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Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Littleton, Colorado
My family and I live in Colorado, where I work as a forensic psychologist. I have provided treatment, assessment, and crisis invervention services for a wide variety of clients, including sex offenders, domestic violence offenders, correctional inmates, as well as general outpatients. I have also... Full Bio
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Wasn't This Freud's Philosophy As Well? by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Okay, so I really strained (no pun intended) to figure out a mental health connection in order to justify posting this, when I should say it's up be ... Read on »
The "Get Ready" Mindset by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This article reviews research that suggests people, when faced with a difficult future task, actually work harder on current tasks.  The researchers labelled th ... Read on »
Quote - Testing Of The Frontal Lobes by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health "Every clinical assessment of behavior requires a careful review of frontal lobe functions.  Nonetheless, several challenges face behavioral neurologists and ne ... Read on »
Interesting Research on Schizophrenia by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This article reviews some new research into the presentation of Schizophrenia from around the world.  While different cultures, income levels, etc. will often i ... Read on »
Greatest Movie Poster Ever??? by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Quite possibly!  From EW's Shelf Life, who is speculating on the next children's book to be made into a film. Read on »
Argentina - Psychoanalyst Capital of the World by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Via Marginal Revolution, here is an interesting article about the major role psychologists, and psychoanalysts in particular, play in Argentina.  Most interesti ... Read on »
New Study Bolsters Findings of Forensic Evaluators by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This article reviews new research indicating forensic evaluators operate with a high degree of accuracy.  The research used a mathematical model to assess the f ... Read on »
HBO's Rome - Totally Digging It! by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I have a book review pending for Rubicon, a book about the last days of the Roman Republic (hint: I loved it!).  Unfortunately, it is written on a computer tha ... Read on »
Impact of Domestic Abuse on Women's Health by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here is an article discussing new research into the impact of domestic abuse on the health of women.  The study examined the responses and medical records of ov ... Read on »
Self-Esteem As A Concept by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Even though my current primary role at work is as an evaluator, I still do a bit of therapy. More important, I enjoy therapy and the unique challenges it presents. One conce ... Read on »
Depressing News On The Juvenile Rehabilitation Front by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This research is simply depressing.  Simply put, the more help a juvenile receives from the justice system, the more likely they will later engage in crime as adults (by a ... Read on »
Alleged Rapist Placed On House Arrest by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Wow.  Just, wow. BTW, I like one commenter' s suggestion - put the guy in the judge' s house... Read on »
Instigating Geek Wrath!!! by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Funny little post here about how to raise the hackles of a geek.  Normally these gentle creatures are passive (or at least passive-aggressive), content to while away hour ... Read on »
Napping Important to Mental Health of 4 and 5-Year Olds by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Interesting study here about the potential relationship between the sleeping patterns of four and five-years olds and hyperactivity, depression, and anxiety.  What the art ... Read on »
Pirates, Pirates Everywhere!!! by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Blundering Barnacles!!!!  Thar be pirates everywhere!!!  Okay, not really.  But, given the Somali pirate stuff in the news the last few months, pop culture has incorporat ... Read on »
Attention Problems In Kindergarten Predict Poor High School Achievement by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This has happened a few times recently.  I write a post about a topic, in this case attention, and then in the next day or two an article or study comes out relevant to th ... Read on »
The Concept of Attention - Selected Quotes and Observations by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here are some quotes and observations regarding the concept of attention, on of many cognitive functions often assessed by clinicians, in a wide variety of contexts.  It ... Read on »
Forensic Psychology - The Issue of Free Will Versus Determinism by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health One of the “Bibles” of forensic psychology is Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, written by Gary Melton and others.  It is a extremely informative book that provid ... Read on »
Happy Memorial Day by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health And why we take the day off... Read on »
Low Response To Alcohol Increases Risk Of Alcoholism by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I attended a conference several years ago on conceptualization and treatment of dual diagnoses: individuals with a mental health issue as well as a substance abuse problem ... Read on »