Kristina Reigstad, PsyD, LP

Assistant Professor (Academic Track), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Kristina Reigstad

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-273-9753

Fax 612-273-9774

Administrative Assistant Name
Molly Jokimaki

Administrative Email

Assistant Professor (Academic Track), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Disorders Clinical Psychology and Research, University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

PsyD, Counseling Psychology, University of St. Thomas

Internship, University of St. Thomas College Counseling Center


Professional Associations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA)
  • Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA)
  • Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (APA Div. 53)


Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Reigstad’s research interests include the development and implementation of evidence-based interventions for adolescent depression, maternal mental health and maternal depression, and positive parenting practices. 

Dr. Registad’s research is focused on the interpersonal processes implicated in the link between parental depression and child and adolescent depression, and associations between improvement in parents' depression and their children's psychopathology. She also conducts research on the interpersonal context of depression, and she is interested in the impact of parent-child attachment relationships on child and parent functioning.


Academic Interests and Focus

Dr. Reigstad provides training and supervision for clinical psychology graduate students and psychiatry residents and fellows in the University of Minnesota Medical School.


Clinical Interests

Dr. Reigstad is a Licensed Psychologist in Minnesota and provides individual psychotherapy and psychological assessments in the Child & Adolescent Anxiety and Mood Disorders Clinic. She provides clinical services to children, adolescents and adults. She provides psychotherapy to parents with their own mental health concerns and parents of children experiencing mental illness.

Clinical Experience Statement

Dr. Reigstad is trained in Interpersonal Psychotherapy for depressed adolescents (IPT-A) and Cognitive-Behavioral (CBT), including Exposure and Response Prevention.