University Profiles


Ben K. Beitin, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., AAMFT Approved Supervisor

Chair, Professional Psychology and Family Therapy; Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy

Dept of Professional Psychology and Family Therapy


Dr. Beitin's research is focused on immigrant couples, relationship satisfaction and health.

Dr. Beitin is associate professor of marriage and family therapy (MFT) and clinical coordinator for the M.S. and Ed.S. programs in MFT. Dr. Beitin received his M.A. in MFT from Fairfield University in 1999 and his Ph.D. in MFT from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2003. He is a clinical member of AAMFT and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. Dr. Beitin's primary research interest is in understanding immigrant families, particularly Arab Americans. He has particular interest in the effects of the post 9/11/01 period on Arab American families. He is also focused on diversity and social justice issues in relation to families. He has published and presented nationally on stress and resilience in Arab American families. Dr. Beitin has clinical experience with individuals, couples, and families. He provides regular trainings and consultation to local community service agencies.


  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2003
  • M.A., Fairfield University, Marriage and Family Therapy, 1999
  • B.S., Fordham University, Psychology, 1996



Office Phone
(973) 761-9451


Office Location
Room 309
Jubilee Hall


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