Trinity Evangelical Divinity School



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Faculty Since 1994

Elizabeth Y. Skjoldal, PhD

Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology


BS, Florida Southern College
MS, PhD, University of Miami


Dr.Elizabeth Skjoldal started at the Trinity International University-Florida in 1994. Prior to assuming her position at the Florida Campus, Dr. Skjoldal served as supervising psychologist at the University of Miami Medical Pain and Rehabilitation Center and at the Department of Behavioral Medical Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California.

She has lectured at a number of professional societies, including The Southern Pain Society and The American Pain Society. Dr Skjoldal often speaks to women’s, youth and parenting groups. Her areas of interest include multicultural issues in counseling, group process, behavioral medicine, assessment of bilingual students and the provision of counseling to underserved populations. She is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and the American Counseling Association. In addition to directing and teaching the master’s programs of Trinity Graduate School in Florida, Dr. Skjoldal continues to provide supervision to Registered Mental health Interns (in both English and Spanish) as the Executive Director of Caring for Miami Counseling Center. Dr. Skjoldal is married to Dr. Neil Skjoldal who also teaches at Trinity International University and has 2 daughters.