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K. Shea Miller, M.A., M.A. Gulf Coast Therapy Works, LLC

Fairhope, Alabama
Psychology Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Sexual Abuse/Trauma Counseling for Children, Sexual Abuse/Trauma Counseling for Adolescents, Sexual Abuse/Trauma Counseling for Adults, Play Therapy
Owner and founder of Gulf Coast Therapy Works, LLC in Fairhope, AL. A Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Alabama and also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. A Registered Play Therapist with the Association for Play Therapy and also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with the International Association of Trauma Professionals. Trained to use EMDR with adults and children. Has been a referral source for the FBI since 2017. Trained with Survivors of Sexual Trauma and with play therapy while in graduate school, starting in December of 2002. Served six years as the lead therapist at the Gulf Coast Kids House, which is the child advocacy center in Pensacola, FL, with the Sexual/Physical Abuse Treatment Program. Primary area of specialization is in trauma recovery counseling with children and teenagers, as well as adults.
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John T Beck, PhD, ABPP PSYCHCHECK, LLC

Scottsdale, Arizona
Disability Evaluation Expert Witness, Neuropsychology Expert Witness - Neuropsychology, Disability Evaluations, Geriatrics, Forensic Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, Psychology, Legal
Board Certified, licensed in both Arizona and California. Neuropsychological Testing & Assessment of children & adults, Malingering & Credible Responding, Traumatic Brain Injury, Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, Conservatorship & Competency, Disability, Psychological Assessment (including effects of Trauma), PTSD, Child Sexual Abuse, Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Chronic Pain, Polices & Procedures for Schools and Behavioral Health Facilities, Medical Malpractice, Record Review as well as Forensic Consultation. Dr. John Beck is the founder of PSYCHCHECK, LLC AND has testified in over 50 cases and evaluated 1000+ litigants the past five years in both Arizona and California. After Dr. Beck completed his doctoral training he finished an APA-approved clinical/medical internship at the Washington University School of Medicine. He is the Former Director of Behavioral Health Services for a major hospital system, providing neuropsychological services to both ED and Rehabilitative dep...
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Cheri Adrian, PhD Forensic Med Group

Glendora, California
Psychology Expert Witness - 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 25 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. Dr. Adrian has been named expert in over 50 civil personal injury forensic cases, including wrongful termination, medical malpractice, sexual harassment, sexual abuse, and other matters involving allegations of psychological stress and trauma. In addition, provided expert evaluations in 20 cases for Kiesel, Boucher & Larson, plaintiff attorneys in the major a...
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James S Angelos, Ph.D. James S. Angelos, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist

Santa Barbara, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - 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.
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Lisa Boesky, PhD Suicide Expert Services

San Diego, California
Correctional Healthcare Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - jail suicide, prison suicide, rehab facility suicide, treatment facility suicide, psychiatric hospital suicide, juvenile detention suicide, juvenile corrections suicide, suicide standard of care, correctional suicide, suicide risk assessment, suicide, jail/prison/correctional facility suicide
Expert on child and adult Suicide within Correctional and Treatment facilities (jails, prisons, mental health facilities, substance abuse treatment facilities, juvenile detention, psychiatric hospitals, etc.). Licensed clinical psychologist for 20+ years. Consults on mental health and Suicide Prevention programs, including multiple class-action lawsuits, and "Suicide Vulnerability Assessments" in correctional and residential treatment settings. Developed and presented over 140 "conference" keynotes and workshops, and over 125 full-day or multi-day "training" programs. Opinion source for national media including CNN, Fox News, USA Today, US News & World Report among others. Author of books, articles and national training curriculums. Experienced expert witness and forensic consultant (defense and plaintiff cases) related to Suicide deaths in Correctional and Treatment facilities.
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Michael A Carlish, Ph.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Carlsbad, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Neuropsychological assessment, 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 ...
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Dana Chidekel, PhD

Tarzana, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Neuropsychology, Psychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Birth Injury, Hyperbilirubinemia, Kernicterus, Hypoxia, HIE, Elder Capacity, Disability, Medical Malpractice, Neurodevelopmental, Learning Disability, Autism, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, Emotional Distress, Special Education
Dr. Chidekel is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology since 2001. She is also a fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology since 2006. Dr. Chidekel dedicated the early part of her career to the practice of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. She currently maintains a private clinical practice of neuropsychological testing of children and adults. She is known for her ability to present complex ideas in simple terms, so they are accessible and interesting (really, fascinating) to everyone. Dr. Chidekel dedicates a part of her practice to forensic matters, serving as a consultant and expert witness in personal injury, employment, business educational, elder (limited) family law, (limited) criminal law, and class action matters. She is retained by plaintiff and defense in approximate equal p...
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Katya Cornejo, PsyD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Hayward, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Forensic, Child and Adolescent, PTSD, Custody, Capacity, Conservatorship, ADHD, Standard of Care, Personal Injury, Suicide Prevention, IME, Malpractice, Fitness for Duty
Katya Cornejo, Psy. D., Q.M.E., is a board certified clinical psychologist with comprehensive experience in the analysis of complex issues regarding causation of psychiatric injuries, such as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Licensed as a Clinical Psychologist (PSYD23822) in 2009, Dr. Cornejo has previously worked for Kaiser Permanente, California Pacific Medical Center Department of Psychiatry, Westside Calworks, The Homeless Children’s Network, Mt. St. Joseph, and The Talk Line; she currently has a private practice in San Francisco. In private practice, Dr. Cornejo provides psychological and neuropsychological assessments for children, adolescents, and adults. She has experience with providing comprehensive and impartial care to patients of varying backgrounds, ages, and socioeconomic status, and is known for her conscientious and unbiased evaluations and for maintaining awareness of the cultural needs of her clients. Dr. Cornejo graduated from Mills Colle...
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Teo Ernst, Psy.D, ABPP Teo Ernst Psychological Services Inc.

