Manpreet Kaur, MA is a doctoral candidate from Pacific University’s School of Graduate Psychology and an intern at the ISU’s Counseling and Testing Services and HealthWest Family Medicine. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Marquette University and master’s degree in clinical psychology at Pacific University. Manpreet’s clinical experience includes individual/family therapy and assessment in diverse settings such as community outpatient clinic, academic health center, and both outpatient and inpatient neuropsychology clinic within a hospital. Manpreet’s clinical interests include psychotherapy and assessment with individuals across the lifespan struggling with depression, anxiety, and neurodevelopmental disorders. As a therapist, she finds it important to create a personalized therapeutic experience for her clients based on their unique needs and goals. She utilizes a culturally- informed and strengths- based approach to support their growth and healing. She has experience providing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and integrating other evidence-based techniques. Manpreet’s research interests include social justice and advocacy within the field as well as examining mental health disparities prevalent within marginalized communities. In her free time, Manpreet enjoys spending time outdoors, cooking, painting, dancing, and binge-watching tv shows.

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