Jennifer received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.), along with a Certificate of Organizational Concepts and Management, from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has a practitioner/scientist training background which emphasized the theory and application of behavioral, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic psychotherapies; assessment and diagnostic principles; and empirical research methods and study design. She has a solid conceptual understanding of and applied experience with group dynamics and group process; research development and implementation; and technical writing.
More specifically, Jennifer has a variety of clinical, teaching, research, and consultation experiences in the area of forensic psychology, including a one-year internship with the Federal Bureau of Prisons; and she started a private consulting practice in 2005. She has applied experience with assessing psycholegal issues such as mental status at the time of the offense, diminished capacity, and competency to stand trial; and with diversion as an alternative to incarceration for adult and juvenile offenders.
Jennifer has incorporated teaching into her professional experiences since her undergraduate days in the early 1990's. She believes that education embodies the pursuit of excellence and a commitment to multiculturalism and intellectual freedom, and she approaches these ideals with integrity, creativity, and enthusiasm.
Jennifer is a native of the Cincinnati area and lives on the east side with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time with her family and is committed to efforts toward environmental conservation and social justice.