Mental Health Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of mental health expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on mental health and related issues. Mental health 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 mental health expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Mental Health, Suicide, PTSD, Depression, Domestic Violence, Standard Of Care, Trauma, Addiction, Alcoholism, Anxiety, Behavioral Health, Ethics, Malpractice, Nursing Homes, and Psychiatry.

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Elizabeth Ferguson, MD Hogan and Associates Licensed in CA,CO,FL,GA,AL

California
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - hospital, malpractice, will contest, corrections, psychiatry, psychology, suicide, mental health, behavioral health, CMO, administrative, correctional psychiatry, litigation,JCAHO,law enforcement,telepsychiatry, business development,forensic psychiatry,fitness for duty,police
Dr. Ferguson, a board-certified Harvard trained forensic psychiatrist, is a respected active leader and experienced expert in the field of mental health litigation consultation. She is recognized by her peers for her administrative expertise in behavioral health organizations and has held many senior positions in national professional organizations for two decades. She has led or served on numerous community and national committees at the interface of law and psychiatry. At the earliest stage possible in her career, she was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. As a forensic psychiatrist, chief medical officer, director of telepsychiatry behavioral health business development, and forensic psychiatry fellowship director she has a record of proven leadership in the clinical, educational, research, and public policy forums of psychiatric and telepsychiatric services. She greatly enjoys teaching psychiatrists how to testify and was the foundin...

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...

Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC Lifetime Counseling and Consulting

Fair Oaks, California
Behavioral and Social Sciences, Psychoanalysis - Domestic violence, psychological abuse, emotional abuse, correctional mental health, psychotherapy, PTSD, sex abuse, sex offense, criminal offense, crimes against persons, stalking, interviewing, murder, suicide, mental health, victimization, trauma, racial discrimination, psychological abuse.
Dr. Natalie Jones is currently licensed as an LPCC in California and has worked for a number of years in the mental health and criminal justice field. Dr. Jones is passionate about and has expertise in adult forensic interviewing (including those who have cognitive or intellectual disabilities such as cerebral palsy), psychological abuse of women (specifically with African American women), and correctional mental health. Dr. Jones spent several years working in correctional mental health and has also worked with the Department of Probation and Pretrial as a contractor. Dr. Jones has worked extensively with attorneys during her time as a contractor. Dr. Jones completed her post-doctoral training with the California Department of Corrections. Prior to this, Dr. Jones also trained at John George Psychiatric Pavilion Inpatient mental health unit, Fairmont hospital Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Facility, The Hume Center's partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient unit. Dr. Jo...

Barbara J. Justice, MD Glaser Forensic Group

Woodland Hills, California
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry - Psychiatric Disease, Pharmacological Clinical, Competency to Stand Trial, Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, Serve Mental Illness, Psychiatric Disability, Emotional Harm, Emotional Distress, Workers' Compensation, Mental Health, Malpractice, Capacity, Sexual Harassment Sexual Abuse and Victimization.
Dr. Justice began her career in medicine as a surgeon in New York City. After 20 years as a practicing surgeon, she entered the field of Psychiatry and received training in a Fellowship program at UCLA. She is a Board Certified Forensic Psychiatrist with training in all aspects of psychiatry and the law. Dr. Justice has broad experience testifying in criminal and civil cases and has been deposed extensively upwards of 400 times. She has also testified frequently as mental health expert witness for the state of California. Her unique background in physical medicine, trauma, psychopharmacology and surgery, combined with her psychiatric expertise, gives her an in-depth understanding of the multitude of factors at issue in civil litigation cases. Dr. Justice is currently Attending Forensic Psychiatrist, Director of Psychiatric Training at the Department of State Hospital in Norwalk California and CEO and Medical Director of the Glaser Forensic Group. Dr. Justice received her MD and co...

