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Signe Nestingen, Psy.D. - Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN, US

Signe Nestingen, Psy.D. Signe Nestingen, Psy.D.

Core Associate Professor and Internship Director, Doctor of Psychology | Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN, UNITED STATES

Expertise: Social Justice and Mental Health Care

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Biography

Dr. Nestingen began teaching at Saint Mary's in 2007 and began teaching in the doctoral counseling psychology program in 2010. She serves as the director of Clinical Training, is a core faculty member, and is the mentorship coordinator.

Dr. Nestingen teaches doctoral students each semester, with a rotating number of classes, and must stay current to teach these classes. She also attends community and academic training seminars and presents in both community and academic settings. She has a small clinical practice that she has maintained for more than 30 years, and she sees both individuals and couples in that practice. She has provided consultation for individuals and groups for issues related to the science of human behavior in college counseling centers, educational programs, health care centers, and for small group practices. Dr. Nestingen is active in the Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA) and serves on both the ethics and diversity committees.

Areas of Expertise (4)

Human Behavior

Mental Health

Ethics and Diversity

Abuse Therapy

Accomplishments (1)

Faculty Fellow in 2014-2015

Saint Mary’s University

Education (2)

University of St. Thomas: Psy.D., Counseling Psychology

Augsburg College: M.A., Counseling Psychology

Affiliations (1)

  • American Psychological Association (APA). 2000-2005; 2009 - current

Recent Event Appearances (5)

One innovative model for formal mentorships in a Psy.D. curriculum: The mentoring program at Saint Mary’s University

International Symposium on Lasallian Research  Minneapolis, MN

Yes, no, maybe: Ethical decision making in the gray zone

Minnesota Psychological Association Annual Conference  Minneapolis, MN

The effects of trauma work on clinicians: Vicarious trauma, secondary traumatic stress, post-traumatic growth and protective factors

Hamm Clinic  St. Paul, MN

One innovative model for formal mentorships in a Psy.D. curriculum: The mentoring program at Saint Mary’s University.

National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology Conference  Atlanta, GA

Who you gonna call? Ethics in practice and board practices in investigating complaints

MN Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers conference  Minneapolis, MN

Recent Articles (1)

Growing Beyond Abuse: A Workbook for Survivors of Sexual Exploitation or Childhood Sexual Abuse Omni Recovery, Incorporated

Nestingen, Signe L., Lewis, Laurel Ruth

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