Forensic Psychology Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of forensic psychology expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on forensic psychology and related issues. Forensic psychology expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these forensic psychology expert witnesses testify regarding may include: PTSD, Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Fitness For Duty, Trauma, Competency, Forensic Psychology, Malingering, Sexual Harassment, Clinical Psychology, Medical Malpractice, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Abuse, Addiction, and Chronic Pain.

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Rebecca H Loftis, PsyD CCHP-MH Forenpsych

Dragoon, Arizona
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Criminal Forensic Evaluations, Trial Consultation, Correctional Suicide Prevention, Violation of Correctional Standards, Psychological Autopsy, Violence Risk Assessment, Psychosexual risk Assessment, Psychopathy, Threat Assessment, Court Involved Treatment, Anger Management, Clinical File Review
Dr. Loftis is a Certified Correctional Health Provider - Mental Health, a designation governed by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. She has over fifteen years of experience in correctional health care, having provided training on suicide prevention in custody, correctional standards and correctional programs review. She has conducted numerous psychological autopsies, civil commitment and risk of violence evaluations, sexual violence and recidivism assessments for the correctional community. Dr. Loftis became Designated Forensic Psychologist in Massachusetts, having trained at state hospitals, correctional institutions and rural clinics. She has provided the courts with Competency to Stand Trial, Criminal Responsibility and Drug and Alcohol Evaluations. Dr. Loftis has evaluated several thousands of persons convicted of sex offenses and violent offenders seeking parole or pardons in the state of Nevada. She has also consulted on topics such as rapist typologies, p...

Cheri Adrian, PhD Forensic Med Group

Calabasas, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Personal Injury, Psychological Evaluations, Pain Psychology, Malingering & Exaggeration, Credibility, Post Traumatic Stress, Depression & Anxiety, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Abuse & Assault, Sexual Victimization, Accident Trauma, Fitness for Duty, Expert Psychological Review
Dr. Adrian received her PhD in psychology at UCLA and is a highly qualified examiner with over 31 years of experience in forensics, specializing in assessing psychological injury and credibility in allegations of psychological injury. She was an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA for 10 years, and the Co- Director of the Psychodiagnostic Assessment Service at UCLA's Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital for five years.  She has served for the last 12 years as an Expert for licensing boards in California including the Board of Psychology and Board of Behavioral Sciences, and provides licensure applicant appeal evaluations for legal and medical applicants as well. She has served as a Qualified Medical Evaluator in Psychology for the California Department of Workers’ Compensation for 12 years, and as a named expert in International Defense Base Act claims of Posttraumatic Stress. Dr. Adrian has been a named expert in over 50 c...

JAMES S ANGELOS, Ph.D. JAMES S. ANGELOS, PHD

SANTA BARBARA, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Trauma, Psychological & Physical catastrophic or traumatic injury, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Criminal Forensic Evaluations, Psychological sequelae of Medical Injury, Psychological Personal injury evaluations.
Experience in criminal and civil proceedings. Personal injury examinations of adults and children. Worker's compensation evaluations. Two year (2008-2010) appointment to U.S. State Department, Office of Medical Services. Twenty-two month deployment to Iraq to evaluate and treat Department of State and Department of Defense personnel for acute and posttraumatic stress disorders.

Lisa Boesky, PhD Jail Suicide Expert

San Diego, California
Forensic Psychology, Correctional Healthcare - jail suicide, suicide in jails, juvenile detention suicide, correctional suicide, jail suicide standard of care, correctional suicide standard of care, suicide risk assessment, suicide, jail/prison/correctional facility suicide
Dr. Lisa Boesky is a Jail Suicide expert. Dr. Lisa takes complex clinical information grounded in research and communicates it in a practical, engaging and user-friendly manner via: --Expert Witness testimony on legal cases involving individuals who have died by Suicide while incarcerated (plaintiff and defense) --Correctional Suicide presentations at national conferences --Audits/Reviews of Jail Suicide Prevention Programs --Litigation Consultant on legal cases involving individuals who have died by Suicide while incarcerated (plaintiff and defense) --Training Programs for correctional, mental health, substance abuse, and law enforcement professionals --Authoring books, book chapters, and other publications related to correctional mental health and Suicide If you need additional information about Dr. Lisa, her services, or a copy of her Curriculum Vitae, please contact her.

Michael A Carlish, Ph.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Carlsbad, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Cognitive evaluations, PTSD, fitness for duty evaluation, traumatic brain injury, abuse, capacity, conservatorship, competency, will contest, workplace violence, suicide prevention, standard of care, malpractice
Michael A. Carlish, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist. He graduated with High Honors in Psychology from the University of California in Santa Barbara, received his Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, and earned his doctorate degree at Alliant International University in San Diego, where he studied the relationship between humor and mental health. Dr. Carlish’s practice has centered around three populations: the severely mentally ill, Native Americans, and geriatric patients. Dr. Carlish put himself through graduate school by providing emergency mental health assessments in emergency rooms and psychiatric hospitals around San Diego County, and he continues to see patients in this setting on a regular basis. For the past twelve years he has assessed hundreds of severely mentally ill patients, evaluating suicidality, psychosis, and aggression. For the past four years, Dr. Carlish has acted as the primary testing ...

