Stacy M. Husebo, MSW, LICSW

Clinical Faculty/Instructor


I am committed to social work practice and education with a focus on reflective practice, critical questioning, social justice and systemic oppression rooted in a deep heart of compassion as we mutually engage in the flourishing of all people. I am committed to the beauty and necessity of diversity, mindfulness and contemplative education, LGBTQ youth, and the signature pedagogy of field education.

  • Mindfulness, contemplative education and reflective practice
  • Field Education
  • LGBTQ youth
  • Homeless and at risk youth
  • Elders
  • Spiritual Dimensions of Social Work

Master of Social Work, Social Work
St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2002

Bachelor of Arts, English/Creative Writing
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1989


  • Certified Spiritual Director
    Center for Spiritual Guidance and Leadership-Woman Well, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) #16034
    Minnesota Board of Social Work, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • HIV/AIDS Counseling Certification
    Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, Minnesota

Professional Faculty/Field Faculty, St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas, 2007–Present

Therapist/Clinical Supervisor, Private Practice-Therapist and Clinical Supervisor, 2009–Present

Spiritual Director, Private Practice, 2008–Present

Meditation Teacher, Meditation Teacher, 2011–Present

Coordinator of Professional Development and Continuing Education, St. Catherine University, 2011–2013

LGBT Support Group Facilitator, St. Paul Public Schools Out for Equity Program, 2010–2012

Sage Program Director/Counseling Services Coordinator, Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly, 2006–2007

SafeZone Program Director, Assistant Director, Mental Health Therapist, Case Manager, Face to Face Health and Counseling Services Inc., 2002–2006

Husebo, S. (2011). "A Tribute to Jan Andrews-Schenk." Building Bridges of Hope over Troubled Waters.

Husebo, S. & Andrews, J. (2004). Collaborative education in a progressive social work class. Journal of Progressive Human Services, 15(1), 25-40.

Husebo, S., Schuh, S., Gustafson, M., & Beumer, D. (2004). Restorative education: Group-centered dialogue between students and faculty at a graduate school of social work. In 1923-2001 and Beyond: Growth and Development through Group Work. A publication of the 23rd International Symposium of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups. Ch. 8. Akron, OH.

Husebo, S. & Williams, P. (2014). "An Invitation to vulnerability: Waking up in our work." St. Louis County Human Services Conference

Husebo, S. (2014). "The Four Limitless Qualities: Lovingkindness, Compassion, Empathetic Joy and Equanimity." Hiawatha Yoga Center 8 week course

Husebo, S. (2014). "Cultivating a strong and pliable heart: Meditation with grief and loss." Hiawatha Yoga Center 6 week course

Husebo, S. (2013). "Cultivating bodhicitta: Living with good heart and intention for our world." Hiawatha Yoga Center 6 week course

Husebo, S. & Sy, F. (2013). "Essentials of mindfulness for helping professionals." Spirituality Institute

Husebo, S. (2013). "Exploring the heart of change: Meditation for deliberate living." Hiawatha Yoga Center 6 week course

Husebo, S. (2013). "Contemplative Education: Integrating meditation and mindfulness practices into field education." North American Conference on Spirituality and Social Work

Husebo, S. (2013). "Meditation and mindful living: Cultivating good heart." Hiawatha Yoga Center

Husebo, S. & Sy, F. (2013). "Mindfulness in supervisory relationships: Practical application session." Spirituality Institute School of Social Work

Husebo, S., Sy, F. & Kaiser, T. (2012). "Mindfulness in Supervisory Relationships: Deepening skillful practice." Spirituality Institute School of Social Work

Husebo, S. & Young, M. (2012). "Inside the mindful therapy session." Presentation made for the Midwest Meditation and Psychotherapy Institute

Husebo, S., Young, M., Sy, F. & Carlson, C. (2012). "Mindfulness in supervision: Deepening skillful practice." Spirituality Institute of the School of Social Work St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas

Husebo, S. & Stuhr, R. (2012). "Patterns of home: three-part presentation series." Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality

Husebo, S. (2012). "The Five C’s of group work." Theory & Practice of Social Work class presentation

Husebo, S. & Ferguson, S. (2011). "Integrating mindfulness for skillful supervision." Presentation made for Hennepin County social service workers