Expertise DescriptionI have more than 25 years experience in the field of Forensic Psychology. I specialize in psychological injury, work-related injuries and difficulties, psychological treatment and malpractice, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), neglect, inpatient mental health, and psychiatric nursing. I have additional experience with elder abuse, wrongful death, workers’ compensation, disability and Americans with Disability Act (ADA) evaluations, trauma response, and fitness for duty. I am highly familiar with the dynamics of parenticide and filicide, the psychodynamics of unusual behavior, and computer identity / addiction issues. I have prior expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My consulting services include: Technical Advisor to media, work had included CSI and Wicked Attractions; Teaching experience in graduate and undergraduate level courses at multiple institutions of higher education; Specialty study that included analysis of dreams, study of unconscious and psychoanalysis, and forensic assessment and analysis; Psychiatric Nursing.
My professional experience includes: Expert Witness, California Board of Registered Nurses; Registrant, National Register of Providers in Psychology.
I have training in the evaluation of infants and children, including evaluation for PTSD. I have supervised clinicians who have done evaluations of infants, and I have evaluated 6-8 children for cases; the youngest was 3 when injured, 6 when evaluated.
|M.N.||Psychiatric Mental Health||University of California|
|Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist California|
|Qualified Medical Evaluator|
Awards & Affiliation
California Psychological Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases