Education: B.A. Psychology, B.A. Rhetoric and Communication, M.S. Marital and Family Therapy, M.A. Clinical Psychology, M.A. Theology, Psy.D. Clinical Psychology
Specialties: Family, marital, adolescent and adult, depression, anxiety, psychological assessment
A native of California, Dr. Newgren received a bachelor's degree from UC Davis in Davis, CA. He obtained a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the Graduate School of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA and received a license to practice Marriage and Family Therapy before returning to school to receive further training. He then received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology, in addition to a Master's of Theology from Fuller. Dr. Newgren completed his internship at Philhaven, and currently resides in the Manheim area. In addition to his psychology license, Dr. Newgren is also Board Certified as a Clinical Psychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Dr. Newgren works with individuals and families across the lifespan, from children and adolescents to adults. His work as a psychologist is unique in that it is complimented by his original training as a marriage and family therapist. When applicable and desired, he often works with family members to support treatment. Furthermore, his training has also included a focus on integrating faith and spirituality into therapy treatment. He has experience working with a broad range of issues including ADHD, ODD, OCD, depression, and anxiety. He also has experience with a broad range of psychological assessment instruments for providing diagnostic clarification, evaluating personality characteristics, cognitive functioning, and neuropsychological screening.
Dr. Newgren places great importance on building cohesion and relationships within families. He applies this in his professional practice, but also believes it is important to "practice what he preaches." When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and two sons.