Kate Hathaway, PhD, LP

Teaching Faculty


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241 Cleveland Avenue South
St. Paul, MN 55104
United States



PhD, Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Health Psychology, Northern Illinois University

MA, Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Health Psychology, Northern Illinois University

BA, Macalester College

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Dr. Hathaway is a clinical psychologist (practitioner/teacher/researcher) with special expertise in the area of health (medical/dental) psychology. She is passionate about the importance of self-care and resilience, particularly for healthcare practitioners and their patients. Her research and teaching interests include resilience, self-care, psychophysiology, health habit training, health education, compliance and treatment outcome measures, and cognitive/behavioral approaches to wellbeing. Dr. Hathaway has 30 years of didactic and clinical teaching experience at the University of Minnesota and elsewhere in graduate professional programs with students in specialty dental programs, graduate fellows in pain, advanced psychology students (doctoral level and pre-doctoral), nursing and physical therapy students, undergraduate dental students and community practitioners. She also has 30 years of clinical practice in general psychotherapy and inter-professional work.


Clinical health psychology

Resilience and self-care

Clinical Psychology (general)


Research Summary/Interests

  • Integrative Medicine, particularly in the areas of:
  • Women's Health
  • Pain (including facial pain and temporomandibular disorders)
  • Wellness
  • Ecosystems of Wellbeing
  • Self-care and Behavior Change


Hathaway, KM and Erasmus, Y. Integrative Therapies for Tobacco Cessation (2012). Chapter in Chlan, L and Hertz, M (eds): Integrative Therapies in Lung Health and Sleep (Respiratory Medicine), Springer

Hathaway, KM Patient Compliance with Treatment: Understanding Choices, Predicting and Influencing Outcome. A Self-Instructional Guide. A written course offered through Continuing Education, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, spring 2002.

Hathaway, KM and Parsons, GM. Behavioral Management in Patients with Temporomandibular Disorders. Chapter in Dionne, R (Ed) Management of Pain and Anxiety in the Dental Office. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2002


Academic Interests and Focus

Health psychology Pain psychology Self-care and resilience Mind-body integrative health Anxiety, depression Value-based therapy


Self-care and Resilience for Health Care Professionals

Ecosystems of Wellbeing