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  • CURRICULUM VITAE PERSONAL Name: Philip M. Stahl, Ph.D., ABPP, Board Certified in Forensic Psychology by the

    American Board of Professional Psychology Mailing Address: 18521 E. Queen Creek Road, # 105-448, Queen Creek, AZ, 85142 V/M: (925) 394-4062 or (602) 235-0946 FAX: (925) 886-2611 Email: [email protected] UNIVERSITY EDUCATION Ph.D. Education (Guidance & Counseling), University of Michigan, February, 1983. M.S. Clinical Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, December, 1973. B.A. Psychology, University of Michigan, April, 1972. PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE & CERTIFICATES EARNED Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan 6301001615, 1985 - present. Licensed Psychologist, State of California PSY 10272, 1987 - present. Licensed Psychologist, State of Arizona 3843, 2006 - present. Licensed Psychologist, State of Hawaii PSY 1370, 2012 present. American Board of Forensic Psychology, Diplomate 2006 - present. American Board of Professional Psychology (Forensic), Diplomate 2006 - present. Have also received temporary authorization/licensure in the following states: Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Ohio, Oregon, Texas FACULTY POSITIONS Arizona Summit Law School, Phoenix, Arizona. Adjunct Professor (2015 2017). Course taught was Psychology in Family Law. National Judicial College, Reno, Nevada. (1996 - present). Primary courses taught:

    Domestic Violence Managing Challenging Family Law Cases General Jurisdiction (Family Law Track)

    National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges, Reno, Nevada. (2000 - present).

    Faculty for a variety of Family Law or Evidence related programs over the years National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Participated in the development of and instruction for Modern Divorce Advocacy. (2006 - 2008).

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    Arizona State University, Department of Psychology, Tempe, Arizona. Adjunct Faculty (2006 - 2007)1. Alliant University, San Francisco, California. Adjunct Faculty, supervising a student intern (2004-2005). COURT-RELATED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION Maintains Continuing Education to Fulfill Continuing Education Requirements of CA Rules of Court 5.225 and 5.230, and Arizona Revised Statutes. (Complete listing of continuing education courses meeting these requirements and other forensic courses available upon request) 1994-2016 Custody Evaluation Training, Sponsored by the Association of Family &

    Conciliation Courts. 2006 32-Hour Divorce Mediation Training, Sponsored by Cramer & Associates. 2004 Collaborative Practice for Mental Health and Legal Professionals, Sponsored by

    the Contra Costa Collaborative Practice Association. 1983 Divorce Mediation Training, Sponsored by the Michigan Council for Family and

    Divorce Mediation. FORENSIC EXPERIENCE 2009 - present Director of Forensic Programs for the Steve Frankel Group. The Steve Frankel

    Group provides online continuing education for mental health professionals and attorneys across the country. As Director of Forensic Programs, I am in charge of recruiting speakers and mentors for the forensic mentoring program. Additionally, I provide continuing education offerings in a range of forensic matters via the Steve Frankel Group website (

    1983-Present Private Practice. Custody evaluations; Consultation and Expert Witness in Family

    Law Litigation, including critiques of custody evaluations and consultation in a range of divorce-related and other forensic areas with a primary specialty in relocation.

    1987-1994 Santa Clara County Juvenile Court, San Jose, California. Psychologist/Evaluator. & 2005-2006 Panel of Juvenile Court Evaluators. Psychological Evaluations of families in

    Juvenile Court system.


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    EXPERT WITNESS APPOINTMENTS AND TESTIMONY Appointed as an expert to perform court-appointed child custody evaluations under Section 730 of the Evidence Code in the following California counties: Alameda Butte Contra Costa Glenn Los Angeles Nevada Placer Sacramento San Joaquin San Mateo Santa Clara Stanislaus Solano San Francisco Also appointed as an expert to perform court-appointed child custody evaluations in Hawaii, 1st Circuit (Oahu) and 5th Circuit (Kauai); Macomb County, Oakland County, and Wayne County, Michigan; Maricopa County, Yavapai County, and Pinal County, Arizona; Boone County, IN; Hamilton County, OH; Calcasieu Parish, LA, and Marshall County, WV. In addition to those jurisdictions identified above, admitted to testify as an expert witness in the following additional courts: Juneau, AK Fresno, CA Monterey County, CA Napa County, CA Orange County, CA San Diego County, CA Santa Cruz, CA Yolo, CA Denver, CO Jefferson County, CO Broward County, FL Orange County, FL Chatham County, GA Honolulu, HI Acadia Parish, LA Baltimore City, MD Manchester, NH Bernalillo County, NM New York, NY Hamilton County, OH Multnomah County, OR King County, WA I have also had a report admitted in lieu of testimony in a family law matter in Turks and Caicos. CLINICAL EXPERIENCE 1987-2004 Private Practice. Custody evaluations; Critiques of custody evaluations and expert

    witness consultation; Divorce mediation; Individual psychotherapy, children and adults; psychological evaluations. Primary areas of specialization include all aspects of problems of divorce.