Sheryll M. Casuga, Psy.D.

San Francisco, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Autism Evaluation and Diagnosis, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Global Developmental Delay, Intelligence Testing, Adaptive Functioning, Clinical Psychology, Competency to Stand Trial Evaluation
Dr. Sheryll Casuga has been practicing in the field of autism since 2008. Dr. Casuga is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in the evaluation and diagnosis of autism, intellectual disability, and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Casuga has been working as a Staff Psychologist at the Regional Center of the East Bay (RCEB) in California since 2014, wherein she performs yearly about 100 diagnostic evaluations on autism and intellectual disability, and reviews over 300 developmental disability claims cases per year. Dr. Casuga has been serving as the Forensic Psychology Specialist for RCEB since 2015. Dr. Casuga has been appointed as a Licensed Board Member of the California Board of Psychology currently serving her second term. She also serves as a Clinical Director for the Healthy Minds Program at the Special Olympics in Northern California and Nevada. Dr. Casuga received her Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree from John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, C...

Alexandra Clarfield, PhD Alexandra Clarfield, PhD

Auburn, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Workmans Compensation, PTSD, Military mental health, Psychological malpractice, Disability Impairment Evaluation, Immigration evaluation, Mental health provider incompetence, Pain management evaluation, Psychological assessment, Fitness to practice, Workplace violence, Autism Spectrum Disorder
Provided nearly ten years of Med-legal evaluations addressing allegations of Psychological/Psychiatric impairment/disability in the Workers' Compensation system. Experience with successful court testimony and deposition throughout Northern California. Highly proficient at analysis of all elements of data related to a case and identification of other issues that may be relevant to a claim. Attorneys on both sides have expressed appreciation that my reports offer opinions that are thorough but provided succinctly without digression into material that is superfluous. In terms of treatment, I have more than 20 years of providing psychological treatment and mental health evaluation in a variety of settings including schools, Native American reservations, VA palliative care , an overseas Army base, and a Women's and Children's hospital with patients of all ages including children, adolescents and families.

Rachyll Dempsey, PsyD, ABPP Expedient Medicolegal Services

Oakland, California
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Independent Medical Examination, Disability Evaluation, Correctional Healthcare, Geriatrics, Neuropsychological Testing and Assessment, Child Development, Malingering Detection, Sex Offender Risk, Personal Injury, Head Trauma, Effects of Trauma, PTSD, Medical Malpractice, Depression, Anxiety
Dr. Dempsey is a Forensic Neuropsychologist licensed as a psychologist in 2006 by the California Board of Psychology; as a psychologist in 2022 by the Nevada and Alaska Boards of Psychology; Board Certified as a Forensic Psychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in 2017; became a Qualified Medical Evaluator certified by the Worker’s Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) in 2014; certified as an Independent Practitioner by the California Sex Offender Management Board (CASOMB) in 2012; and was President of the Northern California Neuropsychology Forum (NCNF) 2015-16 and Chapter Chair of California Coalition on Sex Offending (CCOSO) 2016-17. She spent six years as a licensed psychologist working as Assessment Coordinator and supervisor for trainees at San Quentin State Prison and is currently CEO and Founder of Psychological Assessment, Inc., a corporation providing psychological testing and assessment in forensic and non-forensic domains, competency restora...

Teo Ernst, Psy.D, ABPP Teo Ernst Psychological Services Inc.

Alameda, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD),Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence, Occupational Evaluations, Fitness for Duty, Personal Injury, Forensic Psychology, Violence Risk Assessment, Sentencing Mitigation, Severe Mental Illness, Retrospective Assessment of Mental States,
Practicing in California and New York, Dr. Ernst specializes in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Competency/Capacity evaluations, Mitigation Evaluations, and Employment Evaluations. He is one of a select group fewer than 40 psychologists in California who have undergone the rigorous examination process necessary to obtain Board Certification in Forensic Psychology. Since 2012, Dr. Ernst has served as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry where he provides teaching and supervision on a voluntary basis. As a trauma expert, Dr. Ernst chose to complete an additional year of fellowship training in PTSD at the San Francisco Veterans Hospital. Dr. Ernst is a member of the Criminal Panel of Psychiatric and Psychological Experts for multiple superior courts and is a certified Qualified Medical Evaluator for the California Department of Industrial Relations. His past professional experiences including providing treatment and expert testimony as a member o...

Carrie L. Forrest, Ph.D., Q.M.E. Still Waters Services

Monterey, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD, Depression and Anxiety, Sexual Harassment, Trauma, Disability Evaluation, Malingering, Fitness for Duty, Chronic Pain, Occupational Evaluation, Addiction, Expert Psychological Review, Workers' Compensation
Expert in emotional distress due to chronic stress or catastrophic events arising out of psychological trauma, employment injuries, or physical injuries. Expertise in workplace dynamics, stress disorders, employment litigation, depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders, and malingering. Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) in the state of California since 2011. Served as Independent Medical Examiner (IME) in the state of California from 1991-2001. Performed numerous medical-legal evaluations, immigration evaluations, and general psychological evaluations for young adults, adults, and geriatric populations. Completed psychological evaluations for neurostimular implants, gastric bypass surgery candidates, and provided therapeutic support to these client populations. Provides comprehensive psychological evaluations resulting in timely, articulate, and tightly worded narrative reports that link cause and effect. Takes pride in serving as an objective evaluato...

