Patty Gustafson received her bachelor of science degree from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. She worked at Immanuel St. Joseph’s Hospital in the Behavioral Health Unit prior to receiving her master’s degree in psychology from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She worked for many years at a community mental health center in the area before joining the Mankato Clinic Psychiatry Department in 2006. She works with adults, children and families through individual, group and family therapy. Areas of focus include cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and psychological testing.