Dr. Norm Rasmussen is a counseling psychologist in the practice of psychology in Rochester, MN, after a 32 year career at Mayo Clinic as a Consultant and Staff Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Division of Integrated Behavioral Health, and Mayo Emeriti Staff. During his tenure at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Rasmussen was promoted to Associate Professor of Psychology and Associate Professor of Family Medicine in the Mayo College of Medicine. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, abstracts, and non-peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Rasmussen specializes in the counseling and psychotherapy of behavioral and mental health conditions, with particular expertise in depression, anxiety, trauma and stress, marital and family conflict, and personality related relationship issues. He is licensed to practice psychology by the Minnesota Board of Psychology and boarded on the national level by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). Dr. Rasmussen has been presented with the following honors: Distinguished Clinician Award, Mayo Clinic Department of Psychiatry and Psychology; Mayo Clinic Excellence in Teaching Recognition; Elinor A. Crawford & William R. Thrall Hall of Excellence Award for Serving Health and Psychology with Great Distinction - State College of Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa; Family Medicine Silver Research Award - Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic;Rochester Principal's Award in Recognition of Support and Service to Children - Rochester Principal's Association, Rochester Public Schools, Rochester, MN; Human Relations Outstanding Achievement Award - Rochester Education Association, Rochester Public Schools, Rochester, MN.
Human Relations Outstanding Achievement Award - Rochester Public Schools, Rochester Education Association, Rochester, MN
Relations Outstanding Achievement Award - Rochester Public Schools, Rochester Education Association, Rochester, MN
Rochester Principal's Award in Recognition of Support and Service to Children - Rochester Principal's Association, Rochester Public Schools, Rochester, MN
Karis Award - Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Excellence in Teaching Recognition - Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
01/2002 - 01/2003
Distinguished Clinician Award - Department of Psychiatry & Psychology, Mayo Clinic
Elinor A. Crawford & William R. Thrall Hall of Excellence Award - State College of Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
For Serving Health and Psychology with Great Distinction
Invited International Faculty Member, NOVA University of Lisbon, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Dept. of Mental Health, Lisbon, Portugal. - NOVA University of Lisbon
Family Medicine Silver Research Award - Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Honors and awards
- Diagnosing and treating ADHD in children.
- [Parents of children with febrile convulsions. Multidisciplinary quality development of information and documentation].
- Impact of off-pump coronary artery surgery on myocardial performance and beta-adrenoceptor function.
- 21st-century health care: the effect of computer use by physicians on patient
- Subtotal pancreatectomy for hypoglycemia due to congenital hyperinsulinism: long-term follow-up of neurodevelopmental and pancreatic function.
- [Screening of preschool children. A multidisciplinary assessment of the development and rehabilitation needs].
- Family history of mental illness and frequent mental distress in community clinic patients.
- Health behavior counseling in primary care: provider-reported rate and confidence.
- Marital status, feeling depressed and self-rated health in rural female primary care patients.
- The validity of vigilance tasks in differential diagnosis of children referred for attention and learning problems.
- Personality disorders: review and clinical application in daily practice.
- PHQ-9 Response Curve: Rate of Improvement for Depression Treatment With Collaborative Care Management.
- Effects of concurrent low back conditions on depression outcomes.
- Depression remission decreases outpatient utilization at 6 and 12 months after enrollment into collaborative care management.
- Reliable blood pressure self-measurement in the obstetric waiting room.
- Teaching an experiential mind-body method to medical students to increase interpersonal skills: a pilot study.
- Somatization disorder in family practice.
- [CT in children with epilepsy. The value of cerebral CT in children with epilepsy].
- Southeast Asian children in America: the impact of change.
- Congenital adrenal hypoplasia.
- Subclinical epileptic seizures in children. The diagnostic value of a short test programme during simultaneous EEG and video monitoring.
- [Russell's diencephalic syndrome].
- [Russell's diencephalic syndrome].
- Chromosome abnormalities in children, in two Danish counties, born during the period 1967-1978: Clinical data.
- Henoch-Schönlein purpura after yersiniosis.
- Chromosome variants in children referred for cytogenetic examination from two paediatric departments during a 12-year-period.
- Chromosome examination of children, in two Danish counties, born during the period 1967-1978. Epidemiological data.
- [Severe lung complications in 2 patients with measles].
- Randomized evaluation of pulse oximetry in 20,802 patients: I. Design, demography, pulse oximetry failure rate, and overall complication rate.
- Randomized evaluation of pulse oximetry in 20,802 patients: II. Perioperative events and postoperative complications.
- The Ekman-Westborg-Julin syndrome: report of case.
- Lewis and Clark Behavioral Health Services (Clinical Psychology)
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of School Psychology, American Psychological Association, Collaborative Family Healthcare Association
Articles and Publications
- Rasmussen NH. A learning disabilities assessment program in a medical clinic. Minnesota Psychologist. 1984; 3:1.
- Colligan RC, Ferdinande RJ, Rasmussen NH. Anorexia nervosa: academic-behavioral management and mainstream dismissal planning for hospitalized adolescents. Residential Group Care and Treatment. 1984; 2
- Messer MM, Rasmussen NH. Southeast Asian children in America: the impact of change. Pediatrics. 1986; 78:323-9. PMID:3526269.
- Rasmussen NH, Avant RF. Somatization disorder in the family practice clinic: behavioral management and the prevention of somatic fixation. American Family Physician. 1989; 4:206-14.
What do you attribute your success to?
- His education and his mentors.
Areas of research
- Somatoform Disorders and Personality Disorders.
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