April 11, 2019

I am a second semester FMHC student, I’m mixed-race and queer, and I go to therapy. I’ve stumbled over my words in class, dislocating my experience of living with depression and anxiety from my professional facade as both student and future mental health clinician. Self-disclosure is...

April 11, 2019

The Forensic Counseling Student Group sat down with Professor Lisa Fischel-Wolovick to discuss her teaching career here at John Jay, her work with battered-women as an attorney, and her new book! Take a look! 

Where did you go to school for your undergraduate degree?

I attended Binghamton University and earned a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing, double minoring in Cinema & Theatre.

What led you to the John Jay Forensic Psychology/Forensic Mental Health Counseling Master’s progra...

March 27, 2019

Join FBI Recruiters and John Jay!!!

Open to all John Jay graduate students,

alumni of John Jay graduate programs,

or NYPD Leadership Students!

Monday April 29, 2019

5:30 – 7:00 PM

Room L61

May 11, 2018

A confession is the best case scenario for law enforcement investigating a crime. It makes the prosecutor's job much simpler, and ensures that the criminal guilty of the crime goes to prison. But what if the confession is false, and the person that confessed is actually innocent?...

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Important Dates

Friday, May 18-Thursday, May 24:

  • Final exams

Wednesday, May 30:

  • Commencement 2018

Monday, June 4:

  • Summer session I begins

  • Forensic Psychology MA
  • Forensic Mental Health Counseling MA
  • @ForensicPychMAJJ
  • @ForensicMHC


The MA Excellence Program newsletter is a platform designed for students enrolled in various psychology graduate-level programs across John Jay to connect online by sharing their thoughts on courses and topics of academic interest or research so as to help fine-tune their writing skills by publishing submissions.

The blog is also updated on a bi-weekly basis with important announcements from the department and notices about upcoming events including guest lectures, conferences, and job fairs.

For more information on the MA Forensic Psychology and MA Forensic Mental Health Counseling programs, as well as other graduate and certificate courses offered by the school, please visit the John Jay website.