Expertise DescriptionI have more than 20 years experience in the addictive and mental health disorders treatment field as a provider, an administrator over inpatient and outpatient levels of care, and over the past 10 years, an addictive disorders consultant specializing in Capital Murder cases and other homicides. I have experience in brain damage, neuropsychological evaluations, the treatment of both addictive and mental health disorders, which has been helpful in the examination of dually-diagnosed defendants. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: capital homicide cases; forensic substance abuse examinations; alternative pre-sentence investigation reports; post-conviction mitigation evaluations; neuropsychological and psychological evaluations; sex offender risk assessments; bilingual sentencing reports.
My consulting services include: Operational management of multiple outpatient mental health and substance abuse clinics; Provision of individual and group therapy services for mental health and addictive disorders for commercial, capitate, and governmental contracts; Supervision of inpatient unit, day treatment program and mental health and chemical dependency outpatient clinical for community hospital; Case management of persons with addictive disorders in general, cocaine, and methamphetamine (stimulant dependence) in particular and also eating disorders case management at a medical extended care center; Redesign of program into a comprehensive diagnostic and residential treatment program.
|State-Licensed Psychotherapist; Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing|
|Substance Abuse Evaluator|
|Certified to do substance abuse evaluations for the State of Illinois|
|Wisconsin Certification Board (for addictive disorders)|
Awards & Affiliation
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases