South African Psychiatrist Omar Sabadia still behind bars after 22 years – hired three hitmen to kidnap his wife and murder her so he could claim insurance money

Independent Online Family keeps wife killer behind bars By Sameer Naik June 23, 2018 Johannesburg – The children of convicted killer Omar Sabadia know that one day he will be paroled and walk out of Kgosi Mampuru Prison a free man, but they still deserve the right to be heard. “The proper procedure must be […]

John Wisner, Kansas Psychiatrist (and priest) – defrocked – multiple allegations of sex abuse

Kansas City Star KCK priest is defrocked years after investigation into sexual abuse allegations BY Judy L. Thomas June 21, 2018 A priest in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas has been defrocked years after an investigation into multiple allegations of sexual abuse. The Rev. John H. Wisner was returned to the lay state, […]

Iowa Psychiatrist Russell England, fined for carelessly prescribing pills to himself, others

Des Moines Register Iowa psychiatrist fined for carelessly prescribing pills to himself, others By Tony Leys June 14, 2018 A Fairfield psychiatrist has been fined $5,000 for carelessly prescribing addictive pills to patients, his family and himself. State regulators say Russell England prescribed excessive amounts of opioid painkillers and benzodiazepine sedatives to multiple patients. Some […]

Wyoming Psych Matthew Hopkins Convicted – gets prison time for inhaling compressed air before causing head-on crash

Star Tribune Jury convicts former Wyoming psychiatrist in DUI crash Jun 21, 2018 CODY — A former Wyoming psychiatrist has been found guilty of several charges stemming from a crash that injured another person. A jury in Cody convicted Matthew Hopkins of intentional misuse of a toxic product, controlled substance DUI and aggravated assault. The […]

Matt Hopkins, Wyoming Psychiatrist, Jury Trial begins – got high off compressed air and caused head-on collision

Big Horn Radio Network HOPKINS TRIAL BEGINS THIS WEEK June 19, 2018 A jury trial is underway for a former Cody psychiatrist accused of driving under the influence of inhalants. Dr. Matt Hopkins is facing a felony count of aggravated assault and a misdemeanor charge of driving while under the influence of a controlled substance. […]

New Zealand Psych Bruce Spittle, license revoked after being convicted of indecent assault of a patient

NZ Herald Doctor struck off over historic indecent assaults against patient in Dunedin June 22, 2018 A psychiatrist who practised in Dunedin has been struck off the medical register after being convicted of the indecent assault of a patient. Dr Bruce James Spittle was censured and ordered to pay $5720 towards the costs of his […]

Piet Hein van T., Dutch Child Psychiatrist, arrested, caught having sex with a 15-year-old boy in Nepal

NLTimes DUTCH CHILD PSYCHIATRIST CAUGHT HAVING SEX WITH BOY, 15, IN NEPAL By Janene Pieters June 18, 2018 Piet Hein van T., a 66-year-old child psychiatrist from the Friesland village of Makkinga, was caught having sex with a 15-year-old boy in a guesthouse in Katmandu, Nepal on Thursday. He was arrested with five others in […]

Mohamed Saleh, Jacksonville, Florida’s “Most Bizarre Shrink”

Folio Weekly Strange Days By Susan Cooper Eastman June 21-27, 2011 Jacksonville’s eccentric “Dr. Detox” has a run-in with regulators over abandoned medical records and equipment The last time Folio Weekly wrote about Jacksonville psychiatrist Dr. Mohamed Saleh (“Searching for Dr. Detox,” May 10), we noted he was both the city’s “most high-profile” and “most […]

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