Bizarre Psych News

Bruce Spittle, New Zealand Psychiatrist – 45 year career ended with criminal conviction of sexual misconduct with a patient – appeal now denied

Otago Daily Times Doctor’s appeal rejected By Rob Kidd April 17, 2017 A Dunedin psychiatrist found guilty of molesting a patient has failed in a bid to clear his name. Dr Bruce James Spittle’s 45-year medical career ended in 2015 when he was found guilty of two counts of indecent assault after a jury trial. […]

Susan Roche, Ottowa Psychiatrist, loses license – used patient to pick up groceries for her

Ottawa Sun Ottawa psychiatrist who had patients run errands for her loses licence By Andrew Seymour April 13, 2017 An Ottawa psychiatrist who hired one patient as a private nurse and took advantage of others by having them pick up her eye medication and groceries has been found guilty of professional misconduct and agreed to […]

Jury Now Considering Fate of Welsh Psychiatrist Brian Harris – accused of sexually assaulting five men

ITV Psychiatrist accused of sexually assaulting five men over two decades April 11, 2017 A jury has been sent out to consider its verdict in the trial of a psychiatrist accused of 13 sexual offences against patients. Dr Brian Harris, 77, is on trial at Merthyr Crown Court facing 13 charges of sexual assault, indecent […]

Matthew Hopkins, Wyoming Psychiatrist, “Specializes” in Addiction – Busted for “huffing” – History of Drug Abuse – “an extreme danger to society”

Powell Tribune ‘Huffing and driving’ alleged to have caused head-on collision Cody doctor charged with aggravated assault for crash By CJ Baker March 23, 2017 A Cody psychiatrist is facing a felony charge of aggravated assault after he allegedly inhaled intoxicating vapors, passed out and crashed into an oncoming vehicle last week. As the Park […]

Welsh Psychiatrist Brian Harris – five week trial starts for raping five men

Caerphilly Observer Trial starts for psychiatrist March 21st, 2017 A psychiatrist arrested while he was at work in Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr in Ystrad Mynach has appeared in court charged with a series of sexual offences. Dr Brian Harris, 77, was arrested at the hospital in October 2013, and denies all 13 charges of sexual assault, […]

Psychiatrist Aaron Voon will be sentenced in Australia – (a father caught Voon videotaping his son using a urinal)

Global News Former child psychiatrist Aaron Voon to be sentenced for porn-related charges in Australia By Caley Ramsay January 30, 2017 Aaron Szen Voon, 41, is charged with making and possessing child pornography as well as voyeurism. Aaron Szen Voon, 41, is charged with making and possessing child pornography as well as voyeurism. A former […]

Ontario Psychiatrist Stanley Dobrowolski brought shame to his “profession” – Imprisoned for sex assault on 16 people and voyeurism

THE CANADIAN PRESS Public reprimand for Ontario doctor who ‘brought shame to the profession’ through sexual abuse By Diana Mehta January 23, 2017 TORONTO — Ontario’s medical watchdog has issued a scathing reprimand against a psychiatrist who sexually abused multiple patients over more than a decade, saying the man brought shame to the profession. The […]

U.S. Senator says Psychiatrist “has no business treating our nation’s veterans or any citizen in Wisconsin”

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Fired Tomah VA chief to surrender medical license Bill Glauber and Daniel Bice January 18, 2017 The psychiatrist at the center of an opioid scandal at the troubled Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center has agreed to surrender his medical license, under an agreement reached Wednesday with state regulators. Under the deal, David […]

Khaja Chisty, Colorado Psychiatrist, AGREES TO CEASE “PRACTICE” – WHILE OUT OF THE COUNTRY HE USED VIDEOCONFERENCING & THE INTERNET WITHOUT GIVING PATIENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CONSENT TO SUCH “TREATMENT” METHOD

The Denver Post Colorado doctor has license suspended; two agree to cease practices By Kieran Nicholson December 21, 2016 The medical license of one doctor has been suspended, and two other doctors have agreed to cease practice in cases before the Colorado Medical Board. The Colorado license of Dr. Michael J. Brazelton has been suspended, […]

Japan to Punish 95 Psychiatrists for Illegally Obtaining Licenses – Many of the psychiatrists include heads of hospital psychiatric departments and owners of clinics

The Mainichi Ministry to punish 95 doctors over illicit acquisition of designated psychiatrist’s licenses December 31, 2016 (Mainichi Japan) Japanese version The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is expected to punish 95 doctors for illicitly obtaining and helping others obtain specially designated psychiatrist’s licenses, and temporarily suspend most of them from practicing medicine in […]

William Lewek, Body-In-Backyard-Psychiatrist, License Revoked – Finally

WHEC Former psychiatrist convicted of hiding body loses medical license December 28, 2016 The state has revoked the license of a Rochester doctor convicted of hiding a body in his backyard. William Lewek pleaded guilty in 2014 to tampering with physical evidence. Officers found Matthew Straton’s body in his backyard. Lewek told police that Straton […]

NY Psychiatrist Marshall Hubsher Disguised himself, Snuck into courthouse during his rape trial and tried to influence jurors

New York Post Doctor snuck into court to trick rape-trial jury: DA By Lia Eustachewich December 23, 2016 A perverted ex-shrink from Long Island wore a disguise to sneak into a courthouse and tape up bogus jury instructions in an effort to sway the panel deliberating on his fate at a rape trial, authorities said […]

Perth Child Psychiatrist guilty of filming boys at urinals

PerthNow Perth child psychiatrist Aaron Voon admits to child pornography charges December 1, 2016 A PERTH child psychiatrist arrested in Canada in May accused of filming a boy in a public toilet has pleaded guilty to a string of child pornography charges. Dr Aaron Szen Yang Voon, 41, pleaded guilty in Perth Magistrates Court to […]

Aaron Szen Voon, Australian Child Psychiatrist, Pleads Guilty – police found 409 photos of boys urinating in public washrooms on a computer seized from Voon

Global News Child psychiatrist Aaron Voon to face Edmonton porn charges in Australian court By Slav Kornik November 9, 2016 A child psychiatrist accused of making child pornography at West Edmonton Mall has agreed to plead guilty in Australia, where he faces similar charges. “The accused will face both the charges stemming from Alberta and […]

Japan revokes licenses of 89 psychiatrists on suspicion they fraudulently acquired their credentials

Japan Times Health ministry revokes licenses of 89 psychiatrists OCT 26, 2016 The health ministry on Wednesday revoked licenses for 89 mental health doctors on suspicion that they fraudulently acquired their credentials. Such a large number of mental health practitioners being subjected to scrutiny at one time is unprecedented. Health minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki took the […]