Dr. John Diepold is a New Jersey Licensed Psychologist with a full-time private practice in Moorestown, NJ. He has been a licensed clinician since 1980. Dr. Diepold earned graduate degrees from Indiana University (Ph.D. 1978) and Fairleigh Dickinson University (M.A. 1974) and under graduate degrees from Glassboro State College (B.A. 1972) and Camden County College (A.A. 1970). He is a long time Member of the American Psychological Association, the New Jersey Psychological Association, the South Jersey Psychological Association, the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, and the Council for the National Register of Health Providers in Psychology. He also holds the Diplomate membership status with the American Academy of Pain Management and the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology where he was a certified consultant for clinical training. Dr. Diepold also serves as a Sport Psychology Consultant to area high school and college athletes and teams regarding performance enhancement.
Dr. Diepold published his book about Heart Assisted Therapy (HAT) in 2018. In addition, he is the author and co-author of 15 professional publications including:
Diepold, J.H. Jr., and Schwartz, G.E. (2022). Clinical effectiveness of an integrative psychotherapy technique for the treatment of trauma: A phase I investigation of Heart Assisted Therapy. Explore (18) 698-705. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.explore.2022.07.002
Diepold, J.H. Jr., and Schwartz, G.E. (2022). A “Catch-22” For Psychologists and Psychotherapy: Roadblocks to change in the psychotherapeutic community. (Unpublished manuscript, out for review).
Diepold, J H, Jr. (2022). Are psychotherapists the Great Oz? Metaphors for psychotherapy. NJ Psychologist, Winter, 16-17.
Diepold, J H, Jr. (2018). Heart Assisted Therapy: Integrating Heart Energy to Facilitate Emotional Health, Healing, and Performance Enhancement. Denver, CO: Outskirts Press.
Diepold, J H, Jr. (2015). Enhancing the Psychotherapy Process: Merging Energy Psychology and Traditional Practice. New Jersey Psychologist (Special Section), Winter, vol. 45 (1): pp. 30-36.
Diepold, J H, Jr. (2014). Heart Assisted Therapy: Applications for Mindful Education. In. Pfrommer, M., Wombwell, M., Yoho, M., Diepold, J., Yu, B., Phillips, L., Freeze, D., Inspiring the Future of Healthcare. An interactive iBook. Version 10. May 14, 2014.
Diepold, J H Jr and Goldstein, D M (2009). Thought field therapy and QEEG changes in the treatment of trauma: A case study, Traumatology (Mar 2009) vol. 15: pp 85-93. doi:10.1177/1534765608325304
Diepold, J.H. Jr., Britt, V., & Bender, S.S. (2004). Evolving Thought Field Therapy: The Clinician’s Handbook of Diagnoses, Treatment, and Theory. New York: W.W. Norton.
Diepold, J.H. Jr. (2002). Thought Field Therapy: Advancements in theory and practice: In F. Gallo (Ed.), Energy Psychology in Psychotherapy (Chapter One: pp.3-34). New York: W.W. Norton.
Diepold, J.H. Jr. (2002). Touch and Breathe: An alternative treatment approach with meridian based psychotherapies. Traumatology, Vol. 6 (2), pp. 109-118.
Diepold, J.H. Jr. (1994). Use of Hypnosis in pain and trauma management, New Jersey Psychologist, 44, pp. 17-19.
Pfrommer, M., McConnell, E.S., Diepold, Jr. J. H., Siegert, E.A., & Thompson, J.A. (2015). Heart Assisted Therapy-Self-Regulation (HAT-SR) for caregivers of persons with dementia. Gerontol Geriatr Res 2015, S4:005 http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2167-7182.S4-005. Research Article Open access. http://www.omicsgroup.org/journals/heart-assisted-therapyselfregulation-hatsr-for-caregivers-of-personswith-dementia-2167-7182-S4-005.pdf
Dr. Diepold has presented nationally and internationally at psychological conferences on his areas of interest and research and has taught workshops on HAT in the USA, Canada, and Europe.