Jonathan Lofgren, PhD, LADC

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 Jonathan Lofgren is a native Minnesotan, lives a life of long-term recovery (est. Labor Day, 1987). Jonathan holds a Ph.D. in Education, specializing in Training & Performance Improvement from Capella University and a Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling Psychology from Springfield College. Jonathan is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Co-occurring Disorders Professional Diplomat. 

Dr. Lofgren has 35 years of behavioral-health clinical, leadership, development, education, training, and advocacy experience in local, national, and international settings. Currently Jonathan is a fulltime faculty member at Minneapolis College. Aside from teaching, Lofgren serves on the boards of TCRP, CAARD, and ARHE 

In February 2023, Lofgren received the prestigious Museum of African American Addiction, Treatment and Recovery’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and in September 2022 received the ‘Sons of Branford’ Educator of The Year Award: awards for commitment to teaching/training/practice/advocacy in SUD Professions, and building treatment and recovery efforts in the African American Community across the United States. 

Dr. Lofgren is a member of the following organizations: 

  • The Center for African American Recovery Development (Board Member) 
  • The Minnesota Association of Resources and Recovery for Chemical Health (Past President) 
  • Association of Recovery in Higher Education (Board Member) 
  • Twin City Recovery Project (Board Member) 
  • International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers 
  • Minnesota Association of Black Psychologists 
  • NAACP Minneapolis Chapter