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.


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
State of California
Diplomate & Board Certified in Forensic Medicine
American Board of Forensic Medicine
State of California
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