Marriage and Family Therapy (M.S.)

Nicholas Newstrom, Ph.D.

Dr. Nicholas Newstrom is the director of the Marriage and Family Therapy program at St. Cloud State University. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist, AAMFT Approved, and is an approved supervisor for licensure in the state of Minnesota. Dr. Newstrom received his master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary’s University in Minnesota and received his Ph.D. in Family Social Science (Couple and Family Therapy Specialization) at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Newstrom is a former Michael E. Metz fellow, completing a research and clinical postdoctoral fellowship at the Program in Human Sexuality at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Newstrom is a member of a group practice and provides outpatient therapy services to individuals, couples and families.

Dr. Newstrom’s research interests center on human sexuality. More specifically, sexual violence. He has authored papers regarding the treatment of sexual abusers and sexual consent behaviors. Current projects that Dr. Newstrom is involved in center on therapist education as well as exploring sexual scripts. Dr. Newstrom holds professional membership in the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, and is clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.

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