San Francisco, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Occupational Evaluations, Fitness for Duty, Personal Injury, Forensic Psychology, Violence Risk Assessment, Sentencing Mitigation, Severe Mental Illness, Retrospective Assessment of Mental States, Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence.
Dr. Ernst is one of fewer than 35 psychologists in California who have undergone the rigorous examination process necessary to obtain Board Certification in Forensic Psychology. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Ernst specializes in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Competency/Capacity evaluations, and employment evaluations. 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 has extensive experience conducting forensic evaluation including, but not limited to, civil and criminal competency evaluations, mitigation or sentencing evaluations, violence risk assessments, personal injury evaluations, and the assessment of severe mental illness and neuropsychological impairment. 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...
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Cindy H. Feng, JD, PsyD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Petaluma, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - IME, Fitness for Duty, Chronic Pain, PTSD, Standard of Care, Malpractice, Neuropsychological Testing, Accident, Personal Injury, Disability, Trauma, Abuse
Dr. Cindy H. Feng, J.D., Psy.D. received a B.A. in Asian Studies from Yale University in 2003, and graduated magna cum laude. She then went on to earn her J.D from Harvard Law School with a focus on Immigration Law in 2006. Dr. Feng than earned her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at Rutgers Graduate School of Applied & Profession Psychology in Piscataway, New Jersey in 2016. From 2016 to the present, she has been working as a Staff Psychologist for the California Department of State Hospitals in Napa, California. Dr. Feng has received the Pre-doctoral Fellow Award from the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program, the Graduate Scholar Merit Award from Rutgers University, and is a member of The American Psychological Association of Graduate Students, New York State Psychological Association, China American Psychoanalytic Alliance, New York Coalition for Asian American Mental Health, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and The New Jersey Psychological Asso...
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Gwen A Finestone, PhD, MFT, CT

Huntington Beach, California
Family Loss Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Grief Issues, Spousal Grief, Parental Grief, Traumatic Grief, Prolonged Grief, Complicated Grief, Infant or Child Death, Thanatology, Bereavement Issues, Traumatic Loss, Victims of Violence, Murder.
40+ years of experience in trauma, hospice, and grief and loss. Nationally-certified in Thanatology (the study of death, dying, and bereavement). Private practice specialties: grief, loss issues, trauma (e.g., childhood abuse, rape, incest, cult abuse, combat)and the resultant conditions of depression, anxiety, dissociation, Dissociative Identity Disorder, and spiritual disintegration. Expert witness specializing in Grief and Loss Issues, as the result of wrongful or untimely death (e.g., murder, suicide, pregnancy loss, workplace accidents, drunk driving, etc.). Comprehensive psychological evaluations resulting in tightly-worded written narratives that link cause and effect. Long-term consequences emphasized, when appropriate. All psychology terms defined and presented for a layperson's understanding. Articulate teaching style of presentation, when being deposed or testifying. Best when used as a teacher to help jury understand implications and probable consequences of...
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Carrie L. Forrest, Ph.D., Q.M.E. Still Waters Services

Monterey, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - 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...
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Deanna Foster, Ph.D. Psychological Resources & Services, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - psychological evaluation, post traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, depression, sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, emotional distress, psychological injury, retaliation, anxiety, trauma, IME, employment, malingering, sexual assault, Title VII.
Psychological expert in emotional distress due to chronic stress or catastrophic events arising out of psychological trauma, employment issues, or physical injuries. Performed over 500 IME's with psychological testing including symptom validity and exaggeration measures. Expertise in workplace dynamics, stress disorders, employment litigation, depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders and malingering. Recognized expert and educator on organizational dynamics and stress, presenting to Fortune 500 companies across the United States, Asia and Europe. Retained by employers to investigate management problems, develop interventions and mediate solutions. Extensive public speaking and teaching experience. Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform IME's since 2003. Awarded dual state licensure. Advanced training in trauma with Certified Clinical Trauma Professional designation. Graduated APA accredited doctoral program at USC with honors. Post-doctoral fellowship i...
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Michael J Gilewski, PhD Loma Linda University Health

Loma Linda, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Geropsychology (Elderly), Competency Older Adults, Brain Injury
Diplomate (American Board of Professional Psychology) in Rehabilitation Psychology and Clinical Psychology
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David N. Glaser, MD Glaser Forensic Group

