Kathy Skott-Myhre, Ph.D.

Faculty of Social Sciences - Child and Youth Studies

Kathy Skott-Myhre, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor
Not available to supervise. May be available for Graduate Committee

Kathy Skott-Myhre is a postmodern feminist scholar-practitioner who has been faculty in psychology and child and youth studies for the past five years. As a psychotherapist for over a decade she holds a strong interest in theories and practices related to counseling. She has extensive experience working with children and youth who have experienced learning challenges, substance abuse, family conflict, issues of sexual identity, eating disorders, phobias, and sexual trauma. She is completing her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas with a dissertation entitled “Learning My Mother's Magic: The Multigenerational Transmission of Feminine Power in Young Women of Irish Ancestry.”

Research Interests

  • Eating disorders/disordered eating
  • Attention deficit disorder
  • Spirituality
  • Wellness psychology
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Street youth
  • At risk/High risk youth
  • Youth subcultures