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Suicide Expert Witness | Maryland

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This expert is a psychologist who has specialized in the study of suicide since 1971. This expert has 40 years of clinical experience working with at-risk for suicide patients and has published 8 books and more than 125 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in Suicidology regarding clinical care (assessment and treatment) of the suicidal patient, standard of care issues, etc.. This expert has been providing consultation and testimony in suicide-related cases since 1981.

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Location: MD
B.A., The Johns Hopkins University
PhD., The Catholic University of America
Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology
Recipient, Edwin S. Shneidman Award , American Association of Suicidology
Recipient, Louis I. Dublin Award , American Association of Suicidology
President, American Association of Suicidology, 1984-1985
President, International Association for Suicide Prevention, 2009-2013
Board of Directors, National Committee on Youth Suicide Prevention, 1984-1989
Former, The American University Counseling Center. Joint appointment with academic position. Director of internship and externship training; Co-director, A.U. Multiple Emergency Service
Former, 40 year outpatient practice of psychotherapy and psychological consultation. Washington, D.C
Current, Private practice limited to psychological and forensic consultation
Former, Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, D.C., Professor with Tenure
Former, Executive Director, American Association of Suicidology, Washington, DC
Current, Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Psychology, major MD University
Current, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, major MD medical school
Fellow, American Psychological Association
Fellow, International Academy of Suicide Research

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