Andrew Levine, PhD North Coast Neuropsychology

Arcata, California
Neuropsychology, Mental Health - Long-COVID, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, HIV, AIDS, PTSD, Workers Compensation, Neurocognitive, Cognitive, Psychology, Head Injury, Neuroinfectious, Dementia
-Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology with American Board of Professional Psychology -State of California Qualified Medical Examiner -Aerospace Neuropsychology -Adjunct Professor - UCLA Department of Neurology

Nicole E McCarthy, MSW, LCSW

Woodland Hills, California
Social Work, Mental Health - Mental Health, Intensive Outpatient Programs, Forensic Social Work, Adult Depression/Anxiety, Case Management, Standard of Care, Discharge Planning, Postpartum Depression, PTSD, Adults Molested as Children, Domestic Violence, Work Place Sexual Harassment, Suicide Prevention, Institutional Abuse,
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) expert in mental health, psychiatric issues and women's health. I have a masters degree in social work from the University of Southern California and licensed in the state of California with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. I have experience and expertise with residential treatment centers, psychiatric hospitals, domestic violence shelters and outpatient mental health clinics. I was a leader for the Intensive Outpatient Program in an outpatient clinic. Supervised other therapist’s and coordinated treatment teams for patient care. I have collaborated with psychiatrists, primary care physicians, OBGYN's, medical social workers, RN's and nursing teams. I addition, I am a member of Postpartum Support International and helped create the positive motherhood transition program specializing and treating moms who struggle with postpartum depression/ anxiety. I have expertise with pregnancy loss, infertility and perinatal issues. I am also a member ...

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.

Jonathan Terry, DO, ABIHM

Clovis, California
Psychiatry, Mental Health - Suicide, Side Effects, Depression, Bipolar, Anxiety, Pharmacology, Risk Management, Addiction, Telemedicine, Functional Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Child Psychiatry, Psychiatrist, Hospital, Inpatient, Wrongful Death, Standard of Care, Causation, Damages, Addiction, Substance Use, Homicide, NPs
RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE DECADE'S TOP PSYCHIATRISTS BY THE CONSUMERS’ RESEARCH COUNCIL OF AMERICA, Jonathan Terry, DO, ABIHM  is a board-certified psychiatrist, osteopathic physician and surgeon, a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), a Diplomate of the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS), and a Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine (ABIHM). He is a medical director for the largest private group of psychiatrists in California as well as a respected faculty member for residents and medical students. Dr. Terry is proud to be a National Health Service Corps Ambassador, and works primarily with underserved and migrant worker populations, correctional settings, high-acuity inpatient psychiatric patients, and in program and policy-building initiatives. Dr. Terry’s clinical interests include primary care consultation, nutrition, osteopathy, integrative medicine, strength-based therapies, and prevention. Dr. Terr...

Lorraine K Bockman, LCSW, LAC, SAP, MAC Comprehensive Addiction Solutions LLC

Centennial, Colorado
Substance Abuse, Mental Health - Substance Abuse, Chemical Dependency, Prescription Drug Abuse, Relapse Risk Prediction, Standards of Care, Drug Addiction, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse Recovery, Addiction Recovery, Chronic Relapse, Chemical Dependency Treatment, DOT Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)
Ms. Bockman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Addictions Counselor in Colorado, is recognized as a Master Addiction Counselor with NAADAC, and is qualified as a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) under the Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines. She has a private practice in the Denver Metro Area in Colorado specializing in addictions and related issues. Ms. Bockman is considered to have the special knowledge, experience, and education that goes far beyond basic public information in the field of substance use, abuse, additions, and other related topics. She has the skills you may be seeking in an expert witness including written and oral communication, team player expertise, confidence, and honesty. Her expert witness practice includes: case review and analysis regarding treatment appropriateness and professional standards of care; substance abuse evaluations to determine level of use/abuse and appropriate treatment recommendations; review and critique ...

Elizabeth Ferguson, MD Hogan and Associates Licensed in CA,CO,FL,GA,AL

Colorado
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - hospital, malpractice, will contest, corrections, psychiatry, psychology, suicide, mental health, behavioral health, CMO, administrative, correctional psychiatry, litigation,JCAHO,law enforcement,telepsychiatry, business development,forensic psychiatry,fitness for duty,police
Dr. Ferguson, a board-certified Harvard trained forensic psychiatrist, is a respected active leader and experienced expert in the field of mental health litigation consultation. She is recognized by her peers for her administrative expertise in behavioral health organizations and has held many senior positions in national professional organizations for two decades. She has led or served on numerous community and national committees at the interface of law and psychiatry. At the earliest stage possible in her career, she was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. As a forensic psychiatrist, chief medical officer, director of telepsychiatry behavioral health business development, and forensic psychiatry fellowship director she has a record of proven leadership in the clinical, educational, research, and public policy forums of psychiatric and telepsychiatric services. She greatly enjoys teaching psychiatrists how to testify and was the foundin...

