Dr. Joshua M Eudowe

Dr. Eudowe completed his doctoral studies in clinical and forensic psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology with special emphasis on cognitive behavioral treatment and forensic psychology. Dr. Eudowe spent several years in the Whiting Forensic Division of Connecticut Valley Hospital – Connecticut’s State psychiatric hospital – where he provided individual and group psychotherapy and conducted diagnostic assessments and risk evaluations to an in-patient, maximum-security population. He also provided individual psychoanalytic and behavioral therapy to patients within the State’s Young Adult Services (YAS) high-security unit of 18-25 year old patients. Subsequently, Dr. Eudowe was at the Yale School of Medicine’s, Child Study Center and saw patients within the Childhood Violent Trauma Section where he provided individual psychotherapy to children who were victims and/or witnesses to acts of extreme violence. Dr. Eudowe was a member of the Yale/New Haven Police Department CDCP team – a unit that provided acute, on-scene treatment in conjunction with law enforcement. At the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, Dr. Eudowe provided individual and group psychotherapy to children aged 5 to 17. In addition, he was a member of the Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Service (EMPS) Crisis Team, where he provided acute on-scene treatment to children and adolescents suffering from suicidal and/or homicidal ideation, self-harm, and a wide-range of disorders that required acute stabilization. Dr. Eudowe received his Master’s degree in forensic psychology from The Chicago School and his Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Operations Management from New York University’s, Stern School of Business.

In addition to clinical work, Dr. Eudowe consults with executive management, human resources, legal, and security personnel on various aspects of threat assessment and crisis management, including conducting behavioral risk assessments, continuity planning, workplace and school safety audits, tactical and behavioral emergency preparedness, threat assessment team development and deployment, as well as training for post-crisis resiliency.

Dr. Eudowe is the mental health team leader for Region 1 with the Connecticut Critical Incident Stress Management team and has personally served in emergency services for more than 20 years. He has been a responder to many significant events, such as natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and active/school shootings. Dr. Eudowe also worked closely with children and first responders immediately following the Newtown/Sandy Hook shooting.

Dr. Eudowe holds certifications and advanced academic training in threat assessment, tactical response and intervention, workplace and school violence mitigation, stalking, malingering, as well as comprehensive training in adult and adolescent violent behavior. Dr. Eudowe is a graduate of the prestigious Gavin de Becker & Associates Academy receiving advanced training in threat assessment and management in Lake Arrowhead, California.

Dr. Eudowe is board certified through the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and holds Diplomat status with the American College of Forensic Examiners.

Dr. Eudowe is the Founder and Chairman of the Early Advantage Children’s Foundation (eACF), which provides education and financial support to aid in the healthy development of a child’s self-esteem – a key component to mitigating future violence.  eACF also supports programming that promotes anti-bullying training and education to both parents and schools.  Dr. Eudowe is passionate in his volunteer efforts and commits much of his time to organizations that are dedicated to the welfare of children.

Dr. Eudowe is an active member of the following:

  • International Critical Incident Stress Management Foundation (ICISF)
  • Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP)
  • Society for Police and Criminal Psychology
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Psychological Association (Division 41 – Law)
  • International Association for Counterterrorism and Security Professionals
  • Disaster Recovery Institute
  • InternationalAmerican Society for Industrial Security
  • National Center for Crisis Management
  • American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
  • American College of Forensic Examiners International
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
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