About Dr. Kenneth V. Hardy

Ken Hardy much smaller copyKenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D. is a Professor at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is the Director of the Eikenberg Institute for Relationships in New York City.  He is an internationally recognized clinician, author, educator, and consultant.

Dr. Hardy is a frequent workshop presenter, trainer, and consultant on the topics of cultural and racial diversity, trauma and oppression.  He has published prolifically and is the author of numerous articles and book chapters.  He has co-authored the following books: Minorities and Family Therapy; Teens Who Hurt: Clinical Interventions for Breaking the Cycle of Violence; and Revisioning Family Therapy: Race, Class, and Culture.  His latest book, (released in July 2016), is Culturally Sensitive Supervision: Diverse Perspectives and Practical Applications.  He is also featured in several therapy videotapes as well as a documentary devoted to slavery.  His videotape “The Psychological Residuals of Slavery” has been well received by both the professional and lay communities for serving as a catalyst to promote conversations about race relationships.

Dr. Hardy has received considerable acclaim for the contributions that his numerous publications and videotapes have made toward challenging our field to think critically about issues of diversity, trauma and oppression.  He has been a frequent contributor to the popular media and has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Dateline NBC, and 20/20, and the Discovery Health Channel.

Dr. Hardy maintains a practice in New York, New York.