Teo Ernst, Psy.D, ABPP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Additional States: Washington
  • Company: Teo Ernst Psychological Services Inc.
  • Phone: (415) 913-8096
  • Website: drteoernst.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Psychology and Forensic Psychology

Specialty Focus: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Occupational Evaluations, Fitness for Duty, Personal Injury, Forensic Psychology, Violence Risk Assessment, Sentencing Mitigation, Severe Mental Illness, Retrospective Assessment of Mental States, Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence.

Education: M.A., Wright Institute ; Psy.D., Wright Institute

Years in Practice: 10


Additional Information

Dr. Ernst is a clinical and forensic psychologist, licensed in California and Washington State, who specializes in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Competency/Capacity Evaluations in civil and criminal proceedings. Dr. Ernst is board certified in forensic psychology and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. As a trauma expert, Dr. Ernst chose to complete an additional year of fellowship training in PTSD at the San Francisco Veterans Hospital. Dr. Ernst has extensive experience conducting forensic evaluation including, but not limited to, civil and criminal competency evaluations, mitigation or sentencing evaluations, violence risk assessments, personal injury evaluations, and the assessment of severe mental illness and neuropsychological impairment. Dr. Ernst is a member of the Criminal Panel of Psychiatric and Psychological Experts for multiple superior courts and is a certified Qualified Medical Evaluator for the California Department of Industrial Relations. His past professional experiences including providing treatment and expert testimony as a member of medical staff of Napa State Hospital, and completing VA forensic evaluations on veteran's alleging psychiatric injury from military trauma. Please see Dr. Ernst's website, listed above, for a more detailed description of his professional background and areas of expertise.