A trauma-certified psychologist and licensed clinical social worker specializing in high-conflict relationships.
As a trauma-certified psychologist and licensed clinical social worker, Dr. Jamie’s experiences in clinical practice, media, and government affairs have provided him with unique opportunities to develop tools to help burned-out adults at worksites, couples in crisis and alienated families caught in Toxic Abusive Relationships (TAR).
He does that by providing education, empowerment and energy to individuals, couples, families, organizations and communities at large to reduce the detrimental damage of TAR, attachment disorders and parental alienation by encouraging individuals to create loving and healthy environment for themselves and their loved ones.
Dr. Jamie dedicates his legacy — working to make a better place for his daughter and all children to grow in a world that fosters happy, healthy, and healing relationships.
The term TAR (Toxic Abusive Relationships) was coined by Dr. Jamie to help make sense out of a universal clinical situation that makes no sense at all. Dr. Jamie realized that a collective everyday language and a unique approach for those impacted by toxic individuals was vital. According to NIMH, the prevalence of personality disorders found in every walk of life is nearly 10%.
TAR is characterized by the Dark Triad of a lack of empathy, lack of accountability, and a Machiavellian approach in any relationship. Unsuspecting empathic people who have stepped in TAR are figuratively stuck in a dark, thick substance – composed of shame, blame, isolation, gaslighting, and trauma bonds – triggered by their own unresolved childhood wounds.
To help those who consider themselves the walking wounded or collateral damage left in the wake of narcissistic abuse, Dr. Jamie, along with an international team, founded TAR Network.
Dr. Jamie is proud to be affiliated with organizations committed to helping people in their journeys toward self-care and meaningful relationships.
Through the TAR Network™ and his 30+ year career in clinical practice and media, Dr. Jamie is pleased to provide the following: