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Heather Joppich

Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice

Heather Joppich

Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice
BIOGRAPHY:

B.A., College of Saint Rose

M.S., Springfield College

PhD, Tennessee State University

Dr. Joppich received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the College of St. Rose and a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Springfield College. She also has a PhD in Counseling Psychology from Tennessee State University. Dr. Joppich currently works full-time as a Psychologist in a group private practice in Nashville, TN where she provides psychotherapy and psychological assessment to clients with a variety of mental health concerns. Her therapy areas of expertise include psychotic disorders, veteran's mental health issues, and geriatric mental health issues.

Before going into private practice, Dr. Joppich worked with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs for several years and received specialized training in the treatment of combat trauma and sexual trauma. Her other past work experience includes an acute psychiatric inpatient unit, residential programs for clients with severe mental illness, and substance abuse counseling in a high school.