T Daniel D. Lee, Ph.D., ABFE, ABFM, QME
Forensic, Clinical & Neuropsychologist
Qualified Medical Evaluator
Bilingual Vietnamese and English
Cross Cultural Forensic Consultant

CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, United States International University, San Diego, California, (now known as Alliant International University) 1979
Ph.D. Theological Studies, Evangelical Theological Seminary, Denver, Colorado, 1975
Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, Faculty of Letters, University of Saigon, Vietnam, 1974 (All degree requirements completed except oral defense of dissertation)
Doctoral Study in Sociology and Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1972-73
M.S.W. Psychiatric Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1972
M.A. Candidate in Christian Education, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois, 1970 (All course work requirements completed except thesis)
B.A. Sociology and Psychology, Trinity College, Deerfield, Illinois, (now known as Trinity International University) 1970
Th.B. (Bachelor of Theology), Canadian Theological College, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, 1968
Teacher's Diploma in Education, Canadian Theological College, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, 1968
Liberal Arts study at University of Saskatchewan, Regina, Canada, 1966-1968
Th.L. (Licentiate of Theology), Melbourne College of Divinity, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1965
Liberal Arts Study at University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1964-1966
High School Diploma, Vo Tanh High School, Nha Trang, South Vietnam, 1960
 

HONORS AND AWARDS

National Institute of Mental Health Fellowship, 1979
Lutheran General Hospital Traineeship/Stipend, 1971
University of Illinois Fellowship, 1970
Trinity College Scholarship, 1969
Certificate of Appreciation, County of Los Angeles, 1977
Certificate of Appreciation, Refugee Forum of Los Angeles County, 1985
Certificate of Appreciation, Catholic Social Service of Tucson, 1985
Certificate of Appreciation, Asian-Pacific Counseling and Treatment Center, 1984
 

CLINICAL INTERNSHIP IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

1/1980 - 12/1980 Post-Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology; Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Center & USC-LAC Medical Center, Department of Mental Health, County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. (APA approved internship) Experience included individual and group psychotherapy with inpatients and outpatients in a multidisciplinary setting, special emphasis on psychological/forensic/neuropsychological assessment and medical-legal reports.
1/1979 - 12/1979 Pre-Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology, East Central Regional Mental Health Services & Anaheim Therapeutic Residential Center, Department of Mental Health, County of Orange, Santa Ana, California. (APA approved internship)
Experience included individual, group, family therapy (with various psychotherapy techniques, both inpatient and outpatient adults in a multidisciplinary setting); crisis intervention; mental health consultation; administer and interpret a variety of psychodiagnostic tests, and prepare psychological reports.
 

ADDITIONAL POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING IN NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

1981-2016 Successfully completed 210 hours/credits (CME Units) of continuing education in Neuropsychology sponsored by Ralph M. Reitan and Associates/ Neuropsychology Laboratory, National Academy of Neuropsychology, International Neuropsychological Society, American Psychological Association, and Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine.
1992 - 1994 Participated in monthly Clinical Rounds at UCI Medical Center, Orange, California, directed by Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, University of California Irvine, California.
1988 - 1991 Monthly Clinical Supervision in Clinical Neuropsychology under Dr. Robert A. Leark, Ph.D., Fellow, American Academy of Neuropsychology, Clinical Director of Brain Mapping Laboratory, College Hospital, Cerritos, California and Clinical Neuropsychologist at New Medico Head Injury Program, Apple Valley, California.
 

ADDITIONAL POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING IN FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

1988-2016 Successfully completed 388 hours/credits (CME Units) of continuing education in Forensic Psychology. These training programs are sponsored by the American College of Forensic Psychology and American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Lectured by judges, attorneys, forensic psychiatrists and forensic psychologists.
 

LICENCES

State of Arizona, Psychologist, License Number 1137, 1985 (inactive)
State of California, Psychologist, License Number PSY 8560, 1984
State of California, Marriage and Family Therapist, License Number M13376, 1979 (inactive)
 

CERTIFICATIONS

1998 Diplomate and Board Certified, American Board of Psychological Specialties in Forensic Neuropsychology
1998 Diplomate and Board Certified, American Board of Psychological Specialties in Forensic Clinical Psychology
1996 Diplomate and Board Certified in Forensic Medicine, American Board of Forensic Medicine
1994 Diplomate and Board Certified Forensic Examiner, American Board of Forensic Examiners
1993 Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) in Psychology and Neuropsychology, Department of Industrial Relations, Industrial Medical Council, State of California, QME# 905086
1988 Diplomate and Board Certified in Medical Psychotherapy, American Board of Medical Psychotherapy
1988 Listed in the council for the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, certificate number 35235
1979 Community College Instructor Credential, The California Community Colleges, Subject Matter Areas: Psychology; Public Services and Administration, Credential Number 1412LE002 (Valid for Life)
1979 Community College Counselor Credential, The California Community Colleges, Credential Number 1412LE001 (Valid for Life)
 

