Psychotherapy Family Therapist Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Psychotherapy Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, Compulsive Behavior, Addictions, Depression, Anxiety, Behavior Disorders, Forensic, Managed Care, Active Clinical,

Licenses and Certificates         

Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work: 2000-Present
Illinois Licensed Clinical Social Worker: 1998-Present
New Jersey Licensed Clinical Social Worker: 1996-1998
New Jersey Licensed Social Worker: 1994-1996
New York Licensed and Certified Social Worker: 1994-1996

Positions

Journal of Forensic Social Work: 04/07-Present
Executive Board Member

Midwest Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Center: 03/03-Present

Cofounder and Executive Director

Potter Center for Development, Chicago and Oak Park, IL: 01/99-Present

Founder and President

Clinical Services: general, consultative, forensic, employee assistance and supervision Management Consulting: contracting, program/business development, professional education

Mayer and Potter Forensic Psychology, Chicago, IL: 01/99-Present
Cofounder and Managing Partner

York Behavioral Health Care, Chicago, IL: 01/99-05/99

A managed behavioral healthcare organization with 350,000 at-risk lives
Manager of Quality and Network Operations

Advanced Providers Systems, Edison, NJ: 02/98-12/98
A managed behavioral healthcare organization and parent of ABHS
Coordinator of Quality Management and Outpatient Networks

Advanced Behavioral Health Systems (ABHS), Freehold and Edison, NJ
A multidisciplinary behavioral health practice-network hybrid with 90,000 at-risk lives
Coordinator of Quality Management and Outpatient Networks: 11/96-12/98
Psychotherapist and Family Therapist: 04/95-12/98

Private Practice, Piscataway, Freehold and Edison, NJ: 06/94-11/98

Psychotherapist and Family Therapist

Harlem Hospital Center, New York, NY: 10/93-04/95

Psychiatric Social Worker, Department of Psychiatry, Inpatient and Outpatient Units

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Dunellen, NJ: 09/92-05/93

Psychotherapy Intern, Community Mental Health Center

Somerset Home for Temporarily Displaced Children, Bridgewater, NJ: 09/91-08/92

Case Management Intern

Academic Appointments

Loyola University, Chicago, IL: 05/05-Present

Assistant Professor, Adjunct: Graduate School of Social Work

Dominican University, River Forest, IL: 03/04-Present

Assistant Professor, Adjunct: Graduate School of Social Work

Education and Training

M.S. in Management, New York University, New York, NY
Health Services Concentration, 01/98

Psychotherapy & Family Therapy Training Grp., Advanced Behavioral Health, Freehold, NJ
4/95 – 12/97

Behavioral Psychology Training Group, Advanced Behavioral Health, Freehold, NJ
6/95 – 11/95

M.S.W., New York University, New York, NY

Clinical Program with Internships, 09/93

B.A., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Fields of Study: Sociology, Criminology, French and Philosophy, 10/90

Honors and Awards

Listed:        Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 1999-2002
First Place: Schmais Policy Analysis Competition
Awarded:    New York State Health Service Corp Merit Scholarship
Elected:       Phi Beta Kappa
Elected:       Phi Sigma Iota Foreign Language Honor Society
Highest Honors: Department of Sociology, Rutgers University

Clinical Affiliations

Institute for Adolescent Development, Chicago, IL: Professional Staff
Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, Chicago, IL: Professional Staff 1999-2005
Riveredge Hospital, Forest Park, IL: Professional Staff 1999-2000
Madonna High School, Chicago, IL: Consultant 1999-2000

Other Positions and Affiliations

IL House of Representatives-Social Worker Medicaid Reimbursement Task Force, Member
PsycHealth, Ltd., Consultant
United Behavioral Health, National Clinician Advisory Committee, Member
Dept. of Health & Human Services, Managed Care Technical Assistance Center, Consultant Obsessive Compulsive Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, Consultant 1999-2000
Humana Health Plans, Health Education Department, Consultant
Humana Health Plans, Clinical Care Committee: 1999-2002
Humana Health Plans, Credentialing Committee: 1999-2000
Coalition of Psychological Services, Board Secretary 1999-2000
New York University School of Social Work, Research Dept. Curriculum Committee: 1992-1993

Professional Organizations

Illinois Society for Clinical Social Work: Legislative Committee Chair 2006-Present
Illinois Society for Clinical Social Work: Board Member 2006-Present
Illinois Society for Clinical Social Work: Fellow 2001-Present
Clinical Social Work Federation: Clinical Social Work and the Law Committee Member 2005-Present
NASW-Illinois: Board Member 2007-Present
NASW-Illinois: Mental Health Services Task Force, Chair 2004-Present; Secretary 2002-2004
NASW-Illinois: Legislative Committee 2003-Present
NASW-Illinois: Managed Care Task Force: Member 2000-2001; Media Task Force,
Member and Expert Subcommittee Chair 2003-2004
National Association of Social Workers 1991-Present
NOFSW: Illinois Chapter Founder 2002-Present
NOFSW: Vice President 2006-2007; Board (Executive Council) Member 2004-2006;
National Conference Chair 2006; Membership/State Chapter Committee Chair 2004-2007; Education Committee Member 2004-2007
National Organization of Forensic Social Work: Member 2001-Present
American Correctional Association: 1987-1988

Presentations

Available upon Request

Groups