Expertise DescriptionI have more than 20 years experience in the field of Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology. My expertise includes neuropsychological assessment of children, adults, and the elderly; brain damage; brain tumors; closed head injuries; behavioral neurology; neurological disability; concussions (sports related); medical evaluations; neuropsychological evaluations; criminal / forensic evaluations; detection of malingering / exaggeration of symptoms; competency to proceed to trial; and expert testimony on complex medical-legal cases. As a neuropsychiatrist, I have extensive training and experience in neuropsychological assessment and evaluation of effort and symptom validity. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: Criminal Forensic Evaluations; Independent Medical Evaluations for workers compensation claims; Detection of malingering / exaggeration of symptoms.
My consulting services include: Concussion Management services; Directed delivery of brain injury rehabilitation by multidiscipline team; Neuropsychological / Neurobehavioral Assessment; Behavior Programming; Cognitive remediation consultation; Assessment of learning disabilities.
While I focus primarily on neuropsychological assessment, many of my patients had some component of PTSD as a result of their motor vehicle accident or other trauma. I see both adults and children. With that stated, I have not testified in a pediatric PTSD case, yet have seen several children who suffer from PTSD symptoms after MVAs in my regular practice.
|Ph.D.||Clinical Psychology-Neuropsychology||California School of Professional Psychology|
|M.A.||Clinical Psychology||California School of Professional Psychology|
|B.A.||Psychology||Wayne State University|
|Board Certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)|
|Board Certification by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology|
|Board Certification by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABPN)|
Awards & Affiliation
International Neuropsychological Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases