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Primary Area of Expertise

Forensic Psychology

Expert Witness Profile

Dr. Skoler is a clinical and forensic psychologist, licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. with over 25 years experience in court evaluations and testimony.

Dr. Skoler has been qualified as an expert witness in clinical and forensic psychology in several state courts and in Federal U.S. District, military, and immigration courts.

His website, ClinicalandForensicPsychology.com summarizes education, training, experience, publications, and areas of practice. The website includes a blog for attorneys on the uses and abuses of mental health evidence and testimony.

He has testified in criminal, civil, juvenile, domestic relations, personal injury and trauma cases, on such topics as child abduction, child abuse, custody, parental alienation, dangerousness and risk assessment, criminal responsibility and competency, false confessions, post-traumatic stress disorders, employment discrimination, political and relationship stalking, false allegations of abuse and other topics. The practice also assesses the evaluations, testimony and ethical practices of other mental health professionals.

Dr. Skoler has consulted with or presented to the Federal Judicial Center, the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Senate Chaplain, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the American Bar Association and CIA/NSA psychology staff. He served as a contributing author and expert panel member for the ABA's Benchbook on Psychiatric and Psychological Evidence and Testimony. Dr. Skoler has been cited in or appeared on National Public Radio, CBS 48 Hours, The Huffington Post, the A&E Biography Channel, and The Washington Post.

Education & Licenses

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Law-Psychology Training Program
Licensed Psychologist (PA, NJ, MD, VA & DC)
PA #PS016752; NJ #5125; DC #PSY1708; VA #01725; MD #02989
National Provider Identifier NPI: #1154652667