Joseph L.J. Schwartz, Psy.D

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Psychology, Mental Health - School Psychology, Criminal Forensic Psychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Clinical Forensic Psychology, Psychological Injury, Custody Evaluation, Child Abuse, Spousal Abuse, Mental Status Review, Harassment, Capacity Evaluation, Competency Evaluation, Stalking
Dr. Joseph Schwartz has specialized in school, clinical and forensic psychology for over 30 years. He has conducted over 1000 Mental Health Evaluations and over 500 Independent Medical Exams. He has assisted attorneys addressing legal questions pertinent to high conflict co-parenting difficulties, domestic violence and abuse, violence and sex offender risk assessment, psycho-sexual issues, developmental disorders, learning disabilities, head injury, neuropsychological functioning, cognitive ability, psychological/emotional damages for Family Law, Criminal and Civil Court. He has provided expert advice and legal consultation regarding various parenting and psychological issues including: Psychological and Neuropsychological testing, Parenting Plans, Expert Witness testimony, School and Home evaluations. Currently, Dr. Schwartz maintains a Private Practice in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Since 1993 he has been Licensed in New York and Delaware where he was frequently called and asked to tes...

Elizabeth Ferguson, MD Hogan and Associates Licensed in CA,CO,FL,GA,AL

Palm Coast, Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - hospital, malpractice, will contest, corrections, psychiatry, psychology, suicide, mental health, behavioral health, CMO, administrative, correctional psychiatry, litigation,JCAHO,law enforcement,telepsychiatry, business development,forensic psychiatry,fitness for duty,police
Dr. Ferguson, a board-certified Harvard trained forensic psychiatrist, is a respected active leader and experienced expert in the field of mental health litigation consultation. She is recognized by her peers for her administrative expertise in behavioral health organizations and has held many senior positions in national professional organizations for two decades. She has led or served on numerous community and national committees at the interface of law and psychiatry. At the earliest stage possible in her career, she was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. As a forensic psychiatrist, chief medical officer, director of telepsychiatry behavioral health business development, and forensic psychiatry fellowship director she has a record of proven leadership in the clinical, educational, research, and public policy forums of psychiatric and telepsychiatric services. She greatly enjoys teaching psychiatrists how to testify and was the foundin...

Brandon Korman, PsyD, PhD, ABPP Board Certified Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Broward / Palm Beach / Dade County, Florida
Neuropsychology, Mental Health - Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Stroke, Epilepsy, Prenatal and Birth Injuries, teratogenic, hypoxic, in-utero stroke, Developmental Disorders, Autism, ADHD, LD, Childhood Dementia & Memory Disorders, Near Drowning, Biomechanical Mechanisms of Damage
Double-boarded in Clinical Neuropsychology and Pediatric Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. I am also a certified as a Brain Injury Specialist through the Brain Injury Association of America. I have been employed by Nicklaus Children's Hospital for the past 14 years, where I work very closely with neurology and neurosurgical colleagues. Formerly known as "Miami Children's Hospital", we are the largest dedicated pediatric hospital in the state. While clinical cases may range from frank acquired brain injury to more subtle gestational or birth injuries, almost all of my referrals have a very complex medical and psychiatric presentations, typically with multiple underlying etiologies. My training and prior healthcare experience spans from infancy to geriatrics, but my true expertise and passion is helping children and families from infancy through young adulthood. My expert witness practice is dedicated to medico-legal services for both plaintiff and ...

Dr. Charles F. Lorbeer, PhD

Jacksonville, Florida
Mental Health, Child Abuse - Child custody, child abuse & neglect, suicide, medical management, social work malpractice, child protective services, abuse investigations, suicide, addictions counseling, substance abuse services, foster care, adoption, academic management, suicidal patients, medication management, guardianships
DR CHARLES F. LORBEER, PHD, LICSW (MA), LCSW (FL) Licensed In Massachusetts and Florida 4144 Prima Vista Circle S,, Jacksonville, FL 32217· 904.287.8400 [email protected] National Provider Identifier (NPI) 1437 634 896 OBJECTIVE- to provide expert witness services on suicide, child abuse, social work malpractice, psychotherapy, guardianships, psychiatric management, and custody related cases. CURRENT PROFESSIONAL WORK: ∙ Recent Expert Witness Engagements: Linkous Law, PLLC, Morgantown, West Virginia 26508; Ondriezek Law, Jacksonville, Florida 32207 ∙ Psychiatric hospitals: UHS Wekiva Springs, & UF Health ∙Lead Therapist & Integrated Medicine Director: Northwest Behavioral Health ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: • Liberty University, Virginia; Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, 2018-present. • Norwich University; College of Graduate and Continuing Studies; adjunct faculty, Criminology, Human Services, Public Administration • Capella University, 2001-2016...

John R Puls, LCSW, MCAP Puls Therapeutic Solutions, LLC

Boca Raton, Florida
Substance Abuse, Mental Health - Addiction treatment center, substance abuse, ASAM criteria, alcoholism, PTSD, DUI, addiction, marchman act, medical malpractice, baker act, suicide
John Puls is a licensed psychotherapist, master's certified addiction professional, and qualified expert witness located in Florida. Mr. Puls specializes in substance abuse, mental health, addictions treatment centers, and mental health facilities. Mr. Puls has experience working in various levels of care in substance abuse treatment facilities and mental health crisis stabilization units. Additionally, Mr. Puls has created new programming within addiction treatment facilities that model the best practice and standard of care. Mr. Puls has served as an expert witness for marchman act cases for both the respondent and the petitioner throughout the state of Florida. Furthermore, Mr. Puls is well versed in ASAM (American Society for Addiction Medicine) criteria for determining levels of care in addiction treatment centers. ASAM is considered best practice when determining appropriateness for admission and discharge to specific levels of care in addiction treatment facilities. Mr....

Jamie Salsberg, LCSW, CAP, MPH Onward Counseling Group, LLC

Lake Worth, Florida
Substance Abuse, Mental Health - Behavioral Health, Patient Outcomes, Overdose, Quality Assurance, Policies and Procedures, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, Substance Use Disorder, Medication Assisted Treatment, Clinical Director, Chief Clinical Officer, Licensed Clinician, Compliance
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) and have been in the field of Addiction and Mental Health for approximately 10 years. Recently, I oversaw approximately 20 treatment centers as the Vice President of Patient Outcomes of a large national Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Company. My role included compliance, policies and procedures, ensuring positive patient outcomes, and developing and implementing programs to ensure patient safety and ethical practices as well as clinical innovation. I worked as a clinical director and Vice President overseeing several facilities handling any litigation with in-house counsel and worked on multiple cases during my years at a previous company doing chart and case review, depositions and etc for various legal issues that arose over the many years that I was in clinical leadership. I am proficient in clinical charting and documentation review, compliance procedures for substance abuse an...

Elizabeth Ferguson, MD Hogan and Associates Licensed in CA,CO,FL,GA,AL

Georgia
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - hospital, malpractice, will contest, corrections, psychiatry, psychology, suicide, mental health, behavioral health, CMO, administrative, correctional psychiatry, litigation,JCAHO,law enforcement,telepsychiatry, business development,forensic psychiatry,fitness for duty,police
Dr. Ferguson, a board-certified Harvard trained forensic psychiatrist, is a respected active leader and experienced expert in the field of mental health litigation consultation. She is recognized by her peers for her administrative expertise in behavioral health organizations and has held many senior positions in national professional organizations for two decades. She has led or served on numerous community and national committees at the interface of law and psychiatry. At the earliest stage possible in her career, she was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. As a forensic psychiatrist, chief medical officer, director of telepsychiatry behavioral health business development, and forensic psychiatry fellowship director she has a record of proven leadership in the clinical, educational, research, and public policy forums of psychiatric and telepsychiatric services. She greatly enjoys teaching psychiatrists how to testify and was the foundin...

