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Aurélia Bickler, PhD

Full Professor, Department of Marriage and Family Sciences

Aurélia Bickler, PhD

Area of Expertise

  • ​High Conflict Couples
  • Supervision


  • PhD, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida.


  • A Phenomenological Study: What MFT Supervisees Remember as Transformational About Their Supervision

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Supervision
  • Therapeutic Alliance

Certifications and /or licenses:

  • ​LMFT
  • Certified Clinical Hypnotherapy

Selected Publications

  • Glass, V.Q., Bickler, A. Cultivating the Therapeutic Alliance in a Telemental Health Setting. Contemporary Family Therapy 43, 189–198 (2021).
  • Bickler, A. (2019). Contextual therapy (Chapter 12). In D. Adamson & Waters, Y. (Eds.). An Introduction to MFT: Systems theories and foundational models. NCU.

Professional Experience

  • Psychotherapist and President at Changing Forward, LLC.
  • Full Professor at Northcentral University.
  • Adjunct Professor at Nova Southeastern University.
  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor