Sexual Misconduct

“Sexual misconduct is particularly damaging to the reputation of psychiatry because the damages to patients which result are mental and emotional in nature. If psychiatry loses the confidence of society, its ability effectively to pursue its mission will be damaged.”
– American Psychiatric Association, March 1993

Psychiatrist Brian Lahey suspended in Kansas found “practicing” in Missouri

Kansas City Star Psychiatrist accused of sex with Overland Park patients still practices in Missouri By Andy Marso February 11, 2019 A former Overland Park psychiatrist continues to practice in Missouri after being suspended in Kansas and facing an investigation by the state medical board. The Kansas Board of Healing Arts suspended Brian Patrick Lahey’s […]

New Hartford Psychiatrist Surendra Johri, found guilty in sex abuse trial – sentencing April 11

WKTV GUILTY VERDICT IN NEW HARTFORD PSYCHIATRIST’S SEX ABUSE TRIAL February 7, 2019 By Joleen Ferris UTICA, N.Y. — A judge reached a guilty verdict in the sex abuse trial of a New Hartford psychiatrist, accused of inappropriately touching and exposing himself to two patients. Doctor Surendra Johri was found guilty of two counts of […]

Surendra Johri, NY psychiatrist – trial begins – accused of engaging in sexual misconduct with patients

Observer Dispatch Sex abuse trial begins for New Hartford psychiatrist Johri By Jolene Cleaver February 4, 2019 UTICA — The first of two alleged sexual assault victims took the stand Monday in Utica City Court to testify against their former psychiatrist, Dr. Surendra Johri. Johri, of New Hartford, is accused of engaging in sexual misconduct […]

San Francisco Psychiatrist Billy Lockhart, Yale Grad – license revoked – caught with child porn

San Diego Union Tribune Medical board revokes license of San Francisco doctor caught with child porn By Hannah Fry January 31, 2019 A San Francisco psychiatrist who pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography was stripped of his medical license this week. A federal judge last year sentenced Billy Lockhart to three years in prison, […]

Arnold Hutschnecker, 89-YEAR-OLD Psychiatrist, sued for Sex with a patient – under the guise of psychiatric treatment

Newsday (New York) Therapist, 89, Accused of Seduction By Anthony M. DeStefano January 30, 1988 She was in her thirties. He was her octogenarian psychiatrist. Was what they had together love or was it therapy? That is the question to be answered in an unusual medical malpractice action now winding its way through State Supreme […]

Harold Goldberg, Massachusetts Psychiatrist, suspended, 11-year sexual relationship with a patient

The Boston Globe Center suspends director; Psychiatrist admits sexual relationship with private patient By Dolores Kong June 2, 1989 The director of the state-run West-Ros-Park Mental Health Center has been suspended without pay after admitting he had an 11-year sexual relationship with a patient he was treating in his private psychiatry practice. Dr. Harold L. […]

Margaret Bean-Bayog, Massachusetts Psychiatrist, accused of sexual misconduct, psychiatric malpractice and wrongful death

The Boston Globe Written records cover case notes, letters, fantasy By Don Aucoin April 6, 1992 The case of a Lexington psychiatrist and the patient she is accused of driving to suicide has unfolded publicly to an unusual extent because of a voluminous written record that includes three major groups: case notes, sexual fantasies, and […]

Stanley Kanter, nationally known Harvard Medical School psychiatrist, surrenders medical license – allegations of sex abuse

The Boston Globe Psychiatrist accused of abuse agrees to shut down practice By Alison Bass, Globe Staff July 15, 1992 A nationally known Harvard Medical School psychiatrist, already charged with sexually abusing one female patient, has agreed to stop practicing medicine in the wake of three new allegations of sexual misconduct against him. Dr. Stanley […]

UK psychiatrist Brian Harris on trial – charges of indecent assault and rape against five men

BBC Dr Brian Harris, 77, worked for the NHS and in a private practice in Cardiff for 40 years. March 14, 2017 He denies all 13 charges of sexual assault, indecent assault and rape against five men. The allegations are said to have taken place between 1991 and 2011. The trial at Merthyr Crown Court […]

Welsh psychiatrist Brian Harris’ license revoked – continued to “practice” while under investigation for sexual misconduct

BMJ Psychiatrist who saw patients after being told to stop practising is struck off By Clare Dyer December 15, 2017 A former consultant psychiatrist who ignored an order from the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service to stop practising while under investigation for misconduct has been struck off the UK medical register. Brian Harris, 77, of south […]

Brian Harris, Cardiff psychiatrist, accused of indecent assault and rape against five patients at hospitals

Penarth Times Psychiatrist denies sex attacks at hospitals – including Sully By Anthony Lewis March 14, 2017 A HOME Office psychiatrist accused of carrying out historic sex attacks on patients at hospitals across south Wales – including Sully – has appeared in court. Dr Brian Harris, 77, is accused of 13 charges of sexual assault, […]

Hicksville psychiatrist Raj A. Danthuluri – convicted of sexual abuse

newsday.com Hicksville psychiatrist convicted of sexual abuse By ZACHARY R. DOWDY A Hicksville psychiatrist faces up to a year in prison for sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl during counseling in his offices in Rego Park, Queens, authorities said yesterday, but the therapist\’s attorney vowed to appeal the verdict. Raj A. Danthuluri, 40, of 810 Highview […]

Lionel Rosen, Michigan Psychiatrist, failed to report abuse, AG’s office said

Lansing State Journal Here are 11 MSU employees who AG’s office said knew of Nassar’s abuse, but didn’t report it By Kara Berg December 21, 2018 LANSING — The Michigan Attorney General’s Office listed the names of 11 Michigan State University employees who were told about Larry Nassar’s abuse but failed to report it to […]

St. Paul psychiatrist Aviel Goodman surrenders license after pleading guilty to possessing child porn

StarTribune St. Paul psychiatrist surrenders medical license after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography By Karen Zamora Star November 27, 2018 A St. Paul psychiatrist who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography on his home computer voluntarily surrendered his medical license this month. Aviel Li Goodman surrendered his license to practice medicine and surgery in […]

Montana Psychiatrists James Peak and Nathan Munn, Sex Offenders, Want Licenses Back

Billings Gazette Billings psychiatrist seeking return of medical license will have to wait By Cindy Uken January 17, 2014 A Billings psychiatrist’s quest for a second chance to practice medicine has stalled temporarily. Dr. James H. Peak, 51, sought reinstatement of his license from the state Board of Medical Examiners on Friday but the board […]