Colleen is a doctoral clinical psychology student practicing under the supervision and license of Bob Havel, PsyD, LP.
University of Minnesota, Institute of Child Development
Master of Arts in Child Psychology
Colleen’s areas of interest include:
- Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder during pregnancy or after delivery
- Preconception planning
- Pregnancy or infant loss
- Medically complex pregnancies
- Trauma associated with pregnancy and delivery
- Critically ill infants
- Adjustment to pregnancy, to role as new parent, or to new baby
- Parenting skills and positive parenting practices
Colleen has experience utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma-informed CBT practices, exposure response prevention (ERP), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) informed practices, interpersonal therapy (IPT) informed practices, mindfulness approaches, psychoeducation regarding PMADs, and planning for pre- and postpartum mental health and wellbeing.
Colleen enjoys working with women, children, adolescents, and young adults in both an individual and group setting.