James Tyler Carpenter, Ph.D., FAACP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Metis Psychological Associates LLC
  • Phone: 781-963-1800
  • Cell: 857-939-9374
  • Fax: 781-963-1818
  • Website: metispsych.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Psychology and Forensic Psychology

Specialty Focus: Correctional Psychology, Correctional Healthcare, Personality Psychology, Mental Health, Psychotherapy, Psychological Assessment, Disability Evaluation, Psychosis, Personality Disorder, Psychotherapy Integration, Internet Teaching and Consultation, Suicide, Criminal Behavior

Education: Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology), St. John's University; M.A. (General-Experimental Psychology) , C.W. Post College - Long Island University; B.A. , Case Western Reserve University

Years in Practice: 30


Additional Information

Dr. Carpenter’s training began with latency age children, adolescents, and their families. It has evolved over almost 30 years of professional practice to include specialties in assessment, treatment, teaching, supervision, consultation, and research on psychosis, character disorder, trauma, offending behavior, suicidal patients, personality, forensics (CCEs, high risk populations, sex offenders), disability, and integrating the full spectrum of temporal and modality specific psychological treatments across inpatient, outpatient, milieu, residential, and correctional settings. He has held academic, research, and teaching appointments at Harvard University, Medical School, and Extension Schools, as well as Boston, Lesley, Roger Williams Universities, Massachusetts School for Professional Psychology, and the China American Psychoanalytic Alliance. He has published, taught, supervised, served as an editorial consultant and consultant, and presented on the topics of subliminal stimulation, meditation based psychotherapies, group psychotherapy, integrating techniques, the use of translators in forensic assessments and treatment, group treatment of violent offenders, assessment of suicidal patients, psychopathology, theories of psychotherapy, personality, recidivism of released inmates, dreams, carrying out a study of music therapy in a Chinese prison, psychoanalytic psychology, psychological pain, poly-substance abuse, the use of web based tele-consultation, conferencing, and teaching across cultures and disciplines, and disability assessment. He has testified on psychosis, child custody, treatment, homicide, and performed risk evaluations. His assessment skills extend to the full range of psychometric instruments involved in assessing personality, psychopathology, risk, impairment, and cognitive compromise as applied to forensic-clinical and disability assessment.