Depression Expert Witnesses

Depression expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on depression. The depression expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Employment, Family Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Psychology, General Practice, Geriatric Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Independent Medical Examinations, Internal Medicine, Long Term Care, Mental Health, Neuropsychiatry, and Neuropsychology.

Sarah Burney, LCSW, CEDS-S

Burney Therapy Group

Newport Beach, California
Mental Health, Substance Abuse - eating disorder, trauma, PTSD, anorexia, bulimia, obsessive compulsive disorder, OCD, substance abuse, substance use, overdose, treatment, social work, cognitive behavioral therapy, family based treatment, addiction, anxiety, depression, suicide, EMDR, psychology
With over a decade of experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist & Supervisor, Sarah Burney is a leading expert in her field. She specializes in treating all types of eating disorders, acute & complex trauma, substance abuse, obsessive compulsive disorder, and depressive / anxiety disorders. Her experience includes providing intensive therapy at inpatient & outpatient treatment centers for eating disorders, mental health, and substance abuse. She is also a former director of one of the nation's largest and leading adult eating disorder treatment center, giving her extensive experience with acute cases and working with a multi-disciplinary team. Sarah has also presented at international conferences and universities, and trained a variety of mental health professionals. Sarah utilizes humanistic and psychoanalytic therapeutic approach, and implements various evidence based therapeutic interventions, including, but not limited to: Cogniti...

Rachyll Dempsey, PsyD, ABPP

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Richmond, California
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Independent Medical Examination, Disability Evaluation, Correctional Healthcare, Geriatrics, Neuropsychological Testing and Assessment, Child Development, Malingering Detection, Sex Offender Risk, Personal Injury, Head Trauma, Effects of Trauma, PTSD, Medical Malpractice, Depression, Anxiety
Dr. Dempsey is a Forensic Neuropsychologist licensed as a psychologist in 2006 by the California Board of Psychology; as a psychologist in 2022 by the Nevada and Alaska Boards of Psychology; Board Certified as a Forensic Psychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in 2017; became a Qualified Medical Evaluator certified by the Worker’s Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) in 2014; certified as an Independent Practitioner by the California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) in 2012; and was President of the Northern California Neuropsychology Forum (NCNF) 2015-16 and Chapter Chair of California Coalition on Sex Offending (CCOSO) 2016-17. She spent six years as a licensed psychologist working as Assessment Coordinator and supervisor for trainees at San Quentin State Prison and is currently CEO and Founder of Psychological Assessment, Inc., a corporation providing psychological testing and assessment in forensic and non-forensic domains, competency restora...

Leslie Dobson, BS, MS, MA, PsyD

Dr. Leslie Dobson

Long Beach, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Damage assessment, mental health, trauma, therapy, prognosis, diagnosis, evaluation, personality cognitive testing, first responders, sexual abuse, sexual offenders, severe mental illness, psychosis, schizophrenia, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, depression, suicidal, homicidal, self-harm
The primary focus of my practice is to evaluate individuals who are struggling with negative emotions or cognitions after a traumatic incident (i.e., sexual assault, car accident, physician abuse, neglect). If appropriate, I will complete a report to include diagnosis, prognosis, and a monetary damage amount for future mental health care. I require a retainer prior to beginning documentation review, evaluation, report writing, deposition or trial. Prior Experience: Criminal: Expert Testimony Cases: 4; Mentally Disordered Offenders Consultation with attorneys: Over 65 cases from Department of State Hospitals Violence Risk Assessments: Over 1000 Short Term Risk Assessments, <50 Long Term Violence Risk Assessments, > 20 Sexual Violence Risk Assessments Main Disorders Assessed and/or Treated: Schizophrenia, Psychopathy, Bipolar, Depression, OCD, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Dissociative Identity Disorder Familiarity with Penal Codes: Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity, Incompe...

Deanna Foster, Ph.D.

Psychological Resources & Services, Inc.

California
Psychology, Employment - Employment, Organizational Culture, Psychological Evaluation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Post Traumatic Stress, PTSD, Depression, Defamation, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Assault, Trauma, IME, Malingering, Assault, Title VII, Whistleblower
Certified to perform examinations in 28 states. Awarded dual state licensure in California and Colorado with offices throughout both states. Graduated APA accredited doctoral program at USC with honors. Post-doctoral APA accredited fellowship in clinical evaluation and treatment at Kaiser-Permanente. Awarded professional membership in the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists. Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform psychological med-legal evaluations/ IME's. Advanced trauma training with Certified Clinical Trauma Professional designation. Expert educator on organizational dynamics and stress, presented to Fortune 500 companies across the United States, Asia and Europe. Retained by employers to investigate management problems, develop interventions and mediate solutions. Extensive public speaking and teaching experience. Advanced expert witness training with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, California Society of Industrial Medicine, S...

Stephen E. Francis, Ph.D., ABN, FACPN

Stephen E. Francis, Ph.D.

Oakland, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), chronic pain, ski resort injury, disability file review, medical record file review, fitness for duty, independent medical examination, IME, emotional damages, anxiety, depression, neuropsychological testing
Fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. Board-certified Clinical Neuropsychologist by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABN). Professional member of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. He is a member of Division 22 (Rehabilitation) and Division 40 (Neuropsychology) of the American Psychological Association. He is also a member of the Society for Personality Assessment. More than 20 years in the assessment and treatment of chronic pain, neurodegenerative disorders, and traumatic brain injuries. Extensive experience as an expert witness and an independent medical examiner in personal injury and workers' compensation cases.

Sasha Getty, M.D.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Los Angeles, California
Psychiatry - Psychological Trauma, Capacity, Fitness for Duty, PTSD, Abuse, Depression, Disability, Anxiety Disorders, Medical Malpractice, Inpatient and Outpatient Standard of Care, Suicide Risk Assessment, Service Connected Disability, Correctional Care, Recidivism Risk Assessment, Medication side effects
Dr. Getty is a general adult psychiatrist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He graduated from University of California Irvine School of Medicine and completed his residency training in psychiatry at the University of California Los Angeles-Greater Los Angeles VA psychiatry residency program, where he had the role of inpatient psychiatry chief resident during his last year. He has experience in various forensic settings including performing Compensation and Pension evaluations for veteran claimants at the Los Angeles VA as well as providing psychiatric care to patients at the Los Angeles county Twin Towers Correctional Facility during his training years. He currently treats adult patients at the state of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, in addition to working with the Los Angeles county Office of Diversion and Re-entry to provide psychiatric treatment to adult patients with serious mental illness deemed incompetent to stand trial. He...

