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Samantha Hinnenkamp

Outpatient Psychological Testing Clinician
Ph.D.

Location:

Year Joined: 2021
Years of Experience: 7

Education

St. Cloud State University - BA
University of North Dakota - MA
Ball State University - Ph.D.
Areas of Experience
  • Abuse (Sexual, Physical, Verbal)
  • ADD & ADHD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Anxiety - General
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • College-Aged and Student Issues
  • Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Cultural Issues
  • DBT Skills
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family of Origin
  • Grief & Loss
  • Guilt & Shame
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Life Transitions
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spiritual Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Suicidal Ideation

More About Samantha Hinnenkamp

Clinical Interests:

Therapy: interpersonal and relationship concerns, depression, anxiety, trauma (especially due to family or partner violence), grief/loss, sexual identity development, coping with the impacts of structures and society on life

Assessment: Adult testing for: ADHD/Learning Disorder, Personality/Mood differential testing

Clinical Approach:

Therapy: I recognize relationships with self, others, and community often buffers the pain which brings folks to therapy. Therefore, I incorporate a relational approach to counseling, informed by Interpersonal Process Therapy. We can use time in therapy as a “social skills laboratory” for clients to practice different relational skills, and I can support making connections between what happens in the here-and-now with patterns in client’s personal relationships outside of therapy. In session, I use a range of interventions from empirically supported treatments to address emotional, cognitive, and behavioral concerns. I utilize a critical systems lens to understand the interaction of people and their environment. In particular, I value celebrating how culture enriches our lives, and I acknowledge with clients how their cultural strengths promote well-being.

Assessment: Although our work is time-limited, I strive to be warm and approachable to clients. We use information clients share during a structured interview, feedback from loved ones (e.g., parents, partners), and assessment results to identify client concerns, diagnose (if appropriate), and provide recommendations to maximize client strengths while working with challenges.

Hobbies:

I like to sing, be in nature, do yoga, go to live music, and contribute to community through civic engagement. I also enjoy spending time with loved ones and my pet rabbit.

Clinic Contact Info

Duluth Mall Clinic

1702 Miller Trunk Highway, Suite 209
Duluth, MN 55811

(218) 524-8889