Dr. Maima Fant, DSW, LICSW is a core faculty member of the Master of Social Work program at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. She earned a Bachelor’s of Social Welfare degree and Masters of Social Work degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Doctorate of Social Work from the University of St Thomas. Since 2012, she has held faculty positions at the University of Wisconsin Madison and The College of St. Scholastica.
Dr. Fant has clinical social work experience in outpatient community mental health settings and in private practice. She has worked with individuals, families, and groups. In addition, she has completed additional training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Play Therapy. Fant also maintains a clinical mental health private practice in Eagan, MN with a specialization in perinatal mental health with individuals, families, and groups.
Fant’s scholarly interests include Perinatal Mental Health, Culturally Responsive Practice, Intersectionality, Women’s Health, Gendered Racism, Cross-Cultural Supervision, and Child and Adolescent Mental Health.