Alexandra Zagoloff, PhD, LP

Assistant Professor, Program Director for Outpatient Clinics, Interprofessional Director, Department of Psychiatry

Alexandra Zagoloff

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-273-9825

Fax 612-273-9779

Office Address:
Sasha Zagoloff, Ph.D., L.P.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Minnesota
F256/2B West
2450 Riverside Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Molly Jokimaki

Administrative Email

Assistant Professor, Program Director for Outpatient Clinics, Interprofessional Director, Department of Psychiatry


Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Mood Program, Emory University School of Medicine, 2012

PhD, Clinical Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2010

Internship, University of Minnesota Medical School, 2010


Dr. Zagoloff is a Clinical Child Psychologist with an expertise in trauma and anxiety related disorders. In her role as Deputy Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, she oversees clinical services and training at multiple locations. Her passion is interprofessional education for which she provides individual supervision as well as administrative oversight of several programs.

Professional Associations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (APA Div. 53)
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
  • International Society for Improvement and Teaching of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (ISITDBT)
  • Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA)


Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Zagoloff’s research focuses on interprofessional collaboration and education. This includes directing the department's move toward team based care and disseminating outcomes relating to this experience.  Additionally she tracks efforts at enhancing interprofessional learning opportunities among numerous groups of learners.


Teaching Areas

Dr. Zagoloff trains and supervises clinical psychology graduate students and interns as well as psychiatry fellows. She is also a member of the training faculty for the University of Minnesota Medical School APA-accredited psychology internship.


Clinical Interests

Dr. Zagoloff is a Licensed Psychologist in Minnesota and provides clinical services in the Child and Adolescent Anxiety program. She conducts psychological assessments as well as individual therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. In conjunction with individual therapy, Dr. Zagoloff conducts family therapy and parent guidance sessions when indicated. She is nationally certified in Trauma-Focused CBT.

Clinical Experience Statement

Dr. Zagoloff has been trained in Cognitive-Behavioral, Dialectical Behavior, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapies as well as Behavioral Activation for depression.