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amie Nekich Derrick has been a licensed psychologist in Idaho for fifteen years.  She graduated from Stanford University and completed clinical residencies in the Yale Medical School/ West Haven VA Medical Center and at the Stanford University Student Counseling Center. 

She spent two years at University of California - Berkeley as a postdoctoral fellow specializing in child development and family psychology and she teaches these topics at the University of Idaho as faculty.  In addition she has extensive training as a Jungian depth psychotherapist and many years experience teaching Jungian dream analysis, contemplative & expressive arts, and mind-body health.  


She is certified as a mindfulness teacher through the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center and integrates mindfulness, awareness practices, and self acceptance into her therapeutic interventions.  She uses mindfulness practices and body awareness in group settings (workshops and classes) and in private therapy.  She is also available for mentoring/ supporting you as you develop or deepen your meditation practice. 

she has an expertise in cognitive therapeutic techniques which address patterns of thinking or belief that negatively impact relationships and/ or personal well being. Identification of personal strengths, strengthening relationships, techniques for emotional stability, and practical problem-solving are key components to her therapeutic approach.

Her unique approach grows out of years of training in meditation, cognitive behavioral psychotherapy, and the analytic use of dream image, expressive arts, and body-based awareness.




If you feel that therapeutic or mentoring work might be of interest, please contact her for a consultation.  

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