Sanford I. Finkel, MD

Wilmette, Illinois
Psychiatry, Nursing Homes - Geriatric psychiatry, contested wills, nursing home, competency, elder abuse, malpractice, undue influence, Alzheimer's disease, will contests, testamentary capacity, mental health, neuropsychiatry.
Dr. Finkel is an expert who works nationally specializing in aging and mental health (geriatric psychiatry). This includes contested wills, testamentary capacity, undue influence, malpractice, competency, nursing home litigation, personal injury, and criminal cases. He is the founder of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) and co-founder of the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Council on Aging. Dr. Finkel is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at University of Chicago Medical School. He has over 40 years of clinical experience, has published more than 100 papers and chapters and has delivered over 1000 lectures, nationally and internationally.

George C. Klein, PhD Oakton Community College

Northbrook, Illinois
Police Practices & Procedures, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Mental Health, Criminal Justice, Mentally Ill, Police, Police Apprehension of the Mentally Ill, Police Policies and Procedures, Crisis Intervention Teams, Jail Suicide.
George C. Klein, Ph.D. works as an expert witness on the intersection of mental health and criminal justice. He specializes in the police apprehension of the mentally ill, police policies and procedures, police use of excessive force, and jail suicide. He was a part-time police officer for over eight years. He was a consultant and researcher for the Behavioral Science Unit at the FBI Academy for over 13 years. He is a trained hostage negotiator and served with a SWAT team. His book, entitled, Law And The Disordered: An Exploration in Mental Health, Law, and Politics, was published in 2009. The book is an examination of the mental health and criminal justice system in Illinois. It includes fieldwork on police apprehension of the mentally ill, hospital emergency rooms, the homeless mentally ill, and mental health screening in jails. His book, entitled, The Militarization of the Police? Ideology Versus Reality, was published in 2019. The book examines the police use of force, a...

Vipul M Kella, MD, MBA FACEP Medlegal Advisors

Potomac, Maryland
Emergency Medicine, Long Term Care - COVID, overdose, anaphylaxis, appendicitis, Medicare fraud, hospital administration, mental health, aortic dissection, sexual assault, myocardial infarction, wound care, fractures, negligence, sepsis, wound care, trauma, cardiac arrest, brain hemorrhage, stroke, medical devices, aneurysm
Dr. Vipul Kella is a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine physician who has been practicing for 15 years and has served as a medical expert for 10 years. He has treated over 60,000- patients in rural, trauma, urban and academic emergency departments. He has over 10 years of experience as a hospital executive and expert witness. He has also consulted for healthcare systems and international companies on hospital safety, compliance, and regulatory standards. He has expertise in the following areas: Airway Emergencies Cardiac Arrest Cardiovascular Disease (myocardial infarction, aortic dissection) Drug Overdose Pulmonary Embolism Cerebrovascular Disease (stroke, aneurysms, brain hemorrhage Nursing Home and Assisted Living Care Medical Fraud and Abuse Sepsis Surgical Emergencies Automobile Injuries Mental Health Trauma Digital Health Dr. Kella provides patient care in the Adventist Healthcare system outside Washington DC.

David Friedler, LMHC, MPH David Friedler, LMHC, LLC

Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Mental Health, Long Term Care - Standard of Care: Regulatory Compliance, Wrongful injury, Regulatory Standard of Care, Psychiatric Hospital; Long Term Care, Nursing Homes, Group Homes, Assisted Living, Drug Alcohol Treatment Facilities CARF, Joint Commission, Hospital Regulation, Heath Care Regulation, Policy Compliance,
David Friedler, LMHC, MPH, LNHA , CNHA Emeritus has been employed as a psychotherapist and administrator in the long term care, clinical and behavioral health treatment arena for more than forty years. David Friedler’s substantial clinical and administrative expertise has been within the realm of employment as either a clinician or clinical director or administrator in nursing home care, psychiatric hospitals and drug and alcohol treatment facilities. He is licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in Massachusetts, as well as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in New Hampshire. He is a Certified Nursing Home Administrator Emeritus, Fellow of the American College of Health Care Administrators, Life Member of The Academy, ACHCA, and a Mentor for the ACHCA. Mr. Friedler has a particular specialty pertaining to treatment facility regulations, policies, and operational oversight of such treatment facilities. Specifically Mr...

Dr. Charles F. Lorbeer, PhD

Massachusetts
Mental Health, Child Abuse - Child custody, child abuse & neglect, suicide, medical management, social work malpractice, child protective services, abuse investigations, suicide, addictions counseling, substance abuse services, foster care, adoption, academic management, suicidal patients, medication management, guardianships
DR CHARLES F. LORBEER, PHD, LICSW (MA), LCSW (FL) Licensed In Massachusetts and Florida 4144 Prima Vista Circle S,, Jacksonville, FL 32217· 904.287.8400 [email protected] National Provider Identifier (NPI) 1437 634 896 OBJECTIVE- to provide expert witness services on suicide, child abuse, social work malpractice, psychotherapy, guardianships, psychiatric management, and custody related cases. CURRENT PROFESSIONAL WORK: ∙ Recent Expert Witness Engagements: Linkous Law, PLLC, Morgantown, West Virginia 26508; Ondriezek Law, Jacksonville, Florida 32207 ∙ Psychiatric hospitals: UHS Wekiva Springs, & UF Health ∙Lead Therapist & Integrated Medicine Director: Northwest Behavioral Health ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: • Liberty University, Virginia; Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, 2018-present. • Norwich University; College of Graduate and Continuing Studies; adjunct faculty, Criminology, Human Services, Public Administration • Capella University, 2001-2016...

Richard A Parker, MD Arcadia Healthcare Solutions

Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
Medical Management, Internal Medicine - Hospital Corporate Negligence, Hospital Liability, Global payment contracts, Electronic Medical Records (EMR)(EHR), Credentialing, Risk Management, Standard of Care, Ethics, Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Hospital administration, Mental Health, Discharge instructions.
15 years of experience in hospital and ACO administration in an organization with 1,700 specialists and 500 primary care doctors caring for 125,000 patients and generating $1.3 billion in annual global payment revenues. Responsible for developing quality department. Experience using Electronic Medical Records to improve quality. Developed and implemented strategies for reducing unnecessary medical utilization. Developed primary care networks. Developed disease management and care management programs. Experience at one of country’s top Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). Since 2015, served as Chief Medical Officer for Arcadia Healthcare Solutions -- an EMR data aggregation and analytics company, Burlington, MA. Experienced speaker and presenter. Board Certified in Internal Medicine. 24 years of clinical experience as a primary care attending physician. Former editor of the Clinical Crossroads series in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association). Former ch...

Stephanie Jackman, LCSW-R, MS Stephanie Jackman LCSW PLLC

Rochester, New York
Mental Health, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Womens Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety, Adolescent Growth and Development, Behavioral Health, Psychotherapy, Emotional Abuse, Mental Health Counseling
Mental Health Consultant/Private Practice Clinician. Completed 1000s of mental health assessments and individual therapy sessions for children, adolescents, women and couples. Conducted professional digital webinars to fellow social work practitioners to assist with continuing education credits and professional development in accordance with New York State credentialing. Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York State since 2013. Conducted workshops and trainings on adolescent growth and development, adolescent suicide prevention, trauma and human development to local and federal government agencies, educational institutions, faith-based organizations and human service agencies. In the Spring of 2019, Adjunct Lecturer for the State University of New York College at Brockport, where she taught in the Social Work Department. In 2012, received the Cultural Linguistic Competence Award from the Monroe County Systems of Care in recognition of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. F...