Stephen E. Francis, Ph.D., ABN, FACPN Stephen E. Francis, Ph.D.

Oakland, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), chronic pain, personal injury, expert witness, disability file review, medical record file review, fitness for duty, independent medical examination, neuropsychological testing, symptom validity testing.
Dr. Francis is a Fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. He has been board-certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABN). Dr. Francis is a professional member of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. He is a member of Division 22 (Rehabilitation) and Division 40 (Neuropsychology) of the American Psychological Association. He is also a member of the Society for Personality Assessment. Dr. Francis has spent over 20 years in the assessment and treatment of chronic pain, neurodegenerative disorders, and traumatic brain injuries. He was appointed by the State of California's Department of Industrial Relations to serve as a Qualified Medical Evaluator and has performed over 500 medical-legal evaluations in the workers' compensation arena. In personal injury cases, Dr. Francis has served as both a plaintiff and defense consultant and expert witness.

Emin Gharibian, Psy.D. Verdugo Psychological Associates

La Crescenta, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Stroke, Dementia, Personal Injury, IME/ AME, Worker's Compensation, Civil Competency (Testamentary Capacity, Contractual Capacity, Undue Influence, Conservatorship), Criminal Competency, Fitness for Duty, Violence Risk Assessment.
I am a clinical psychologist specializing in forensic psychology and neuropsychology with over 10 years of experience in assessing, treating, and consulting on psychological disorders. I completed a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology. I specialize in providing comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for various conditions including dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, complications from a stroke, traumatic brain injury, concussions, learning disabilities, ADHD, and PTSD. I am appointed to the Juvenile Court Expert Witness and Competency Panel and Adult Criminal Court Expert Witness Panel in Los Angeles. I regularly conduct psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for attorneys and the court for criminal proceedings for mental health diversion and mitigation, violence risk, and competency to stand trial. I also specialize in forensic psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for immigration hearings, civil and criminal competency,...

Craig B. Grether, Ph.D., Q.M.E. Craig B. Grether Ph.D., Q.M.E.

Carlsbad, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Forensic Psychology, Geropsychology, Clinical Psychology, Behavioral Medicine, Mediation, Workers Compensation, Traumatic Brain Injury
Craig B. Grether Ph.D., Q.M.E. is a licensed clinical psychologist working in the San Diego area. Dr. Grether's work over the past 48 years has resulted in the development of an experience base in clinical psychology, neuropsychology, geropsychology,behavioral medicine, forensic psychology and mediation. He is an accomplished diagnostician, therapist, consultant, researcher, and author having worked in outpatient rehabilitation, private practice, long-term care and inpatient settings.

John Hamel, Ph.D., LCSW John Hamel & Associates

San Rafael, California
Forensic Psychology, Mental Health - domestic violence,intimate partner violence, IPV, intimate partner abuse, battered woman syndrome, false arrest, battered woman defense, battered person syndrome, battered person defense, family violence, family abuse, psychological abuse, batterer intervention
John Hamel, Ph.D., LCSW, has a Masters in Social Welfare from U.C.L.A., and a Ph.D. from the University of Central Lancashire, U.K., where he is currently a Research Fellow. He has worked with family violence perpetrators and victims since 1992, and is a court-approved provider of batterer intervention programs in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Hamel is the author of Gender-Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse, 2nd Edition: Evidence-Based Approaches, (Springer, 2014), and other books on domestic violence. He also has had dozens of his research articles published in various peer-reviewed scholarly journals, and is Editor-in-Chief of Partner Abuse, a journal published quarterly by Springer Publishing. A frequent speaker at conferences on domestic violence, he has also trained mental health professionals, attorneys, victim advocates social service organizations, law enforcement, attorneys and family court mediators. He is a founding member of the Association of Domesti...

Judy Ho, Ph. D., ABPP, ABPdN, CFMHE

Manhattan Beach, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Medical Legal Evaluations, Developmental Disability, Brain Injury Medicine
Dr. Judy Ho, Ph. D., ABPP, ABPdN, and CFMHE is a triple-board certified clinical and forensic neuropsychologist, a tenured Associate Professor at Pepperdine University, a clinical researcher and published author. She conducts neuropsychological, forensic, independent medical evaluations and provides expert testimony regarding her psychological testing methods, results, and conclusions for both civil and criminal proceedings. She often works on 1) personal injury (including psychological/emotional injury and traumatic brain injury claims), 2) fitness for duty evaluations, 3) employment/discrimination/wrongful termination cases, 4) sexual assault, harrassment, and trauma cases, 5) professional licensing disputes, and 6) assessment of competency to testify, risk assessment, and psychological state/functioning at time of criminal offense. Dr. Judy Ho is a member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the International Neuropsychological Society, Division 40 (Society of Clinical N...

Neda Khodaparast, Psy.D, QME The Green Room Psychological Services Inc.

