Jim Schroeder, PhD, is the Vice President of the Department of Psychology and Wellness, and training director of the pre-doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Easterseals Rehabilitation Center in Evansville, Indiana.
He resides there with his wife, Amy, and their eight children. He received a BS from Ball State University with a major in psychology and minors in social work and counseling psychology. He graduated with a PhD in clinical psychology from Saint Louis University in 2005. As part of this training, he completed an internship in clinical child and pediatric psychology through the University of Louisville School of Medicine, where he worked at Kosair Children’s Hospital and the Bingham Child Guidance Center.
After graduation, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital through the Washington University School of Medicine. In addition to seeing youth with a wide range of backgrounds and psychological issues, he specializes in evaluating and working with children (and their families) diagnosed with autism spectrum, learning, sleep and attention-deficit disorders, as well as other developmental issues. He speaks widely on many topics and has published multiple articles related to the psychological health of youth today, including issues related to technology and media.
Much of his work and personal life focuses on finding the best ways to understand, synthesize, and maximize the four primary dimensions of our being —social, psychological, physical, and spiritual. In addition to his role as a spouse, father, psychologist, and writer, Dr. Schroeder is actively involved in endurance racing, including triathlons and most recently ultramarathons. He has published 4 books and writes for a variety of religious and secular sites. He also is a regular guest on Relevant Radio and the Son Rise Morning Show. He can be found and contacted through his website, where most of his articles and books can also be found: www.james-schroeder.com.