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Christine Ajayi Beliard, Ph.D.

Christine Beliard
Associate Professor / Director of Doctoral Programs
Dept. of Family Therapy
(954) 262-3044 cajayi@nova.edu
Office: Maltz 1035

Education:

  • Ph.D. Florida State University
  • M.A. University of Houston-Clear Lake
  • B.A. Spelman College

Professional Interests

Dr. Christine Ajayi Beliard is the Director of Doctoral Programs (Ph.D. and D.M.F.T.) in the Department of Family Therapy at NSU. Her research centers on MFTs’ collaborative assessment and treatment of Intimate Partner Violence, and the influence of historical racial trauma on couples of color. Additionally, she is committed to social justice and the provision of relevant mental health services to minority families through best practices in training and service delivery.

Dr. Beliard provides a number of community trainings and serves as a consultant and board member for a number of groups that align with her areas of interest. She is an alumna of the SAMHSA/AAMFT Minority Fellowship Program, has served as a mentor for the program, and is a member of the program’s advisory committee. Teaches: Diversity, Ethics, Teaching, Supervision, Group, Couples, Doctoral Seminar, and Quantitative Research.

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