Dan Nelson, PhD, LP

Dan is a psychologist who has worked as an educator and administrator in higher education. As a psychology professor, he studies development and the learning process. He was raised in a religiously-centered family and demonstrates a lifelong commitment to integrating psychological and spiritual health. He has taught at public and religiously-affiliated institutions at the graduate and undergraduate level, and consulted in the religious and educational context. He currently teaches psychology courses at St. Olaf College.

Dan and his wife are parents to two adult children and a grandson. He enjoys time with his family, working in nature, home remodeling, genealogy, and reading.

Dan earned his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota in Educational Psychology, and his M.A. at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota in Counseling Psychology