FELLOWSHIP

1997 Life Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners
1989 Fellow, American College of Forensic Psychology
 

AFFILIATIONS

Member American Psychological Association
Member Association for Psychological Science
Member National Academy of Neuropsychology
Member American Academy of of Forensic Sciences
Associate Member, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Former Member, International Neuropsychological Society
Former Member, World Federation for Mental Health
Former Member, Forensic Mental Health Association of California
Former Member, California State Psychological Association
Former Medical Staff, College Hospital, Cerritos, California
Former Medical Staff, College Hospital, Costa Mesa, California
Former Medical Staff, Western Medical Center, Anaheim, California
Former Medical Staff, CPC Santa Ana Psychiatric Hospital, Santa Ana, California
Former Medical Staff, Pacifica Hospital, Huntington Beach, California
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1/1985 - Present Private Practice in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology and Forensic Psychology - Santa Ana, California
4/1983 - 11/1984 Program Director, Indochinese Mental Health Clinic Department of Mental Health, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California
2/1980 - 3/1983 Clinical Psychologist, Indochinese Mental Health Clinic and Asian-Pacific Counseling and Treatment Center, Los Angeles County, Department of Mental Health, Los Angeles, California
2/1976 - 2/1977 Program Director, Southeast Asian Family Counseling Program, International Institute of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
7/1975 - 2/1977 Project Director, Southeast Asian Refugee Resettlement Project, International Institute of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
5/1975 - 7/1975 Research Technician, Asian American Mental Health Research Center, Los Angeles, California
10/1973 - 4/1975 National Director of Educational Services
World Vision International, Inc. in Saigon, Vietnam
6/1972 - 9/1973 Marriage and Family Therapist
Salvation Army Family Services, Chicago, Illinois
9/1971 - 6/1972 Clinical Internship (M.S.W. in Psychiatric Social Work)
Chemical Dependency Recovery Program
Rehabilitation Center, Lutheran General Hospital
Park Ridge, Illinois
6/1971 - 9/1971 Alcoholism Counselor
Chicago Industrial League's Therapeutic Residential Center
Chicago, Illinois
9/1970 - 6/1971 Clinical Internship (M.S.W. in Psychiatric Social Work)
University of Illinois Hospital/Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois
 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Clinical Psychology Psychological Testing & Personality Assessment and Psychotherapy
Neuropsychology Neuropsychological Assessment and Evaluation
Forensic Psychology/
Forensic Medicine
Death Penalty, Murder, Sex Crimes, and other Crimes
Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury and Cultural Issues in Civil Litigations, Forensic Psychological Evaluations, Medical/Legal Expert Witness, QME, IME, AME.
Cross Cultural In Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology
 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

January, 1986
To
June, 1996
Member, Panel of Psychologists
Superior Court of the State of California
Los Angeles and Orange Counties
July, 1984
To
Present
Member, Panel of Clinical Psychologists
State of California, Department of Developmental Services
April, 1983
To
Present
Member, Panel of Psychologists
State of California, Department of Rehabilitation
December, 1981
To
June 1997
Member, Panel of Psychologists
State of California, Department of Social Services
Disability Evaluation Program/Social Security Disability Determination
January, 2002
To
Present
Panel Member, California Forensic Assessment Project
Phoenix Programs, Inc.
San Francisco, California
 

CONSULTING

January, 2005
To
Present
Psychological Services Consultant and Advisory Board Member, The Salvation Army, Adult Rehabilitation Center, Anaheim, California
March, 1991
To
March, 1993
Advisory Board Member, Asian and Pacific Islander Advisory Committee to the State of California, Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs
March, 1985
To
August, 1988
Mental Health Services Consultant, State of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona, and Tucson Unaccompanied Refugee Minor Program, Catholic Social Service of Tucson, Tucson, Arizona
March, 1984
To
Present
Various corporations (e.g. Toshiba, Teradyne, Power Paragon) with large Vietnamese employee populations, assisting in conflict resolution between management and employees, as well as conflict between ethnic subgroups within the companies
May, 1983
To
August, 1984
Mental Health Consultant, Office of Refugee Resettlement, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington D.C.
August, 1975
To
February, 1977
Mental Health Services Consultant, Department of Mental Health, State of California, Sacramento, California
February, 1974
To
April, 1975
Consultant on Child Welfare and Family Services, Ministry of Social Affairs, Republic of Vietnam, Saigon, Vietnam
 

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

October, 1980
To
September, 1984
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences School of Medicine, University of Southern California Los Angeles, California
October, 1980
To
June, 1981
Field Instructor
Graduate School of Social Welfare
University of California at Los Angeles, California
October, 1974
To
April, 1975
Professor of Sociology
School of Government and Business
Dalat University, Dalat, Vietnam
October, 1973
To
April, 1975
Professor of Sociology and Social Welfare
Faculty of Social Sciences
Van Hanh University, Saigon, Vietnam
October, 1973
To
April, 1975
Professor of Sociology and Social Work
School of Social Work, Ministry of Social Affairs
Saigon, Vietnam
 

PUBLICATIONS (Partial List)

Lee, Daniel D. (1983), Mental Health and Vietnamese Children (Chapter 22), The Psychosocial Development of Minority Group Children, Editor, Gloria Johnson Powell, M.D., Publisher, Brunner/Mazel, New York
Lee, Daniel D. (1977), The Mental Health Needs and Problems of the Vietnamese Refugees in the United States, Los Angeles: International Institute of Los Angeles
 

RESEARCH (Partial List)

Lee, Daniel D. "Vietnamese Refugees' Perceptions and Methods for Coping with Mental Illness" Graduate School of Human Behavior, United States International University (now known as Alliant International University), San Diego, California. Doctoral Dissertation, 1979.
Lee, Daniel D. "The Treatment and Rehabilitation of the Drug Addicts in South Vietnam", Faculty of Letters, University of Saigon, Saigon, Vietnam. Doctoral Dissertation, 1974.
Lee, Daniel D. "The Therapeutic Community and Its Use On An Alcoholic Treatment Center", Graduate School of Social Work, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, 1971
 

PRESENTATIONS (Partial List)

Lee, Daniel D. "Cross-Cultural Issues in Neuropsychological Assessment for the Vietnamese-Americans". Paper presented at the New Medico Community Re-Entry Program for Head Injury in Apple Valley, California, June 1992.
Lee, Daniel D. "The Problems and Needs of the Vietnamese Mentally Retarded". Paper presented at the Developmental Disabilities Center, Santa Ana, California, March 1990.
Lee, Daniel D. "Early Detection of Mental Health Problems: Signs and Symptoms". Paper presented at the Southeast Asian Mental Health Conference at Chapman College, Orange, CA, July 1983
Lee, Daniel D. "Psychological Assessment of the Vietnamese Speaking Students". Paper presented at the Training Program for Second Language Acquisition for Assessment Personnel, Bilingual Education Program, California State University, Fullerton, July 1982
Lee, Daniel D. "Psychological Assessment and Cross-Cultural Needs of Asian Students". Paper presented at the District School Psychologists Conference at Davidson Center, University of Southern California, February 1981
Lee, Daniel D. "Adjustment to an Alien Culture". Paper presented at the Groves Conference on the Family and Stress, Sheraton Gatlinburg Hotel, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, May 1980
Lee, Daniel D. "Understanding the Vietnamese Family System: The Most Common Mental Health Problems and their Attitude Towards Them". Paper presented at the training of residents and medical students at the Community Clinic of Orange County-University of California, Irvine, Santa Ana, April 1979
Lee, Daniel D. "A Clinical Experience in Working with Indochinese Refugees". Paper presented at the Southeast Asian Refugee Mental Health Training Project, Asian American Community Mental Health Training Center, Los Angeles, California, January 1979
 

PRO BONO WORK/VOLUNTARY SERVICES

Salvation Army's Adult Rehabilitation Center, Anaheim, California, 2004 to the present
Indochinese Refugee Camp in Hong Kong, 1988
Indochinese Refugee Camp in Thailand, 1988
Indochinese Refugee Camp in Singapore, 1988
Vietnamese Seniors Citizen Center, Los Angeles, California, 1981-1983
Battered Women's Shelter, Los Angeles, California, 1980-1984
Cultural Awareness Program, County of Los Angeles, 1975-1977
 

REFERENCES

Personal and professional references will be provided upon request