Clinical Director

James Coupe, Psy.D.

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Dr. James Coupe serves as the Clinical Director at the Saint John Vianney Center where he oversees the evaluation and treatment programs. As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Coupe sees individuals in psychotherapy as well as conducts psychological evaluations as a member of the Saint John Vianney Center inter-disciplinary assessment team. He has been with the Saint John Vianney Center since 2007, previously serving as a psychologist for the addictions program.

Dr. Coupe holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Widener University. Additionally, he holds three Master’s Degrees: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Criminal Justice (MA), and Psychology (MA). He is an undergraduate alumnus of Moravian College. In addition to his private practice, he has previously been the clinical supervisor of a forensic residential program.

Dr. Coupe has presented at several professional conferences on topics including: helping psychotherapists manage their own reactions in clinical service; clinical treatment of forensic populations; assisting vicars in dealing with difficult clergy; and, personality disorders amongst the clergy. Additionally, he has engaged clergy groups in discussions about stress management and debriefings following traumatic events.

His clinical interests include: personality disorders, psychological testing, and emotional intelligence.