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Jodi J. De Luca, PhD

Dr. Jodi J. De Luca is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years of experience.  She is cited internationally in major journals and media venues for her expertise and research in emotion, behavior, and relationships.  In addition to her private practice, Dr. De Luca is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) Media Referral Service (MRS) and Disaster Response Network (DRN).

Dr. De Luca has held clinical positions with Morton Plant Mease-Baycare Hospitals and Tampa General Hospital in Tampa Bay, Florida, and Boulder Community Hospital in Boulder, Colorado.  She is the founder of Erie Colorado Counseling, a psychology private practice in Erie, Colorado.  Dr. De Luca has held teaching positions at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach Florida, the University of Tampa, and Argosy University in Tampa, Florida.  

Dr. De Luca attributes her personal and professional experiences as major influences toward her commitment to the Arts & Sciences, and quest toward a better understanding of human emotion and behavior.   

Of special interest, are Dr. De Luca's award winning photography, video documentary, Homeless: Inside America's Minds, and her published book, Homeless in America: Portraits of an American Legacy (February, 2015).  These endeavors are attempts to launch further national attention to the reality of the American Homeless population that is rapidly growing.

Dr. De Luca enjoys painting, photography, music composition, traveling, and especially hiking. She spends much of her leisure time hiking in the Colorado Rockies, hiking mountain peaks in various areas of the world, and has

summited Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa.  


Dr. De Luca's family, friends, and pets always remain her priority and touchstones in life.




PhD, Clinical Psychology, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA (2000)

(APA Accredited) Specialization: Health Psychology 


MA, Psychology, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA (1998)

(APA Accredited) Concentration: Clinical Psychology


MA, Mental Health Counseling, University Central Florida, Orlando, FL (1993)

(CACREP Accredited)

BME, Music Education, Barry University, Miami, FL (1981)

Licenses & Certifications


Licensed Psychologist: PSY-3669

State of Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies

Division of Professions & Occupations


Licensed Psychologist: PY-7169

State of Florida Department Of Health

Division of Medical Quality Assurance

PSYPACT: Mobility Number: 6268

Authority To Practice Interjurisdictional Telepsychology (APIT)

The Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)

E. Passport

Certified Telehealth Practitioner: CTP 10012

The Florida Certification Board

Licensed Mental Health Counselor: MH-5732 (Inactive)

State of Florida Department Of Health

Division of Medical Quality Assurance

Erie Colorado Counseling, PLLC

Business License #: BL000553-06-2016

NAICS Code: 621330

National Registry Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Certification

Emergency Medical Technician

Registry #: E3130531


State of Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment Certification

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

EMT ID # 059719 

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-Basic Certification

Front Range Community College

Boulder County Campus, CO (2014)


Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) 

American Heart Association (AHA)

Boulder Community Hospital (BCH), Boulder, CO

Specialties & Areas of Interest






Effects of High Altitude on Behavior, Cognition, & Emotion

Emotional Regulation

First Responder Trauma


Health Psychology

Medical & Psychological Emergency Disaster Response

Post Traumatic Stress

Racial Stereotyping & Profiling



Sports Psychology

Professional Affiliations

American Psychological Association (APA)

American Psychological Association Disaster Response Network (APA DRN)

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)


Erie Colorado Counseling, PLLC
Jodi J. De Luca, PhD
Offices At Coal Creek
671 Mitchell Way, Suite #109
PO Box 944, Erie, Colorado 80516
Tel. 720-504-9444  *  Fax 303-997-8296
Twitter: @DrJDeLuca
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