Charles Heller, PhD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Additional States: New Jersey
  • Company: Heller Consulting Group Inc.
  • Phone: 212-880-3789
  • Fax: 845-354-1287
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Psychology and Forensic Psychology

Specialty Focus: Trauma, PTSD, injured Child, Sexual Abuse, False Allegations of Sexual Abuse, Battered Woman syndrome Domestic Violence, Foster, Group Homes, Schools, Institutions, Negligence, Staff Assault murder rape

Education: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison; MA, St. Johns University; BA, Adelphi University

Years in Practice: 35

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 40

Additional Information

A Licensed Psychologist and Clinical Fellow of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Dr. Heller has more than 35 years experience as a Forensic and Clinical Psychologist. Since 2011, Dr. Heller has served as a staff forensic psychologist for Rutgers Univ Biomedical and Health Services. He is also a consulting forensic psychologist for Rockland County, New York, providing court ordered forensic evaluations for family and Supreme Court judges as well as the Department of Mental Health appointed to child custody and criminal, including murder cases. During his career, Dr. Heller served as the director for a large mental health system for a community of more than 100,000 Native Americans of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, as well as clinical director of the Dutchess County Clinic for the Multi-Disabled in New York that served dual-diagnosed patients with autism spectrum and mental disorders. As adjunct associate professor, he taught courses at Northeastern Oklahoma State University. Dr. Heller provides expert witness consulting services in state, military and federal courts, serving as an expert in psychology, trauma, personal Injury, injured children, child sexual abuse, domestic violence, and other violent crimes. He also serves as expert witness for evaluating pain and suffering in foster care, group homes, schools, corporations and institutions; as well as negligence, assault and abuse by staff. Licensed Psychologist, New York, New Jersey National Register of the Council of Health Service Providers in Psychology Certificate of Professional Qualification in Psychology, Certificate of Clinical Training in Psychology Post-Doctoral Certificate in Family Forensics, Washington Square Institute New York State Law Guardian Program Presentations (partial list) • A Child’s Preference for the Batterer in Child Custody Cases An Assessment Protocol, AFCC Conference 2012