Deanna Foster, Ph.D. Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Additional States: California
  • Company: Psychological Resources & Services, Inc.
  • Phone: 720-772-8845
  • Cell: 818-522-2520
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Psychology and Employment

Specialty Focus:

Employment, Organizational Culture, Psychological Evaluation, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Post Traumatic Stress, PTSD, Depression, Defamation, Emotional Distress, Anxiety, Assault, Trauma, IME, Malingering, Assault, Title VII, Whistleblower

Education:

Ph.D. Psychology, magna cum laude, University of Southern California

Years in Practice:

25

Additional Information

Certified to perform examinations in 28 states. Awarded dual state licensure in California and Colorado with offices throughout both states. Graduated APA accredited doctoral program at USC with honors. Post-doctoral APA accredited fellowship in clinical evaluation and treatment at Kaiser-Permanente. Awarded professional membership in the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists. Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform psychological med-legal evaluations/ IME's. Advanced trauma training with Certified Clinical Trauma Professional designation. Expert educator on organizational dynamics and stress, presented 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. Advanced expert witness training with the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, California Society of Industrial Medicine, Seak Experts, and Forensic Expert Witness Association. 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 dysfunction and malingering. Comprehensive, timely, unbiased and articulate psychological reports. Retained by both defense and plaintiffs. Apx 30 expert testimonies.