Dr. Clingan undertook his Psy.D in the Department of Psychology in the School of Organizational Leadership at the University of the Rockies, Denver, Colorado. He is a faculty member teaching in the Departments of Psychology and Criminal Justice in Washington State. Dr. Clingan specializes in preeminent psychology as applied within the field of criminology. His psychology work is based upon field experience in criminal trials since 2013 and heavily influenced by the theoretical frameworks of Dr. Paul Ekman and measuring nonverbal communication. Loves writing and riding his Indian Motorcycle with his wife Linda.
What are you working on next?
A continuation of teaching children to develop and accept their emotions by focusing on laughter. The story is about a dog named Dough who loves laughter but not in the beginning. Doug learns to laugh and embrace the positive attributes of this specific emotion. Particularly how making a change from negative behaviors to positive helps him understand how productive he has become to his friends, family, and self.
Who are your favorite authors?
J.K. Rowling J. R. Ward Theodor Seuss Geisel Homer Deborah Diesen
Dash the green turtle is happy and positive all the time. He helps his friends be happy and not angry or mad, not even grumpy, pouty or even sad. By talking with friends and family Dash and friends learn an important lesson about emotions.