Los Angeles, California
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Neuropsychiatry Expert Witness - Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Disability Evaluation, Forensic Psychology, Geriatric Psychiatry, Independent Medical Exams, Legal Medicine, Mental Health, Neuropsychology, Pharmacology-Clinical, Psychiatry, Psychology
David Glaser, M.D. has been performing psychiatric evaluations and teaching about Forensic Psychiatry for over three decades. His interest in Forensic Psychiatry emanates from contact with the late Seymour Pollack, M.D., Ph.D, one of the pioneers in Forensic Psychiatry. Since the inception of his career, Dr. Glaser has performed over a thousand evaluations, criminal and civil, defense and plaintiff, at the request of attorneys, individuals, industry, insurance companies, and judges. In the California Workers Compensation system, he has performed hundreds of evaluations as a neutral evaluator (Agreed Medical Evaluations and Panels Qualified Medical Evaluations), chosen jointly by plaintiff and defense attorneys. Dr. Glaser has been on the faculty of the U.C.L.A. Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program and has been on the Advisory Board of the American College of Forensic Psychiatry. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. He has also been Board Certified in Forensic Psychia...
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Craig Grether, Ph.D., QME Expedient Medicolegal Services

Carlsbad, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - suicide risk assessment, mental capacity, neurocognitive deficits, geriatric psychology, undue influence, forensic psychology, PTSD, head trauma, psychological testing, psychological disability, fitness for duty, IME, traumatic brain injury, personal injury, clinical neuropsychology
Craig Grether, Ph.D., Q.M.E, is a licensed clinical psychologist working in the San Diego area. Dr. Grether’s work over the past forty years has resulted in the development of an experience base in clinical and consulting psychology, neuropsychology, geropsychology, behavioral medicine and cognitive rehabilitation, forensic psychology and mediation. He is an accomplished diagnostician, therapist, consultant, researcher and author having worked in outpatient rehabilitation, long-term care, private practice, and inpatient settings.
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Serina Hoover, Psy.D, ABPP, QME Psychological Assessment Center, PC

Los Alamitos, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Dementia, Cognitive Impairment, Malingering, Capacity, Depression, Chronic Pain, Electrical Injury, Anxiety, Trauma
Dr. Hoover is a clinical psychologist. She graduated with a doctoral degree in psychology from Pepperdine University. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Rehabilitation Psychology. She holds a leadership position with Division 22 and is the Oral Exam Coordinator/Secretary for the Board of Rehabilitation Psychology of ABPP. Dr. Hoover is on staff at the nationally recognized Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (Rancho) and is an active member of the clinical training program. She holds an administrative position on the Medical Executive Committee and is the Continuing Medical Education Director at Rancho. Dr. Hoover founded the Psychological Assessment Center and conducts both psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for medical-legal purposes. She has extensive experience with brain injury and has evaluated thousands of brain injury patients over the course of her career. Dr. Hoover has been active in consulting, teachi...
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John Hupka, Ph.D.

El Dorado Hills, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Brian Injury, neuropsychologist, TBI, Workers Comp, AME, IME, Personal Injury, Fitness for Duty, Disability, malingering, Forensic Psychologist, sex offenders
Dr. Hupka is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of experience providing psychological assessment and expert witness testimony in both criminal and civil cases. As a clinical psychologist, his areas of specialization are forensic psychology and neuropsychology. He has worked as a Psychologist since 1992, and has been a Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist since 1984. He is licensed to practice psychology the States of California, Colorado, and Washington. Dr. Hupka has evaluated 1000’s of criminal offenders, including incarcerated offenders in the prison system and in community placements. His expertise includes evaluation of mentally disordered criminal offenders, and evaluation of sex offenders. In civil matters, he has provided evaluation and testimony in workers compensation brain injury cases from 2000 to 2017 as a QME. He has conducted evaluations for State disability cases, as well as evaluation and treatment recommendations for impaired professionals. Dr. Hu...
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Scott Kopoian, PhD Forensic Med Group

Glendora, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - PTSD, Substance Abuse, Forensic Psychology, Expert Witness, Psychological Testing, Discrimination, Labor Law, Immigration Waivers, ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personal Injury
Dr. Kopoian specializes in psychological assessments as a Qualified Medical Examiner for California Workers’ Compensation cases, for personal injury and labor law cases, including discrimination and immigration waivers. He has provided expert witness testimony in both the Federal and Superior Courts and has testified in over 60 office depositions. His primary psychological clinical experience includes the evaluation and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorders and substance abuse and dependency. During a five-year period, Dr. Kopoian evaluated individuals convicted of a criminal offense and found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, for the purpose of determining their current mental status, violence potential and likelihood of substance abuse relapse. Dr. Kopoian is licensed in the states of California and Oregon and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Examiners. He received his education at Arizona State University Tempe, Western Illinois University and his Ph.D. in ...
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Jeffrey Kropf Expedient Medicolegal Services

Claremont, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Competency, Risk Assessment, Institutional Standard of Care, Fitness for Duty, Traumatic Injury, Correctional Healthcare, Disability, Personal Injury, Abuse, IME, PTSD, Juvenile Evaluations, Cognitive Impairment,
Jeffrey Kropf, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in forensic and diagnostic mental health evaluations. As a consulting psychologist since 1991, Dr. Kropf has evaluated more than 1000 youths and young adults in community care and court-ordered placements. As a staff psychologist for the Department of State Hospitals (DSH) and the Department of Juvenile Justice from 1991 through 1999, he evaluated approximately 500 patients and offenders and provided expert testimony in hearings including W&IC 1800 hearings throughout the State. He joined the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Mentally Disordered Offender (MDO) Unit at the time of its inception in 1999 and served as Senior Psychologist, Supervisor from 2001 through 2017. During this time, he conducted approximately 3000 forensic mental health evaluations including evaluations pursuant to PC 2962, PC 2972, and W&IC 7301 and provided expert testimony in support of his opinions in trial...
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Kimberley D Lakes, Ph.D. Univ of California

