Biography

MISSION STATMENT: To provide the most thorough, professional and ethical psychological assessments, therapy, testing, education, and life coach counseling to all clients in order to achieve maximal results

dr-jennifer-duffy-bio-pictureDr. Duffy grew up in Iowa City, Iowa embracing Mid-Western values and senisbilities. The daughter of a Clinical Psychologist and Registered Nurse by nature she gravitated to the healing professions. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Psychology from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. Hofstra University’s nationally renowned dual doctoral program in School and Clinical Psychology drew her to New York. Upon graduating first in her class, she started a private practice specializing in Forensics, Psycho-Educational Assessments and No-Fault employing a Cognitive – Behavioral approach to therapy. She lectures extensively and is a media consultant to Channel Two News and Fox News.

Education

Doctorate in Clinical/School Psychology, May 1993
Hofstra University Uniondale, New York
Master of Arts in Psychology, May 1991
Hofstra University Uniondale, New York
Certification in School Psychology, 1991
Graduate Level Honors Psychology, 1989
Loyola University Chicago, Illinois
Undergraduate Level Honors and Awards

(1) Graduate Awards

Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology, Hofstra University 1990-1992 Level)
Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, Hofstra University 1989- 1990
Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology
(1) Psychoeducational Assessment I & II (Graduate Level)
(2) The Exceptional Child (Graduate Level)
(3) Statistics (Undergraduate ated with Honors in Applied Psychology
(2) Michael J. O’Brien Award for Human Services Skills Excellence
(3) Certificate in Human Services Skills Training in Applied Psychology from Loyola University, 1986

Professional Experience

Private Practice Clinical Psychologist 1993-Present

Custody Evaluations

In-depth testing and evaluation via use of Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory – 3rd Edition (MCMI – III), Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory – 2 (MMPI – 2), Comprehensive Life History Questionnaires, Sentence Completion Test, Recommendations based on the latest research on Shared Parenting vs. Traditional Parenting Schedules, etc.

D.W.I. Alcohol Assessments

* New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Approved Provider since 05/07/99

Private Alcohol and Drug Treatment

* Individual and Group Educational Sessions
* Alcohol Chemical Test and Extensive Drug Urinalysis Provided
*Educational Series

Anger Management 

* Assault / Battery / Domstic Violence

White Collar Crimes

*Utilivation of standardized personality testing such as M.M.P.I. 2 and I.O.R.N.S. to determine levels of mitigation and potential recidivism for Pre-Plea / Pre-Sentencing Evaluations

Psychological Evaluations to Determine “Extreme Hardship” in Immigration Cases

Psychological Disability Determinations

* United States Social Security Administration Approved Provider

Sexual Assault / Internet Child Pornography Cases

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