James Cremins, PhD
earned his doctoral, masters, and undergraduate degrees from the University of Connecticut. In 1983, he was the recipient of a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Harvard Medical School. For over twenty-seven years, he has practiced as a licensed psychologist specializing in geriatric services at the Professional Counseling Center in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He has also practiced at Arbour Counseling Services Outpatient Clinic and Olympus Healthcare Center in Massachusetts. Dr. Cremins’ credentials also extend to administrative and teaching positions, where he has served as Program Director for the Brain Injury program at the Community Medical Center in Missoula, Montana; Associate Professor at Boston College; Adjunct Professor at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida; and Program Director of the Brain Injury, Chronic Pain, and Psychological Services unit at Mediplex Rehab in Bradenton, Florida.
As a leading expert, Dr. Cremins has presented over 130 lectures and provided professional training workshops nationwide on such topics as Alzheimer’s dementia, drugs and the elderly, patient behavior changes, and drug treatment and behavior management for dementia. His new CD, Stress Protection Techniques, will be available at the program. Dr. Cremins' professional publications include: The Brain, the Perfect Machine; Brain Injury: The Silent Epidemic; Medication Use Among the Elderly – Is It a Problem? and Taxonomic Categories and Proactive Interference in Short Term Memory.