Jimmy Bruce

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Jimmy Bruce, PhD, LP

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Jimmy is from Chicago, Illinois and began working for CAPS on July 30th, 2018. Jimmy is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (specifically the Master’s Thesis Award Review Committee) and the USA Track & Field Sports Medicine and Science Committee (specifically the Sport Psychology sub-committee). He is a masters sprinter and was the Masters National Champion in 2015 for the 4x200 meter relay (55-59 year age group and club division). Additionally, Jimmy is a former national-class intercollegiate sprinter from the Atlantic Coast Conference and is a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.


  • University of Virginia, B.A., Psychology, 1980
  • Illinois Institute of Technology, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 1990

Professional Interests Include:

  • Clinical Sport Psychology
  • Trauma and African-American male student-athletes
  • Mindfulness-based sport-performance enhancement
  • Coaching and athlete development
  • Positive youth development
  • Ethnic-racial socialization
  • Addictions
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Violence Prevention
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Somatic Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Clinical supervision