Children's Psychological Health Center, Inc.
- Our mission is to bring the highest quality of child, adolescent and adult psychiatric expertise to difficult civil litigation issues concerning children.
- Nationwide forensic child psychiatry, evaluation and testimony in over 225 civil cases involving claims of institutional neglect, psychological trauma, loss of parental services, abuse, often with multiple victims.
Areas of Expertise
Gilbert W. Kliman, M.D. - Harvard Medical School
Licensure and Board Certification
- Child Psychiatry
- Forensic Psychiatry Evaluations, Reports and Testimony Concerning Psychological Issues such as Trauma
- Institutional Negligence (schools, academies and residential treatment centers - particularly concerning allegations of abuse
- Wrongful Death: Loss of Parental Services
- Allegations of Child Abuse - whether individual or multiple children, family or institutional, we conduct objective evaluations or such complaints and assess the damages stemming from complaints we find confirmed by forensic studies
- Mental Health in Disasters (earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, firestorms, tsunamis and wars
- Children in Foster Care
- Fellow and Diplomat of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Distinguished Life Fellow
- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Certified in Psychoanalysis for Adults, Children and Adolescents by the American Psychoanalytic Association and the New York Psychoanalytic Institute
Dr. Kliman won the International Literary Prize for Best Book concerning the Well Being and Nurture of Children, "Responsible Parenthood"
and is the recipient of grants from over 50 private foundations and The National Institute of Mental Health.
His research interests include the Psychological Trauma and Treatment of Severely Disturbed Children and their families, in-classroom psychotherapy.
Preventive psychiatry is a branch of preventive or public health medicine. It aims to promote good mental health in individuals and to prevent the occurrence or reduce the incidence of psychiatric disease in a population.
Here you will meet several children helped by Cornerstone who suffered from tragic losses and tragic circumstances. This chapter is essentially practical in its orientation to technique, describing several forms of treatment of bereaved children, with a minimum of theoretical essay. Probably the best definition of "mourning" for our current purposes is, "the totality of reaction to the loss of a loved object."
Monroe was the kind of child from whom usually little is expected therapeutically. A member of a disadvantaged ethnic minority, he lived in the poverty of a big-city slum ghetto...
The legal system and juries customarily weigh evidence more regularly than the psychoanalytic profession.