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
Email: ccp@stcloudstate.edu

Michael E. Mayhew, Ph.D., LMFT

Michael E. Mayhew

EB B-235, 720 4th Ave. S.
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301
Day: 320-308-5457
E-mail: memayhew@stcloudstate.edu

Program Areas

  • Community Psychology Undergraduate Program
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Community Counseling

Summary of Qualifications

Dr. Mayhew is trained, licensed, and experienced in Marital & Family Therapy, a systems approach to assessing, diagnosing, and treating hurting individuals within encumbered relationships. He is capable of teaching, advising, and mentoring students in the theories, research methodologies, and application of human service and human development. With licensure and Approved Supervisory status with the Minnesota Licensure Board of Marriage and Family Therapy, he holds Clinical Member status with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). Much of his clinical practice has been with individuals and families in outpatient clinical and day treatment settings.

He has teaching, advising, and research theses-directing experience at the graduate student level at university settings. Most of this work has been in the development of a Master of Science degree program in Marriage and Family Therapy. This MS degree is an accredited program with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and with the Minnesota Licensure Board of Marriage and Family Therapy.

His research interests have become focused on the reconciliation of human differences within simple, complex, and technological systems amid a rapidly changing industrial world. Likewise, he served as a postdoctoral research associate to examine Social & Emotional Learning (i.e., social intelligence) and School-Family Partnerships.

Education

  • Iowa State University, Department of Human Development & Family Studies, Marital & Family Therapy Specialization
    Ames, Iowa
    Doctoral degree
  • North Dakota State University, Department of Child Development & Family Studies, Marital & Family Therapy Specialization
    Fargo, North Dakota
    Master of Science degree
  • North Dakota State University, Department of Education, Major: Sociology, Anthropology, Minor: Psychology
    Fargo, North Dakota
    Bachelor of Science degree

Professional Experience

  • St. Cloud State University
    St. Cloud, Minnesota
    Position titles: Associate Professor of Community Psychology & Educational Leadership
  • Minnesota Army National Guard Psychological Health Consultant
    Cottage Grove, Minnesota
    Position titles: Post-deployment program evaluation, design and implementation
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    Chicago, Illinois
    Position titles: Postdoctoral Research Associate (Social and Emotional Intelligence; School-family Partnerships)
  • Lutheran Social Service of Iowa
    Ames, Iowa
    Position titles: Marital & Family Therapist; Director of Program Design & Development; Clinical Education of Staff
  • The Village Family Service Center
    Fargo, North Dakota
    Position titles: Marital & Family Therapist and Program Design of the Runestone Area Education District Day Treatment Center in Alexandria, MN
  • North Dakota State University, Department of Child Development & Family Studies
    Fargo, North Dakota
    Position title: Research & Teaching Assistantships
  • Consultant to varying agencies in the design, development, and/or sustainability of service or product delivery systems

Professional Licensure

  • State of Minnesota Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board, Approved Supervisor
  • State of Minnesota Marriage and Family Therapy License #1280

Professional Organizations

  • Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

updated 9-2013

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