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James Fogarty, EdD

Dr. James A. Fogarty, EdD, is a clinician, licensed clinical psychologist, certified school psychologist, national speaker, author, and has been a practicing psychologist for more than 30 years. Jim is regarded as an expert in grief, complicated grief, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), complicated PTSD, crisis reactions, trauma and trauma recovery, family conflict and abuse, crisis management, and the clinical use of forgiveness.


Throughout his career, he has served as a consultant to psychiatric hospitals, peer support groups, group psychotherapy for grief issues, and consultation and training to hospices, funeral homes, education facilities, and hospitals. Jim is the author of The Magical Thoughts of Grieving Children and Overindulged Children,


Professionals across the country rave about Jim's comprehensive, practical and relevant insights on grief and trauma, all delivered with a dynamic, engaging style and a blend of Irish wit. He is in private practice, owns and operates Fogarty Consulting Firm, which is dedicated to helping children and families with grief and bereavement.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: James Fogarty is president of Fogarty Consulting Firm. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: James Fogarty has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.