Awards

  • Dissertation Awards Committee, Psychology-Law Division (41), American Psychological Association (1989 – 1990)
  • Psychologist of the Year, San Diego County Department of Health Services, Mental Health Division, 1989
  • Distinguished Contribution to the Profession of Psychology Award, California Psychological Association (1992)
  • National Achievement Award (1998), Association of Threat Assessment Professionals
  • William T. Rossiter Award (1999), Forensic Mental Health Assoc. of California
  • Honorable Mention, Manfred Guttmacher Award, American Psychiatric Association
  • Academic Hall of Fame, Defiance High School (2007)
  • Manfred Guttmacher Award, American Psychiatric Association (2022)

Elections & Appointments

  • Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine (2006-present)
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine (1994-2006)
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine (1991-4)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego (1996-1999)
  • Faculty, San Diego Psychoanalytic Institute (2006- present)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of San Diego School of Law (since 1986, but only during time of course being taught)
  • Visiting Professor, The Menninger Clinic (October, 1995)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Mesa Vista Hospital Internship Program
  • Member, California Psychological Association Continuing Education Committee (1985 – 1988)
  • Member, California Jail Mental Health Standards Committee (1985)
  • Vice-President, San Diego Psychology-Law Society (1985 – 1987)
  • Consultant, Specialized Training Services (1985-       )
  • President, San Diego Psychology-Law Society (1987 – 1989)
  • Presidential Nominee, San Diego Academy of Psychologists (1985)
  • Program Chairman, California Psychological Association Annual Convention, 1987
  • Liaison Psychologist, San Diego County Mental Health (1983 – 1986)
  • Member, Forensic Committee, San Diego Academy of Psychologists (1987 – 1989)
  • Instructor, San Diego County Sheriff’s Academy, Southwestern College (1982-88)
  • Onsite co-chairperson, Society for Personality Assessment Annual Meeting, San Diego, 1990
  • Fellow, Society for Personality Assessment (1989)
  • Fellow, San Diego Academy of Psychologists (1991)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Psychology (1991)
  • Secretary, American Academy of Forensic Psychology (1992 – 1994)
  • Vice President, American Academy of Forensic Psychology (1994-1996)
  • Member, Criminal Justice Committee, Addictions Treatment Center, UCSD
  • President, American Academy of Forensic Psychology (1996-1998)
  • Member, Advisory Board, Forensic Psychology Program, Behavioral Sciences Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • President and Chairman of the Board, Forensis, Inc. (1998-2008)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • (2000) for edited book, The Psychology of Stalking: Clinical and Forensic Perspectives (Academic Press, 1998).
  • Consultant, Behavioral Analysis Program, Counterintelligence Division, FBI (2000-2013)
  • Consultant, Counterterrorism Division, FBI (2001-2005)
  • Curriculum Committee, San Diego Psychoanalytic Institute (2002-2004)
  • Consultant, CSI, CBS Television (2001-2015)
  • Consultant, Fixated Persons Study, The Home Office, London (2003-2010)
  • Elected Member, Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy (2005)
  • Elected Affiliate Member, International Criminal Investigative Analysis Fellowship (2005)
  • Consultant, Paladin Special Operations Branch, LLC (2002-2005)
  • Board of Directors, San Diego Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (2006-2008)
  • Faculty, Centro Internacional de Formacion e Investigacion en Psicopatologia Criminal
  • Y Forense, Madrid (2006-         )
  • Consultant, Team Psychologie and Sicherheit, Darmstadt, Germany (2009-       )
  • Consultant, Work Trauma Services, Inc. (2007-       )
  • Terrorism Research and Analysis Program, Behavioral Science Unit, FBI (2010-2012)
  • Consultant, Van der Meer and Associates, The Hague (2011-      )
  • Member, Education Committee, San Diego Psychoanalytic Institute (2013-2018)
  • Consultant, Behavioral Analysis Units, CIRG, FBI, Quantico (2001-       )
  • Consultant, Global Media Center for Social Impact, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (2015-     )
  • Yochelson Visiting Scholar, Law and Psychiatry Division, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University (March 16-20, 2015)
  • Advisory Board, Sandy Hook Promise (2015-     )
  • Visiting Scholar, University Hospital of Psychiatry Zurich (May 14-18, 2018)
  • Consultant, Freeh Group International Solutions, LLC (2016-2019)
  • National Center for School Safety Advisory Board (2019-       )