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Karin Fisher, PhD, LP

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“I provide research-supported interventions that are in line with a patient’s life values and enhance their abilities, skills as well as adaptive coping when encountering challenges. “

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Fisher is a psychologist providing care to adults with emotional and behavioral difficulties and past trauma. She utilizes empirically supported treatments to address patients’ needs including cognitive-behavioral, acceptance and commitment and dialectical behavioral informed therapies. Dr. Fisher earned her PhD degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi. She completed her predoctoral internship in health services psychology at Mississippi State Hospital and her postdoctoral child fellowship at Hennepin Healthcare. She is trained to provide treatments to children and adults. She is a licensed Psychologist in the state of Minnesota.


  • Fisher, K., Laikin, A. M., Howard Sharp, K. M., Criddle, C. A., Palermo, T. M., Karlson, C. W. (2018). Temporal relationship between daily pain and actigraphy sleep patterns in pediatric sickle cell disease. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 41, 416-422.
  • Fisher, K., Houtsma, C., Assavedo, B. L., Green, B. A., & Anestis, M. D. (2016). Agitation as a moderator of a relationship between insomnia and current suicidal ideation in the military. Archives of Suicide Research. doi:10.1080/13811118.2016.1193077.
  • Yaseen Z. S., Fisher K., Morales E., & Galynker I. I. (2012). Love and suicide: The structure of the affective intensity rating scale (AIRS) and its relation to suicidal behavior. PLoS ONE 7(8): e44069. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044069.

Professional Affiliations

  • Minnesota Psychology Association
  • American Psychology Association


“I sing in a choir, like traveling, science, learning about different cultures, and spending time with my family.”

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