Dr. TenNapel was born in Minnesota and as a teen moved with his family to Kansas. He earned a BA in psychology at the University of Kansas, then returned to Minnesota to attend graduate school at the University of Minnesota. He has been a Licensed Psychologist since 1990, and has worked with children and adults in a variety of inpatient, clinical and community settings. He has also worked in a number of leadership and administrative roles, and has trained numerous psychology undergraduate and post-doctoral students. He and his wife Karen have five adult sons between them, and enjoy family time and activities, travel, outdoor sports and activities.