Richard Griff, Psy.D. 
Licensed Psychologist
RichardDr. Griff is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Sports Psychologist.  He has experience in a number of venues including residential treatment centers, United Nations, community mental health centers, and juvenile facilities. Dr. Griff's experience in sports psychology include work with both professional and minor league athletes and youths in the areas of football and boxing.  In addition to performance enhancement, Dr. Griff assist athletes with anger management and other behavioral problems.    


Dr. Griff joined the JNG Health team with the goal of providing adolescents and adults with quality therapeutic services.  In addition to broadening his expereince and expertise in sports psychology, Dr. Griff is also very proficient in working with conduct disordered youths and adults with various mental health challenges.  Of interests are also in-depth psychological and neuro-psychological evaluations.


Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D), Carlos Albizu University

Master of Arts (M.A.) Sports and Exercise Psychology, Argosy University

Bacherlor of Arts (B.A.) Psychology & Communication, Duquesne University

Expertise & Services:

Peak Performance and Mental Training. Team Building. Impulse Control Training.  Anger Management.

Individual Therapy. Family Therapy. Couple Therapy. Psychological Evaluations to include Fitness for Duty


Publication/Special Project: 

Special Presentation: Symposium 2012 APA Conference. "Achieving Peace Through Forgiveness - Perspectives from Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Lebanon, and Romania."

Special Presentation: Second Annual International Conference on Spirituality, Psychotherapy, and Ecology in Haiti. "An Interdisciplinary Approach Towards Healing."

Co-Author & Presenter: Third Annual Southwest Sports Psychology Conference. "Imagery and Psyching-Up Strategies Working Together to Create the More Successful Athlete."

Special Presentation: American Indoor Professional Association & Continental Indoor Football League, Canton Ohio. "Educational Clinic on Player Development."

Author: Manual of a golfing program for seniors wih dementia, including Alzheimer's disease and chronic illnesses, designed for adult daycare health center.

Culture Proficiency:



Multicultural, Afro-Caribbean, Jewish, Trained United Nations Member

Meaningful World Ambassador for United Nations Projects

Association for Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology