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Christopher Belous
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Dr. Belous is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Couple and Family Therapy Center at Purdue University Northwest.

Affectionately known as “Dr. B” he is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists, Certified Sex Educator with the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, a Certified Family Life Educator with the National Council on Family Relations, and a Certified Gay Affirmative Psychotherapist through the California Division of AAMFT.

He sits on the editorial board for the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, and the American Journal of Family Therapy. Additionally, he currently serves as the founding Chairperson of the Couples and Intimate Relationships Topical Interest Network for AAMFT, the Treasurer of the Queer and Trans Affirmative Network for AAMFT, and as a Site Visitor for the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education.

His research focuses on sex and sexuality (broadly defined), social justice, and couple and family therapy education and supervision. As of today he has over 20 published works, 40+ Presentations at Inter/National and Local conferences, and has completed 7 different research grants. His most recent research involves the examination of efficacy and development of approaches to sex therapy and treatment.

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