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Michael D. Reiter, Ph.D.

Michael Reiter
Dept. of Family Therapy
(954) 262-7921
Office: Maltz 1123


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

Professional Interests

Michael D. Reiter, Ph.D., is Professor of Family Therapy in the Department of Family Therapy at NSU's College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS). He is currently a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of Florida, as well as an Approved Supervisor by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. 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.

Dr. Reiter's therapeutic and theoretical interests range from the understanding of intercultural couples, Solution-focused therapy, Structural Family Therapy, to Case Conceptualization. He has written four books and co-edited two books. These books include 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 (Routledge, 2015), and his most recent 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.

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