Psychologist Clinical Specialty Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Forensic Psychology, Psychologist Clinical Civil, Psychologist Clinical Litigation, Brain Damage, Psychological Damage, Neuropsychological Damage, Pain, Suffering, Guardianship, Dementia, Mental Illness, Americans with Disabilities Act, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Impairments, malpractice, Chronic Pain, Suicide, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Divorce, Separation, Domestic, Geriatric Psychology, Substance Abuse, Psychologist Clinical,

  • Board Certified in Forensic Traumatology
  • Board Certified Disability Analyst
  • Medical Expert, Social Security Administration
  • State Disability Examiner & Vocational Rehabilitation Expert
  • Psychological Testing                                           
  • American Psychological Association
  • Psychotherapy
  • Fellow, Pennsylvania Psychological Association
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Examiner/Consultant
  • Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists
  • Disability Determinations                                    
  • American Board of Disability Analysts
  • Utilization Reviews                                             
  • Board Certified: American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

License, Boards & Accreditations

Licensed To Practice Psychology By Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania (1978):

Board Certified: Diplomat And Senior Analyst, American Board Of Disability Analysts

Board Certified: American Academy Of Experts In Traumatic Stress

Fellow, Pennsylvania Psychological Association


1990  Saybrook Institute,San Francisco, CA,Ph.D.   Psychology: Clinical & Consciousness

1972 – 1976 Temple University Philadelphia, PA
General Educational Psychology

1972  Temple University Philadelphia, PA  M. A.
Clinical Psychology

1970  Temple University Philadelphia, PA  B. A.

Professional Experience

1988 – Present        Independent Practice     Philadelphia, PA
Licensed Psychologist, Clinical Specialty, Forensic Examiner, Rehabilitation Consultant,
Psychological Testing and Individual Psychotherapy. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Bureau of Disability Determination: Disability determinations.

Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation: Vocational expert/consultant.
Social Security Administration, Office of Hearings and Appeals: Medical Expert.

Graduate Hospital Pain Center: Bariatric and pain pre-surgical evaluator

Independent Medical Examinations and Expert Witness:

Personal injury,

Worker’s Compensation,Civil and Disability.

Private Rehabilitation Consultant/Psychotherapist

Peer & utilization reviews, IMEs

Department of Labor & Industry, Office of Worker’s Compensation (OWCP) and private rehabilitation companies: vocational and disability expert.

Pain management/psychotherapeutic intervention in injury cases

Part-time Instructor in Behavioral Sciences: Bucks County Community College

1985 – 1988 Comprehensive Pain Management Services Philadelphia, PA
Director, Psychological Services;

Provided individual and group psychological services in medical/rehabilitation setting to heterogeneous population of personal injury and Worker’s Compensation patients.

Development of psychology‑medicine interface and treatment procedures.

Supervision and training of biofeedback technician and psychometrician.

Specialized disability testing and neuropsychological screening

Psychotherapy and vocational, educational, sexual, and marital counseling.

Liaison to Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. Testimony at Worker’s Compensation hearings; depositions in personal injury cases.

1981 – 1985 CATCH Community Mental Health Center  Philadelphia, PA
Unit Psychologist/Acting Director

Diagnostics for developmental and learning disabilities and neuropsychological screening.

Individual and group psychotherapy,

Social services.

Parent counseling to population of developmentally disabled children, adolescents, and adults.

Chaired clinical staffing and designed treatment strategies for partial hospital patients.
1980 – 1981  Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Philadelphia, PA
Licensed Psychologist, Vocational Evaluations & Wage Analysis

1980 – 2004  RTW Services                                   West Chester, PA
Licensed Psychologist, Vocational Evaluations & Wage Analyses Supervisor:
1978 – 1981            Independent Practice     Philadelphia, PA
Licensed Psychologist, Clinical Specialty, Vocational & Rehabilitation Consultation
1975 – 1978                  Horizon House                             Philadelphia, PA
Director, Chronic Outpatient Services Unit

Developed day treatment program for chronic outpatients in the community based on Glasser’s Reality Therapy.

Supervision of 4 staff and 8 students in the treatment of population of 120 patients.

Coordinated and supervised Masters and Doctoral student interns from Temple, University of Pennsylvania, and Acadia College.
1972 – 1975 Counseling or Referral Assistance (CORA) Philadelphia, PA
Staff Psychologist; Supervisor:

Performed approximately 1,000 evaluations on children and adolescents from public and parochial schools.

Battery included clinical interview, intelligence, achievement, neuropsychology and personality measures.

Consulted and recommended interventions with physicians, school counselors and parents.

Supervised Masters and Doctoral student interns.