Mindy Russell-Stamp, Ph.D.
Mindy Russell-Stamp earned a Ph.D. in School Psychology (Minor: Autism) in 2007 from the University of Kansas. She completed her doctoral internship at Father Flanagan's Girls and Boys Town (Omaha NE.) where she provided consultation, assessment and therapeutic services to youth living in a residential setting. In this setting, she had the opportunity to work with youth experiencing learning disabilities, ADHD, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, anxiety, depression, and substance use disorders. She also had numerous opportunities to train staff at Boys Town and the National Boys Town Hotline on topics such as eating disorders, behavior management, and depression. Mindy obtained an Educational Specialist degree in School Psychology in 1998 from the University of Kansas. She worked as a school psychologist for several years in school districts throughout eastern Kansas.
She is currently a faculty member in the Psychology Department at Weber State University. She teaches courses on child development, adolescent development, child and adolescent disorders, and interpersonal relationships. As a faculty member, Mindy has supervised college students in numerous community-engaged learning projects. These projects include tutoring youth in an after-school program, teaching study skills to youth in an alternative school setting, and teaching students about neuroscience and learning in Ogden and Weber school districts.
Mindy's research interests include building resiliency, effective teaching practices, and mindsets that promote motivation. She has presented her work at numerous national and international conferences. She enjoys assisting parents, children, and adolescents in better understanding their strengths and difficulties through the assessment process. She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy and a strengths-based approach to assist vouth in addressinq challenqes and reachinq their potential.