Faculty Kenneth Solberg, Ph.D., LP Core Faculty, Professor 612-238-4548 firstname.lastname@example.org+ More Dr. Solberg received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has extensive teaching experience at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels both at Saint Mary’s University and the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. He serves as a site visitor for the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association, and is a member of the item writing committee for the Examination for the Professional Practice of Psychology (EPPP). Dr. Solberg currently acts as a consultant specializing in statistics, research, program evaluation, and test construction to a variety of community agencies and individuals. Research interests include psychotherapy outcome studies, qualitative research, psychometric research, statistics consultation, program evaluations, and survey research. Phyllis Solon, Psy.D., LP Core Faculty, Associate Professor 612-238-4572 email@example.com+ More Phyllis Solon received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings serving the needs of children, adolescents and families. She conducts individual, couples, family and group therapy with children, adolescents and adults and provides clinical consultation and supervision to professionals and organizations. Dr. Solon also worked as a core faculty in the clinical psychology doctoral program at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. Research interests include attachment theory and therapy, child/adolescent therapy, “Nontraditional” Therapies: Somatics, EMDR, nonlinear and nonverbal therapies, cultural practices/indigenous healing, autism spectrum disorders, race, class, gender, sexual orientation, cross-cultural communication, the study of violence and peace, and non-dominant leadership styles. Marge Charmoli, Ph.D., LP Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor 651-645-5588 firstname.lastname@example.org+ More Dr. Charmoli received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota and has extensive teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels at Macalester College, the University of Minnesota, and St. Mary’s University. She has served on the American Psychological Association Council of Representatives and the Minnesota Psychological Association Governing Council including president of the association. She is a recipient of the Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training Award from Division 44 of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Charmoli has longstanding experience as a consultant and educator for professionals and the general public about sexual minorities. That experience includes producing and co-hosting an award winning cable television show. She is an experienced clinician and currently has a full-time private practice in addition to her teaching responsibilities. Heather Forsyth, Psy.D., LP Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor 952-993-2521 email@example.com Robin McLeod, Ph.D., LP Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor 651-739-7539 firstname.lastname@example.org Adam Piccolino, Psy.D., LP Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor 651-503-9404 email@example.com Paul Reitman, Ph.D., LP Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor firstname.lastname@example.org Marcia Rogers, Psy.D., LP Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor 763-424-3704 email@example.com+ More Marcia Rogers is a licensed psychologist who provides psychological services for children, adolescents, adults and families in her private practice. She earned her Psy.D. from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology in 1996, and has worked in a variety of settings including behavioral health clinics, schools, juvenile probation, and residential treatment settings which provided treatment for attachment disorders, substance abuse, and severe behavioral and mental health disorders. She has provided training for mental health professionals and has taught as an adjunct faculty in a clinical psychology training program. Elisa Tattar, Psy.D., LP Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor 651-779-2700 firstname.lastname@example.org+ More Elisa (Lisa) A. Tattar is a licensed psychologist who received her Psy.D. from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology in 2005 and obtained her M.A. in Counseling & Psychological Services from Saint Mary’s University in 1999. Dr. Tattar has provided psychological services in a number of different settings since 1996, including inpatient, outpatient, educational, correctional, and state operated facilities. She has provided clinical supervision for trainees and has taught general psychology courses at several local colleges. Currently, she is employed at Stillwater Correctional Facility and maintains a private practice at the Minnesota Mental Health Clinic. The majority of her adult clientele meet criteria for mood, anxiety, and/or personality disorders. She has received extensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and has been trained to competency in the Hare Psychopathy Checklist, revised. Jacquelyn Wiersma, Ph.D., LP Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor 952-929-9478 email@example.com Signe Nestingen, Psy.D., LP Core Faculty, Associate Professor 612-238-4571 firstname.lastname@example.org+ More Signe L. Nestingen received her Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas in 2000 and her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the Adler Institute of Chicago in Illinois. Signe’s undergraduate degree is from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Signe has worked as a clinician, consultant, trainer, and professor. She has taught as an adjunct faculty member in the counseling psychology programs for both St. Mary’s University and the University of St. Thomas. As a small business owner Signe provides counseling for individuals and couples. She also consults with small businesses and is a public speaker. Nicky Larson, Psy.D., LP Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor 952-929-8432 email@example.com+ More Nickey Larson has over 30 years of clinical, consulting, and teaching experience. She has been an adjunct faculty member of Saint Mary’s University since graduating in 1984 from the Counseling and Psychological Services Program. She earned her Psy.D. from the University of St. Thomas, completing her predoctoral internship in Hawaii providing in-home and in-school therapy to children and families. She has been the recipient of the Outstanding Faculty and the Outstanding Advisor award from Saint Mary’s University. Besides teaching, Dr. Larson maintains a private practice in Edina and is a consultant at Guest House Treatment Center for Catholic clergy, seminarians, and deacons in Rochester, Minnesota. She has provided trainings in the United States and abroad, and has presented at state and national conferences. She teaches courses in family therapy, family theory, chemical dependency, families with addictions, ethics, and practicum supervision. Jeffrey McLeod, Ph.D. Adjunct Faculty Associate Professor firstname.lastname@example.org+ More Jeff McLeod has a Ph.D. from the Program in Statistical Methodology, Department of Educational Psychology, at the University of Minnesota. He has 15 years of experience teaching graduate level Psychology at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology, and the University