Bettina Shapira, PhD

Chair, Department of Psychology

Dr. Bettina Shapira is the Chair of the Department of Psychology in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Northcentral University. Prior to being named Chair of the Department of Psychology, Dr. Shapira was an Assistant Professor at Northcentral University, an Associate Director in Accountability, and the Assistant Dean in the School of Psychology.

Dr. Shapira has been published in the Journal of Counseling and Development, in the Journal of Immigration and Refugee Studies and in the Journal of Social Behavioral, and Health Sciences. She has given numerous professional presentations nationally and internationally, including EABCT (European Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies) in Paris, France, Virginian Counselors Association, North Carolina Counselors Association, South Carolina Counselors Association, and Florida Counseling Association.

Dr. Shapira completed her Ph.D. at Capella University in 2005. Her dissertation addressed an examination of treatment outcome and pretreatment variables for urine alarm treatment in children age four receiving outpatient treatment in Israel. In addition, Dr. Shapira earned a Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education, from Northern Arizona University and a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University.

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