James Bruce, Jr. PhD.

Bruce, James (1)James Bruce, Jr., Ph.D. received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology.  

James integrates his training in sensorimotor psychotherapy, family systems therapy, mindfulness, and cognitive-behavioral therapy with a dynamic, passionate, and comforting personality style to form partnerships with his clients.

As a former intercollegiate and current master’s athlete in track, he integrates sport psychology principles into his therapy practice and daily life. He has given presentations in national and international venues on promoting cultural diversity and social justice through sports, and he integrates principles of cultural competence, as well, into his clinical work, when applicable. His primary areas of clinical interests are in trauma and social justice for disenfranchised populations, violence prevention using sports, and integrating mindfulness and developmental psychology theory to form clinical interventions.