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Michael D. Reiter, Ph.D.

Michael Reiter
Professor
Dept. of Family Therapy
(954) 262-7921 mdreiter@nova.edu
Office: Maltz 1123

Education:

  • Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University
  • M.Ed. University of Florida
  • Ed.S. University of Florida
  • B.S. University of Florida

Professional Interests

Dr. Michael D. Reiter's therapeutic and theoretical interests range from the use of brief experiential therapeutic techniques, therapeutic integration, therapist expansion, and case conceptualization. For 15 years, he was a faculty member at NSU in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, serving in various functions as Assistant Director, Interim Director, and Coordinator of the Substance Abuse Specialty Program. During that time, he also taught in NSU’s Clinical Psychology, School Guidance and Counseling, and Mental Health Counseling programs.

He has written seven books and co-edited two books. These books include Systems Theories for Psychotherapists (Routledge, 2019), Family Therapy: An Introduction to Process, Practice, & Theory (Routledge, 2018), Therapeutic Interviewing (Pearson, 2007), Case Conceptualization in Family Therapy (Pearson, 2014), The Craft of Family Therapy (Routledge, 2014) - written with Dr. Salvador Minuchin, one of the most important figures in the field of family therapy, Substance Abuse and the Family (2nd ed. Routledge, 2019), and co-edited books with Dr. Ron Chenail: Behavioral, Humanistic-Experiential and Psychodynamic Approaches to Couples Counseling and Constructivist, Critical, and Integrative Approaches to Couples Counseling (Routledge, 2017). He has also presented at many state, national and international conferences on various issues in psychotherapy and family therapy. Teaches: Introduction to MFT, Theories of MFT, and Practicum.

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