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Shelley K. Green, Ph.D., LMFT

Shelley Green
Professor Emeritus
(954) 262-3028


  • Ph.D. Texas Tech University
  • M.S. Texas Tech University
  • B.S. Texas Tech University

Professional Interests

Dr. Shelley K. Green is active in clinical practice in the community; she serves as the co-director, with Dr. Douglas Flemons, of Context Consultants, Inc, where she specializes in working with couples regarding issues of sexuality and intimacy. Dr. Green’s research and teaching interests are in the areas of sexuality, clinical supervision, and equine assisted approaches to clinical work. She has published numerous articles and book chapters, and is co-editor, with Dr. Flemons, of Quickies: The Handbook of Brief Sex Therapy (W.W. Norton, 2007). Quickies citations to include the years 2004, 2007, and 2018. Since 2009, Dr. Green has been developing an equine assisted therapy program at NSU. She developed and has delivered two graduate level courses in Equine Assisted Family Therapy each year since 2012.

Additionally, she helped to found a local nonprofit organization, Stable Place Equine Assisted Therapies; through collaboration with Stable Place she and her colleagues offer training and education in the community, as well as clinical services for underserved and at-risk populations. In collaboration with Stable Place and the Florida International University BRIDGE Program, Dr. Green received funding from the Ware Foundation for a two-year clinical and research project evaluating the effects of the equine facilitated therapy model for foster care youth. Dr. Green also received funding from the Quell Foundation to examine the impact of the equine facilitated approach for at-risk youth. The Quell Foundation also currently supports scholarships for Family Therapy master’s students, with half of the scholarships awarded to students enrolled in the Equine Assisted Family Therapy courses that Dr. Green developed. Teaches: Equine-Assisted Family Therapy, Systems, Sexuality, Supervision, and Language Systems.

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