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Jay Noricks, PhD

 

Education:

B.A., Anthropology, San Francisco State University
M.A. Cultural Anthropology, San Francisco State University
Ph.D., Psychological Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Marriage & Family Therapy, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Psychotherapy Specialization:

Parts Psychology
PTSD, Trauma, Loss
Anger
Postpartum Depression
PMS and PMDD

M.A. Thesis:

The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis: An Epistemic Paradigm

M.S. Paper:

Cultural Sensitivity in the Narrative Therapy of Michael White

Ph.D. Dissertation:

Niutao Kinship and Social Organization

Fieldwork:

Niutao, Tuvalu (Polynesia): 15 months

Psychotherapy Experience:

PRIVATE PRACTICE: Meadows Counseling, 1996-2001
PRIVATE PRACTICE: Jay Noricks, PhD, Psychotherapy, 2001-2015

Teaching Experience:

Lecturer in anthropology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas     1972-1977
Lecturer in anthropology, California State University, Chico   1983-1986
Lecturer in anthropology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas     1989-1998
Lecturer in counseling,        University of Nevada, Las Vegas    1996-1998

Professional Presentations:

“Workshop in Multicultural Counseling.” Presented at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Nevada Association of Marriage & family Therapists. Las Vegas, Nevada.

“The Psychology of Parts: An Introduction.” Keynote Address at the 13th Annual Conference, “Treating Traumatic Stress and Dissociative Disorders,” Morgantown, West Virginia, April 14-15, 2005. Sponsored by The Trauma Recovery Institute and West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry.

“The Psychology of Parts: Using Parts in Therapy.” Workshop presented at the 13th Annual Conference of the Trauma Recovery Institute, April 14, 2005, Morgantown, West Virginia. Sponsored by The Trauma Recovery Institute and West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry.

“Parts Psychology, Part I.” Workshop presented at the Kayenta Therapy Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 4, 2006.

“Unity and Multiplicity in Personality Organization: The Case for a Dissociative Continuum.” Keynote Address at the 15th Annual Conference, “Treating Traumatic Stress and Dissociative Disorders,” Morgantown, West Virginia, May 3-5, 2007. Sponsored by Intensive Trauma Therapy, Inc.

“Parts Psychology Protocols for Common Dissociative Problems.” Workshop presented at the 15th Annual Conference, “Treating Traumatic Stress and Dissociative Disorders,” May 3, 2007, Morgantown, West Virginia. Sponsored by Intensive Trauma Therapy, Inc.

“Parts Psychology: A Parts of Self Approach for Work with Trauma and Other Painful Experiences.” Presented at the Maria Droste Counseling Center, Denver Colorado, 2012.

“Parts Psychology: A Parts of Self Approach for Normal Clients” Workshops (9) presented at Kayenta Therapy Center, Las Vegas, Nevada 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.

“Parts Psychology Advanced Workshop, Level 2.” Presented at Kayenta Therapy Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2014.

Publications:

1981    The Meaning of Niutao Fakavalevale (Crazy) Behavior: A Polynesian Theory of Mental Disorder. Pacific Studies 5: 19-33

1981    A Tuvalu Dictionary. New Haven: Human Relations Area Files Press. Two Volumes.

1983    Unrestricted Cognatic Descent and Corporateness in Niutao, A Polynesian Island of Tuvalu. American Ethnologist                 10: 571-584.

1984    The Poker Story: An American Subculture. The University Journal 23: 35-32. California State University, Chico.

1985    Native Speaker Componential Models: A Method for Elicitation. Ethnology 24: 57-76

1987    Testing for Cognitive Validity: Componential Analysis and the Question of Extensions. American Anthropologist                   89: 424-438

1987    (with co-authors) Age, Abstract Thinking, and the American Concept of Person. American Anthropologist 89: 667-675

1989    The Ethnographer as Detective: Solving the Puzzle of Niutao Land Tenure Rules. In Culture, Kin, and Cognition in Oceania. Mac Marshall and John L. Caughey, eds. Pp 43-54. Special Education Number 25. American Anthropological Association.

1989    Review of Te Aso Fiafia: Te Tala o te Kamupane Vaitupu, 1877-1887 by Tito Isala and Doug Munro. Journal of Pacific History 24: 253-254.

1995    From Gambler to Counselor. Counseling Today 37 (1): 19-20.

2011    Parts Psychology: Case Studies in the Psychotherapy of Mental Disorders. Los Angeles: New University Press.

2014 For Women Only, Book 1: Healing Childbirth PTSD and Postpartum Depression with Parts Psychology. Los Angeles: New University Press LLC. 

Office Address:

 
Jay Noricks, PhD

9418 Lake Mead Blvd

Las Vegas, NV 89134

(702)877-4944