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Forensic Psychology

Expert Witness Profile

Dr. Skoler is a clinical and forensic psychologist, licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. He has over 35 years experience in court evaluations and testimony, psychological testing, and therapy/counseling. He is also a member of the PsyPact interstate compact to practice telepsychology, and to practice up to 30 days, per year, per participating compact state.

Dr. Skoler has been qualified as an expert witness in clinical and forensic psychology in many states, and in Federal U.S. District, military, and immigration courts.

His website, summarizes education, training, experience, publications, types of court cases and areas of practice. The website includes a blog for attorneys on forensic reports and testimony.

He has been retained in criminal, civil rights, employee rights, civil suits, juvenile, family law, personal injury and trauma cases, on such topics as international child abduction, child abuse, custody, parental alienation, dangerousness and risk assessment, criminal responsibility and competency, false confessions, post-traumatic stress disorders, employment discrimination, stalking, officer abuse, false allegations of abuse and other topics. Dr. Skoler also will critique the evaluations and ethics of other professionals.

Dr. Skoler has consulted with or presented to the Federal Judicial Center, the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Senate Chaplain, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the American Bar Association, CIA/NSA psychology staff, and the University of Pennsylvania Dept. of Psychiatry. He was a contributing author and panel member for the ABA's Benchbook on Psychiatric and Psychological Evidence and Testimony. Dr. Skoler has been cited in, written for, or appeared on NPR, CBS 48 Hours,The Huffington Post, the A&E Channel, The Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and TV news affiliates.

Education & Licenses

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Law-Psychology Training Program
Licensed Psychologist (PA, NJ, MD, VA & DC)
PA #PS016752; NJ #5125; DC #PSY1708; VA #01725; MD #02989
PsyPact Interstate Authority to Practice #11253