Expert ID: 6011 | Psychiatry/Psychology | Psychology
This expert is a psychologist with specialized training in neuropsychology, with an emphasis on cognitive, intellectual and social-emotional development and disabilities. She has 28 years of experience. While she has substantial research and teaching experience in academic settings, she devotes most of her time to hands-on, “real-world” clinical work that involves the assessment and treatment of a wide range of mental-health and developmental issues, including autism spectrum disorders. After post-doctoral work at Yale, Columbia and the National Institutes of Mental Health, this expert directed clinics serving large populations as well as conducting her own private practice.
She is also an attorney, having practiced for a decade in major national firms. During that time, she supervised complex litigations, including death-penalty cases.
This expert has testified in depositions and in court in both civil and criminal cases, including most recently eight days on the witness stand in a federal trial. She has survived a Daubert challenge.
Other areas of expertise:
- Olmstead Litigation
- Disabilities Act
- IEP Development
- Social-Emotional Issues
- Criminal Responsibility
- Mental Health
- Cognitive & Development Disabilities
- Child Development
Location: San Diego, CA