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Real Identity: Dr. Jeremiah Arkham
Affiliations: Super Hero High School
Appearances (Novels): Wonder Woman at Super Hero High and Batgirl at Super Hero High
Powers/Skills: Expert in Psychology and Counseling
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Dr. Arkham is the resident school counselor at Super Hero High School. He is infamous for repeating himself as much in print as he did in person. He also isn't inclined to technology and often needs help with turning on his computer, shutting off his phone, opening his door, and fixing his calculator. Arkham's office is dark and dusty but filled with several photos of him shaking hands with famous super heroes, a life-sized suit of armor, and towering piles of books everywhere. On his desk were a collection of globes, a dusty old typewriter, and a partially finished jigsaw puzzle of the human brain. In addition to counseling, Arkham also writes self-help books for teenage superheroes like the series "The Mind and Manners of the Adolescent Super Hero." He is currently writing volume five. As part of Wonder Woman continuing to attend Super Hero High, Hippolyta required an assurance she would behave in accordance with her upbringing. Principal Waller assigned Wonder Woman to weekly sessions with Dr. Arkham.
After their first meeting, Arkham recognized Wonder Woman was a classic over achiever and gave her volumes one to four of "The Mind and Manners..." to read before their next session. He also advised her to learn how to relax and recommended joining a club or trying yoga. The first time Wonder Woman fell asleep while he was talking was taken as an insult but the second time, he fell asleep. The third time, they both did. Arkham mused he would write a book titled "Superpower Naps: The Arkham Method." He credited his books and their weekly sessions to Wonder Woman's overall improvement at Super Hero High. Weeks later, he talked to Wonder Woman how a young superhero's life could be divided into four categories: school, social life, sports, and sleep then advised her to pick three. Upon her arrival, Waller set Supergirl up with several sessions with Arkham.
Wonder Woman advocated for Arkham but Supergirl couldn't bring herself to talk to a stranger about her deepest, darkest fears and worries. Dr. Arkham had sessions with Batgirl when she started out. She noticed he nodded, sometimes with his eyes closed. He was so inspired by her words, Arkham admitted he secretly wanted to be an opera singer. He demonstrated by belting out strains from the Marriage of Figaro. While Batgirl helped supervise the digitization of the cross-reference index, books, and other media, she came across some of Arkham's books. She noticed he autographed his books with a large, flashy signature punctuated with a happy face.