Lake Forest, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - mental health, pediatric, child, adolescent, autism, ADHD, neurodevelopmental disorder, developmental disorder, cognition, cognitive, behavior disorder, attention, hyperactivity
Dr. Lakes was trained in one of the top doctoral programs in her field at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and completed a clinical child psychology internship at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. For the past 11 years, she has been a faculty member (assistant, then associate) professor in pediatrics in the medical school at the University of California, Irvine. She recently left UC Irvine to join the psychiatry faculty in the medical school of the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Lakes has received many research awards, including the 2008 Outstanding Recent Graduate Award from the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in recognition of the impact of her work on the field of children’s mental health. In 2011, in recognition of the impact of her neurodevelopmental research, the Aspen Brain Forum and New York Academy of Sciences selected her for the Aspen Brain Forum Prize in Neuro-Education, Young Investigator Award. Dr. Lakes has received fou...
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Andrew Levine, PhD

LONG BEACH, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - 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 -Associate Clinical Professor - UCLA Department of Neurology
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Michael L. Levittan, PhD

Los Angeles, California
Psychology Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Trauma, PTSD, Abuse, Custody, Child, Domestic, Violence, Parenting, School, Spousal, Anger
Dr. Levittan (“Dr. Michael”) is an experienced psychotherapist and expert witness who is devoted to his work with both treatment of patients and expert consultation and testimony with clients. He has been in practice as a psychotherapist for over 25 years and has provided expert testimony for over 18 years. His areas of specialization include: Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Domestic Violence, Child Custody, Parenting, Child Abuse, Spousal Abuse, Anger Management; and School Violence. Additionally, Dr. Michael has lectured and taught seminars at UCLA Extension; National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI); International Conference on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma (IVAT); Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect; California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists; NEXUS Conference on Child Abuse; Grief and Loss Conference; Pasadena Hillside Children’s Home; U.S. Marines; L.A. Superior Court; Women’s Shelters; Loyola Marymount University; Association of Battere...
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Mindy B Mechanic, Ph.D. Forensic Psychological Consulting Inc

Long Beach, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Stalking, abuse, infanticide, Homicide, Child Forensic Interviewing, workplace violence, risk assessment, IME, personal injury, trauma, PTSD, worker's compensation, employment discrimination, violence, mental health, forensic evaluation, psychological assessment
I have worked in academia as a professor for approximately 20 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.
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Adrienne Meier, PhD

Pasadena, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Neuropsychology Expert Witness - Psychology, Independent Medical Examinations, Disability Evaluation, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Traumatic Brain Injury, Emotional Damages, PTSD, Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome, Sexual Offending, Sexual abuse, Head Injury
Dr. Meier is a licensed psychologist specializing in clinical, forensic and neuropsychology who practices in California and New York. She has been retained and qualified as an expert on various civil and criminal forensic cases related to mental health (e.g., emotional damages), neuropsychology (e.g., Traumatic Brain Injury, stroke etc.), and sexual offending (e.g., risk of reoffending, sexual deviance and Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome). She received specialized training in forensic psychology during an APA-accredited internship at New York University's Bellevue Hospital Center, and she completed neuropsychological training during her post-doctoral fellowship at City of Hope Medical Center. She has also worked within the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, the California Department of State Hospitals, New York Office of Mental Health (OMH) and the Veterans Affairs (V.A.) Healthcare System. Dr. Meier has given numerous presentations and has published peer-revi...
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Marcel O Pontón, PhD Persona Neurobehavior Group

Pasadena, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Traumatic Brain Injury, Post-Concussive Disorder, MBTI, PTSD, Pediatric Head Injury, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Bilingual-English/Spanish, Severe Trauma Cases, Sports Concussions, Highly complex Workers' Compensation cases, AME, QME, IME, Record Review, Disability Evaluations, Chronic Pain.
Focused on the assessment and treatment of catastrophic injuries for 25 years. Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Qualified Medical Examiner, State of California; Bilingual (English-Spanish) Clinical Neuropsychologist; Multiple peer-reviewed publications. Co-author of two books; Fellow, National Academy of Neuropsychology; Member, International Neuropsychological Society; Member, American Psychological Association; Member,American Academy of Neurology Founding President, Hispanic Neuropsychological Society. Clinical Director, Persona Neurobehavior Group.
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Michael Ramirez, PsyD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Eureka, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - IME, neuropsychological testing, addiction, standard of care, suicide prevention, malpractice, abuse, trauma, fitness for duty, personal injury, capacity, competency, conservatorship, PTSD, malingering, criminal responsibility
Michael Ramirez, Psy.D., Q.M.E., has 22 years of experience that include consultation, psychotherapy, and forensic psychological examination combined with a Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology and advanced degrees in Marriage and Family Counseling and the Humanities. Dr. Ramirez is experienced in the treatment of Dual Disorders. In his private practice, he performs a range of forensic examinations, including consultative examinations for Social Security, Worker’s Compensation, and the Regional Center. Dr. Ramirez has experience working as a provider for a number of major health care service associations, including EAP, SAP assessment, and CID services. He has instructed students at the College of the Redwoods, Humboldt State University, Long Beach State University, University of Houston, and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (Alvin Community College) in addictions and psychology.
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Sepideh A Souris, Psy.D.

