Elizabeth Speights, PHD

Faculty Senator

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Couple Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Children and Adolescents
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Sex Therapy
  • Infant loss


  • PhD, Texas Woman’s University, Family Therapy
  • M.MFT, Abilene Christian University, Marriage and Family Therapy
  • BA, Maryville College, Sign Language Interpreting


  • The transition to parenthood: A qualitative study exploring the experiences and perceptions of certified Bringing Baby Home Workshop instructors

Professional Experience:

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate, Texas
  • Pre-Clinical Fellow, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Private Practice 2019 to present
  • Part Time Faculty at NCU 2017 to present
  • Adjunct Professor since 2016 at multiple universities
    • Texas Woman’s University
    • Texas Wesleyan University
    • Abilene Christian University