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Jeffrey Temple, PhD, MA
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Languages: English
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Dr. Jeff Temple is a Professor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Licensed Psychologist, and Founding Director of the Center for Violence Prevention. Dr. Temple received his Ph.D. from the University of North Texas in 2006, and completed his clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University Medical School in 2007.

His clinical interests include postpartum depression, cognitive behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing. Dr. Temple’s research focuses on interpersonal relationships, with a particular focus on adolescent dating abuse. His work has been funded through the National Institute of Justice, National Institutes of Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

He has nearly 200 scholarly publications in a variety of high-impact journals including JAMA, JAMA Pediatrics, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Pediatrics, and the Journal of Adolescent Health. He recently co-edited a book with Dr. Wolfe on adolescent dating violence. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Primary Prevention and is on the editorial boards of five other scientific journals. Dr. Temple recently co-chaired the Texas Task Force on Domestic Violence and is now on the Board of Directors of the Texas Psychological Association and Texans for Safe and Drug Free Youth. He previously served as the Vice President of the Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees and was on the board of the Texas Psychological Association. His work has been featured on CNN, New York Times, BBC, Washington Post, and even the satirical website, The Onion.

Medical/Professional School:

University of North Texas - Denton, TX, PhD, 2006

Fellowships:

Clinical Psychology, Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University - Providence, RI, 2007


Certifications:

Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists , (Licensed Psychologist)

1005 Harborside Drive 3rd Floor
Galveston, TX 77550
Fax: (409) 747-5570
1005 Harborside Drive 3rd Floor
Galveston, TX 77555
Fax: (409) 747-5570
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*Dr. Temple is the BEST!May 02,2019
He was very professional, I really needed to talk to someone and he really listened to me and helped me. I want to keep seeing him.May 31,2018