Jody Dean, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and diplomate in forensic psychology.
Jody wrote an article in the July 2020 edition of USCCA Magazine titled, “The Second Fight: The Psychological Consequences of Self-Defense Shootings.”
In two decades of clinical practice, Jody had the honor of working with professional athletes, law enforcement professionals, adolescents and their families as well as adults and teens dealing with stressors as a result of critical incidents.
She was a consulting psychologist for the United States Olympic Committee from 1991-2003, an adjunct clinical staff member at the Carter Center in Atlanta from 1996-2001 where she worked on a committee supporting FLOTUS Carter in her “Depression in the Workplace” initiative.
Dr. Dean served in a consultative role for many large employers in providing strategies to maintain business continuity after a critical incident in the workplace, as well as developing for businesses a rational workplace violence awareness and prevention plan.
The author of the award winning Roxie the Doxie kid’s book series, she is also an AKC earthdog judge and dog sport competitor.
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Our guest today is Jody A. Dean. Jody holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and was in clinical practice for 20 years. During this time she treated a variety of clients including professional athletes and members of the law enforcement community and their families.
She worked with former first lady Lillian Carter on her “Depression in the Workplace” initiative, and has contributed to publications related to workplace violence, brain health and many other topics.
Currently residing in Tennessee, she is an AKC performance sports judge and writes the award winning Roxie the Doxie kid’s books.
And Jody recently wrote an article for USCCA Magazine titled, “The Second Fight: The Psychological Consequences of Self-Defense Shootings.”
1) Everyone reacts differently and there is no right or wrong
2) Reactions may look different in each person
3) Issues may arise months after the incident
4) Family will have reactions as well (The 4 cirlcles)
5) Social media can be deadly during this time, for the person and the family.
6) Tell us about your book series “Roxie the Doxie” which is not related to firearms, but are written to help children work through difficult periods of their lives.