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

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 […]

Psych – “My Child Porn Doesn’t Affect My Work”

The Argus Child porn doctor’s appeal for leniency By Anna Roberts 5th February 2013 A doctor downloaded hundreds of sick child porn images but told bosses it did not affect how he worked because he did it “in the privacy of his own home”. Dr Michael Beranek added that he should be treated more leniently […]

Carla Rodgers, Psychiatrist, Testifies in Defense of Psychiatrist Who Felt Boobs to Check Blood Pressure

Courier Times Expert testifies that Doylestown psychiatrist used proper procedure By Hayden Mitman October 10, 2014 A medical expert called to defend a Doylestown psychiatrist charged with fondling eight female patients said she believed the doctor had acted properly when he checked the women’s heart rate and blood pressure. Testifying Thursday in Bucks County Court, […]

Kiddie Porn Psychiatrist Surrenders License

Wisconsin State Journal Psychiatrist charged with child porn possession gives up medical license March 05, 2013 By David Wahlberg A Madison psychiatrist charged last week with two counts of possession of child pornography has surrendered his medical license. The Wisconsin Medical Examining Board on Tuesday accepted the surrender of Dr. David Israelstam’s license after he […]

“Respected” Psych Expected to be Taken into Custody

Austin American-Statesman Former state psychiatrist charged with public lewdness By Andrea Ball and Eric Dexheimer Jan. 23, 2013 The psychiatrist facing felony charges that he molested five adolescent psychiatric patients under his care while he worked at the Austin State Hospital was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with public lewdness, according to police records. Charles […]

Alan John Stubley – guilty of raping and sexually abusing two female patients

The West Australian Doctor, 80, faces jail for sex abuse An 80-year-old former psychiatrist spent last night in prison after a jury found him guilty of raping and sexually abusing two female patients more than 30 years ago. After seven hours of deliberation, the Supreme Court jury convicted Alan John Stubley of 10 of the […]

Psychiatrist Morris Fraser on list of Britain’s most depraved men

The People March 2, 2014 Northern Ireland Britain’s most depraved men GEOFFREY PRIME THE PIE [Paedophile Information Exchange] member and Russian-speaking traitor worked for the RAF and Britain’s spy nerve centre, GCHQ. He was exposed when police investigating a sex assault found his spy gear and PIE magazines. He scoured local newspapers in Hereford for […]

Psychiatrists at Texas State Hospitals Sexually Abuse Children

Austin Statesman Report: State agencies fail to protect psychiatric hospital patients Charles Henry Fischer, 60, was not adequately supervised for two decades, according to report by Disability Rights Texas. By Andrea Ball and Eric Dexheimer Feb. 19, 2013 Lax oversight and biased investigations by Texas state officials have placed vulnerable psychiatric patients at risk for […]

Psychiatrist Koichi Takeda, Japan, arrested, carried out other obscene acts against patients

Mainichi Japan Psychiatrist arrested for allegedly hugging, kissing patient at clinic December 7, 2018 TOKYO — A 61-year-old psychiatrist has been arrested on suspicion of forcible indecency against a female patient at his clinic here after he allegedly hugged and kissed her, the Metropolitan Police Department’s Akasaka Police Station announced on Dec. 6. According to […]

Hawaii Psychiatrist Robert Brown – Well Known Honolulu Chief of Psychiatry – Accused of Sexually Preying on Students Decades ago – but now victims are Suing

Psychiatrist Ali Salim, Faces 37 Years in Prison – Killed (and Raped) Mother and her Unborn Daughter

Columbus Dispatch Judge revokes bond of doctor convicted in deaths of pregnant woman, unborn child By Laura Arenschield November 8, 2013 DELAWARE, Ohio — In the year and a half since Deanna Ballman’s body was found in the back seat of her car, the doctor who ultimately was convicted of raping her and killing both […]

West Virginia Psychiatrist Joseph Jurand convicted of sexual abuse of 15-year-old Girl Interested in Psychiatry

The Journal Sentencing hearing set for Dec. 9 for psychiatrist convicted of sexual abuse By Edward Marshall November 1, 2013 CHARLES TOWN – A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for Dec. 9 for a Jefferson County psychiatrist convicted last month of having inappropriate sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl while she was participating in a […]

NY Psychiatrist AND Wife Arrested

Fox 23 Doctor and wife arrested for allegedly forging prescriptions July 10, 2013 COLONIE, N.Y. – The wife of a local psychiatrist has been arrested by the Colonie Police Department for allegedly forging prescriptions for controlled substances with her husband’s knowledge. The investigation started on June 26th when the pharmacist at the Shop Rite on […]

Psychiatrists Statistically are the Worst

The Burlington Free Press (Burlington, VT) Vermont psychiatrists disciplined at higher rate By Stephen Kiernan May 26, 2002 The woman was in a vulnerable state. She turned to a psychiatrist for help. Instead of receiving therapy, the patient wound up having sex with the doctor. The experience left her “damaged,” said Torin Togut of Vermont […]

Puerto Rican Psychiatrist Gerardo V. Navarro Rodriguez Arrested for Child Sex Trafficking

elnuevodia.com Pediatric psychiatrist arrested for sexual abuse He faces a sentence of up to 10 years in prison By Mariana Cobián / mariana.cobian @ gfrmedia.com The pediatric psychiatrist Gerardo V. Navarro Rodriguez, 59, was arrested yesterday for sexual transporting at least two males under 18 years, who were his patients. Yesterday agents of the Office […]

Anthony Wolf, Ann Arbor Psychiatrist, suspended after sex with a patient

Mlive.com Ann Arbor psychiatrist suspended after affair with patient revealed November 11, 2018, 2:40 PM By Gus Burns An Ann Arbor psychiatrist has had his medical license suspended after the state licensing board determined he had an sexual relationship with a patient. Dr. Anthony J. Wolf on Oct. 12 was found responsible for the inappropriate […]

Penn. Psychiatrist Basem Shlewiet ARRESTED AGAIN – MORE WOMEN COME FORWARD WITH CLAIMS OF FONDLING

ABC 6 Action News (WPVI) February 21, 2014 DOYLESTOWN, Pa. Prosecutors have filed additional charges against a Doylestown psychiatrist already accused of inappropriately touching three women who came to his office for help. The Bucks County district attorney’s office said five more women informed authorities that 42-year-old Dr. Basem Shlewiet fondled them in his Doylestown […]

Idaho Psychiatrist Richard J. Pines – Sexual Contact with Former Patients

The Associated Press August 27, 2012 Medical board files complaint against Boise doctor The Idaho State Board of Medicine has filed a complaint against a Boise child and adolescent psychiatrist alleging he had improper sexual contact with four former patients or foster children and had a three-year affair with an adult patient to whom he […]

Beltran Pages – Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

The Miami Herald FATHER DEFENDS PSYCHIATRIST AGAINST SEDUCTION CHARGES By MIKE BOEHM December 10, 1982 A Boca Raton psychiatrist accused of seducing a patient is being made the scapegoat for her failed marriage, his father, a Miami attorney, said Thursday. Attorneys for Patrick Harrington and his ex-wife, Lynn, say Dr. Beltran J. Pages destroyed the […]

Marshall Hubsher, NY psychiatrist, accused of raping patient, surrendered license, now arrested on drug charges

News12 Long Island Doctor, ex-psychiatrist accused of selling pills October 30, 2014 HEMPSTEAD – A doctor and a former psychiatrist in Nassau are accused of selling prescription pills. Prosecutors say Marshall Hubsher, along with Dr. Howard Mahler, conspired to sell prescription drugs such as Xanax and Adderall. They say the pair was working out of […]

William Kafin, Illinois Psychiatrist, accused of immoral conduct

Chicago Tribune State suspends license of suburban psychiatrist because of alleged relationship with patient By Alexandra Chachkevitch February 1, 2013 The license of a psychiatrist practicing in Glenview and Skokie has been suspended for at least three years because of an alleged sexual relationship with a 19-year-old female patient more than 10 years ago, according […]

William W. Wood, Illinois psychiatrist, “immediate danger to the public”, sex with patient, his license was previously revoked in Wisconsin – sex with patient

ROCKFORD (WREX) Rockford psychiatrist suspended after allegations of sexual misconduct By Audrey Moon January 27, 2015 A Rockford psychiatrist is immediately suspended after he is accused of inappropriately prescribing medications and being involved in sexual misconduct with several female patients, according to a notice of temporary suspension from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional […]

Monissa Solberg, Rhode Island Psychiatrist, surrenders license over ‘intimate relationship’ with patient

Providence Journal Providence psychiatrist surrenders license over ‘intimate relationship’ with patient By G. Wayne Miller August 30, 2018 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Psychiatrist Monissa Solberg has agreed to voluntarily surrender her license to practice medicine in Rhode Island following a state Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline investigation that concluded that she “had an intimate relationship […]

David Wilson, McKay-Dee Hospital Psychiatrist, Ogden, Utah – Child porn charges dismissed

Standard-Examiner Child pornography charges dismissed against former McKay-Dee Hospital doctor By Loretta Park November 29, 2016 OGDEN — A judge has ruled there’s insufficient evidence to prove a former doctor downloaded child pornography on his work computer. On Nov. 10, Judge Scott M. Hadley dismissed all 15 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor filed […]

Psychiatrist Joseph Jurand, West Virginia, sexually assaulted 15-year-old girl who was interested in Psychiatry

Herald-Mail Trial date set for Jefferson County psychiatrist on sex assault charges By Richard F. Belisle May 8, 2013 CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — An Oct. 15 trial date has been set for a Jefferson County psychiatrist who was indicted by a county grand jury in April on felony sexual assault and abuse charges in a […]

Psychiatrist John Matt Dorn aka James Hitchcock Ochiltree – Sexual Harassment

Bangor Daily News Investigator says woman’s claims of sexual harassment against former psychiatrist have merit By Abigail Curtis April 27, 2013 BRUNSWICK, Maine — A Bath woman has reasonable grounds to claim that she was subject to a hostile environment in public accommodations when her therapist allegedly subjected her to sexual comments and unwelcome touching, […]

Kansas City Psychiatrist Kenneth Spaulding – in hot water – had phone sex with patient

The Kansas City Star Psychiatrist who had phone sex with patient faces license suspension July 4, 2009 Missouri authorities have suspended the medical license of a Kansas City psychiatrist for having phone sex and making other sexual advances toward a patient. While practicing at Two Rivers Psychiatric Hospital in 2007, Kenneth Spaulding improperly embraced and […]

Edward Rossario, Florida Psychiatrist, Sentenced for Sex with Patient

Fort Lauderdale News and Sun Sentinel PSYCHIATRIST SENTENCED FOR SEX WITH PATIENT April 2, 1978 ORLANDO — A Daytona Beach psychiatrist who admitted having sexual affair with a patient was placed on three years probation yesterday by the Florida Board of Medical Examiners, which rejected a recommendation of harsher punishment. Just before board members cast […]

Harmadan Singh, UK Psychiatrist, “Tried to Manipulate My Mind”

Welwyn Hatfield Times Sex assault doctor ‘was trying to manipulate my mind’ says victim March 25, 2013 By David Burke A woman who was sexually assaulted by a psychiatrist at the QE2 Hospital in WGC has accused her tormentor of trying to manipulate her mind. Shamed Dr Harmadan Singh was spared jail by a judge, […]