Dr. Jessica Griffin
Dr. Jessica Griffin
Dr. Jessica Griffin (born August 13, 1977) in Wooster, Ohio. She is the oldest of her four siblings and is very close to her sister Steph and her brothers Dave and Steve, daughter of Steve and Sally Griffin, is an American clinical forensic psychologist, consultant, public speaker and assistant professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts (UMMS), a faculty member since 2006 and is the Executive Director of the UMMS Childhood Trauma Training Center. She is also very popular on the shows Seven Year Switch (SYS) and Married At First Sight (MAFS). In addition, she also plays a huge role in both programs as a relationship coach. In 2019, she got engaged to Jon Francetic, whom she met when he was a cast member of Married at First Sight.
Dr. Jessica Griffin Jessica Griffin from "Married at First Sight" was nine years old when she first dreamed of becoming a clinical psychologist.
She started at an early age when she began working at the Children's Hospital Of King's Daughters as a psychologist for about three years.
Due to her excellent talent and skills, the television star also doubled as a public speaker at many seminars.
She also treated couples and families privately like a part-time job.
In the end, she pursued her passions and achieved success.
She completed her Ph.D. from the Virginia Consortium Program dividing her time between the College of William and Mary and the East Virginia School of Medicine.
She has worked as a licensed psychologist since 2004.
Dr. Griffin is a nationally recognized expert in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), the most rigorously tested treatment for trauma in children with more than 21 clinical trials supporting its efficacy and efficacy.
Dr. Griffin provides ongoing training and consultation on TF-CBT for providers throughout New England.
Since joining the UMMS faculty in 2006, she has trained and counseled more than 6,000 physicians in the northeastern United States, including Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Maine, and California.
In 2012, Dr. Griffin developed the University of Massachusetts Child Trauma Training Center, where her center has trained more than 36,000 professionals in trauma, trauma-informed care, and trauma-sensitive practices.
Within the UMMS Department of Psychiatry, she has trained and supervised dozens of postdoctoral psychology fellows, psychology interns, and child psychiatry fellows.
Dr. Griffin is a clinical and forensic psychologist specializing in the forensic evaluation of children and families, particularly as it pertains to child trauma and abuse.