Rebecca Cobb, Ph.D., LMFT, is Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator in Seattle University’s Master of Arts in Couples and Family Therapy program. She received her M.S. in Child Development and Family Studies, with specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from Purdue University, and her Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Florida State University. Since she began teaching at SU in 2014, Dr. Cobb has published on topics such as intimate partner violence, spirituality, and ethics in couples and family therapy. She has presented at national and international conferences including the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy’s (AAMFT) Leadership Symposium and the International Family Therapy Association’s Annual Conference. Dr. Cobb recently served as President of the Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (WAMFT) and has been the recipient of several awards honoring her work in the field, including the AAMFT Dissertation Award, WAMFT Educator of the Year Award, and WAMFT Volunteer of the Year Award.
Dr. Cobb’s professional passions include supervising and mentoring students throughout their clinical internships, teaching family systems theories, and sharing her collection of textbooks autographed by foundational family therapy theorists such as Salvador Minuchin and Carl Whitaker. Outside of work, Dr. Cobb enjoys cooking, traveling, hiking, and exploring the Pacific Northwest with Laney, her sweet and energetic Aussiedoodle.
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