Jeffrey Brown

Assistant professor

Areas of Focus: Ethics and Professional Issues

Phone: 651-846-3524



  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Fielding Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, 2003.
  • M.A., Education - Guidance and Counseling, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, WI, 1981.
  • B.S., Elementary Education, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, 1976.


Jeffrey Brown, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Training and Clinical Psychology faculty member at the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University (MSPP). He has been involved in the Clinical Psychology programs since 2007. Dr. Brown received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Fielding Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, CA. in 2003. He completed his Master of Arts in Education – Guidance and Counseling through the University of Wisconsin, River Falls, WI in 1981 and was licensed as a psychologist in 1983. Dr. Brown's areas of specialization include sexuality, forensics and ethics. He has presented widely on these topics and been employed in various capacities related to these areas of specialization at the Minnesota Department of Corrections, University of Minnesota Program in Human Sexuality, Pride Institute, various mental health clinics and private practices.


  • Ethics and Professional Issues.
  • Human Sexuality.
  • Correctional and Forensic Psychology.


  • American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists.
  • American Psychological Association.
  • Sexual Health Consortium.

Selected Publications

  • Brown, J. (1995). Treating sexual dysfunction in survivors of sexual abuse and assault. In M. Hunter (Ed.), Adult survivors of sexual abuse (pp. 21-41). New York: Sage Press.
  • Brown, J. (1992). HIV Disease and ethics. MPA Journal. November.
  • Brown, J. (1990). The treatment of male victims with mixed gender short- term psychology. In M. Hunter. (Ed.), The sexually abused male: Application of treatment strategies: Vol. 2. New York Lexington Books.
  • Brown, J. (1987). Shame, intimacy and sexuality. Journal of Chemical Dependency Treatment, 1, 61-74.

Selected Presentations

  • MN Department of Corrections/MN Department of Human Services (2009). Human Sexuality for Providers of Sexual Offender Treatment Services.
  • MN Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (MNATSA) (2004). A Comparison of Actuarial Methods of Predicting Sexual Dangerousness.

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