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Campus Office Location:

Forney Hall, Room 013 (Intersection of Blake & Nez Perce)
University of Idaho

Phone: 208-885-5057

Office Hours:
Tuesday 2-3 pm and by appointment



NEW Drop-in mindfulness meditation class being offered on campus
Community classes also available
(click for details and for information)

Dr. Jamie Derrick has been employed as faculty in the Department of Psychology and Communication Studies at University of Idaho since 2001.  She has a deep commitment to offering theoretically rich courses that explore application of theories/research finding so that students can immediately utilize their learning to enrich their lives and enhance their personal well-being.  She teaches the following classes:




  • Dr. Derrick graduated from Stanford University with a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology an M.A. in Social Psychology, and an M.A. in Sociology.  She is an alumni of University of Idaho, receiving a B.S. in Business. 
  • She had done extensive post-graduate study in Jungian Psychology, Mind/Body Psychology, and Mindfulness Practices. She is certified as a Jungian Psychologist and is certified as a mindfulness meditation facilitator UCLA medical school/Mindful Awareness Research Center.
  • Her professional work is focused on the physical/ psychological/ academic benefits of contemplative art, mindfulness and intuitive/ creative insights in college students.

  • In addition, Dr. Derrick is a licensed psychologist and maintains an independent clinical practice as a licensed psychologist.
  • Her specialty areas include:
    healthy relationships
    life transitions (moving, graduation, marriage, births & deaths, loss)
    emotional confusion
    personal meaning & development
    mindfulness practices
    exploration of intuitive material from dreams, art, and meditation 
  • She has an expertise in both cognitive (altering undermining patterns of thinking) and depth psychology (dream and creativity) and integrates body awareness, mindfulness, and practical problem-solving approaches into her clinical work.

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