    1987-1999 Round-Up-Ranch, Biggs, California. Psychologist/Consultant. 1987-1990 Rubicon Centers, Inc., Fremont, California. Psychologist/Consultant. 1976-1987 Counseling Associates, Southfield, Michigan. Private Practice Psychologist. 1983-1987 Lutheran Social Services of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan. Psychologist Consultant. 1985-1987 Family Services Clinic, Macomb County Circuit Court, Mt. Clemens, Michigan. 1977-1982 Northwestern Guidance Clinic, Garden City, Michigan. Chief Psychologist.

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    1973-1977 Oakland County Child & Adolescent Clinic, Royal Oak, Michigan. Psychologist. INVITED PARTICIPANT & KEYNOTE ADDRESSES Feb., 2018 Decision-Making: A Judicial, Attorney, & Psychologist Perspective, co-panelist

    at a plenary at the 37th annual conference of the AZ AFCC in Sedona, AZ. (upcoming).

    Nov., 2017 Impact of Implicit and Cognitive Bias in Child Custody Work, invited co-panelist

    at the 2017 mid-year AFCC conference, Milwaukee, WI. (Upcoming) Sept., 2017 Relocation: What Have we Learned since the LaMusga Decision in 2004, invited

    co-panelist at the 2017 Conference on Advanced Issues in Child Custody: Evaluation, Litigation, and Settlement, co-sponsored by AFCC and AAML, San Diego, CA. (Upcoming)

    Aug., 2017 Ethical Issues in Family Law Matters: Psychological and Barrister Perspectives

    and Conflicts, co-panelist at a workshop at the 4th Annual Australian Chapter AFCC meeting, Melbourne, Australia. (Upcoming)

    Aug., 2017 Decision-Making: A Judicial, Barrister, & Psychologist Perspective, co-panelist

    in Institute at the 4th Annual Australian Chapter AFCC meeting, Melbourne, Australia. (Upcoming)

    June, 2017 What About Me: Making room for the voice of the child in Hague Convention

    child abduction proceedings, invited co-panelist at the 7th World Congress on Family Law & Childrens Rights, Dublin, Ireland.

    Apr., 2017 Domestic Violence and Relocation: How to Manage two of the most Complex

    Family Law Issues, invited Keynote Training at the 10th Annual Ann F Matukaitis Family Law Symposium, Harford County, MD.

    Feb., 2017 It Takes A Village: Addressing Children's Attachments to Multiple Parents

    and Grandparents, invited Plenary co-speaker at the California AFCC Annual Meeting, Costa Mesa, CA.

    Jan., 2017 How our Brains Fool Us: Keeping Cognitive Bias from Leading you Astray,

    invited co-panelist at a meeting of the Southern California Chapter AAML Trial Advocacy Institute, Beverly Hills, CA.

    Jan., 2017 Attorney & Parenting Evaluator: Addressing Bias, invited co-panelist at the CLE

    & Ski meeting of the Bar, Snowmass, CO. Oct., 2016 Guidelines for Working with Personality Disorders in Family Law, invited co-

    panelist at the fall meeting of the American Bar Association Family Law Section conference in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

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    Sept., 2016 Introduction to Child Custody Evaluations and Advanced Issues in Child Custody Evaluations, invited trainer at a conference of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, San Diego California.

    Aug., 2016 Evidentiary and Empirical Standards in Family Law Interventions and

    Assessments, invited co-presentation at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Australian Chapter of AFCC, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

    Aug., 2016 Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Abduction Risk, Oh My!, invited pre-

    conference institute co-presentation at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Australian Chapter of AFCC, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

    Aug., 2016 How our Brains Fool Us: Keeping Cognitive Bias from Leading You Astray,

    invited presentation to the Family Law Practitioners Association of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.

    Aug., 2016 Complex Issues in Family Law and Child Custody, invited training sponsored by

    Family Zone, Johannesburg, South Africa. June, 2016 Cognitive Bias: The Greatest Risk to Objectivity in Child Custody Disputes,

    invited address at a program of the International Centre for Family Law, Policy and Practice, titled Culture, Dispute Resolution and the Modernised Family, London, UK.

    March, 2016 Evidentiary and Empiric

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