A Parasite in the Mind (Book Two of the Bar Jonah Trilogy)
by John E. Espy, Ph.D.
John Espy is considered one of two experts in the United States in the area of pedophilic and paraphilic OCD. He has been practicing psychotherapy and psychoanalysis for the past thirty-five years. He was supervised by R.D. Laing for many years and conducted a weekly supervision group with Sheldon Kopp. He has worked extensively in the area of primitive and psychotic personalities and has interviewed more than twenty serial murderers and pedophiles in the United States and Europe as part of his research on the manifestation of malignant projective-identification. His current practice primarily focuses on clinical and forensic consultation and long term treatment. He was previously a neurotoxicologist with NASA and has taught at numerous universities throughout the United States. Dr. Espy is also a long standing member of the American Academy of Psychotherapists, the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work and northwestern United States group moderator for the International Neuro-psychoanalysis Society.
Books by John E. Espy, Ph.D.
Eat the Evidence
(Book One of the Bar Jonah Trilogy)
Culled from hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with Bar Jonah as well as dozens of others who either knew or were involved with him, Espy retells the suspected serial killer's entire life—from the time before he was conceived to after his death—and those who were harmed by him in unparalleled detail and scope.
A Parasite in the Mind
(Book Two of the Bar Jonah Trilogy)
The story continues in Book Two of the Bar Jonah Trilogy.
There is No Body
(Book Three of the Bar Jonah Trilogy)
The story concludes in Book Three of the Bar Jonah Trilogy.
The Sugar Maple Grove
An epic Southern Gothic about race, poverty, religion, and barbarism, and those brave enough to dare to see a different society.
The Devil in the Dust
The Devil in the Dust is a story about courage, not only of the physicians confronting the coal companies and their stooges, but the courage of the coal miners to persevere in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.