Alonie Butler, PsyD Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Psychology and Psychoanalysis

Specialty Focus:

Traumatic Injury, Correctional Mental Health, Risk Assessment, Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD, Standard of Care, Institutional Inpatient Care, Disability, Adjustment Disorder, Military Mental Health, IME, Emotional Distress, Fitness for Duty, Competency

Education:

PsyD, Argosy University; M.A., Argosy University; B.A., California State University, Hayward

Years in Practice:

8

Additional Information

Dr. Butler is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She earned her doctoral degree and master’s degree in clinical psychology at Argosy University in Alameda, California. In addition, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in psychology and minored in health science at California State University: Hayward, California. Dr. Butler’s administrative and leadership career has included the role of Director of Behavioral Health and Senior Psychologist Specialist which consisted of monitoring and enforcing compliance with government regulations, developing trainings, conducting audits and effectively communicating with stake holders. She has over seven years of experience working with individuals and groups in forensic –based settings, inpatient- based settings, and outpatient community based setting. She has treated adult individuals with co-occurring disorders and those who are dealing with life stressors (e.g., career change, job loss, divorce, trauma, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse). Furthermore, Dr. Butler utilizes evidence-based interventions stemming from Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution Focused therapies. She is also an active member of the California Psychological Association and maintains an interest in Veterans’ Affairs, having previously served in the United States Army for three years.