John R Puls, LCSW, MCAP Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Specialty Focus:

Addiction treatment center, addiction treatment center fraud, ASAM criteria, alcoholism, PTSD, DUI, addiction, marchman act.


Master of Social Work , Florida Atlantic University ; Bachelor of Social Work , Florida Atlantic University ; Master Certified Addiction Professional (MCAP), Florida Certification Board

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I'm a licensed psychotherapist and master's certified addiction professional in the state of Florida. I specialize in substance abuse, mental health, and addictions treatment centers. I have served as an expert witness for marchman act cases for both the respondent and the petitioner. Additionally, I am very well versed in ASAM (American Society for Addiction Medicine) criteria for determining levels of care in addiction treatment centers. I have serviced as an expert witness for addition treatment center negligence cases. Also, I have served as a mitigation specialist advocating for reduced sentencing on cases involving substance use and mental health disorders.