Mark Carlson-Ghost

Clinical Associate Professor

SVE 203C
CB 42

Dr. Carlson-Ghost has conducted humanistic and CBT-oriented psychotherapy with individuals, groups, and couples in community mental health settings for over thirty years. During this time, he also supervised various clinical programs serving individuals with serious and persistent mental illness or co-occurring mental health and chemical health concerns. Carlson-Ghost has presented widely on topics including couples’ psychotherapy, clinical supervision, and the interface of spirituality and mental health. He has written a book chapter on the history of psychology and has research interests in the area of continuing bonds in bereavement.  He taught clinical psychology at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology for 11 years before continuing that role at Augsburg.



Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Wayne State University in 1980

BA from Saint Olaf College

Professional Resources:

Received the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology’s (NCSPP’s) President’s Leadership Award in 2021.