- Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- M.Ed. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- M.A. George Washington University
- B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mercedes Ballbé ter Maat, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Counseling at NSU's College of Psychology. Her interests are in participating in local, state, national, and international leadership undertakings for the fields of mental health counseling, school counseling, and art therapy and frequently presents on topics related to multicultural counseling, ethics, supervision, and the use of art in counseling and therapy. She actively participates in humanitarian work, most recently in Argentina and Lebanon, and her research interests are in enhancing the quality of life of immigrant and minority families by identifying risk and promoting protective factors through school- and community-based interventions. She also serves as President of the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EBACA).
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