Nick Newstrom, PhD, LMFT

Postdoctoral Fellow, Program in Human Sexuality (PHS)

Nick Newstrom

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Program in Human Sexuality (PHS)

Michael E. Metz Fellowship in Couples' Sexual Health, University of Minnesota

PhD, University of Minnesota

MA, St. Mary's University

BA, University of St. Thomas


Nicholas Newstrom earned his undergraduate degree from the University of St. Thomas (MN) and his master's in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary's University (MN). He recently earned his Ph.D. in Family Social Science (Couple and Family Therapy emphasis) from the University of Minnesota. Prior to his fellowship at PHS, he was a graduate assistant at the University of Minnesota’s, Program in Human Sexuality working on developing and evaluating a risk assessment tool for adult male sex offenders led by Dr. Michael Miner and Dr. Beatrice ‘Bean’ Robinson. As a Michael E. Metz fellow, he is interested in how men and women signal consent when engaging in sexual behaviors. Nicholas has published articles in family therapy and sexuality journals and has co-authored a book chapter on juveniles who commit sexual abuse. Clinically, Nicholas is a licensed marriage and family therapist and AAMFT approved supervisor who has experience working with couples, families, and individuals. When he is not conducting research or working as a therapist, he enjoys movies, sports, and spending time with his partner and pugs.

Pronouns: he/him/his



Newstrom, N.P., Miner, M., Hoefer, C., Hanson, R.K., & Robinson, B.B.E. (online first). Sex offender supervision: Communication, training, and mutual respect are necessary for effective collaboration between probation officers and therapists. Sexual Abuse, online ahead of print May 18, 2018. doi:10.1177/1079063218775970

Miner, M. H., & Newstrom, N. P. (2018). Treatment and management of youths who have perpetrated sexual harm. In P. Lussier & Beauregrad, E. (Eds), Sexual offending: A criminological perspective (pp. 100 – 115). New York: Routledge.

Miner, M. H., Robinson, B. B. E., Newstrom, N., & Strobel-Ayres, C. (2018). Evaluation of the Implementation of the Sex Offender Treatment Intervention and Progress Scale (SOTIPS). National Criminal Justice Reference Service, document number NCJ 251747. Retrieved from