San Diego, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Childhood sexual abuse, Sexual Assault, Trauma, PTSD

Nina Nihal Makhyoun, PhD, MFT, SAP Institute of Behavioral Health & Wellness

North Hollywood, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Psychological Evaluation & treatment, Personal Injury, Credibility, PTSD, Depression & Anxiety, Sexual Harassment, Abuse & Assault, PTSD, Accident Trauma, Emotional damages, Fitness for Duty, Competency, Expert Psychological Review, Custody Evaluation, Capital Crime, Wrongful Termination
Dr. Makhyoun is a licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, and certified SAP (Substance Abuse Provider) and evaluator. Personal injury examinations of adults and children. Experience in criminal and civil proceedings and has been deemed an Expert Witness numerous times in Criminal, Civil, and Dependency Courts.

Mindy B Mechanic, Ph.D. Forensic Psychological Consulting Inc

Long Beach, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Stalking, abuse, infanticide, Homicide, Child sexual abuse disclosures,, workplace violence, risk assessment, IME, personal injury, trauma, PTSD, worker's compensation, employment discrimination, violence, mental health, forensic evaluation, psychological assessmen
I have worked in academia as a professor for almost 30 years. In that capacity, I engaged in research, teaching, mentoring/supervision, and clinical work, focusing on the psychological consequences of trauma, violence and victimization. During graduate school and internship, i received specialized training in forensic psychology. I have been practicing forensic psychology independently since receiving my first license to practice in 1998. In addition to my academic appointment, I also work regularly as an expert witness, legal consultant, and forensic psychologist in civil, family and criminal (civilian and military) cases. I have numerous peer reviewed publications and presentations and federally funded research grants. I have conducted many professional trainings for attorneys, other legal/court professionals, mental health professional, and medical professionals.

Kimberly M. Miller, PhD, ABPP-CN Healthy Mind Sacramento Psychological Services Inc.

Sacramento, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - traumatic brain injury (TBI), post concussion syndrome, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), independent medical evaluations (IMEs), autism, developmental delay, child and adult neuropsychological assessment
Dr. Kimberly Miller, PhD, ABPP-CN is board-certified in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology. She serves as Associate Clinical Professor (Volunteer) at University of California at Davis School of Medicine and previously was Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Miller is a consulting neuropsychologist to the California Board of Psychology and to Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California. Dr. Miller specializes in neuropsychological evaluation in traumatic brain injury (TBI)/ post concussion syndrome cases and in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She has further expertise in autism, developmental disorders, and works with both children and adults. Dr. Miller earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology from University of California at Berkeley and her master's and doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology specialization from University ...

Michael J Perrotti, PhD Michael J. Perrotti, PhD, Inc.

Brea, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Sex Offender Assessments, Eye Witness ID, Competency (civil and criminal), Expert Medical Review, Sex Abuse Allegations, Death Penalty, Mitigation, Expert in Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury, Personal Injury, Effects of Trauma, Sanity, Expert Child Custody Evaluations and Bonding Studies
Expert Consultant California Board of Psychology, State of California Dept. of Consumer Affairs, Enforcement Division, Asst. Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Keck School of Medicine, USC (2005-2006), Certified Forensic Expert: Member Orange County Sheriff, Professional Services Reserve, member - National Assembly of Neuropsychology

David P. Pingitore, PhD David Pingitore, Clinical Psychologist Inc.

Oakland, California
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Medical Malpractice, Traumatic Brain Injury, Symptom Validity Assessment, PTSD, Geriatric Psychology, Workplace Harassment
Board Certified in Clinical Psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology. Expert in differential psychiatric diagnosis, national consultant to IME companies, consultant to elder law, personal injury and workers' compensation attorneys, former visiting scholar, school of public health, UC Berkeley. Licensed in CA, HI, ID, NV, OR Certified Brain Injury Specialist Academy of Brain Injury Specialist

Nina T Rodd, PhD Nina Rodd, PhD

Newport Beach, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, wrongful Death, Police Misconduct, severe injury accidents, PTSD,
I have been a licensed mental health professional for approximately 40 years. My forensic practice began in 1990s and as expert witness since 2000. I have worked in outpatient inpatient settings. I have evaluated over 1000 cases. I have approximately 12 years of teaching experience in graduate. Schools of psychology. I have served as medical affiliate in a number of psychiatric hospitals.

Jessica Rowe Dr. Jess' Mind Care Center

FOLSOM, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology
Dr. Rowe has worked with some of the most successful lawyers in Northern and Southern California. She works closely with California attorneys (throughout CA, not just local to her office), conducting forensic evaluations, providing particular professional services, & providing expert testimony/litigation consults. Recently, she was the expert psychologist/witness for the Tahara vs Sutter County case. She helped set the record win of $10,000,000.00 against a CA government entity. She is interested in helping attorneys in a variety of areas, and desires to create genuine professional relationships. Contact us for your litigant consultant and expert testimony needs. We will get back to you within one business day or better.

Susan F Streeter, Ph.D, QME Susan F. Streeter, Ph.D, QME

Fresno, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Clinical Psychology, Wrongful Death Cases, Expert Witness, PTSD Evaluation and Treatment, Trauma Expert, Motor Vehicle Injury or Death, Trial Consultation, Child Psychotherapy
I have expert witness experience in evaluating and providing expert witness testimony involving children and adults who have suffered physical injury or trauma, or they have lost a relative as a result of trauma including major motor vehicle accidents. I provide trial consultation for attorneys.

Mark D. Wolkenhauer, PsyD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Redlands, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - IME, Fitness for Duty, Chronic Pain, Abuse, Competency, Mental Capacity, Traumatic Injury, Psychometric Testing, Malpractice, Malingering, Standard of Care, PTSD
Mark Wolkenhauer, Psy.D., Q.M.E. is a forensic psychologist with extensive experience in treating and evaluating sexual offenders and individuals with severe mental illness. He continues to serve as an expert witness in both Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) and Mentally Disordered Offender (MDO) civil commitment trials across the state. Licensed in California in 1997 (PSY 15147), Dr. Wolkenhauer has worked for the California Department of State Hospitals (DSH), as a unit psychologist at Patton State Hospital (PSH), and currently works for DSH as a Consulting Psychologist. He serves as a mentor and is part of the Quality Improvement Team in the Forensic Services Division. He was on the SVP panel as a contractor and performed hundreds of SVP evaluations and provided expert testimony. In private practice Dr. Wolkenhauer conducted PC 1370/1372 evaluations, was the director of the Inland Empire Sharper Future clinics, served as a mental health consultant for Job Corps, and provided consul...

Donna L. Peters, Psy.D. Donna Peters, Psy.D., PC

Denver, Colorado
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Intimate Partner Violence (Domestic Violence),Rape and Sexual Assault, Adult Consequences of Childhood Sexual/Physical/Psychological Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Related Traumatic Sequelae, Complex Trauma and Complex PTSD, Campus Sexual Assault and Title IX
In her forensic psychology practice, Dr. Peters conducts comprehensive forensic psychological evaluations, provides attorney consultations, and serves as an expert witness in the areas of intimate partner violence (domestic violence), adult survivors of childhood sexual/physical/psychological abuse, rape and sexual assault, child abuse, child pornography, alcohol and memory, emotional distress and traumatic stress disorders. Dr. Peters’ findings and opinions are objective as she consults in matters for both criminal defense and prosecution, as well as both plaintiff and defense in civil matters. Dr. Peters is frequently consulted on criminal, civil, military court martial, and Federal immigration cases involving the multiple and varied psychological and traumatic effects of the various types of interpersonal violence and traumatic experiences. Dr. Peters has 20 years of clinical/forensic experience with diverse populations in various settings to include: U.S. Navy/Marine Corps-F...

Norman R. Klein, PhD

Westport, Connecticut
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Expert Witness: Civil, Criminal, Family; Competencies; Psychodiagnosis; malpractice; pain/suffering; custody reviews
Licensed in NY and CT; Diplomate and Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners; Diplomate, American Board of Psychological Specialties (Clinical and Forensic); Member, American Psychological Assn. (APA); Member, APA Division of Psychology and Law; Member, American Academy of Forensic Sciences; Member, NY and CT Psychological Associations

Michael J DiTomasso, PhD Michael J. DiTomasso, Ph.D., P.A.

Miami, Florida
Forensic Psychology, Substance Abuse - Forensic Psychological Evaluations, Parenting, Parental Alienation, Diagnosis, Competency to Proceed, Miranda Waiver, Coerced Confession, Mitigation, Psychosexual, MDSO, Physical/Sexual Abuse, False allegations, Trauma, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Substance Abuse, Addiction, Malingering
I, Dr. Michael J. DiTomasso, am a PhD level Forensic Psychologist. I specialize in Forensic Psychological Evaluations and trial consulting in Criminal, Juvenile Delinquency, and Child Protective Services matters. I do a lot of work in the basic forensic functions such as evaluating for mitigation and downward departure, competency to proceed, to Waive Miranda, to Testify Relevantly, etc. In regard to these kinds of cases, I supply expert opinion as to mental health diagnoses, treatment needs, appropriate level of care, and prognosis. I have expertise and experience with all the major diagnostic categories such as schizophrenia spectrum disorders, bipolar, anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance abuse disorders, psychopathy and other personality disorders. I am a member of the Association for Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) and evaluation of dangerousness and risk is often an integral part of the work I do. I have testified at sentencing and Arthur hearings in regard to danger...

Robert A Evans, Ph.D. The Center For Human Potential of America, Inc.

Clearwater, Florida
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Parental Alienation, Child Custody, Child Custody Evaluations, High Conflict Divorce, Expert Witness, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Attorney Consultation, Trial Consultant
 Over twenty-five years of experience in applied psychology & the behavioral sciences in FL. Licensed School Psychologist by the Florida Dept. of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance;  Trained in Comprehensive Child Custody Evaluations since 1996;  Trained in Forensic Examinations, Forensic Evaluations and Juvenile Justice, Guardianship Evaluations, Assessing Violence Risk in Juveniles and Advanced Child Custody Evaluations by the University of South Florida, Dept. of Mental Health Law & Policy;  Trained in Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law.  Consultant to the medical, legal and law enforcement community in Florida on Psychological and Educational matters;  Provided Critical Incident Stress Debriefings to victims of crime in the Central Florida area;  Consulted with Orange County Public Defender with cases involving arrest and incarceration of children, including Competency Assessments and Insanity Determinations as well as expert testimony; provided expert te...

