Sara Moubayed

Core Faculty
Sara Moubayed
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Sara Moubayed was born in Italy and raised in Florida. She attended Nova Southeastern University where she was awarded a full scholarship and majored in psychology. She was accepted into graduate school at Nova Southeastern University and earned a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling in 2014. Dr. Moubayed completed all licensing requirements and became a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Florida in 2018. She has experience providing individual, family, and group counseling services. Dr. Moubayed has worked in various settings providing counseling services to survivors of domestic violence, individuals under a 72-hour psychiatric hold, children (ages 3-18), and individuals diagnosed with both substance abuse and mental health problems.

Dr. Moubayed completed her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision at Walden University in 2021. During her doctoral studies, she worked as a Teaching Assistant and Graduate Assistant on the Assessment Committee at Walden. Her dissertation study focused on the predictive relationship between perceived social support, phase of program, and general health in Counselor Education and Supervision Ph.D. students. Her current research interests include overall health of graduate students, burnout, vicarious trauma, and resilience. After completing her Ph.D., Dr. Moubayed joined Walden University as a Contributing Faculty Member in the School of Counseling. In June 2022, Dr. Moubayed accepted a position at Walden University as a core faculty member in the School of Counseling.

Courses Taught

COUN 6100 - Intro to Mental Health Counseling

COUN 6101/6110S - Foundations in Counseling

COUN 6250 - Group Process and Dynamics

COUN 6753/6354S - Career Counseling / Academic and Career Counseling

COUN 6785/8661 - Social Change in Action: Prevention, consultation, and advocacy

COUN 8551 - Preparing for Dissertation


PhD, Walden university

MS, Nova Southeastern University

BS, Nova Southeastern University