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Police Psychology: Wish List

Police Psychology:  Wish List by Gary S. Aumiller, Ph.D.  ABPP When I finished my doctoral dissertation, I had mesmerized my committee with a great presentation and knew just about everything ever published on my topic: “training parents to make kids behave.”  I literally knew more then anyone in the room on the topic and when […]

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Police Psychology | The Obsessed Mind-Body Connection

Police Psychology | The Obsessed Mind-Body Connection by Gary S. Aumiller, Ph.D. ABPP

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Police Psychology | Symptom Stress

Police Psychology | Symptom Stress by Gary S. Aumiller, Ph.D.  ABPP Police Psychology has a strong cognitive element. Thoughts are very powerful. They have the ability to shape your reality and create a world that is completely different than anyone else’s. They can provide you with questions and solutions that help you function better in […]

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Police Psychology Video: The Joy of a Missing Persons Case

Police Psychology | The Joy of a Missing Person Case by Det. Gary Travers Produced and Intro by Sara Gaertner  

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Police Psychology | Fetishes and Philias

Police Psychology | Fetishes and Philias by Gary S. Aumiller, Ph.D.  ABPP   Do you know you can get pictures of the feet of Hollywood’s top stars?  Want to see Jennifer Aniston’s feet up close?  How about Charlize Theron or Minka Kelly?  What to see what Brad Pitt has been playing footies with the past […]

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Police Psychology | Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse of Your Life

Police Psychology | Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse of Your Life Gary S. Aumiller, Ph.D.  ABPP How to understand and deal with a mental apocalypse is important for anyone in police psychology to understand. But mental apocalypses are not just limited to people in law enforcement.  Close your eyes and imagine the sun is setting, […]

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Police Psychology | Selective Memory

Police Psychology | Selective Memory   In police psychology, we need to have a pretty good understanding of memory in order to help cops deal with police stress. Have you ever been accused of having selective memory? Has your spouse ever asked you to do something that slips your mind, and they accuse you of […]

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Police Psychology | Apples to Orangutans: Life’s Comparisons

Police Psychology | Apples to Orangutans: Life’s Comparisons   Police psychology has to constantly deal with comparisons cops make. It is essential to cut them off before they get to be a big problem. What comparisons you ask? “I can’t believe that every day I have to deal with Skylar whining constantly and not listening. […]

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Police Psychology |Memories, May Be Beautiful, but then…Wait! What was I Singing!

Police Psychology | Memories, May Be Beautiful, but then…Wait! What was I Singing!   We are servicing an aging police population and thus police psychology has to consider topics that escape younger people. For example, how many times have you put down your car keys for just a few minutes and then you forgot where […]

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Police Psychology | Can’t Take My Mind Off of You

Police Psychology | Can’t Take My Mind Off of You   Police psychology deals with a lot of obsession. Police stress can also be the result of obsession. I am big on obsession (can’t you tell?). I see obsession everywhere (anger, depression, love, hate, writing a blog). In fact, you could say I am obsessed […]

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Police Psychology | Labels

Canned Soup Has Labels, People Shouldn’t   Assessment is the goal of some parts of police psychology, but certainly not if you are working with the police officer on fixing their problems. When my brother was younger, he was known as a rambunctious child, the class clown, always running around, crazy with very high energy. […]

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