be_ixf;ym_202010 d_31; ct_50

Patricia Postanowicz, PhD

Full Professor, Department of Marriage and Family Sciences

Patricia Postanowicz, PhD


Area of Expertise:

  • Chronic Mental Illness
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sexual Trauma


  • Ph.D., Florida State University
  • M.S., Northeastern University
  • B.A., Clark University

The impact of sexual abuse on coping strategies and relationship satisfaction

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Adjunct Instructor, University of West Florida
  • Therapist, Twelve Oaks Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center
  • Clinical Counselor, West Florida Community Care Center
  • Therapist, Center for Marriage and Family Therapy