Asheville NC forensic psychologist Mark D Worthen PsyD is a licensed Healthcare Service Provider Psychologist in the State of North Carolina (License #1835 - verify).
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Here is some information about Mark D. Worthen Psy.D. and his psychology practice:
Asheville NC forensic psychologist Dr. Mark Worthen graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Maryland's Psychology Honors program.
He earned a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree from Baylor University in Texas and completed his clinical internship in the Boston area where he was a Clinical Fellow of Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Worthen has been a forensic psychologist for over 20 years. He has served as:
* Court Psychologist for a family court in Alexandria, Virginia
* Forensic Psychologist at a community mental health center in Charlotte, North Carolina
* Clinical Consultant to a Drug Treatment Court in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
* Consultant to defense counsel in private disability insurance cases
* Consultant to companies in workplace violence threat situations
* Expert Witness in several jurisdictions in central and western North Carolina
* Co-Chair of the North Carolina Psychological Association's Law & Psychology Committee
Specific areas of specialization include:
Civil LawPrivate Insurance Disability - If you represent an insurance company that provides long-term disability insurance, Dr. Worthen can help you determine if the claimant's psychological disability claim has merit. If not, he will provide information regarding successful deposition questions for the opposing expert witness.
Workplace Discrimination or Sexual Harassment - If you represent a company accused of discrimination or sexual harassment, Dr. Worthen will help you evaluate the legitimacy of an employee's claim of mental or emotional harm and help you prepare to depose the plaintiff's expert witness.
Personal Injury - If you are the defense counsel for a person, company, or agency accused of causing psychological harm to the plaintiff, Dr. Worthen can provide assistance with regard to evaluating the merits of the alleged mental/emotional harm and to prepare deposition or trial cross-examination questions of the plaintiff's expert witness.
Criminal LawDeath Penalty - Are you prosecuting a murder case in which the defense plans to present evidence of mitigating circumstances due to psychological disorders? Dr. Worthen can help you take apart such claims.
Mitigating Circumstances - Similarly, Dr. Worthen helps District Attorneys' prepare to cross examine defense experts who plan to testify about a defendant's alleged mental/emotional problems.
Juvenile Transfer - If you believe it is appropriate to transfer a juvenile who has committed a heinous crime to adult court but the defense plans to present expert witness evidence to the contrary, ask Dr. Worthen to help you dismantle their arguments.
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