Woodland Hills, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Psychological evaluation/psychodiagnostic assessment, expert reports, IME, Fitness-For-Duty evaluations of peace officers and safety sensitive positions, workplace violence, threat assessment, emotional distress, employment, PTSD, depression, anxiety.
Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) certified and bilingual (native fluency in Farsi) Dr. Souris has expertise in workplace violence prevention and threat assessment. She has offered over 20 expert witness testimony in employment litigation/psychological fitness-for-duty evaluations with peace officers, safety sensitive and civilian positions in civil service hearings, trial and deposition. Dr. Souris has extensive teaching (former assistant clinical professor at UCLA School of Medicine and adjunct faculty at Pepperdine University) and public speaking experience. Additionally Dr. Souris has worked with US State Department in training of foreign evaluators. She also performs psychological screenings and risk assessment evaluation and offers comprehensive and timely psychological reports. Furthermore, Dr. Souris is qualified as a CA Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) evaluator.
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Susan F Streeter, Ph.D, QME Susan F. Streeter, Ph.D, QME

Fresno, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - 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.
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Annette Swain Dr. Annette Swain A Psych Corp

Encino, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - dementia, capacity, traumatic brain injury, ADHD, Alzheimers, depression, anxiety, cognitive, disability, personality, stroke, geriatric
I am board certified in both clinical neuropsychology (ABCN) and in clinical psychology (AACP). I am a qualified medical examiner for the State of California. I have been in practice for 20 years, specializing in neuropsychological assessment of neurological, psychiatric, and general medical conditions. My subspeciality is geriatric neuropsychological disorders, including dementia disorders, stroke, and Parkinson's disease. My practice is in Los Angeles, with offices in Encino and Burbank.
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Tiffany Towers, PsyD

Beverly Hills, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Emotional Distress, Personal Injury, Trauma, Sexual Harassment, Substance Abuse, Chronic Relapse, Depression, Anxiety, Workplace Stress, Malpractice, Geriatrics, Divorce/Custody
Dr. Tiffany Towers achieved her Doctorate in Clinical Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles, CA and she has over a decade of experience working in the field of mental health and forensic psychology. Dr. Towers has provided therapy and evaluation services within widely diverse settings (in her private practice office, substance abuse treatment programs, community mental health centers, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, home visits) and has given psychoeducational presentations and inservice trainings at the request of health and educational organizations. Dr. Towers received her Bachelor's degree in psychology and theatre from Barnard College-Columbia University and was graduated cum laude. She is licensed by the California Board of Psychology and is a member of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA) and the California Psychological Association (CPA). CA Board of Psychology License# 29475. Available for ...
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Mark D. Wolkenhauer, PsyD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Redlands, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - 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...
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David Zakin, PhD Forensic Med Group

Glendora, California
Psychology Expert Witness - PTSD, Catastrophic Injury, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Injury, Effects of Trauma, Anxiety, Emotional Distress, Clinical Psychology, Psychological Evaluations
Dr. Zakin received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan in 1986. He finished a post-doctoral fellowship at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center a year later. Dr. Zakin served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute for many years. With a clinical specialty in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Dr. Zakin has taught workshops and conducted training sessions on the diagnosis and treatment of this condition. He is also a diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Medicine. Dr. Zakin's practice involves many facets of forensic matters. Dr. Zakin has provided expert testimony in over twenty cases of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and claims of non-work related psychiatric disability. Court testimony has been split almost equally between plaintiffs and defendants. He most recently provided testimony in the case of a world class violinist who suffered physical injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder following a bicycle–au...
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Deanna Foster, Ph.D. Psychological Resources & Services, Inc.

Denver, Colorado
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, emotional distress, psychological injury, retaliation, anxiety, trauma, retaliation, independent medical evaluation, post traumatic stress disorder, depression, malingering, employment, assault, complex trauma, IME, PTSD, Title VII
Psychological expert in emotional distress due to chronic stress or catastrophic events arising out of psychological trauma, employment issues, or physical injuries. Performed over 500 IME's with psychological testing including symptom validity and exaggeration measures. Expertise in workplace dynamics, stress disorders, employment litigation, depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders and malingering. Recognized expert and educator on organizational dynamics and stress, presenting to Fortune 500 companies across the United States, Asia and Europe. Retained by employers to investigate management problems, develop interventions and mediate solutions. Extensive public speaking and teaching experience. Certified as a Qualified Medical Evaluator to perform IME's since 2003. Awarded dual state licensure. Advanced training in trauma with Certified Clinical Trauma Professional designation. Graduated APA accredited doctoral program at USC with honors. Post-doctoral fellowship i...
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Donna L. Peters, Psy.D. Donna Peters, Psy.D., PC

Denver, Colorado
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - 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...
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Mary Best, Ph.D. Yale School of Medicine

