About Dr. Sweeton


Dr. Jennifer Sweeton is a licensed clinical psychologist and internationally-recognized expert on anxiety and trauma, women's issues, and the neuroscience of mental health. She completed her doctoral training at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, and the National Center for PTSD. Additionally, she holds a master's degree in affective neuroscience from Stanford University, and studied behavioral genetics at Harvard University.

Dr. Sweeton resides in the greater Kansas City area, where she owns a group private practice, Kansas City Mental Health Associates (trade name for Mind Works Consulting and Psychological Services, PLLC). She formerly served as the President of the Oklahoma Psychological Association, and holds adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Sweeton offers psychological services services to clients in Oklahoma, Kansas, and internationally, and is a sought-after trauma and neuroscience expert who has trained thousands of mental health professionals in her workshops. Other highlights of her career include:

  • Rhodes Scholar National Semi-Finalist
  • American Psychological Association Early Career Achievement Award
  • Oklahoma's Top 40 Under 40 Professionals
  • Stanford University Center for International Conflict and Negotiation Fellowship
  • Mensa Member Award Program Recipient
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Graduate Fellowship
  • Recipient of over 30 additional paid awards and grants