Ana A Rivas-Vazquez, PhD

Miami, Florida
Forensic Psychology - Clinical Psychopharmacology
Licensed in the state of Florida, PhD from University of Miami, Post Doctral Master in Clinical Psychopharmacology from Nova SE University (Ft. Lauderdale), Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology ABPP, Certified Family Mediator (by Supreme Court - FL)

Dr. Elliott Rosenbaum, Psy.D., ABPP Rosenbaum Psychological Group, LLC

Jacksonville, Florida
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Behavioral Science, Emotional Trauma, Malingering, Military Mental Health, Psychology, Stress, Suicide
Johns Hopkins trained board certified clinical psychologist (top 4%) and former active duty U.S. Navy psychologist, serving as chief clinical and forensic psychologist for southeast region and head of largest military mental health clinic in the region with 50,000 patients enrolled to the clinic. He has performed over 1,000 mental health evaluations. Dr. Rosenbaum is an experienced expert witness in both civilian (civil and criminal) and military courts with a specialty in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Malingering. Dr. Rosenbaum routinely conducts Compulsory Medical Evaluations (CME) using objective psychological testing to form his opinions. He has published two books and conducted research on health, wellness and mental health treatment. He is currently the head of a thriving mental health evaluation and treatment private practice.

Joshua A. Barras, Ph.D, ABPP Joshua A. Barras, PhD, PC

Skokie, Illinois
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Disability Evaluation, Forensic Psychology, Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD, Will Contests, Decisional Capacity
Licensed in the states of Illinois and Florida Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology Dr. Barras is a board certified neuropsychologist who specializes in the evaluation and care of adult and older adult patients with neurocognitive and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Barras also provides fitness for duty evaluations, disability evaluations, and expert testimony in medical legal cases. He has testified in court as an expert witness in cases of personal injury, medical malpractice, will contests involving neuropsychological autopsy, and testamentary capacity. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He was a lecturer in the department of psychiatry at Northwestern and an associate professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Barras is a licensed psychologist in the states of Illinois and Florida.

Ray S. Kim, Ph.D. Patrick J. Kennelly, Ph.D. and Associates

Schaumburg, Illinois
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Pre-Sentencing Evaluations, Sex Offenders, Violence Risk, Fitness for Duty, Competency, Substance Abuse, Independent Medical Examinations, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Disability, Malpractice, Malingering.
Dr. Kim has the education, experience, knowledge, and skill to meet your forensic psychological needs. He is an experienced Clinical and Forensic Psychologist who has testified in numerous cases in both criminal and civil court proceedings. Dr. Kim is sensitive to the nature of legal matters, and provides comprehensive, timely, and professional services. His credentials include: Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorder Professional , Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychological Specialties, Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute, and Fellow of the American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists.

Jordan B Bell, PhD Office of Jordan Bell, PhD

Chestertown, Maryland
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Psychological and neuropsychological evaluation of juveniles and adults, competency to stand trial, sanity evaluations, mitigation, capacity to waive Miranda rights, false confession, memory disorders, traumatic brain injury, intellectual disability, forensic neuropsychology, military psychology
Seasoned forensic psychologist and licensed psychologist (MD 04989), specializing in forensic neuropsychology; draw from comprehensive background in working with Department of Defense, active duty military service members, and Veterans, where primary training occurred; draw from over 10 years experience training and working as a psychologist in inpatient psychiatry, neurology, and neuropsychology services in major metropolitan medical centers; specialize in assessment and treatment of severe mental illness; confident and effective while testifying based on 10 years of experience as expert witness in court; draw from years of experience working for federal and state public defender offices, prosecutor/state's attorney's offices, jails, and prisons. Hold current DOD security clearance.

Kevin A. Domingos, PhD Boston Neuropsychological Services, LLC

Needham, Massachusetts
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Child/Adult/Geriatric TBI, Lead Toxicity, Concussion, Dementia, Neurological Disorders, Toxic Exposure, IME's, Learning Disabilities, Personal Injury, ADHD, PDD, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Medical Malpractice, Plaintiff and Defense, Federal Cases, Memory Evaluations, Competency, Consultation.
Dr. Kevin A. Domingos is a neuropsychologist and the Clinical Director of Boston Neuropsychological Services (BNS), LLC. He and his forensic neuropsychologists offer expert witness evaluations and consultations in the following areas: ● ADHD ● Autism Spectrum Disorder and neurodevelopmental disorders ● Competency (e.g. to stand trial, make financial decisions, perform essential job functions) ● Strokes, Dementia of the Alzheimer’s Type and Memory Disorders ● Encephalitis/Hydrocephalus ● Executive Dysfunction ● IME (Independent Medical Evaluations) ● Language Disorders ● Lead Toxicity/Exposu ● Learning Disabilities ● Malingering /Validity Testing ● Medical Malpractice ● Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) ● Neurodegenerative Disorders ● Neurodevelopment (e.g. birth-related trauma) ● Neurological Disorders ● Neuropsychological Sequelae of HIV ● Pediatric Neuropsychological Evaluation ● Personal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) ● Post Concussive Syndrome...

