Jean Fagerstrom, MSW

Jean Fagerstrom

Contact Info

fage0023@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-423-2926


MSW, University of Minnesota

B.A. Humanities and Spanish, University of Minnesota

Summary

Jean has over 30 years of experience in meditation, bodywork, natural healing and psychotherapy. She has been teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for the University of Minnesota's Center for Spirituality and Healing since 2007. In preparation for teaching, she completed the 8-week Practicum in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at the University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness, as well as assisting in MBSR programs offered by several teachers in the Twin Cities. She has completed a 200-hour yoga teacher's training course and is continuing her study and practice of yoga. She has a long-term meditation practice and is an active volunteer and participant in the local meditation community.

Jean has provided counseling at Walk-In Counseling Center in Minneapolis for over 17 years, and has worked with NAMI-Minnesota in their educational programs on serious mental illness. She currently works as Intake Counselor at Catholic Charities, where she also sees clients as a clinical volunteer.