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Dr. Nathaniel R. Strenger

Director of Clinical Advancement, Staff Psychologist

Credentials
  • Licensed Psychologist
Practice Locations
  • Central Office
Life Stages
  • Children, 5-12 years
  • Adolescents, 13-17 years
  • College, Young Adults
  • Adults
  • Seniors, 65+ years
  • Families
Areas of Focus
  • ADHD/autism/developmental testing
  • Children with disruptive and oppositional behavior
  • Depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Educational testing
  • Trauma
Languages
  • English
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts Psychology from Wheaton College
  • Master of Arts Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Psy.D. Clinical Psychology from Fuller Graduate School of Psychology

Philosophy

In my work I draw upon a hope for mutuality, believing that all persons deserve it even when it becomes difficult. So, I value a collaborative, exploratory, and enlightening relationship for healing both in therapy and evaluation. Creativity, conversation, play, coaching, and reflection are all tailored pieces of my approach. I find these useful, even in surprising ways, when I am working with kids, teens, and adults.

Nathaniel R. Strenger, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and the Director of Clinical Advancement at The Center. As such he provides a variety of clinical services, supervises training therapists, and develops continuing education opportunities for clinicians and the broader public alike. As part of his studies and professional background, he has taught, lead workshops, and written on topics ranging from trauma, spirituality across the lifespan and the practice of psychology, emotional regulation in children, teens, and adults, community coordination in care, parenting concerns, and clergy family issues. He has worked in outpatient community clinics, private practice, medical centers, and in university counseling.


Additional areas of focus:

ADHD/autism/developmental testing
Anger management
Boundaries
Bullying
Child and play therapy
Children with disruptive and oppositional behavior
Codependency
Coping with divorce, blended families
Depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts
Diagnostic testing
Educational testing
Faith and spirituality
Guilt and shame
Identity and self-image
Men's issues
Relationship issues
Screen/internet addiction
Sexual abuse, childhood sexual abuse
Social skills
Testing and assessments
Trauma

Certifications