New Haven, Connecticut
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - neuropsychological assessment, birth injury, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, pediatric stroke, epilepsy, congenital heart defects, concussion, traumatic brain injury, pediatric neurological illness, genetic disorder, ADHD, learning disability, record review, independent, medical evaluation
Dr. Mary Best is a Clinical Neuropsychologist in the Pediatric Neuropsychology Clinic at Yale. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center, at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Best specializes in the cognitive assessment of the effects of medical procedures and treatments for pediatric injury and illnesses. She has an understanding of the effects of early birth complications, such as fetal encephalopathy on later development. Dr. Best has experience completing IME's for both children and adults. Dr. Best has provided ongoing consultation on legal cases as well as expert witness testimony nationally to both defense and plaintiff attorneys.
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Norman R. Klein, PhD

Westport, Connecticut
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - 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
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Joseph L.J. Schwartz, Psy.D

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Psychology Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - 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 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 works for the Mind and Body Consortium a large clinical practice located in Dover, DE. Since 1993 he maintained a long standing practice in Staten Island, New York where he was frequently called asked to testify for the Family Court. Dr. Schwartz trave...
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Ebony R. Davis, MD Concierge Psychiatry

West Palm Beach, Florida
Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Disability Evaluation, Pharmacological Clinical, Medical Management, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Mental Health, Psychology, Psychoanalysis
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Robert A Evans, Ph.D. The Center For Human Potential of America, Inc.

Clearwater, Florida
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - 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...
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Elizabeth Ferguson, MD Hogan and Associates Licensed in CA,CO,FL,GA,AL

Palm Coast, Florida
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - 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...
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Francisco Martinez-Mesa, M.D., Psy.D. Dr.

MIAMI, Florida
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Traumatic Brain Injury, care plan, treatment plan, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Lewi body disease, autonomic dysregulation, ptsd, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, stress, depression, anxiety disorder, anxiety attacks, panic disorder, panic attacks, fluent in Spanish
President-Chiron Neuromedical Psychology Inc. (private practice) Assistant Professor, Florida International University's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Clinical Psychologist, Miami-Dade County Public School System Director-Undergraduate Psychology at Carlos Albizu University Clinical Supervisor-Goodman Psychological Services Center at Carlos Albizu University Clinical Supervisor-Neurobehavioral Institute of Miami Associate Director / Senior Attending Psychologist -Neurorehab Associates LLC. at West Gables Healthcare Center Associate Director / Senior Attending Psychologist - Riviera Health Resort Associate Director / Senior Attending Psychologist / Director of Clinical Training-Larkin Community Hospital Medical Education Program, Memory Center Clinical Supervisor - Neurorehab Associates at West Gables Rehabilitation Hospital Neuropsychology Services Assistant Coordinator- Jackson Memorial Hospital Employee Assistance Program Associate Researcher- University of Miami, Behaviora...
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Elliott Rosenbaum, Psy.D., ABPP Rosenbaum Psychological Associates

Jacksonville, Florida
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Behavioral Science, Emotional Trauma, Malingering, Military Mental Health, Psychology, Stress, Suicide
Dr. Rosenbaum is a 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.
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Ray S. Kim, Ph.D. Patrick J. Kennelly, Ph.D. and Associates

Schaumburg, Illinois
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - 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.
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Timothy D. McManus, Psy.D., ABN, ABPP-RP

Palos Heights, Illinois
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Neuropsychology. Psychology. IME's. Fitness for Duty. Return to Work. Concussion. Chronic pain. Civil/Occupational Disablity. CRPS. PTSD. Workman's compensation. Decision-making capacity evaluations. Dementia. Cancer. CVA.
I am Board Certified in both Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology. I conduct Neuropsychological Evaluations, Psychological Pain Assessments, Psychological, and ADHD/LD Evaluations from ages 6 though geriatric. The neurocognitive and emotional symptoms associated with varied neurological and medical conditions, chronic pain, PTSD, mild head injury, and concussion are representative of the conditions regularly assessed. Conditions arising form Workman's Compensation, FFDE, RTW, and personal injury characterize referrals. I also conduct evaluations for dementia and decision-making capacity. Medical records reviews and consultations are also provided.
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James Tyler Carpenter, Ph.D., FAACP Metis Psychological Associates LLC

Randolph, Massachusetts
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - 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
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 stimu...
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Jane E Ginsberg, PsyD

Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Psychology Expert Witness - Trauma and Stress Related Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder/PTSD, Dissociative Disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY PRACTICE: Individuals, Couples, Families, Groups and Supervision/Training Jane E Ginsberg, Psy.D is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 30 years of experience working with the complexity of reactions due to traumatic events. She has worked triage in a variety of mental health settings with a broad range of demographics. She has worked as the Director of a facility for at-risk youth, the Clinical Director at a facility for the chronically mentally ill, Triage Specialist at a Mental Health Clinic, a Consultant at Rehabilitation Centers, Nursing Homes and in her own Private Practice. Dr Ginsberg understands, and creates pathways for others to understand, the interactions of trauma, history, disorder and supports that create behavior, distress and resilience.
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James F. Zender, PhD James F. Zender, PhD, PC

Mount Clemens, Michigan
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - 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.
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Carlo A. Giacomoni, PsyD, ABPP North Star Mental Health, LLC

