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amie Nekich Derrick has been a licensed psychologist in Idaho for ten 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 and child and family psychology.   In addition, she was affiliated with the University of Washington Parenting Clinic for five years where she was trained as a consultant for parents and school personnel in providing support for children with behavior disorders.


She is trained in depth psychological techniques that utilize dream, art, and body awareness to explore personal patterns and sources of fulfillment.  In addition 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, emotional insight, and practical problem-solving are key components to her therapeutic approach.

She has practiced yoga and meditation for two decades integrates these practices into therapeutic work with emotion and stress.  She is a candidate in the Oasis Training Program at the University of Massachusetts and will be nationally certified as a teacher of the MBSR (mindfulnesas-based stress reduction) protocol developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn in 2014.   She uses  mindfulness practices and body awareness as a means for personal growth and emotion regulation in group settings and private therapy. 


If you feel that therapeutic work individually, in a group, or with members of your family might be of interest, please contact her for a consultation.  

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