2029 Durant Ave, Ste 301
Phone: (510) 841-8883
- Fax: (415) 388-5009
39 Seacape Drive
Phone: (415) 388-4479
Thirty years of experience in Expert Consultation and Testimony for both defense and plaintiffs in civil matters, and for the court, prosecution and defense in federal and state serious felonies. "A scientist, clinical and forensic expert who communicates exceptionally well and is liked by triers of fact and judges." Specialization in: defense and plaintiffs in Evaluation of damage to psyche and causation in adults, adolescents and children, Employment Law, Sexual Harassment/Assault; Discrimination (age, sex, ethnicity) and ADA; Wrongful Termination; Personal Injury; Police Misconduct; Divorce: Review of Custody Evaluations; Juvenile Dependency matters; Medical and Psychotherapy Malpractice involving psychotherapist-patient sex, sexual harassment, boundary violations, sexual abuse, transference issues and standards of care, Psychiatric/ Psychological Ethics/Malpractice; Criminal Law, Serious Felonies: Capital/Special Circumstances. Competency, Criminal Responsibility, Sanity, Non-Sanity Defenses of Mitigation/Exculpation, and Violence Risk Assessment. Psychodiagnostic Assessment; Review of other experts' work.
Academic appointments as professor at UC Berkeley, Center for Social Research and Senior Fellow, California Institute of Forensic Sciences. Member of multiple professional organizations including the American Psychological Association, American Psychology Law Society, American College of Forensic Psychology, and American Association of Arts and Sciences . Board Certification in Clinical Forensic Psychology. On-air consultant for NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN and Frontline.
PhD; Licensed Psychologist; Diplomate Forensic/Clinical Psychology
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