Expert 352142 - CA(S)


Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in neuropsychology, forensics psychology, and Vietnamese & Asian-American culture. I am Vietnamese/English bi-cultural and bi-lingual. I have been appointed by various courts throughout the United States to conduct clinical, forensic, and neuropsychological evaluations of primarily Vietnamese and other Asian-American clients / defendants on various civil and criminal cases. I have extensive training and experience in clinical, forensic, and neuropsychology. My expertise includes psychological / neuropsychological evaluations / psychotherapy, cross cultural issues, death penalty, sex and other crimes, workers compensation, personal injury, cultural issues in civil litigations, and forensic evaluation. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology – individual and group psychotherapy with inpatients and outpatients in a multidisciplinary setting, special emphasis on psychological / forensic / neuropsychological assessment an medical legal-reports; Monthly clinical supervision in Clinical Neuropsychology, Clinical Director of Brain Mapping Laboratory; Private Practice in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology and Forensic Psychology; Marriage, Family and Child Therapy; Alcoholism Counseling; Disability evaluation program / social security disability determination; Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
Ph.D.Clinical PsychologyUnited States International University
Ph.D.SociologyUniversity of Saigon Vietnam
M.S.W.Psychiatric Social WorkUniversity of Illinois
B.A.Sociology and PsychologyTrinity College

Licenses Certifications

Diplomate & Board Certified
American Board of Psychological Specialties in Forensic Neuropsychology
Qualified Medical Evaluator
Psychologist
State of California
Arizona
Diplomate & Board Certified in Forensic Medicine
American Board of Forensic Medicine
State of California
Marriage
Family and Child Therapist

Awards & Affiliation

Certificate of Appreciation
Catholic Social Service of Tucson
Certificate of Appreciation
County of Los Angeles
Certificate of Appreciation
Asian-Pacific Counseling and Treatment Center

Primary Affiliation

American Psychological Association


Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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