Amy Krentzman
  • Ph.D., Master of Social Work
  • Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
  • College of Education and Human Development

Dr. Amy Krentzman is an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work, Twin Cities, where she teaches reflective listening, motivational interviewing, and advanced practice evaluation. Her research applies Positive Psychology to addictions treatment interventions, including the testing of gratitude practices. Her recent study suggested that a daily gratitude exercise helped to increase aspects of well-being among individuals in treatment for alcohol use disorders. Dr. Krentzman is a New York State Certified Social Worker, a State of Minnesota Licensed Independent Social Worker and New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor.

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Articles by Amy Krentzman, Ph.D.

Positive Psychology and Addiction Recovery

Fri Jun 12, 2015

Positive psychology is a relatively new branch of psychology, especially as it relates to addiction recovery. It started in the late ‘90s by pioneers like Martin Seligman. Unlike most psychology, […]

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