CV

Current Gigs 

 

 

 

 

Mental Fitness & Psychotherapy, LLC

Founder & CEO

Oupatient Psychologist

 

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts General Hospital

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Assistant in Psychiatry

Harvard Medical School

Instructor in Psychology (Psychiatry)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tenacre Country Day School Corporation

Identity Committee Member

 
Key Publications

 

Featured Column for the Bulletin of Psychotherapy "Clinical Notes with Dr. J"  CLICK HERE to read these articles.

 

Author | Wednesday Afternoons with Dr. J

CLICK HERE for more information about the book.

 

Jenkins, J.  (2014).  Wednesday Afternoons with Dr. J.  Charleston, SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

 

Jenkins, J. (2013, June 1). How High-Fives Help and Other Tips to Improve Multidisciplinary Teamwork [Association of Universities Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Early Career Professionals’ June Guest Blogger]. 

 

Bolton, C., Cass, C., Jenkins, J., Koshak, M., & Pier, E. (2011).  STOP Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Together (STOP FAST).  Colorado Society of School Psychologist Newsletter (Spring), 11-12.

 

Training

 

2015 Level 1: Indoor Cycling Instructor, Cycling Fusion

 

2014 Autism Diagnositic Observation Schedule, 2nd Edition (ADOS-2) Clinical Training

 

2013 Harvard Law School Expert Witness Training

 

2013 Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Training Course 

 

Education

 

2008-2013 University of Denver (GSPP) | Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D) 

 

2008-2010 University of Denver (GSPP) | Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology

 

2002-2006 Guilford College | Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences & Psychology

 

Roxbury Latin Class of 2002

Tenacre Country Day School Class of 1996

 

Clinical Internship & Fellowships

 

2014 The Help Group | Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Psychology with a Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder (APPIC-Member Fellowship)

 

2013 Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School (Child/Adult Track) | Clinical Psychiatry Fellow (APA-Accredited internship)

 

2012 University of Massachusetts Medical School, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center | Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Fellow

 

 

Athletic, Academic, and Professional Awards & Accomplishments

 

  • Highlighted as 40 Alumni for 40 Years as part of the University of Denver's Graduate School of Professional Psychology's (GSPP's) 40th anniversary (Click Here to Read More) | 2016

  • Boston Marathon Finisher | 2014

  • Amateur Boxer | 2017

  • All-Academic Old Dominion Athletic Conference (Lacrosse) | 2003-2006

  • Adrienne Israel African American Academic Excellence Award | 2002-2006

  • Guilford College Student Athlete Honor Roll | 2002-2006

  • Guilford College Varsity Lacrosse Captain | 2006

  • Guilford College Senior Athlete Award (Lacrosse) | 2006

 

Teaching Positions

 

2011  Health Psychology | Teaching Assistant |University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology 

 

2010  Physiological Psychology | Teaching Assistant |University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology 

 

Graduate Clinical Experiences

 

2011-2012 The Walker School | Therapeutic Day School | Needham, MA

 

2011-2012 Whittier Street Health Center | Community Mental Health | Roxbury, MA

 

2008-2011 Univ. of Denver Professional Psychology Clinic | Community Mental Health | Denver, CO

 

2010-2011 Families First of Colorado | Residential Home for Children | Denver, CO

 

2009-2010 College Living Experience | College Counseling for Adults with Developmental Challenges | Denver, CO

 

2008-2009 AB Counseling | Forensic Psychotherapy | Lakewood, CO

Dr. Jonathan H. Jenkins, Psy.D
 

Born in Natick, MA

Works in Brookline & Boston, MA

Lives in Boston, MA

jonathan@mentalfitnesspsych.com

Presentations

2016 Presenter | Autism and Sexuality | Parent Group | Event organized by the Waltham Public Schools District | Waltham, MA

2016 Presenter | Autism and Sexuality | Waltham Public Schools | Event organized by the Waltham Public Schools District | Waltham, MA

2016 Co-Presenter with Dr. Charmain Jackman, Ph.D | You are the Brand! Personal Branding Strategies for Clinicians of Color: Defining, Promoting, and Igniting Your Brand | William James College | Event organized by the Center for Multicultural and Global Mental Health | Newton, MA

 

2016 Presenter | "...I Believe..." | Presentation for the students at the Brooke Charter School of Boston | Boston, MA

 

2015 Supporting Families: Models for Engaging Parents and their Children (Panel Discussion) | Creative and Comprehensive Advocacy for Parents with Mental Health Challenges | Event organized by the Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee of Massachusetts | Boston, MA

 

2014 Presenter | Promoting Sexual Health and Wellness for Individuals with Autism | Presentation for the therapeutic staff at The Help Group’s adolescent residential community (Project 6) |  Van Nuys, CA

 

2014 Presenter | Training During Tragedy:  Examining the Experiences of Clinicians in Training During the Boston Marathon Bombings | Event organized by the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Cambridge Health Alliance | Cambridge, MA

 

2014 Presenter | The Diagnostic, Cultural, and Societal History of Autism | Presentation for predoctoral psychology interns at The Help Group | Van Nuys, CA

 

2013 Presenter | How High-Fives Help and Other Tips to Improve Multidisciplinary Teamwork | Presentation to faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Cambridge Health Alliance during the Year-End Faculty Retreat | Cambridge, MA

 

2013 Life after LEND (Panel Discussion) | Event organized by the University of Massachusetts Medical School/Eunice Kennedy Shiver Center LEND Program | Waltham, MA

 

2013 Presenter | The Power of Prayer:  Recognizing and Appreciating Religion and Spirituality for Children With Special Health Care Needs and Their Families | Conference Presenter at the Making Lifelong Connections 2013 Conference organized by the Maternal Child Health Bureau | Chicago, IL

 

2012 Presenter | The Intersection of PTSD and Psychosis in a Female Central American Civil War Refugee | Case Conference presentation for the Cambridge Health Alliance Adult Outpatient Psychiatric Department | Cambridge, MA  

 

2012 Co-Presenter | Live Supervision with Dr. Jonathan Slavin, Ph.D and Psychology Intern Jonathan Jenkins, MA | Event organized by the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Cambridge Health Alliance | Cambridge, Ma

 

2010-2011 Writer & Actor | Guerilla Actors’ School of Professional Psychology (GaSPP) | GasPP was a live comedy troop of students, faculty, and staff from the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology who presented quarterly skits on issues related to multiculturalism, privilege, and diversity that are then followed by a community forum | Denver, CO

 

2008 & 2009 Co-facilitator of Dating and Gender Relations Workshops at Denver Academy, a private school for children in grades 1-12 with learning differences, unique learning styles, and developmental concerns | Denver, CO