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Open your mind to the exciting science of forensic investigations!


THE FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST explores the intersection between true crime, human nature and social justice. Hosted by forensic psychologist and private investigator Dr. Joni Johnston, this show offers a unique criminal psychology perspective to current events and investigates complex issues such as false confessions, serial murder, and the psychology of crime.

This show explores real cases and personal stories while investigating societal solutions. 


Listeners will be both surprised and interested to learn about how real forensic analysis and investigations are conducted, apart from the myths and fallacies presented on CSI TV programs with forensic actors, as opposed to real forensic experts and detectives.


Mental Illness and Violence

Thepsychotic killer may make a great Halloween costume, but in real life, they're suprisingly rare.

Why is Someone Burning Homeless Men in San Diego?

A serial killer in San Diego is setting fire to homeless men. Why?


Have You Ever Wished Someone Was Dead?

Many of us have wished someone would die or disappear when we're angry. BUt how common is it to actually fantasize about committing murder?


Dangerous Lies


Are there some secrets worth killing for? For two men leading double lives, the answer was yes.


"Let's Pretend You're Sick"

The psyche of parents who fake their child's illness.