Little Canada, Minnesota
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Emotional Damages, Personal Injury, Credibility, Insanity, Sexual Abuse, Assault, Combat Trauma, Harassment, Motor Vehicle Accident, Domestic Violence
Dr. Giacomoni is board certified in clinical psychology, and has considerable expertise in forensic evaluations. He has training and experience evaluating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in both civil and criminal cases, and has been qualified as an expert at both the state and federal levels. In his evaluations Dr. Giacomoni incorporates a detailed clinical interview, review or records, and psychological instruments to arrive at thorough and defensible conclusions. He has developed a reputation for clearly explaining the nexus between the person's history, the clinical data, and the legal question before the court. In civil settings Dr. Giacomoni has experience conducting IMEs in cases involving such matters as: motor vehicle accidents, allegations of clergy sexual abuse, harassment and defamation, and sexual assault. In criminal settings Dr. Giacomoni has experience providing evaluations related to insanity, adjudicative competence, diminished capacity, self-defense...
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Jane K. McNaught, PhD Jane K. McNaught, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, Fellow American Board of Forensic Examiners

Edina, Minnesota
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - 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...
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Bill D. Geis, Ph.D. University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Kansas City, Missouri
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Suicide Malpractice, Standard of Care--Mental Health, Personal Injury, Criminal Responsibility, Competency to Stand Trial, Competency to Confess, Unconditional Release, Sexual Harassment, PTSD, Competency to Confess, Competency to Waive Rights
Dr. Geis is an experienced clinician, researcher, medical school professor and forensic expert. He holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Kansas. He interned at Indiana Medical School and did a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Menninger Foundation. For 33 years, he has been engaged in a range of clinical and administrative activities, including teaching and researching as a Psychiatry Professor and as the Clinical Director of a 20,000-patient mental health center. He has been a successful researcher (over $12 million dollars) and recently has focused on suicide and early life trauma. Recently he has trained 9,000 clinicians in suicide care and has been Clinical Division Director of the American Association of Suicidology. His career as a forensic expert includes over 800 consultations in the areas of suicide standard of care, competency, criminal responsibility, personal injury and employment law. His extensive teaching and clinical training expertise enhances hi...
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Beverly J. Paschal, PhD Bev Paschal Therapy

Reno, Nevada
Family Loss Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - PTSD and First Responders, Family Loss, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Psychology
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Beata Sylvia Geyer Beaudoin, PhD Mindful Assessments & Psychological Services, LLC

Pequannock, New Jersey
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Traumatic Brain Injury, Head Injury, Brain Injury, Concussion, Posttraumatic Stress, Child Abuse, Physical Abuse, Accident, Sports, Seizures, School Safety, Slip, Trip & Fall
Dr. Beaudoin is Board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, a rare but essential credential in the state of New Jersey. She has specific expert witness training, and has trained predoctoral 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.
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Shawn K. Acheson, Ph.D. Duke University Medical Center

Durham, North Carolina
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - neuropsychological assessment, traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia, PTSD, malingering, fitness for duty, return to work, return to play, competency, substance abuse, somatoform disorder, conversion disorder, pseudo-seizures, psychogenic movement disorders, independent medical evaluation
Dr. Acheson is a Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center where he also completed his neuropsychology residency and post-doctoral fellowship training. He is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Translational Neuroscience, and Lead Psychologist in the Duke Center for Psychiatry and Law. In his role as a member of the Duke Center for Psychiatry and Law, Dr. Acheson performs neuropsychological evaluations and record reviews in the service of civil and criminal court proceedings; fitness for duty; workers comp; and issues surrounding competency (e.g., stand trial / medical decision making / financial decision making / independent living). Dr. Acheson also provides expert testimony concerning the behavioral and cognitive effects of drugs of abuse; traumatic brain injury; somatoform and conversion disorders; and malingering. Dr. Acheson's primary clinical specialty is traumatic brain injury a...
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Kenneth J. Manges, Ph.D. Dr. Kenneth Manges & Associates, Inc.

Cincinnati, Ohio
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Vocational Rehabilitation Expert Witness - 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...
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Patricia A Maisano, RN, PhD, CCM, FAACM, PCGM, NCG, ABDA Varna LLC.

Kenneth Square, Pennsylvania
Geriatrics Expert Witness, Developmental Disabilities Expert Witness - special needs trust, catastrophic injuries, Brain injury - birth, Long term care, Nurse, Nursing homes, Pediatric physical med & rehab, Psychiatry, Medical management, Elder abuse/predatory behavior, Psychology, Mental health, Memory impairment, Hospice/palliative care
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 mediations, arbitrations, closed hearings and hearings and 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 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. To date there has been no entity to compete with it. I also created the framework for the software of IKOR, Datikor. With Datikor my understanding of the demand for instant information and the government...
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Rose Marie Nehls, LCSW Rose Marie Nehls, LCSW

Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Psychology Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Trauma, grief, traumatic grief, post-traumatic-stress-disorder
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (State of Pennsylvania) since 1997 Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) since 2008 Highest pre-certification: level three AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy) since 2016 (includes three years of formal training and 30 hours of consultation) Certification as a Healing Shame practitioner since 2017 Craig Penner EMDR Natural Processing: Domestic Violence Crisis Counseling Training 1993: 45 hours of training: Volunteered for 2 years running groups for domestic violence and sexual abuse/assault. Volunteered for 2 years providing individual treatment of domestic violence an sexual abuse/assault. Major Presentations Pennsylvania State Police - Member Assistance Program coordinators - 2015 Impact of trauma on the brain Pennsylvania State Police - State wide Member Assistance Program Coordinators – 2016 Illustration/video of success of EMDR treatment of PTSD with client Qualifications and Experience I use...
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John W. McCoy, PhD, PLLC