James F. Zender, PhD James F. Zender, PhD, PC

Mount Clemens, Michigan
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - PTSD, TBI, Auto Accident Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Psychotherapy, Pain Psychology, Family, Injury, Veterans, Addiction, Autonomous Vehicles
Founding director of the Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Psychological Trauma at Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center, where he also served as Instructor in Psychiatry. Contributing Editor, The Forensic Examiner, Journal of the American College of Forensic Examiners. Named America’s Best Doctors, Who’s Who Top Doctors Honors Edition (2017). Active blogger for Psychology Today. Member, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, The American Psychological Association, Michigan Psychological Association, Brain Injury Association of Michigan, and the National Safety Council. Featured in The Detroit Free Press, Detroit Metro Times, Boston Globe and Crain’s Detroit Business. Provides forensic psychological services for plaintiff and defense. Administers Independent Psychological Evaluations. Works in the area of accident prevention and promoting transition to autonomous vehicles.

Jane K. McNaught, PhD Jane K. McNaught, PhD, Licensed Psychologist

Edina, Minnesota
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Emotional Damages PTSD, Evaluating Credibility:Allegations of Sexual Abuse/Harassment, Personal Injury:Child and Adult, Physical injury PTSD, Medical Malpractice, PTSD Vaccine Injury Compensation PTSD, Criminal Sexual Misconduct,
Dr. McNaught is both a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist and has been in practice for over 35 years. Dr. McNaught works with both children and adults and specializes in the evaluation of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder within the context of Civil and Criminal Law. Hired by both the Defense and Plaintiff, she has testified on more than 500 occasions and conducted more than 1700 forensic evaluations. Dr. McNaught has been qualified in a number of states as well as Federal Court. She has also been retained and qualified by the US Army and Navy as an expert in PTSD. Dr. McNaught is particularly skilled in utilizing psychological testing to assess psychological injuries as well as credibility issues involved in Criminal Sexual Misconduct cases. She uses data obtained from psychological tests as demonstrative evidence to substantiate her expert opinions when testifying. The following are examples of cases Dr.McNaught has been involved in when allegations of PTSD are alleged in civil...

ROBERT A KUTNER, Psy.D., FNIPP, FCICPP, BCFE Robert A. Kutner, Psy.D. and Associates, P.A.

North Las Vegas, Nevada
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Personal Injury, Competency, Sanity, Child Custody, child psychology, pediatric psychology
Board certified in child/adolescent, forensic, and neuropsychology. Over 30 years of experience as a licensed psychologist. Also, experienced as an adjunct professor of psychology at several universities in Florida and Nevada.

Rebecca H Loftis, PsyD CCHP-MH Forenpsych

Nevada
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Criminal Forensic Evaluations, Trial Consultation, Correctional Suicide Prevention, Violation of Correctional Standards, Psychological Autopsy, Violence Risk Assessment, Psychosexual risk Assessment, Psychopathy, Threat Assessment, Court Involved Treatment, Anger Management, Clinical File Review
Dr. Loftis is a Certified Correctional Health Provider - Mental Health, a designation governed by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. She has over fifteen years of experience in correctional health care, having provided training on suicide prevention in custody, correctional standards and correctional programs review. She has conducted numerous psychological autopsies, civil commitment and risk of violence evaluations, sexual violence and recidivism assessments for the correctional community. Dr. Loftis became Designated Forensic Psychologist in Massachusetts, having trained at state hospitals, correctional institutions and rural clinics. She has provided the courts with Competency to Stand Trial, Criminal Responsibility and Drug and Alcohol Evaluations. Dr. Loftis has evaluated several thousands of persons convicted of sex offenses and violent offenders seeking parole or pardons in the state of Nevada. She has also consulted on topics such as rapist typologies, p...

Beata Sylvia Geyer Beaudoin, PhD Mindful Assessments & Psychological Services, LLC

Pequannock, New Jersey
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Forensic Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Head Injury, Brain Injury, Concussion, Posttraumatic Stress, Child Abuse, Physical Abuse, Accident, Sports, Seizures
Dr. Geyer Beaudoin is Board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, a rare but essential credential. She is licensed in New Jersey and New York. She has specific expert witness training, and has trained doctoral psychology interns and law students at Rutgers University in Newark in expert testimony. She has also led seminars for other psychology supervisors as the Director of Psychology Training at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care for a period of over 6 years. As Co-Founder and Co-Director of her private practice in Neuropsychology, she holds contracts for assessment with the Office of the Public Defender and the Department of Defense, as well as with local school districts. She has assessed diverse adult and child clients with head injuries, epilepsy, trauma, and a wide variety of neurological disorders, and has been hired by high profile law firms representing clients harmed and disabled through neglect and injury.

Jonathan H Mack, Psy.D., ABN Forensic Psychology & Neuropsychology Services, P.C.

