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Pei-Fen Li, Ph.D.

Pei-Fen Li

Assistant Professor
Department of Family Therapy
(954) 262-3052
Maltz 2048A
pli@nova.edu

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Professional Interests

Pei-Fen Li, Ph.D., researches enhancing individual and relational well-being in different social/cultural contexts, informed by general systems, stress process, and life course theoretical perspectives. Her dissertation research was on “Reentry experiences and professional developments of MFT graduates in Taiwan.” She is also interested in examining relational characteristics (e.g., stressful life events, demand/withdraw behaviors, marital stability, willingness to sacrifice) in influencing relational satisfaction with couple data. Dr. Li is committed to the application of MFT theories and therapy in different countries and in the development of culturally-sensitive strategies in delivering MFT curriculum in the field.

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