Memphis, Tennessee
Addiction Medicine Expert Witness, Forensic Psychology Expert Witness - Psychology, Addictions, child custody, criminal cases, Alcohol & Drugs, Drugs of Abuse, Bipolar Disorder, Mood Disorders
I am a forensic psychologist with 30 years of experience. I am a past president of the Tennessee Psychological Association and the Memphis Area Psychological Association. I have testified in all levels of courts, in both civil and criminal cases. I have testified for the defendants and plaintiffs.
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William J Holden, PhD

Georgetown, Texas
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness
services provided have included psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for a broad range of clinical cases including children, adolescents, and adults ranging in range from preschool children to elderly adults with a broad range of clinical and traumatic brain injury, PTSD, strokes, ADHD, somatoform disorders, and personality disorders. Forensic neuropsychological evaluations as well as military psychological/neuropsychological evaluations and consultations have been provided. Several IMEs have been performed including worker's compensation evaluations.
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Robert G. Rose, PhD Rose Porterfield Group Inc

Dallas, Texas
Psychology Expert Witness - industrial psychology, harassment, hiring, safety, executive assessment, training, IO Psychologist, discrimination, psychological testing, performance evaluation, psychology, performance review, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, ADA, industrial psychologist, coaching, employment, promotion, personal injury
Dr. Bob Rose has consulted to business as his full-time endeavor for over 30 years. He is a Principal in Rose Porterfield Group a firm that has helped companies in virtually every industry in executive assessment, coaching, team building, training and handling problems such as harassment and discrimination. Rose Porterfield Group is a WBE, Dr. Robyn Porterfield, Managing Principal. Rose and Porterfield have published books, book chapters and numerous articles in psychology and business and for many years had a column in the Dallas Business Journal, "C-level coach." He has been an expert for both plaintiff and defendant. Bob and Robyn can help put complex information into concrete understandable English.
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Sharna L. Wood, Ph.D. Assess Texas

Cleburne, Texas
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Brain injury, organic brain disorders, dementia, MVC, TBI, mTBI, PTSD, disability, rehabilitation, ERISA, psychological assessment, neuropsychological assessment
Dr. Sharna Wood is a SEAK-trained consulting neuropsychologist who has independently practiced in Texas since 2009, although she has worked in assessment since 2001. Her training was primarily in the public hospital system in Fort Worth, but she experienced a wide variety of training settings, including neurocognitive rehabilitation, private practice, and rural outreach. Her professional career includes several faculty and director positions in the areas of psychology and neuropsychology. Dr. Wood’s professional affiliations include the National Alliance of Professional Providers of Psychology, where she serves on the administrative board, as events coordinator, and as associate editor of The Clinical Practitioner. She is also a member of Aerospace Medical Association, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Wood has two practice locations: Cleburne (near Fort Worth) and Longview (in east Texas), but is willing to travel to evaluate cases for whom travel is difficult or i...
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Vivian L Begali, PsyD, LCP, FACPN-ABN, ABPP Dr. Vivian Begali

North Chesterfield, Virginia
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Neuropsychologist, PTSD, Neuropsychological Assessment, Acquired Brain Injury, TBI, Stroke, Neurological Disorders, Chronic Pain, Neuro IMEs, Worker's Compensation, Second Opinion, Capacity/Competency Evaluations, Testamentary Capacity, Dementia, Child/Adolescent/Geriatric Populations
Double board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology, Independent practitioner with 25+ years of experience. Provide comprehensive neuropsychological assessments to individuals w/ medical, mental, cognitive and physical conditions. Provide expert witness consultation forensic cases, IMEs, medical file review, second opinions, disability, and peer reviews. Expert witness services are used in defense and plaintiff personal injury cases, courtroom testimony, and to provide an objective measurement of neurocognitive status following brain injury, medical and chronic pain conditions, toxic exposure, stroke, work-related injuries, and PTSD. Awarded Fellow Status by National Academy of Neuropsychology and American College of Professional Neuropsychology. Member of ABPP, AACN, INS, APA, NAN, ASCH, Div. 40/42, ACPN. Published on traumatic brain injury, dementia, practice issues, and neuropsychology. Experience in pediatric and adult medical and rehabilitation centers...
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Eric R. Larson, Ph.D. Advanced Assessment

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Frontotemporal dementia, ADHD, hydrocephalus, epilepsy, executive dysfunction, aphasia, symptom validity testing, performance validity testing, depression, personality disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder
I am a board-certified neuropsychologist with extensive experience conducting adult cognitive and psychological evaluations in various contexts. As a faculty member at the Medical College of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and a neuropsychologist at the Milwaukee VA, I regularly teach residents and evaluate patients with traumatic brain injuries, memory and cognitive disorders, and psychological conditions such as PTSD. Additionally, I have conducted hundreds of compensation and pension evaluations for the federal government and have testified as an expert both at depositions and at trial. I provide adult (age 18+) IME, consultation, and expert witness services to plaintiff and defense attorneys.
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