of St. Thomas. He is a research consultant to several large psychological service providers and is an item writer for the Examination for the Professional Practice of Psychology (EPPP). He has spent many years as a software programmer writing statistical algorithms for commercial data analysis packages. He currently works at Pearson, Inc. as a statistician where he specializes in the analysis of psychometric data. His interests range from clinical outcome research to experiments in natural language processing, artificial intelligence, connectionist cognitive models, and data mining. Daniel Silversmith, Psy.D., LP Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor 612-467-5171 email@example.com+ More Daniel Silversmith earned a B.A. in mathematics from Grinnell College in 1985, an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in 1991, and a Psy.D. from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology in 2000. He has worked as a clinician, researcher, and professor. He is currently on staff at the Minneapolis Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Clinical interests include the assessment and treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders, dual diagnosis, and sexual disorders. He has provided clinical supervision for trainees for a number of years. He previously worked in the Minnesota Correctional Department. Nonprofessional interests include spending time with his family, travelling, athletics, and reading. Daniel Bucknam, Ph.D. Adjunct Faculty, Assistant Professor 507-457-6948 firstname.lastname@example.org+ More Daniel Bucknam is a tenured Assistant Professor of Psychology at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Courses Recently Taught at SMU General Psychology Social Psychology Learning Cognition First Year Seminar Professional Organizations American Psychological Association Psi Chi Education Ph.D., University of Illinois, Department of Psychology, IL, 2005 M.A., University of Illinois, Department of Psychology, IL, 1998 B.A., Saint Olaf College, MN, 1995 Teaching Experience 2002 to Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN 1996-2001: Instructor, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, IL 1995, 1996, 2001: Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, IL 1993-1995: Academic Advisor, Saint Olaf College, MN Honors 1997-1999: Recognized for Excellence in Teaching 1996: Honorable Mention, NSF graduate fellowship 1991-1995: National Merit Scholar Selected Presentations National Survey of Student Engagement, presented to Saint Mary's University faculty and staff, 2005 GRE: Guts, Restudy, Evaluation, presented for Psi Chi, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, 2005 Summer 2004 Teaching Circle Feedback, presented to Saint Mary's University faculty and staff, 2005 Bucknam, D.B., Emotion Judgements in Older and Younger Adults: Assessing Contributions of On-Line Experience, Recall and Self-Concept, presented to Psychology Club of Saint Mary's University, 2002 Bucknam, D.B., & Rahhal, T.A., Effect of Memory Test Difficulty and Instructions on Memory Test Performance, poster presented at Olga G. Nalbanov Interdisciplinary Conference Series, Urbana, IL, 1999 Bucknam, D.B., Elder Stereotypes: Graphing Perceived Differences Based On Living Conditions, poster presented at Olga G. Nalbanov Interdisciplinary Conference Series, Urbana, IL 1997 Bucknam, D.B., Social Support and Reminiscence with Elders: An Examination of Methodological Concerns in Research with Elders. Presented at Minnesota Undergraduate Research Conference, Gustavus Adolphus College, MN, 1995 Carl Isenhart, Psy.D., LP Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor 612-467-3962 email@example.com+ More Carl Isenhart is a licensed psychologist and has been providing mental health and substance use treatment services within the VA system for over 26 years. He has been at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center since 1991, and he is Board Certified in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is a clinical assistant professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Minnesota. His doctorate is from the University of Denver, and he is a licensed psychologist in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois. He holds a Certificate of Proficiency in the Treatment of Alcohol and Other Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders from the American Psychological Association’s College of Professional Psychology. Larry Luttmers, Ph.D. Adjunct Faculty, Professor firstname.lastname@example.org Ashley Sovereign, Psy.D., LP Core Faculty, Associate Professor 612-238-4557 email@example.com+ More Dr. Ashley Sovereign earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas and her master’s from Saint Mary’s University. Currently, she is a Core Associate Professor and Director of Training for the PsyD in Counseling Psychology doctoral program at Saint Mary's University. Dr. Sovereign has conducted qualitative research on the characteristics of master therapists in both Minnesota and Singapore, and has a history of involvement in social justice issues and counseling diverse populations. Currently, she has a small private practice in St. Paul. Dr. Sovereign teaches graduate-level courses in psychopathology, qualitative research, group psychotherapy, counseling skills, and counseling theory, and has supervised clinical practica for master’s and doctoral level students. Elizabeth Vogt, Psy.D., LP Core Faculty, Associate Professor 612-238-4546 firstname.lastname@example.org+ More Elizabeth Vogt received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA, where she also received an M.A. in Theology. She has worked as a clinician providing psychotherapy and assessment for children, teens, adults, and couples in a private practice setting. She also has experience as a clinical director for an outpatient mental health training clinic and taught as an adjunct at Fuller prior to joining Saint Mary’s University as core faculty. Clinical interests include Attachment Theory, Relational Psychodynamic approaches, holistic and developmental approaches to autistic spectrum disorders and related developmental challenges, psychological assessment, spirituality, adolescence and identity formation. Nicholas Ruiz, Ph.D., LP Adjunct Faculty, Professor email@example.com+ More Nick Ruiz holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota, and is a Professor Emeritus at Winona State University. He currently serves on the editorial board of Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development and has served on the editorial board of Counselor Education and Supervision. He is a Licensed Psychologist and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Minnesota. He has served on the Minnesota Board of Psychology, and is currently serving on the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy, which licenses professional counselors and alcohol and drug counselors in Minnesota. He was part of the Minnesota Department of Human Services’ task force on minimum qualifications for master’s level mental health providers in Minnesota. He volunteers as a supervisor and counselor at Walk-In Counseling Center in Minneapolis, and has over 20 years experience training master’s level mental health professionals. In 2007, he received a lifetime achievement award from the Minnesota Counseling Association, and, in 2010, the Paul Wellstone Legacy Award from the Minnesota School Counselors Association.