Christopher J Heckman, M.D., M.S.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Norwalk, California
Psychiatry - Standard of Care, Traumatic Injury, PTSD, Sexual Offender Risk Assessment, Testamentary Capacity, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Mental Impairment, Disability, Adjustment Disorder, Depression, Psychosis, Personality Disorders, Anxiety, Inpatient Care, Institutional Care, Suicide Risk
Dr. Christopher Heckman is currently a member of the Clinical Operations Advisory Council (COAC) for the California Department of State Hospitals. The Clinical Operations Division facilitates the development, evaluation, and maintenance of clinical standards for California’s Department of State Hospitals (DSH). At the heart of the DSH Clinical Operations Division is the Clinical Operations Advisory Council (COAC), an interdisciplinary team of clinicians from the state hospitals who are devoted to the quality of clinical care and therapeutic services that the DSH provides. Dr. Heckman represents the Department of Psychiatry on the COAC. COAC works closely with clinical leaders to identify best practices within DSH facilities, as well as facilities outside of California and in the current academic literature. While conducting onsite reviews of clinical services, COAC gathers data to design data collection methodologies. These methodologies are used to better understand our patients, i...

Lars Hungerford, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Advanced Neuropsychology

San Diego, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Concussion, Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS), Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Stroke, Personal Injury, Dementia, Depression, Substance Abuse, Neuropsychological Assessment, Malingering, Neuropsychology, Consultation.
Dr. Lars Hungerford was board certified in clinical neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology in 2012 and has over 20 years of experience. He is considered a subject matter expert on traumatic brain injury and has extensive experience evaluating patients with brain injuries ranging in severity from mild to severe. He has given numerous invited lectures to national and international audiences on topics such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, post-concussive syndrome, mild traumatic brain injury, and posttraumatic stress disorder and has been routinely praised for his ability to present complex information in interesting and accessible ways. Dr. Hungerford has worked in various settings (e.g. inpatient hospitals, outpatient hospitals, psychiatric inpatient hospitals, military treatment facilities, and private practice) and is engaged in research, education, and clinical work related to brain injury and associated conditions. He dedicates part of his prac...

Robert Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM

San Francisco Psychiatry

San Francisco, California
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry - employment litigation, workplace harassment, PTSD, depression, cognitive impairment, testamentary capacity, stalking, medical malpractice, negligence
Dr. Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM is a Harvard/Mass General-trained civil forensic psychiatrist licensed in CA, TX and MA. He is board certified in both Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. He has 20 peer-reviewed publications, 2 book chapters, and 12 psychiatric awards. He accepts civil forensic cases with a specialization on the following areas: 1. Employment/workplace litigation Sexual harassment Workplace accidents/negligence Alleged PTSD, Depression or Cognitive Impairment 2. Testamentary Capacity 3. Medical Malpractice/Boundary Violations Psychiatrist standard of care Works with CA Medical Board to assess psychiatrist negligence 4. Stalking Has published and testified on stalking of physicians Certified Threat Manager qualification (ATAP 2017 to present) Trained in use of HCR-20 threat assessment instrument

Robert P Kahn-Rose, MD, PhD

Dr. Robert P. Kahn-Rose, Inc.

Encino, California
Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Psychiatry, Disability Evaluations, Independent Medical Exams, Elder Law, Mental Capacity Evaluations, Will Contests, Undue Influence, Dementia, Alzheimers, Depression
Dr. Kahn-Rose is a native of Southern California. He received his B.S. from the University of California at Irvine, his M.D. from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Sue Golding Graduate School of Albert Einstein for his research on the hormonal influences on memory. He has published over 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented papers at a number of scientific society meetings. He trained in Psychiatry at the University of Chicago, where he completed a residency and fellowship in Biological Psychiatry. He remained on the faculty at the University of Chicago as an Assistant Professor. In 1988, he joined the faculty of UCLA as well as the West L.A. Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, where he was, among other things, the Co-Director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center from 1991–1993. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Neuropsychiatric Institute of UCLA. He has been in...

Jennifer Logan, M.D.

UCLA

Pacific Palisades, California
Family Medicine, General Practice - Primary Care, Telemedicine, Preventive Medicine, Standard of Care, Cancer Screening and Diagnosis, Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Men's Health, Electronic Medical Records (Epic), Pediatrics, Diabetes, Hypertension, Depression, Anxiety, Failure to Diagnose
Dr. Jennifer Logan is a board-certified Family Medicine physician who maintains a full clinical practice at UCLA Pacific Palisades, serving greater Los Angeles, while also providing services to legal counsel including medical records review, written reports, and expert witness testimony for both plaintiff and defense cases. She is a well-trained, highly experienced practitioner who has spent 10-plus years on the frontlines of primary care serving patients of all ages and has extensive experience with Epic, the most common electronic medical record (EMR) system in the country. She has an excellent foundation of teaching and lecturing in both a university academic setting and in the community. Dr. Logan grew up in Virginia and obtained her undergraduate degree in Molecular Psychobiology from the State University of New York in Binghamton, where she graduated summa cum laude. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, then completed her ...

Catherine Marreiro, PhD, ABPP

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Burlingame, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - IME, Disability, Trauma, Standard of Care, Anxiety, Depression, Personal Injury, MVA, Impairment, Intellectual Functioning, TBI, Capacity, PTSD, Cognitive Function, Personality Changes, Memory deficits, Language Difficulties, Sensory Input, Quality of Life
Dr. Marreiro (PSY26835) is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist with over 13 years of experience in the assessment of neurological and psychological conditions affecting adolescents and adults. She is the Director of Neuropsychology at the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center (RDBHC) at California Pacific Medical Center, and the founder and President of Bay Area Cognitive Health. Her clinical expertise extends across a wide range of lifespan conditions, including but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, movement disorders, stroke, cancer, traumatic brain injury/concussion, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, sleep disorders, ADHD/Learning disorders, and mood problems. Dr. Marreiro remains actively involved in research through her role as Sub-Investigator for clinical drug trials targeting Alzheimer’s disease within the RDBHC as well as serving as a clinical rater for clinical trials through Elligo Health Research. Through her role as Senior Educational Consu...

Catherine Marreiro, PhD, ABPP-CN & QME

Bay Area Cognitive Health

Burlingame, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Concussion, Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Stroke, Personal Injury, Dementia, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Depression, Substance Abuse, Neuropsychological Assessment, Malingering, Neuropsychology, Consultation.
Dr. Marreiro (PSY26835) is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist and Qualified Medical Evaluator for the State of California Division of Workers Compensation. She is the Director of Neuropsychology at the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center at California Pacific Medical Center/Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, and the founder and President of Bay Area Cognitive Health. She is also president for the Northern California Neuropsychology Forum, member-at-large for Division VIII-Neuropsychology of California Psychological Association, and board member for the San Francisco Neurological Society. Her clinical expertise extends across a wide range of lifespan conditions, including but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, movement disorders, stroke, cancer, traumatic brain injury/concussion, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, sleep disorders, ADHD/Learning disorders, and mood problems. Through her role as Senior Educational Consultant with Pearson Assessments, sh...

Molly Memel, PhD ABPP

Expedient Medicolegal Services

San Francisco, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Disability Rating, Cognitive Testing, Geriatric Psychology, Standard of Care, Capacity Evaluation, Memory Care, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, VA treatment, Functional Capacity, Executive Functioning, Prognosis, Concussion, IME
Dr. Molly Memel is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in care for adults with various neurological conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, frontotemporal dementia, epilepsy, traumatic brain injuries, and multiple sclerosis. Dr. Memel earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis in neuropsychology at the University of Arizona where she utilized multiple neuroimaging techniques to study the impact of age-related changes in brain structure and function on memory. She completed a neuropsychology focused internship at the Boston VA Healthcare system and a post-doctoral residency at the San Francisco VA and UCSF. Dr. Memel is currently a clinical neuropsychologist at the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center at CPMC in San Francisco. Dr. Memel has published multiple peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters on cognition and aging (see below) and currently serves as a research analyst at the UCSF Memory and Aging...

Robert Y Meyerson, M.D.

Pasadena, California
Family Medicine - Primary care physician, Board Certified Family Medicine, Faculty Family Medicine, urgent care, heart disease, drug and alcohol abuse, hypertension, cancer screening, headache, chronic pain, allergic reactions, acute and chronic medical problems, depression
• Board-certified clinically active Family Physician with 39 years experience treating adult, geriatric and pediatric patients with emergency, acute and chronic medical problems. • Faculty member Family Medicine specialist residency training program • Peer recognition and professional achievement award for multiple years • Extensive experience in both clinical outpatient and rural emergency medical settings. • Past Medical Director of primary care office and psychiatric inpatient unit. • Over 12 years’ experience providing volunteer medical services in underdeveloped countries.

Georgine Nanos, MD, MPH

Experienced Family Medicine Expert

Encinitas, California
Family Medicine, General Practice - Women's Health, Depression, Back Pain, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Cancer Screening, Cancer Detection, Heart attack, Stroke, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Supervision of Physician Assistants, Trauma, Pneumonia, Wound Care, Diabetes, Hypertension, Covid-19 Expert, Telemedicine Expert, Med Spa
Currently board certified in Family Medicine, family physician in clinical practice with excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience treating a pediatric, adult and geriatric patient population with a wide range of conditions and presentations including: high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, infections, influenza, chest pain, pneumonia, headaches, back pain, depression, anxiety, ADHD, pain management, gynecologic issues, early pregnancy complications, alcohol dependency, tobacco abuse, skin rashes, abdominal pain, cough, and sinus and ear issues. Regularly perform screening for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension. Experienced in aesthetic and cosmetic medicine, medical spa ownership, medical spa medical director, cosmetic lasers, dermal fillers, neurotoxins, body contouring procedures, vaginal laser treatments. Committed to delivering thorough, high-quality and timely reports along with rock solid testimony ...

Carlos Rodriguez, MD

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Los Angeles, California
Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Psychological Trauma, Capacity, Fitness for Duty, PTSD, Abuse, Depression, Disability, Anxiety Disorders, Medical Malpractice, Inpatient and Outpatient Standard of Care, Suicide Prevention
Carlos Rodriguez, M.D., Q.M.E., earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California in Psychobiology. He began to explore the mind/body connection and how it impacts our overall health. He pursued his interest in physical health by earning his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. After graduating, Dr. Rodriguez furthered his study of this integration during a residency in Adult Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center. He later went on to complete a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Harbor UCLA, serving as the Chief Fellow while he was there. After completing his training, Dr. Rodriguez worked in a variety of diverse settings. For over five years, he worked in an outpatient community mental health clinic. He treated children, adolescents, and adults with severe mental illnesses in an inner city community. This furthered his cultural appreciation and allowed for a greater unders...

Dr. Jessica Rowe, PSYD

Dr. Jess' Mind Care Center

FOLSOM, California
Forensic Psychology, Employment - PTSD, depression, anxiety, retaliation, employment, discrimination, treatment, termination, labor, sexual harassment, whistleblower, ADA, FMLA, FEHA, constructive, workplace, age, wages, labor relations, workers rights, employee, best expert, EEOC, hostile, unlawful, workforce, bullying, race
Jessica Rowe, PsyD, is in private practice in Northern CA. Her practice is also known as Dr. Jess' Mind Care Center. She helps attorneys around CA with trial and deposition testimony preparation and participation. She conducts mental health treatment with attorneys' clients who need help with emotional distress and mental health injury. She conducts psychological examinations and forensic evaluations for employment and personal injury attorneys in CA. Further, Dr. Rowe conducts treatment with worker's compensation patients who have endured a psychiatric injury at work. She treats work comp patients who have experienced physical injuries that require psychological assistance. She works with a variety of mental health conditions, including, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, somatic complaints, chronic pain, and several other illnesses. She has treated individuals within state prisons and with many government entities. She has worked with individuals who have exper...

Delia M Silva, PsyD, ABPP-CN, QME

Pacific Neurobehavioral Clinic, PC

San Diego, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - TBI, traumatic brain injury, Spanish, board-certified, ABPP, ABPP-CN, concussion, brain injury, dementia, depression, anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain, somatoform disorders, cognitive, workers comp, QME, AME, IME.
Dr. Silva is one of very few Spanish-speaking, board-certified neuropsychologists in the state of California. She can serve as a neuropsychological or psychological expert witness for civil forensic cases, particularly personal injury cases. She takes a balanced approach in evaluating neurological and medical factors as well as psychological variables. All of her evaluations include objective measurement of response bias/effort and symptom validity. Her interpretations are purely based on the objective data and evidence-based research. She has performed work for both defense and plaintiff's attorneys. Her specialties are with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), neurodegenerative conditions, strokes, and psychiatric conditions that include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), somatoform disorders, and mood and anxiety disorders. She has held board positions in national, state, and local neuropsychological organizations (HNS, CPA, SDPA), and is an active member of other organization...

Edward L. Spencer, M.D.

Beverly Hills, California
Psychiatry - Disability, IME, Personality Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Work injury, causation, medical board, standard of care
I am a UCLA-trained general adult psychiatrist with experience in the pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treating all types of psychiatric illnesses. I have a special clinical interest and additional training in personality disorders. I am familiar with the detailed assessment of these conditions and their interplay with other psychiatric disorders, as well as contemporary psychotherapeutic treatment approaches for these conditions. I have extensive experience conducting independent medical evaluations of injured workers in California. I am available to conduct file reviews and have experience in utilization review in the Worker's Compensation and commercial insurance environments. I have also served as an expert evaluator for the Medical Board of California, assessing impaired physicians, provided written opinions on standard of care matters, and served as a practice monitor for physicians on probationary status. I am currently licensed in California and Texas.

Elliott M. Stein, MD

Mill Valley, California
Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry - Contested wills and trusts, Testamentary capacity, Undue Influence, Geriatric Psychiatry, Elders & Elderly, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Medicare, Geriatric decision making capacity competency, Medical Documentation and Coding, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Psychosis
Providing legal and forensic consultation on legal issues pertaining to the elderly and their mental, emotional, behavioral and cognitive functioning, including contested inheritance, undue influence and financial elder abuse, and dementia and related issues in nursing homes, memory care and assisted living facilities. Clinical Professor (Voluntary), Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco; Psychiatric Consultant, San Francisco Towers life care community 2021- Present. Consultant in Geriatric Psychiatry, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center 2021 - 2023. Previously, Director of Psychiatry, Jewish Home of San Francisco, 2010 – 2020. Previously in private practice of Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry, 1977 – 2010, in Miami and Miami Beach, Florida. Board Certified, Geriatric Psychiatry and General Psychiatry, by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association. Distinguished Fellow, American A...

Gabor Vari, MD

Highly Experienced Psychiatry Expert Witness

Los Angeles, California
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, ADD, ADHD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, adderall, Ritalin, trauma, PTSD, suicide, addiction, substance abuse, IME, personal injury, fitness for duty, medical malpractice, disability evaluation, telepsychiatry, medical board, side effects, standard of care
I am a double Ivy League trained and two-time Jeopardy champion general adult psychiatrist with over 15 years experience in the pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatment of a broad spectrum of psychiatric illnesses. I have served as an expert in medical-legal matters over 100 times and have testified dozens of times. I maintain an active practice in Los Angeles. I look forward to hearing from you soon! Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Residency: UCLA - Chief Resident of Bipolar Disorders Clinic Medical School: University of Pennsylvania - Appel Award for Most Outstanding Student Entering Field of Psychiatry Undergrad: Brown University - Bachelor of Science in Biology with Honors

Diane J Weiss, MD, MPH

Independent Medical Expert in Psychiatry-40 years

Beverly Hills , California
Psychiatry - Sexual Harassment & Discrimination, PTSD, Employment Law, Harassment, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Depression, Personal Injury, Personality Disorders, Litigation Support, Consultation, Psychotherapy integrated with Psychopharmacology, IME, Eggshell Plaintiff, Worker’s Compensation
Dr. Weiss received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Boston University School of Medicine, then completed her four year psychiatry residency at the San Fernando Valley training program, as part of the UCLA (at that time) Neuropsychiatric Institute. She became Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in 1990, and, after many years, a Life Fellow of that Board. In the medical-legal context, Dr. Weiss has provided expert witness consultation and litigation support in personal injury, employment law, and Workers’ Compensation cases during her 36 years in private practice. She has also worked as an IME, AME, Defense QME, Applicant (Plaintiff) QME, and Panel QME. Dr. Weiss’ specializations have been predominantly related to the psychiatric aspects of sexual, gender, or racial harassment and discrimination; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; anxiety; depression; personality disorders; employment law; as well as general civil and personal injury litigat...

Kevin Cowperthwaite, MD

Kevin E. Cowperthwaite MD, PC

Denver, Colorado
Psychiatry - Standard of Care Issues, Malpractice, Suicide, Medication Injuries and Adverse Reactions, Involuntary Hospitalization, Hospital Admission/Discharge Issues, College Health and Psychiatry, Incorrect Diagnosis, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Psychosis
I am a board-certified psychiatrist with 26 years of experience treating adults and adolescents in hospital and office settings. I currently have a full-time practice, and I have taught for many years at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. After graduating from Harvard University with a degree in history, I worked for two years as a high-school teacher and then proceeded with my medical and psychiatric training in Denver. For 20 years, I have had a lot of fun teaching classes and seminars to doctors, medical students and counselors. Non-medical audiences say that my presentations are clear and engaging. I have experience doing record reviews, writing reports and giving depositions. Also, I have testified numerous times in hearings for involuntary treatment and disability determination. I am available to work on cases throughout the U.S.

Deanna Foster, Ph.D.

Psychological Resources & Services, Inc.

Denver, Colorado
Psychology, Employment - Employment, Organizational Culture, Psychological Evaluation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Post Traumatic Stress, PTSD, Depression, Defamation, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Assault, Trauma, IME, Malingering, Assault, Title VII, Whistleblower
Certified to perform examinations in 28 states. Awarded dual state licensure in California and Colorado with offices throughout both states. Graduated APA accredited doctoral program at USC with honors. Post-doctoral APA accredited fellowship in clinical evaluation and treatment at Kaiser-Permanente. Awarded professional membership in the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists. Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform psychological med-legal evaluations/ IME's. Advanced trauma training with Certified Clinical Trauma Professional designation. Expert educator on organizational dynamics and stress, presented to Fortune 500 companies across the United States, Asia and Europe. Retained by employers to investigate management problems, develop interventions and mediate solutions. Extensive public speaking and teaching experience. Advanced expert witness training with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, California Society of Industrial Medicine, S...

Jessica Chaudhary, MD

Westport, Connecticut
Psychiatry - Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Relationship Problems, Complicated medical illness, Substance abuse/addiction, ADHD, ADD, attention issues, Eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, trauma, abuse, medication management, psychosis, dementias, women’s mental health, pregnancy/post partum
MD: University of Washington School of Medicine Internship and Residency: Yale University Fellowship: Harvard University Licenses; TX, CT, FL and CT

Jessica Chaudhary, MD

Florida
Psychiatry - Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Relationship Problems, Complicated medical illness, Substance abuse/addiction, ADHD, ADD, attention issues, Eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, trauma, abuse, medication management, psychosis, dementias, women’s mental health, pregnancy/post partum
MD: University of Washington School of Medicine Internship and Residency: Yale University Fellowship: Harvard University Licenses; TX, CT, FL and CT

Roger Z Samuel, MD

Boca Raton Psychiatric Group

Boca Raton, Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - PTSD, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, TBI, Geriatric Psychiatry, Wills/Competency, Custody, Disability, Emotional Injuries, ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Suicide, Violence, Addictions, Dementia, Return-to-Work, IME, Medical Malpractice, Worker's Compensation, FA
Dr. Samuel, Medical Director of the Boca Raton Psychiatric Group, is board-certified in 4 psychiatric specialties: General, Forensic, Child/Adolescent, and Geriatric. His forensic psychiatric practice encompasses evaluations; expert testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense; and Independent Medical Examinations. He has testified, at both the State and Federal levels, regarding matters of Addiction, PTSD, Depression, Child Custody, legal competency, Disability, and psychiatric injuries. He has been trained for FAA/aviator evaluations and is on the FAA list for this. His written reports, based on the application of current medical knowledge to the known facts of each particular case, are exhaustive and precise with meticulous attention to detail. He is available to consult with plaintiff and defense attorneys in civil litigation and prosecution and defense attorneys in criminal litigation. Dr. Samuel has had articles published on topics concerning Forensic Psychiatry, Child Psychi...

Steven H. Selznick, DO, FAAFP, CMD

Selznick Consulting

Longwood, Florida
Family Medicine, Geriatrics - Nursing Home Care, Long-Term Care, Assisted Living Facilities, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Osteopathic Medicine, Falls, Weight Loss, Wounds, Alzheimers Disease, Dementia, Depression, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke, Preventative Medicine,Cancer Prevention Screen
Board Certified-Fellow, American Board of Family Medicine. Medical Malpractice and Criminal Forensic expertise, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor St. Matthews University School of Medicine. Since 1983 I have been Medical Director of 11 Nursing Homes, Hospice Medical Director, Home Health Medical Director and Regional Medical Director of Medicare Replacement HMO. Full time clinical medical practice including supervising Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. As of March 2016, certified by Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit Mediator.

Naren T. Vellanki, MD

Orlando, Florida
Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Medical Malpractice, Child Abuse, Substance Abuse, Autism Spectrum Disorder, PTSD, Inpatient Psychiatry, Baker Act, Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Competency
Dr. Naren Vellanki is a double board certified psychiatrist who has board certification in general psychiatry as well as child and adolescent psychiatry. He is currently working as an inpatient psychiatrist in Orlando, FL. Dr. Vellanki treat's both children and adults who are admitted to the psychiatric unit either on a voluntary or involuntary basis. He provides diagnosis and treatment for patients suffering from severe mental illness such as Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Major depressive disorder, Autism spectrum disorder, Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. In addition, Dr. Vellanki is a court appointed psychiatrist for Orange county in Florida. He performs evaluations for both juveniles and adults in the criminal justice system to determine if a defendant is competent to stand trial. Educational background: Dr. Vellanki obtained his bachelor’s degree in finance at the Ohio State University in 2011. He completed his masters degree in bi...

Katie J. Coe, PA-C

Cumming, Georgia
Physician Assistant, Psychiatry - Suicide, PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder/OCD, ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, overdose, emotional distress, relationship distress, bipolar disorder, psychosis, adverse reactions, telepsychiatry, addiction, substance abuse.
Katie Coe, MPAS, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant with over eleven years of clinical experience. Katie has an extensive background in diagnosing and treating psychiatric disorders including bipolar disorder/affective mood disorders, schizophrenia, psychosis, anxiety disorders including OCD and panic disorder, agoraphobia, ADHD, DMDD, ODD and depression, as well as treating those with opioid use disorder with buprenorphine. She has also trained under Dr. Georgia Ede and is proficient in nutritional psychiatry. She is actively treating patients. She currently resides in the state of Georgia, though has worked as a PA in Colorado and Texas as well. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Georgia Association of Physician Assistants and Association of PAs in Psychiatry. She graduated from Colorado Mesa University Magna Cum Laude.

Prudence Gourguechon, MD

Chicago, Illinois
Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis - PTSD, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, psychological injury, depression, anxiety disorder, trauma, emotional trauma, therapy, psychotherapy, executive malfeasance, moral injury, leadership assessment, leadership competency
Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in active clinical practice since 1983. Yale and Michigan-educated, Northwestern-trained. Past President of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Northwestern Faculty. Former Dean of Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute. Published author and invited speaker. Clinical expertise in trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, moral injury and other types of emotional injury and psychological damage due to trauma, discrimination, accidents, abuse (including the effect of childhood abuse in adulthood) and harassment. 10+ years’ experience as an expert witness and independent medical examiner.

stephen pesanti

university of illinois at chicago

Forest Park, Illinois
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - civil, criminal, personal injury, wrongful death, insanity, competencies, fitness, suicide, medical director, PTSD, Bipolar, Depression, Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Addiction
Dr. Pesanti did his psychiatry residency at the Cleveland Clinic after which he completed his forensic psychiatry fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has experience in treating a wide variety of pathologies. He has experience as the inpatient medical director at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he maintained a variety of roles, including running an inpatient team, maintaining and supervising multiple outpatient clinics, chairing the Ethics Committee, as well as sitting on multiple other mental health committees. He also has experience in various correctional settings. Dr. Pesanti has worked forensic cases in both the civil and criminal domains, including wrongful death, suicide, personal injury, malingering, malpractice, immigration asylum, fitness for duty, various competencies, and pre-sentencing mitigation, as well as a variety of other issues. He is experienced in deposition, testimony, and report preparation.

Lauren K Robinson, MD, MPH

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, Illinois
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Undue influence, testamentary capacity, sentence mitigation, waiving rights, standards of care, IME, correctional medicine, workers compensation, fitness for duty, ethics, PTSD, ADHD, OCD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, alcohol and drug abuse, trauma, LGBTQ, transgender
University of Chicago and Northwestern University-trained psychiatrist. Board certified in both general and forensic psychiatry. Active clinical practice. Clinical experiences includes inpatient, outpatient and correctional psychiatry. Award winning teacher. Northwestern faculty. Experienced expert witness in both civil and criminal cases.

Amelia Swanson, PhD

Health Psychology Associates of Illinois PLLC

Skokie, Illinois
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - PTSD, depression, anxiety, retaliation, employment, discrimination, termination, sexual harassment, medical malpractice, mental health, trauma, evaluation, fertility, embryo, IVF, sexual assault, wrongful death, whistleblower, foreseeability
Dr. Amelia Swanson is a forensic and licensed clinical psychologist who provides forensic evaluations, consultations to attorneys and expert testimony in civil cases, primarily in medical malpractice, sexual harassment, and wrongful death cases. Dr. Swanson also has a specialty in health psychology and impacts of trauma and has previously worked as faculty at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and University of Massachusetts, Chan Medical School. She has experience working in many medical and mental health settings including fertility, primary care, OB/GYN, transplant, oncology, diabetes in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has published in peer-reviewed journals and been invited to speak at national conferences on the psychological aspects of coping with medical issues including fertility, trauma-informed care, and other topics. She is licensed in Illinois, Massachusetts and Iowa and is psypact certified to practice in 39 states (see website for current l...

Anne Mary K Montero, PhD, MS, HSPP

Psychology Works, Indiana University Health

Westfield, Indiana
Psychology, Neuropsychology - Psychology, pain, somatoform disorders, anxiety, trauma, stress, sexual abuse, PTSD, disability, malingering, cognitive-behavioral therapy, OCD, depression, personality disorders, perinatal mood disorders, stress, GI psychology, cancer, personal injury, workman's compensation, suicide, file review.
Dr. Montero is a board-certified, highly experienced professional with training in medical psychology and neuropsychology. She has more than 15,000 hours of experience evaluating and treating patients and currently serves as the Medical Director for Behavioral Health for Indiana University Health North Hospital. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at IU School of Medicine. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Notre Dame, Dr. Montero has specialized training from the Herbert Benson Mind-Body Institute at Harvard, with certifications including trauma treatment, perinatal mood disorder assessment and care, and treatment for brain-gut axis disorders. She is widely experienced in psychological evaluation and regularly partners with physicians in 19 different medical specialties. Dr. Montero has received awards from the American Psychological Association with grant support from the US Department of Health and Human Services; she currently participa...

Eric Anderson, MD, MBA

Eric Anderson MD, LLC

Annapolis, Maryland
Psychiatry - Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Psychopharmacology, Medication Management, Psychosis, Women’s Mental Health, Pregnancy/Post Partum, Suicide, Emergency Psychiatry, Inpatient Psychiatry, Mood Disorders, Recidivism
Board Certified Psychiatrist in active clinical practice. Johns Hopkins trained in general psychiatry. Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins and Adjunct Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at George Washington University. 20+ years medical experience, 15+ years in psychiatry. Colonel in the United States Air Force and Chief of Aerospace Medicine. 20+ years of military service including combat deployment. Numerous awards, to include “Top Doc” for the Annapolis area, U.S. Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal with Combat Device, and U.S. Navy Commendation Medal. Well-experienced public speaker.

Jessica Chaudhary, MD

Massachusetts
Psychiatry - Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Relationship Problems, Complicated medical illness, Substance abuse/addiction, ADHD, ADD, attention issues, Eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, trauma, abuse, medication management, psychosis, dementias, women’s mental health, pregnancy/post partum
MD: University of Washington School of Medicine Internship and Residency: Yale University Fellowship: Harvard University Licenses; TX, CT, FL and CT

James F. Zender, PhD

James F. Zender, PhD, PC

Mount Clemens, Michigan
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - PTSD, TBI, Auto Accident Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Psychotherapy, Pain Psychology, Family, Injury, Veterans, Addiction, Autonomous Vehicles
Founding director of the Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Psychological Trauma at Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center, where he also served as Instructor in Psychiatry. Contributing Editor, The Forensic Examiner, Journal of the American College of Forensic Examiners. Named America’s Best Doctors, Who’s Who Top Doctors Honors Edition (2017). Active blogger for Psychology Today. Member, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, The American Psychological Association, Michigan Psychological Association, Brain Injury Association of Michigan, and the National Safety Council. Featured in The Detroit Free Press, Detroit Metro Times, Boston Globe and Crain’s Detroit Business. Provides forensic psychological services for plaintiff and defense. Administers Independent Psychological Evaluations. Works in the area of accident prevention and promoting transition to autonomous vehicles.

Robert P Kahn-Rose, MD, PhD

Dr. Robert P. Kahn-Rose, Inc.

Nevada
Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Psychiatry, Disability Evaluations, Independent Medical Exams, Elder Law, Mental Capacity Evaluations, Will Contests, Undue Influence, Dementia, Alzheimers, Depression
Dr. Kahn-Rose is a native of Southern California. He received his B.S. from the University of California at Irvine, his M.D. from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Sue Golding Graduate School of Albert Einstein for his research on the hormonal influences on memory. He has published over 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented papers at a number of scientific society meetings. He trained in Psychiatry at the University of Chicago, where he completed a residency and fellowship in Biological Psychiatry. He remained on the faculty at the University of Chicago as an Assistant Professor. In 1988, he joined the faculty of UCLA as well as the West L.A. Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, where he was, among other things, the Co-Director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center from 1991–1993. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Neuropsychiatric Institute of UCLA. He has been in...

Suzanne Corrado, MD

Expert Witness Services

Cornwall, New York
Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine - Alcohol use disorder, Chronic Pain/Opiate and other drug/substance use disorders, Depression, Anxiety disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
I am a physician with 30 years experience, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, with a specialty in Addiction Medicine, in which I am also Board Certified, and licensed to practice in the State of New York. My B.A. was obtained at Barnard College and my M.D. degree from SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, New York. I am extremely thorough, responsible, reliable, professional and conscientious, a combination not always easy to find. I have a serious work ethic and will help you using the highest standards of my profession. Since I am semi-retired, I can dedicate the considerable time necessary to concentrate on the particular aspects and subtleties of your case. I am proficient in Italian.

William A Haas, Psy.D.

Wurtsboro , New York
Psychology, Independent Medical Examinations - IME, Independent Medical Examination, Disability, SSI, Social Security, Injury, Psychological Injury, Psychology, Psychologist, Pain, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Accidents, Education Injuries, School Districts, Worker's Comp, Malingering, Symptom Magnification.
Dr. Haas has been a psychologist for the past 37 years and is currently licensed in New York State. In his lengthy career, Dr. Haas has conducted thousands of psychological evaluations with children and adults. Although he has worked clinically with child and adult patients for many years, Dr. Haas now specializes in clinical and forensic psychological assessment. Major aspects of his practice include conducting independent medical examinations, court mandated criminal competency evaluations (CPL 730's), child custody evaluations, no-fault evaluations, worker’s compensation evaluations, disability evaluations, as well as record reviews for courts, attorneys, as well as insurance companies. Dr. Haas also provides expert witness testimony and has been admitted as well as testified in several courts in New York State (including Criminal, Supreme, and Family). He is currently certified by the New York State Mental Health Professionals Panel of the Appellate Division of the First and S...

Bonnie Miller Ladds, LCSW, Certified Divorce Coach

Focus Forward Divorce Coaching & Therapy,LLC

New York, New York
Social Work, Mental Health - Personal injury, MVA, Trauma, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Divorce, Substance Use Disorder, Phobia, Sleep Disorders, Mood Disorders, ADHD, Emotional Distress, Sex Addiction, Grief, Employment, Isolation, Custody, Memory Loss, Avoidance, Moral Injury, Hyperarousal, Anger Management, Delayed Onset PTSD
Certified Divorce Coach Certified Trauma Therapist With over 30 years of extensive experience in the field of mental health, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to conducting comprehensive mental health evaluations following accidents. Throughout my career, I have specialized in working with individuals grappling with a myriad of mental health challenges, including PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Trauma Divorce, and Substance Use Disorders. My in-depth understanding of the nuanced intricacies of these conditions positions me as a seasoned professional capable of providing thorough assessments that significantly enhance the value of legal cases. Attorneys can rely on my profound insights and well-honed assessment skills to elucidate the impact of accidents on an individual's mental well-being, taking into account the complex interplay of mental health and trauma. This holistic approach ensures a comprehensive evaluation, providing attorneys with valuable information to strengt...

Carol A. Rupe, MD

WoodSong Medical Consulting

Littleton, North Carolina
Family Medicine, Long Term Care - Women's Health, Cardiovascular, Osteoporosis, Depression, Dementia, Hospital Inpatient, Nursing Home, Geriatrics, Migraine, PA and NP Supervision, Institutional Care, Anxiety, Institutional Care, Cardiopulmonary, Diabetes, Emphysema, Fibromyalgia, Headaces, High Blood Pressure, Memory Impairment
Dr Carol Rupe has provided expert witness services to the legal community since 2005, and has reviewed more than 700 cases. She provides her highly responsive, and effective professional services to both plaintiff and defense attorneys located in more than 30 US states. Dr. Rupe brings a unique understanding of the dynamics & interactions between clinical, hospital, ER, and LTC medicine and its impact on the delivery of quality medical care to patients. From major metro areas, mid size cities & suburbs, institutional care, to rural health, Dr. Rupe has done it all. Education: Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana Graduate: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC Residency: Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland Fellowship: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Family Practice Development Certification: American Academy of Family Physicians since 1987 Professional Medical Experience: - C...

John Aziz, MD, FAPA

Psychiatric Consultants, LLC

Powell, Ohio
Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine - More than 20 years of experience treating mood disorders, schizophrenia, depression, Bipolar disorders, Psychotic disorders, PTSD, Personality disorders, ADHD, Autistic disorders and Pain disorders.
Second practice location: 1216 W. Hunter st Logan, OH 43138 Phone 740-300-2080 Fax. 614-522-6604 Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. Board certified by the American Board of independent medical examiners ABIME. Board certified in Psychopharmacology Board certified in Addiction Medicine By the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of preventive Medicine. Residency training at Vanderbilt University. Founder and medical director of Cultivate Psychiatry and Wellness, LLC, and Psychiatric Consultants, LLC

LaRae M Copley, RPh, MD, PhD

Copley Medical Consulting LLC

Hilliard, Ohio
Psychiatry, Mental Health - Malpractice, Psychiatry, College Mental Health, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Suicide, Risk Assessment, Level of Care Assessment, Eating Disorders, Trauma, PTSD, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Mood Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Pharmacology, Substance Disorders
Expert regarding standard of care, medical marijuana / THC, campus mental health, animal assisted therapy. Medical Director overseeing a multidisciplinary medical team within a large behavioral health practice. Over 14 years clinical experience practicing psychiatry. Served as Chief of Psychiatry for a College Counseling Center within a large public university for 8 years. Extensive experience collaborating with treatment team including psychologists, social workers, counselors, nurses, physician assistants, dieticians. Licensed Physician and Registered Pharmacist. Board Certified in General Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine.

Robin A Altman, MD

Reading, Pennsylvania
Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry - child psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, young adult psychiatry, psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Child Custody, Competency, Testamentary Capacity, Diminished Capacity, Attention Deficit Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Autism, Asperger's Disorder
I have been a practicing child psychiatrist in a solo private practice since 1995. I am board certified in both adult and child and adolescent psychiatry. I initially worked at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center for 7 years, and then moved to Spring Psychological Associates, where I continue to have an office. I was the first chairperson of the Child Psychiatry Department at Reading Hospital. I was the medical director of the Children's Home of Reading from 1997-2012. I managed the medical functioning of the institution while caring for adolescents in their residential treatment facility. I currently work for Concern, Inc, a mental health provider in the Reading area, where I see adolescents at the Abraxas shelter and detention center, as well as group home and therapeutic foster care children. I have been a principle investigator for psychiatric research at the Berks Research Center in Reading. In my spare time, I am a writer, and have written Shrink Rap - An Irreveren...

Richard M Sobel, MD

Sidney Kimmel Medical School, Thomas Jefferson University

Media, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Psychopharmacology, Worker's Compensation, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Sleep, Depression, Anxiety, Compex Regional Pain Syndrome, Neuropathic Pain, Trauma, Opioids, Addiction, Medication
Specialty focus: Pain Medicine (for which I have sub-specialty board certification) psychotherapy, and Psychopharmacology. Academics: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical School. Recipient of two resident teaching awards. Leadership: President of Greater Philadelphia Pain Society (local chapter of the American Pain Society) 2013-2015 Special skills: (1) Communication: I have lectured extensively on the management of depression and chronic pain to both large and small audiences. (2) Organization: I manage a large solo practice using a computer-based practice management system which I wrote and have updated for over 20 years.

Andre S Watson, Psy.D.

Your Vision for Life Psychological Services LLC

Aldan, Pennsylvania
Mental Health, Psychology - Visual Impairment, visual, vision, Blindness, blind, vision loss, malpractice, disabled, disability, adjustment, trauma, depression, anxiety, handicapped psychological damage, PTSD, children adolescents development emotional injury, Black African race discrimination, grief suffering, sight
Dr. Andre Watson is a clinical psychologist who holds a Master’s and a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from widener University. He specializes in psychotherapy for individuals, families, and the disabled. Over the past 20 years, he has been a student of various martial arts, an accomplished goalball player, represented the United States in Paralympic Judo in 2008, and is the president and founder of the AudioDart Club of the Delaware Valley. He is married to his lovely life Katina and is the proud father of his 11-year-old daughter Kenya. Andre values learning, adventure, and creativity in everything that he does and desires to encourage, empower, and motivate those who are different, disabled, or those who might be down because of life’s struggles. He has been blind since the age of 9, and every since then has been passionate about blindness skills, independence, and motivating the blind and visually impaired to be all that they can be. He has given talks and speeches ...

