Prospective Members

“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the ocean in a drop” -Rumi

The Mind-Body Trauma Care Lab is housed in the Department of Psychology, Counseling/Clinical Track at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. Located on the shores of Lake Superior/Gitchi-Gami, the city of Duluth/Onigamiising is a beautiful place to work, study, and play.

About the Counseling/Clinical program

About Duluth/Onigamiising

If you are interested in the research team, please email Viann at

I usually respond relatively quickly. If I do not reply within a week, I likely did not see or receive your email, so please contact me again.

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Duluth, MN

The city of Duluth is located on the traditional, ancestral, and contemporary lands of Indigenous people. The Ojibwe name for the Duluth area is O-ney-gay-me-sing, Onigumins, Onigamiinsing, or “little portage,” referring to the short crossing over Minnesota Point from Lake Superior to the Bay of Superior.


We collectively acknowledge that the University of Minnesota, Duluth is located on the traditional, ancestral, and contemporary lands of Indigenous people. The University resides on land that was cared for and called home by the Ojibwe people, before them the Dakota and Northern Cheyenne people, and other Native peoples from time immemorial.