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Psychology and Suicide Expert Witness | Ohio

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This expert’s areas of interest and specialization include anxiety, depression, suicide, and the personality disorders. He has published empirical studies, theoretical papers, and treatment guidelines for these problems. His approach to treatment primarily relies on cognitive-behavioral strategies with a special emphasis on the Socratic method. He is actively involved in research on risk factors for and treatment of depression and suicide. His research tries to identify cognitive and social factors that are related to depression onset, recovery, and treatment. Much of his research strives to improve our understanding of suicide risk and suicide prevention.

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Location: OH
BA, Psychology, University of Minnesota
MS, Clinical Psychology, The Ohio State University
PhD, Clinical Psychology, The Ohio State University
Internship, Clinical Psychology, Brown University
Fellowship, Clinical Psychology, Brown University
Licensed, Psychologist, American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)
Licensed, Psychologist, Ohio
Member, World Suicidology Net
Member, Scientific Advisory Council, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Member, Theoretical Psychotherapy, Kahn Institute of Theoretical Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Former Member, American Association of Suicidology
Former Member, Northeast Ohio Chapter, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Former Member, Ohio Department of Mental Health Behavior Therapy Committee
Former Member, Continuing Education Committee, Ohio Psychological Association
Former Member, Center for Adolescent Health
Former, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Brown University & Rhode Island Hospital
Former, Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, MetroHealth Medical Center
Former, Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals
Former, Research Supervisor, Department of Psychology, Laurelwood Psychiatric Hospital
Current, Psychology Consultant, a VA Medical Center
Current, Professor of Psychology, a liberal arts college in the Midwest

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