protection teams across the United States. Dr. Dennis currently serves professionally as a Holistic Life Counselor, Certified Life Coach and Pastoral Counselor for Mastery Beyond Boundaries, LLC where he also conducts lectures, workshops and seminars on the importance of mental health awareness for the individual, family and also business levels, helping to bridge the gap between executives and employees.
Dr. Dennis has led several community-based projects in Baltimore as a Guardian Angel, in Florida as a community activist workshop lecturer and at the Polk County School System Head-Start Program, He was a Lecturer for the Polk County P.A.L. Graduating Seniors Program and Resident Mental Health Advisor for New Life Ministries Men’s Rehab Center. In Columbia, SC and Greenville, SC he has worked hard under the umbrella of his Masonic Jurisdiction (Most Worshipful Mereruka Grand Masonic Lodge of North America) where he currently serves as Worshipful Master of Alchemy Masonic Lodge #19 Greenville, SC. He has served as a resource for the whole man/woman and family, through reversing the “underdog” mentality, along with giving concrete solutions for challenges that plague many urban and disenfranchised communities, which suffer and have been “lost in translation.”
Dr. Dennis’s accomplishments, skills, educational background, and training reflect the excellent teachings of the University of Sedona and the IMM under the leadership of Dr. Leon Masters. He has earned a Bachelor and Master of Metaphysical Science with the University and a Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D., specializing in Holistic Life Counseling. He is also an ordained metaphysical minister, having received her ordination and practitioner diploma from the International Metaphysical Ministry University Seminary.
He has a commitment to the philosophy of “grass roots integrity and selflessness.” His career at every level, has been seminal in advocating upward mobility in assisting others in achieving success in their personal lives, families, and communities through being a “change agent” in the areas of mental health, cultural awareness and cultural proficiency.
Dr. Dennis is also a part of the American Union of NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) as a Certified Practitioner.
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