Mark White, PhD

Program Lead - PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy

Mark White, PhD


Areas of Expertise

  • Family therapy process and outcome research
  • Medical family therapy
  • Couple and family therapy
  • Clinical training and supervision
  • Clinical assessment and diagnosis


  • Ph.D., Kansas State University 
  • M.S., Brigham Young University 
  • B.A., Brigham Young University 


Identifying the essential elements of therapeutic and supervisory systems: A modified Delphi study on the process of supervision in marriage and family therapy


  • Clinical Fellow – American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (Utah)

Recent Publications

  • “Integrated primary care: A systematic review of program characteristics,” Families, Systems, & Health (in press)
  • “The clinical, operational, and financial worlds of neonatal palliative care: A focused ethnography,” Palliative and Supportive Care (2013)
  • “Contextualizing military health and trauma: Recommendations for integrated care and couple-centered interventions,” Military Behavioral Health (2013)
  • Selected Professional Experience
  • Associate Professor of Medical Family Therapy and Marriage and Family Therapy, East Carolina University
  • Associate Professor and MFT Program Director, School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University
  • Assistant and Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, Auburn University
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Contemporary Family Therapy
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy