Therapy Expert Witnesses

Therapy 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 therapy. The therapy expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Forensic Psychology, Mental Health, Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, and Psychology.

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...

Rachel Rosenfeld, PsyD The Codependency Clinic

Alameda, California
Psychology - Standard of care, Therapy, Trauma, Codependency, EMDR, Somatic Experiencing

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.

Anthony Bean, PhD

Fort Worth, Texas
Psychology, Mental Health - Video Games, Clinical Psychology, Psychological Assessment, Forensic Psychology, Anime, Technology, Video Game Addiction, Parenting, Therapy, Research, Social Media, Methods, Geek Therapy, Security Clearance, Popular Culture
Dr. Bean has become a sought-after expert in the media, regularly contributing his insights on various psychological topics. With a dynamic and engaging presence, he has been featured on numerous platforms, including podcasts, TV shows, and radio programs. Whether discussing video game addiction, mental health, or therapeutic interventions, Dr. Bean’s media appearances are characterized by his ability to distill complex concepts into accessible and relatable insights. His articulate and personable approach makes him a trusted source for understanding psychological issues in the modern world, resonating with audiences seeking expert perspectives in an easily digestible format. He has over 10 years of experience in clinical psychology and is a well known academic author publishing an average of two to three peer reviewed articles per year while being clinically licensed across multiple states of the US. Dr. Bean’s research endeavors reflect a commitment to advancing the understandin...