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Amy Crighton Fahrenkamp, LP PhD

Psychologist

(612) 813-7888

Specialties: Psychology, Child

Professional History

Professional Education

  • PhD - Kent State University
    Kent, OH
    2018

Residency/Fellowship

  • Fellowship - Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Rochester, MN

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Childrens Minnesota Pain and Palliative Care
2525 Chicago AVE S STE 32-T5
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612)813-7888

Personal Biography

Dr. Fahrenkamp is a pediatric psychologist in the Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine Department, who provides psychological services to youth and families of youth with chronic pain/symptoms and various medical conditions. Her clinical work focuses on evidence-based assessment and treatment for children and adolescents with varying medical conditions and chronic physical symptoms, including non-pharmacological rehabilitative approaches for managing chronic pain/symptoms, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) approaches to managing mood/anxiety symptoms in the context of health concerns, and acceptance-based coping within the complexities of a difficult diagnoses and treatment demands. Dr. Fahrenkamp finds it most rewarding to support youth in practicing actionable, values-driven skills that bring meaningful change to their lives, in spite of their symptoms or condition. Dr. Fahrenkamp completed her bachelor's degree in Psychology from University of Minnesota Duluth (Duluth, MN) and her doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Clinical Psychology (Child Track) from Kent state University (Kent, OH). She also completed her clinical internship in pediatric psychology at Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus, OH) and completed a two-year post-doctoral medical psychology fellowship (Clinical Child Track) at Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN). Prior to joining at Children's MN, Dr. Fahrenkamp worked as a staff psychologist in the intensive interdisciplinary pediatric pain rehabilitation center and on the pediatric consultation/liaison (C/L) service.