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Heidi Strohmaier, PhD, LP


Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

"I value working with interdisciplinary teams to treat patients holistically, and I consistently strive to provide effective interventions that are empirically grounded and sensitive to each patient's unique needs and preferences."

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Strohmaier is licensed as a psychologist in Minnesota. After completing her undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she earned a PhD in clinical psychology from Drexel University and received specialized training in health and forensic psychology. She completed a predoctoral internship at the James Haley VA Hospital in Tampa, FL and a postdoctoral fellowship in Primary Care/Health Psychology at HCMC. As a psychologist at HCMC, Dr. Strohmaier works with primary care providers to address patients' psychological, medical, and chemical health conditions through brief, evidence-based assessment and interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. She also conducts psychological evaluations for spinal cord stimulation and bariatric surgery and is involved in training medical residents and psychology interns and fellows. Dr. Strohmaier's primary research interests concern provider wellness, violence prevention, and diversion for justice-involved individuals with mental health needs.


  • DeMatteo, D., Keesler, M., Murphy, M., & Strohmaier, H. (2015). Capital case considerations. In B. L. Cutler & P. A. Zapf (Eds.), APA handbook of forensic psychology. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
  • Heilbrun, K., DeMatteo, D., Strohmaier, H., & Galloway, M. (2015). The movement toward community-based alternatives to criminal justice involvement and incarceration. In P. Griffin, K. Heilbrun, E. Mulvey, D. DeMatteo, & C. Schubert (Eds.), The Sequential Intercept Model and criminal justice: Promoting community alternatives for individuals with serious mental illness. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • DeMatteo, D., & Strohmaier, H. (2015). Diversion. In R. Cautin & S. O. Lillienfeld (Eds.), Encyclopedia of clinical psychology. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Strohmaier, H., Murphy, M., & DeMatteo, D. (2014). Youth sexting: Prevalence rates, driving motivations, and the deterrent effect of legal consequences. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 11, 245-255.
  • Filone, S., Strohmaier, H., Murphy, M., & DeMatteo, D. (2013). The impact of DSM-5's alternative model for personality disorders on criminal defendants. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 32, 135-148.