Deanna Foster, Ph.D. Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Psychological Resources & Services, Inc.
  • Phone: 720-772-8845
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Forensic Psychology and Psychology

Specialty Focus: Sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, emotional distress, psychological injury, retaliation, anxiety, trauma, retaliation, independent medical evaluation, post traumatic stress disorder, depression, malingering, employment, assault, complex trauma, IME, PTSD, Title VII

Education: Ph.D. , University of Southern California

Years in Practice: 20

Additional Information

Psychological expert in emotional distress due to chronic stress or catastrophic events arising out of psychological trauma, employment issues, or physical injuries. Performed over 500 IME's with psychological testing including symptom validity and exaggeration measures. Expertise in workplace dynamics, stress disorders, employment litigation, depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders and malingering. Recognized expert and educator on organizational dynamics and stress, presenting 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. Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform IME's since 2003. Awarded dual state licensure. Advanced training in trauma with Certified Clinical Trauma Professional designation. Graduated APA accredited doctoral program at USC with honors. Post-doctoral fellowship in clinical evaluation and treatment at accredited program at Kaiser-Permanente. Awarded professional membership in the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists. Advanced forensic training with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, Seak Experts, and Forensic Expert Witness Association. Comprehensive, timely, unbiased and articulate psychological reports. Retained by both defense and plaintiffs. Over 25 expert testimonies in deposition, arbitration and trial.