Counseling & Community Psychology - School of Health & Human Services - St. Cloud State University

Community Psychology
B210 Education Building
St. Cloud State University
720 4th Ave S
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498
(campus map)

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30
Phone: (320) 308-2160
Fax: (320) 308-3216

Manijeh Daneshpour

Manijeh Daneshpour

Professor: Marriage and Family Therapy
B237 Education Building
(320) 308-5212


  • University of Minnesota Ph.D. (Marriage and Family Therapy)
  • University of Utah  M.S. (Family Ecology)
  • University of Utah  B.S. (Family and Child Development)

Professional Credentials/Licensure

  • Minnesota Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Clinical Member American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT)
  • Minnesota Board Approved Supervisor
  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor

Program Areas

  • Gradate and post graduate in Marriage and Family Therapy

Research/Interest Areas

  • Feminist Family Studies
  • Couples Therapy
  • Culture/ Ethnicity and Family Therapy
  • Immigration and Family Life

Courses Taught

  • MFT 621 Family Conceptual Frameworks: Changing philosophies of science and explore the effects of scientific philosophy on family theory, research, and practice  
  • MFT 671 Marriage and Family Therapy Theories: Comprehensive critique of major theories of marital and family therapy with emphasis on clinical integration of models considering culture, race, ethnicity, gender, and age
  • MFT 658 Family and Culture: Study of culturally diverse couples and families with special emphasis on understanding the significance of cultural contexts in working with people of different cultures
  • MFT 672 Couple and Family Therapy: Advanced Theory and Practice: Interventions into problems faced by couples at various ages and stages of their relationship. Developing and implementing effective strategies for problem solving, relationship maintenance, and partner growth
  • MFT 696 Supervised Internship: Practical training experience in an agency setting

updated 9-2013

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