Jae, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, received his Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He obtained his Master’s in Psychology from Pepperdine University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Dayton. Additionally, he is an active member of the American Psychological Association.

In clinical practice, Dr. LaHood works with clients of all ages in individual, couples/family, and group formats.

Treatment Specialties

Jae specializes in working with clients facing trauma, depression, anxiety, and relationship discord. His therapeutic approach combines existential and psychodynamic psychotherapy, with integration of cognitive-behavioral techniques as needed. He researches suicide prevention interventions and postvention work (working with family, friends, and loved ones of a suicider).

Therapy Methods

  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Crisis Management
  • Existential Therapy
  • Family & Marital Counseling
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • KetaTherapy
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Narrative
  • PTSD
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Somatic
  • Transpersonal
  • Trama Focused

Ages / Groups Treated

Individuals, Couples, Families, Children, Teens, Adults, Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals, Transgender, Heterosexuals, HIV / AIDS Clients