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Expert Witness No.427

New Mexico

Education

1989-1993: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, The Wright Institute, Graduate School of Clinical Psychology, Berkeley, California (APA)

1989: BA, Psychology College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Experience

9/93-Present
A private company, President
Senior Case Analyst/Litigation Support Specialist/Strategist and Forensic Consultant to Law and Medical Professionals Originator of Nationally (Supreme Court) accredited continuing legal education seminars

1/98-Present
A private company, President
A nationally accredited educational institution providing continuing legal education seminars to attorneys involving the complex elements of brain injury litigation.

5/95-12/95
Professional Technical Services Contract
Provided neuropsychological consultation to facility; Developed neuropsychiatric milieu; conducted forensic neuropsychological/neurodiagnostic assessments with reports; provided formal training to staff on neuropsychological issues. New Mexico Department of Health, Albuquerque, New Mexico

5/94 – 5/95
Post-Doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology, Forensic Adolescent Treatment Center
Certified by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO); Neuropsychological assessment of adolescents ages 12 through 18; expert witness testimony related to civil commitments and mental competency to stand trial; provided staff training on neurobehavioral sequelae of brain injury.

1/95 -12/95
Neuropsychological Assistant,  HealthCare
Provided neuropsychological evaluations on gerontology unit.

8/91-8/92
Pre-Doctoral Psychology Intern, Hospital of Dallas
2,000-hour internship with emphasis on Neuropsychological Testing/Assessment & Reports on children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics; Consult/Liaison for emergency room admissions; Internship consisted of 4 three-month rotations: Child/adolescent locked unit; Adult open and locked units; Neuropsychological Geriatric unit.

8/90 -5/91
Psychology Intern, Memorial Hospital
Responsibilities & training included patient intake, clinical interviews & treatment planning; psychological/neuropsychological assessment; crisis intervention & multi-disciplinary interface.

1989
Psychology Intern, Mental Health Center
Responsibilities & training included patient intake, brief psychotherapy & case management for the severely mentally ill and dual diagnosis patients.

1988-1989
Parent Assistance Center
Responsibilities included parental support and teaching parenting skills to disenfranchised families and single mothers

1973-1991
Owner/President, Residential and Commercial Interior Design Firm,

Activities

2004: National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference

2003: National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference

2002: National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference

2001: National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference

2000: National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference

1999: National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference

1998: National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference

1998: Insurance & Law Conference on Psychological and Neurological Injury Claims

1997: MedPsych Forensic Practice Strategic Issues in Litigated Brain Injury Cases for the Retained Neuropsychologist

1996: Comprehensive Head Injury Litigation: Evidence, Testimony and Case Strategies in NeuroLitigation

1996: Forensic Evaluations for Legal Competencies: Civil, Criminal & Juvenile, Albuquerque

1996: Forensic Neuropsychology, Where Are We Now?, Neuropsychological Associates

1995: National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference

1995: Neurolaw: Comprehensive Head Injury Litigation & Forensic Neuropsychology Forensic Psychological Services

1994: Advanced Neuropsychological Assessment, Planning & Treatment National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Workshops

1994: Forensic Evaluations and the MMPI & MMPI-2,American Academy of Forensic Psychology

1994: Liability and Malpractice: A Survival Guide for Psychologists, American Academy of Forensic Psychology

1994: Forensic Neuropsychology Workshop: Going Beyond the Test Date, The Neuropsychologist as Expert Witness in Civil & Criminal Cases Neuropsychological Associates of California

1993: Annual Ethics Update, Roundtable Discussion, The New Mexico Psychological Association

1993: Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, The New Mexico Psychological Association

1993: Therapeutic Engagement: Models of Interaction in Clinical, Practice, New Mexico Psychoanalytic Society

1993: Ninth Annual Symposium in Forensic Psychology, American College of Forensic Psychology

1992: Neuropsychological Assessment Using the McCarron-Dial System

1992: Neuropsychological Applications of the McCarron-Dial System and the Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation in the Rehabilitation of , Traumatic Head Injury

1992: Brief Psychodynamic Therapy in Action: A Practical Model of Treatment for the 1990’s and Beyond

1992: Symposium on Neuroscience; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

1992: Psychoanalytic Perspectives & Contemporary Approaches, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

1992: Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Texas Update on National Commission on Sleep Disorders Research

1991: Neuroanatomy and Cerebral Circulation in 3D

1991: Is it Psychological or Organic? Using Beam II Assessment to Understand the Difficult-To-Treat Patient

1991: Expanding Frames of Psychoanalytic Reference

1991: The AIDS Patient and Psychotherapy: The Changing Parameters

1991: Applied Psychopharmacology for Psychologists Workshop

1990: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy with the Borderline Patient

1990: Bulimia, Dissociation and Empathy: A Self-Psychological View

1990: Psychodynamic Model for Treating Alcohol Abusers

1990: Child Abuse Assessment Workshop

1990: Contemporary Views of the Self: Clinical Theories and Practices

1990: Human Sexuality Workshop

1990: New Perspectives on Narcissism

1990: Architecture of Destruction and Compassion: A Presentation and Case Seminar on Treatment of Difficult and Disturbed Patients

1989: Reflection on Memory and the Clinical Process

Publications

Available upon request

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