Experience

Child, Adolescent, and Adult Clinical and Forensic Psychiatrist in the Los Angeles area. Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry.

 
 

Experience

 
 
 

Forensic Psychiatric Consultant and Clinical Private Practice, 6/17-present

Providing comprehensive forensic consultation services to courts and attorneys in matters criminal and civil, and offering evaluation and treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and families.

Forensic Psychiatric Consultant, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office, 7/16-6/17

Provided forensic consultation services to the Public Defender’s Office by performing psychiatric evaluations of criminal defendants for competence to stand trial, mental health defenses such as NGRI, and mitigation.

Forensic Psychiatric Consultant, Los Angeles County Alternate Public Defender’s Office, 7/16-6/17

Provided forensic consultation services to the Alternate Public Defender’s Office by performing psychiatric evaluations of criminal defendants for competence to stand trial, mental health defenses such as NGRI, and mitigation.

Forensic Psychiatric Consultant, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s  Office, 7/16-6/17

Provided forensic consultation services to the District Attorney’s Office by performing psychiatric evaluations of criminal defendants for competence to stand trial and evaluations of civilly committed persons for dangerousness. Also testified in mental health court when necessary.

Forensic Psychiatric Consultant, Los Angeles County Office of the County Counsel, 7/16-6/17

Provided forensic consultation services to the Office of the County Counsel by performing evaluations of persons on mental health conservatorships to render opinions regarding their need for continued conservatorship. Also testified in mental health court when necessary. 

Forensic Psychiatric Consultant, Superior Courts of California, County of Los Angeles, 7/16-6/17

Provided forensic consultation services to the Superior Court by performing court-ordered evaluations in Criminal, Dependency, and Mental Health courts.

Forensic Psychiatric Consultant, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, 7/16-6/17

Provided forensic consultation service to the Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic and Inpatient Psychiatric Service at LA County + USC Medical Center.

Forensic Psychiatric Consultant, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, 7/16-6/17

Provided forensic consultation service to the Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic and Inpatient Psychiatric Service at LA County + USC Medical Center.

Forensic Psychiatric Consultant, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, 7/16-6/17

Provided forensic consultation service for and psychiatric treatment to inmates at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility who had been found Incompetent to Stand Trial.

Forensic Psychiatric Consultant, Los Angeles County Probation Department, 7/16-6/17

Provided forensic consultation service to the Probation Department in Delinquency matters.

Forensic Psychiatric Consultant, Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, 7/16-6/17

Provided forensic consultation service to the Department of Children and Family Services by performing evaluations of minors and families involved in Dependency court proceedings.

Forensic Psychiatric Consultant, Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner, 7/16-6/17

Provided forensic consultation service to the Medical Examiner-Coroner by performing Psychology Autopsies to assist in determinations of cause of death when there is disagreement in mode of suicide or accidental death.