Laurie Conaty, MSW, LCSW, LCAS www.laurieconaty.com

Sanford, North Carolina
Social Work, Mental Health - Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Treatment, Substance Use Disorder Treatment, Ethics, Standard of Care, Evidence-based Practices, Treatment Planning, Private Practice Standards of Care, Diagnostics, Informed Consent for Care, Training for Practice Modalities, Licensure Board Matters
Thought-leading social worker in active clinical practice. Former Duke and UNC Faculty. Former President of the North Carolina Society for Clinical Social Work. Significant experience developing and delivering training to MDs, social workers, and other clinicians. Winner of “Social Worker of the Year” award. Member of NASW revision task force for Standards in Clinical Social Work Practice. Clinical focus on diagnosis and treatment for depression, anxiety, adult and child ADD, relationship conflict, trauma survivors (adult and child) and recovery issues related to substance use disorders. Clinical experience to include children, adolescents, adults, and couples. Program development, management, licensure and accreditation expertise. Experienced expert witness.

LaRae Copley, RPh, MD, PhD Copley Medical Consulting LLC

Hilliard, Ohio
Psychiatry, Mental Health - Psychiatry, College Mental Health Practice & Administration, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Suicide, Risk Assessment, Level of Care Assessment, Eating Disorders, Trauma, PTSD, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Mood Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Pharmacology, Substance Disorders

Patricia A Maisano, RN, DHs, CCM, FAACM, PCGM, NCG, ABDA Varna LLC.

Mendenhall, Pennsylvania
Geriatrics, Developmental Disabilities - Special needs trust, Brain injury - birth, Long term care, Nursing, Nursing homes, Pediatric physical med & rehab, Psychiatry, Medical management, Elder abuse/predatory behavior, Psychology, Mental health, Memory impairment, Hospice/palliative care, Undue Influence
I have a history of more than 40 years in nursing, and more than 20 years of those years has been as an experienced witness. I have done every aspect of case work, between meditations, arbitration, closed hearings and hearings / trials with and without a jury. The nature of these cases have been med malpractice, standards of care (both medical and psychological), abuse of the elderly ( financial and physical) and the life needs of these groups. I have done both plaintiff and defense I was on the forefront of case management in the very early 80's and one of the first providers of advocacy for the elderly and disabled. I have been recognized as a matter expert in nursing, life care, and issues of disability. I created the first national franchise ( IKOR) in the area of Advocacy, which covered the major cities in the US. I created the software for IKOR, Datikor. Datikor addressed HIPPA. I have also worked with attorneys as a consultant when have been considering cases and when t...

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

Linda L Miller, DO Linda L Miller DO

OLYMPIA, Washington
Psychiatry, Mental Health - Expert witness, IME, deposition, mental health, mental conditions, workers compensation, disability, record review,
I have a current certification with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, INC I have a private practice of psychiatry for 20 years and have been providing IMEs and expert opinion for the same amount of time. I have performed more than a thousand IMEs for company's and attorneys. Many of these have been with panels of IME experts including orthopedists, chiropractors and neurologists. Because of my additional education, training and experience in primary care medicine, I have good understanding of the impact of medical issues and medical conditions on the mental health of clients. My reports are detailed and opinions are well defended using the DSM V book of mental conditions and scholarly articles if necessary References are available upon request.

Dr. Richard J Stride, MBA, Psy.D., LPC, LMHC

Olympia, Washington
Mental Health, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Developmental Disabilities, Accidental Death, Child Custody, Competency, Jury Selection, Child Abuse, Ethics, Licensure & Practice, Professional Conduct, Memory, Diminished Capacity, Stand of Care, Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Suicide, Diagnosis, Law Enforcement, Fitness for duty, PTSD, IME
I have been providing forensic mental health services to law enforcement, attorneys and courts since 1996. I have been an expert witness and/or consulted in numerous cases. I provide precise, factual, influential, and professionally articulated services. I have experience in working with jury's and in countering other expert witnesses testimonies. I have been an expert and or consulted on cases related to child custody, competency, criminal behavior, developmental disability and work place harassment. I can, and have, created custom reports, issue specific professional reviews, and case specific consultations. I am a Licensed Private Investigator, and a Licensed Mental health Counselor in Washington State I have been a Therapist, Clinical Operations Director, and Chief Executive Officer in Community Behavioral Health Agencies for over 25 years. I am a Specialist for Medicaid consultation with Children, Geriatric, and Developmental Disabilities in Washington State. I hold the...
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