James C Ballenger, MD

Low Country Forensic Consultation

Charleston, South Carolina
Forensic Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry - Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorder, Alcohol Blood Levels, Addiction Medicine, Psychopharmacology, Panic Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress, Suicide, Depression, Traumatic Brain Injury, Malpractice (Psychiatry)

MaryEllen Eller, M.D.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Psychiatry - Traumatic Injury, PTSD, Institutional Care, Standard of Care, IIED, ECT, Inpatient Care, Mental Impairment, Disability, Suicide Risk, Fitness for Duty, Adjustment Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Athletic Performance Enhancement, NP Supervision, Telehealth, Somatic Disorders
MaryEllen Eller, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also certified as a master psychopharmacologist by the Neuroscience Education Institute. Dr. Eller completed her undergraduate studies at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan, where she received a Bachelor of Science in biology. She earned her medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at the Loma Linda University Department of Psychiatry, where she focused on general adult psychiatry, with a special emphasis in leadership and performance optimization. Dr. Eller served in a variety of capacities at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California. She was a resident physician in the university’s department of psychiatry for three years, followed by a year as the department’s chief resident. She also served as a per diem psychiatrist in the inpatient chemical dependency unit at the university’s Behavio...

Jessica Chaudhary, MD

Texas
Psychiatry - Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Relationship Problems, Complicated medical illness, Substance abuse/addiction, ADHD, ADD, attention issues, Eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, trauma, abuse, medication management, psychosis, dementias, women’s mental health, pregnancy/post partum
MD: University of Washington School of Medicine Internship and Residency: Yale University Fellowship: Harvard University Licenses; TX, CT, FL and CT

Aida Dabreo, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC

Dallas, Texas
Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner , APRN , Pain , personal injury , psychiatric disability evaluation, dual diagnosis, drug use, wrongful psychiatric hospital admission/discharge, Competency, Negligence, PTSD , anxiety , depression , trauma , slip and fall , job injury , workers compensat
Aida is a dual Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner licensed in NY,MD, TX and OR. Aida's specialties includes treating adults with depression, anxiety, PTSD and pain management. With a deep understanding of both the psychiatric and legal fields, Aida is well equipped to objectively analyze complex medical records, provide expert opinions, and assist in case preparation. Aida will help your firm with psychiatric malpractice cases, personal injury injury lawsuits involving mental health issues, or any legal matter requiring psychiatric expertise.

Justin Garrett, D.O.

Consult Psychiatry & Forensics, PLLC

Liberty Lake, Washington
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry - psychiatry, will contests, competency, civil litigation, dementia, PTSD, bipolar, depression, schizophrenia, schizoaffective, suicide, malpractice, hospital, mitigation, emotional distress damages
Dr. Garrett is a licensed physician in Washington State and Idaho. Serving the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene areas locally, and available for cases nationally. Dr. Garrett completed psychiatry residency at the University of Washington, followed by a one-year fellowship in forensic psychiatry at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Garrett is the medical director of behavioral health services at Kootenai Health in Coeur d'Alene, ID. He maintains a full-time clinical practice working primarily as an inpatient adult psychiatrist. Dr. Garrett has experience providing hospital services including adult inpatient services, consultation liaison, inpatient addiction, and emergency department consults. His work also includes behavioral health collaborative care with primary care clinics, as well as supervising therapists overseeing the hospital’s intensive outpatient programs (IOP). Dr. Garrett generates clear and thorough forensic reports supported with DSM5-TR crite...

Ellika McGuire, MD

Ellika McGuire MD PLLC

Seattle, Washington
Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry - Child, Adolescent, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Suicidal Ideation, Suicide, Self Harm, PTSD, Trauma, Emotional Harm, LGBTQ+, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, Parenting, Psychopharmacology, Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis, Medical Malpractice, Family Law
Double board-certified, child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, with seven years of full-time clinical experience evaluating and treating a broad range of psychiatric disorders in patients of all ages, from diverse backgrounds. Experience evaluating and consulting on family law, personal injury, emotional injury, causation, standard of care, medical malpractice, disability, and child abuse related litigation. Retained by prosecution and defense. Extensive clinical experience in the areas of self-harm, suicidality, parenting, and trauma. Unique expertise in work with LGBTQ+ youth and families, including work with transgender and gender non-conforming youth.

Dr. Richard J Stride, MBA, Psy.D., LPC, LMHC

Dr. Stride Forensic Services

Olympia, Washington
Mental Health, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Developmental Disabilities, Accidental Death, Child Custody, Competency, Jury Selection, Child Abuse, Ethics, Licensure & Practice, Professional Conduct, Memory, Diminished Capacity, Stand of Care, Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Suicide, Diagnosis, Law Enforcement, Fitness for duty, PTSD, IME
I have been providing forensic mental health services to law enforcement, attorneys and courts since 1996. I have been an expert witness and/or consulted in numerous cases. I provide precise, factual, influential, and professionally articulated services. I have experience in working with jury's and in countering other expert witnesses testimonies. I have been an expert and or consulted on cases related to child custody, competency, criminal behavior, developmental disability and work place harassment. I can, and have, created custom reports, issue specific professional reviews, and case specific consultations. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado, Licensed Private Investigator, and a Licensed Mental health Counselor in Washington State I have been a Therapist, Clinical Operations Director, and Chief Executive Officer in Community Behavioral Health Agencies for over 25 years. I am a Specialist for Medicaid consultation with Children, Geriatric, and Developmental Di...

Eric R. Larson, Ph.D.

Advanced Assessment

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Neuropsychology, Psychology - traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Frontotemporal dementia, ADHD, hydrocephalus, epilepsy, executive dysfunction, aphasia, symptom validity testing, performance validity testing, depression, personality disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder
I am a board-certified neuropsychologist with extensive experience conducting adult cognitive and psychological evaluations in various contexts. As a faculty member at the Medical College of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and a neuropsychologist at the Milwaukee VA, I regularly teach residents and evaluate patients with traumatic brain injuries, memory and cognitive disorders, and psychological conditions such as PTSD. Additionally, I have conducted hundreds of compensation and pension evaluations for the federal government and have testified as an expert both at depositions and at trial. I provide adult (age 18+) IME, consultation, and expert witness services to plaintiff and defense attorneys.