Anne Mary K Montero, PhD, MS, HSPP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Psychology Works, Indiana University Health
  • Phone: (317) 219-9477
  • Cell: (317) 219-9477

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Psychology and Neuropsychology

Specialty Focus:

Psychology, pain, somatoform disorders, anxiety, trauma, stress, sexual abuse, PTSD, disability, malingering, cognitive-behavioral therapy, OCD, depression, personality disorders, perinatal mood disorders, stress, GI psychology, cancer, personal injury, workman's compensation, suicide, file review.


PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; MS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; BA, University of Notre Dame

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Additional Information

Dr. Montero is a board-certified, highly experienced professional with training in medical psychology and neuropsychology. She has more than 15,000 hours of experience evaluating and treating patients and currently serves as the Medical Director for Behavioral Health for Indiana University Health North Hospital. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at IU School of Medicine. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Notre Dame, Dr. Montero has specialized training from the Herbert Benson Mind-Body Institute at Harvard, with certifications including trauma treatment, perinatal mood disorder assessment and care, and treatment for brain-gut axis disorders. She is widely experienced in psychological evaluation and regularly partners with physicians in 19 different medical specialties. Dr. Montero has received awards from the American Psychological Association with grant support from the US Department of Health and Human Services; she currently participates in research funded by the NIH/National Cancer Institute. Dr. Montero is an expert educator and practitioner. She is the author of the upcoming book, The Domino Effect for Manifesting Change, which addresses mental health issues and chronic pain. She has published numerous professional, peer-reviewed articles and has extensive teaching, professional speaking, and media experience on topics related to psychology, mental health, wellness, and burnout. She actively engages in multiple roles in her field with current clinical practice, administrative leadership and program development, wellness consulting, and forensic engagement with medical record review and expert witnessing. Academic and research-based skills can be optimally combined with current practice knowledge for forensic contribution that is both empirically supported and clinically relevant. Dr. Montero is practiced at regularly providing thorough, precise, and timely reports with intention to attend to the highest ethical standards in the field. She specializes in psychological assessment in complex cases with extensive medical record review and information integration requirements. Attorney feedback has described Dr. Montero as engaging, articulate, and easy to work with, and she maintains superlative physician/referral satisfaction ratings at the Indiana University School of Medicine (5.0/5.0) and >98% patient satisfaction ratings, including among medically and psychologically complex populations with multiple comorbidities. Dr. Montero is bilingual and trained in multi-ethnic assessment. She practices with awareness of the high value of her colleagues' time, with effort to provide flexibility and responsiveness to inquiries. She welcomes calls directly on her cell phone at 317/219-9477.