Our Couple & Family Therapists Have Wide-Ranging Expertise

Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions' Couple and Family Therapy is a distinct mental health discipline with a systemic/relational focus.

Internationally Recognized

Our internationally recognized faculty are highly respected with expertise in areas such as, but not limited to: Culture, Trauma, Medical Family Therapy, Health Policy, Supervision and Training, Forensic Family Therapy, Divorce Mediation, Substance Abuse, Youth and Family Violence, Sex Therapy, Interdisciplinary Healthcare Initiatives, LGBT and Mixed Orientation relationships, EFT.

Innovative Technology

At Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions, The Center for Interdisciplinary Clinical Simulation and Practice offers cutting-edge clinical simulation training for all disciplines at the College. From high-fidelity mannekins to real actors in our electronic learning labs, we are here to help you achieve your academic and career goals.

Diverse Student Body & Client Population

The Couple and Family Therapy Department at Drexel is located on the university's Center City Philadelphia campus. Students therefore have the opportunity to interact with a diverse client population and address a wide variety of clinical issues. In addition, the racially and culturally diverse student body provides a rich environment for learning.

Why Drexel?

The Couple and Family Therapy Department celebrates its faculty and students for their major accomplishments in 2009.

The Journal of Marital and Family Therapy (JMFT), October, 2009, Vol. 35, No. 4 featured a special section on training and supervision highlighting the Person of the Therapist Training model in the Couple and Family Therapy Department.

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Please explore the many options available to you at Drexel University's Couple and Family Therapy Department. Examine the rigorous curriculum that prepares health care professionals. Acquire real-world experience with the Drexel Co-op program. Of course, the best way to learn about Drexel is to visit us. We look forward to hearing from you.

We have moved to 1601 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA. 19102

New! Starting Fall 2012 the Drexel University Couple and Family Therapy Department will be offering a part-time masters in family therapy track. For more information contact Rhonda Wittlin, Academic Advisor at 267-359-5517 or email