Pennington, New Jersey
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Forensic & Clinical Neuropsychological Evaluations, Traumatic Brain Injury, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Pediatric and Adult Neuropsychology

Teo Ernst, Psy.D, ABPP Teo Ernst Psychological Services Inc.

New York
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD),Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence, Occupational Evaluations, Fitness for Duty, Personal Injury, Forensic Psychology, Violence Risk Assessment, Sentencing Mitigation, Severe Mental Illness, Retrospective Assessment of Mental States,
Practicing in California and New York, Dr. Ernst specializes in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Competency/Capacity evaluations, Mitigation Evaluations, and Employment Evaluations. He is one of a select group fewer than 40 psychologists in California who have undergone the rigorous examination process necessary to obtain Board Certification in Forensic Psychology. Since 2012, Dr. Ernst has served as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry where he provides teaching and supervision on a voluntary basis. As a trauma expert, Dr. Ernst chose to complete an additional year of fellowship training in PTSD at the San Francisco Veterans Hospital. Dr. Ernst is a member of the Criminal Panel of Psychiatric and Psychological Experts for multiple superior courts and is a certified Qualified Medical Evaluator for the California Department of Industrial Relations. His past professional experiences including providing treatment and expert testimony as a member o...

Kenneth J. Manges, Ph.D. Dr. Kenneth Manges & Associates, Inc.

Cincinnati, Ohio
Vocational Rehabilitation, Forensic Psychology - Psychology, Criminalist, Dogs, Earning Capacity
Former President of the American Board of Vocational Experts. 30+ years’ experience as a retained expert witness. Testified as an expert witness more than 120 times including Hearings and Depositions in State, Federal and Military Matters. American Board of Vocational Experts/Diplomate 1999. American Board of Professional Disability Consultants/ Diplomate 1995. Ohio Disability Evaluators Panel/ Certification 1990. Licensed Psychologist, Ohio, 1985 to present. Licensed Psychologist, West Virginia, 1978 to present. Experienced Public Speaker Current practice includes: •Vocational-wage loss consultation and psychological testimony for defense and plaintiff as well as testimony in spousal support exams. •Evaluations to determine the vocational and emotional impact of intellectual, academic, cognitive (TBI) and emotional functioning post injury. •Forensic exams to determine the effect of trauma (birth injury, physical trauma as well as cognitive difficulties due to a closed head i...

Jennifer W. Weeks, Ph.D. SATS

Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
Forensic Psychology, Mental Health - sexual offending, problematic sexual behavior, impaired healthcare professionals, cybersex offending, pornography, contact sexual offending, risk assessment
Dr. Jennifer Weeks is the Founder and Director of Sexual Addiction Treatment Services, an out-patient treatment program specializing in treating all aspects of problematic sexual behavior including sexual offending, sexual addiction and professional sexual boundary violations. SATS also treats impaired healthcare professionals and all aspects of trauma. Dr. Weeks graduated with a degree in Psychology from Purdue University. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Psychology and her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Georgia. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist, Supervisor, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Clinically Certified Sex Offender Treatment Specialist and a Clinical Member of ATSA. She is a recognized expert witness in the forensic specialty of sexual offenders, particularly cybersex offenders. She has been qualified as an expert in sexual offender risk assessment and treatment in Federal and County/State court...

Dana Brauman, Psy.D., MSCP Brauman Psychological Services, PLLC

Austin, Texas, USA, Texas
Forensic Psychology, Mental Health - Psychological Assessment, Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Competency Evaluations, Criminal Responsibility Evaluations, Sanity Evaluations, Immigration Evaluations, Hardship, Asylum, VAWA, Gender Affirmation Presurgical Letters.
Dr. Brauman is a licensed psychologist and the owner/director of Brauman Psychological Services, PLLC. This private practice offers clinical and forensic psychological assessment and consultation services. She is recognized as an expert witness and has provided testimony in federal courts and immigration proceedings across the country. Dr. Brauman is licensed to practice as a psychologist in New York (2009), New Jersey (2018), and Texas (2019), as well as via PSYPACT authorization to practice telepsychology in states with active PSYPACT legislation (2020). See: https://psypact.site-ym.com/page/psypactmap

Anne Speckhard International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism

McLean, Virginia
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Trauma, injury, sexual abuse, violent extremism, PTSD, terrorism, informed consent, abortion, pregnancy loss, family, child development, post traumatic stress, accident, violence, work place violence, sexual harassment, dissociative disorder, loss, wrongful death, grief, white supremacism
Anne Speckhard, Ph.D., is Director of the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE) and serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She is a seasoned expert witness and has testified internationally and nationally in Congress, federal courts, immigration and civil courts. As a researcher she has interviewed over 700 terrorists, violent extremists, their family members and supporters in various parts of the world including in Western Europe, the Balkans, Central Asia, the Former Soviet Union and the Middle East. In the past five years, she has in-depth psychologically interviewed over 270 ISIS defectors, returnees and prisoners as well as 16 al Shabaab cadres (and also interviewed their family members as well as ideologues) studying their trajectories into and out of terrorism, their experiences inside ISIS (and al Shabaab). She, with ICSVE, has also developed the Breaking the ISIS Brand Counter Narrative ...
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