Dr Martin Williams

Dr Martin WilliamsDr. Martin H. Williams is an experienced psychological expert who has given sworn expert testimony over 250 times in the United States and abroad. Dr. Williams has consulted on over 1000 licensing board, civil (state and federal) and criminal matters and has practiced as a licensed psychologist in California for over 45 years. Dr. Williams also holds the Interjurisdictional Practice Certificate issued by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards, which provides Dr. Williams privileges to practice in numerous states outside of California. Dr. Williams has never failed to qualify as an expert in a matter for which he has been retained. Dr. Williams has served as an approved expert by the California Board of Registered Nursing and the California Board of Pharmacy.

A University of California, Berkeley psychologist, Dr. Williams is respected for his work on psychotherapy ethics and malpractice, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), professional risk management, fitness for duty, assessment of emotional harm, malingering, sentencing mitigation and sexual harassment. In terms of criminal work, Dr. Williams currently evaluates Sexually Violent Predators and Mentally Disordered Offenders, is a court ordered criminal evaluator for the Superior Court of California, and has served as a forensic evaluator for the California Board of Parole Hearings. In addition to his forensic work, Dr. Williams has served ten years as Peer Review chair for a psychiatry department at a major urban medical center. Dr. Williams specializes in the evaluation of patients with Borderline Personality Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Substance Abuse and Malingering.

Dr. Williams has held an elected position on the Board of Directors of Psychologists in Independent Practice, a Division of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Williams served as the official representative of that Division to the Ethics Code Task Force of the American Psychological Association, the group that created the 2002 revision of the Ethics Code. Dr. Williams has offered seminars on ethics and risk management at meetings of the American Psychological Association, the American College of Forensic Psychology, the Nevada Psychological Association, Lehigh Valley Psychological Association and the American Academy of Psychotherapists. Dr. Williams has served as a consultant to the City of Campbell, California Hostage Negotiation Team, and he currently serves on the State Bar of California, Lawyer Assistance Program, Oversight Committee.

Dr. Williams is the author of over 30 published articles and book chapters that have appeared in professional publications and has completed a six year term as Associate Editor and Editor of the national professional publication, The Independent Practitioner.

Please contact Dr. Williams to discuss your case.