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

Theodore Jasper, NJ Psychiatrist – “World’s Sexiest Psychiatrist” – License Revoked

South Passaic Daily Voice Clifton’s ‘World’s Sexiest Psychiatrist’ Loses License For Sex With Patient By Jerry DeMarco CLIFTON, N.J. — A Clifton psychiatrist who had sex with a patient in his office and at her home — for which she gave him gifts that included a “World’s Sexiest Psychiatrist” pin — had his license revoked […]

Billy Lockhart, San Fran Psychiatrist, arrested for possession of mega amounts of child porn

San Francisco Chronicle UCSF psychiatrist, 2nd man face charges of having child porn By Evan Sernoffsky May 11, 2017 A 36-year-old UCSF psychiatrist and his boyfriend were arrested and charged with possession of hundreds of images and videos of child pornography, officials said Thursday. Billy Lockhart, a resident at UCSF’s Department of Psychology and graduate […]

Arvid Linde, Aussie Psychiatrist, Surrenders License after Sex with Patient

Medical Board of Australia Former medical practitioner disqualified from applying for registration after sexual relationship with patient 02 May 2017 A former medical practitioner has been reprimanded and disqualified from applying for registration after admitting to a sexual relationship with a patient. In July 2016, the Medical Board of Australia (the Board) referred Dr Arvid […]

“Respected” Welsh Psychiatrist Brian Harris Guilty of Sexually Assaulting male patient

ITV Psychiatrist Dr Brian Harris guilty of sex assault charge 20 April 2017 A psychiatrist accused of sexually assaulting patients in his care has been found guilty of one of the charges against him. Dr Brian Harris was accused of 13 counts of assaulting five men over a period of 20 years. This morning the […]

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. […]

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 […]

Marco Bonetti, Italian Psychiatrist, arrested for Sexual Assault, Corruption & Embezzlement

ANSA.it Sexual abuse and fraud, arrested doctor March 29, 2017 For sexual assault , aggravated fraud , embezzlement and corruption for acts contrary to official duties, the financial police of Aosta has arrested Marco Bonetti, 63, Aosta, psychiatrist against whom it was issued an arrest warrant by the investigating magistrate. The doctor house arrest were […]

IF PSYCHIATRY loses the confidence of society…

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 You can file a complaint against a […]

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, […]

Kent Brockmann, Wisconsin Psychiatrist, accused of sexual contact with patient

Amery Free Press Former Polk Co. Psychiatrist makes initial appearance in sex assault case By Jessica de la Cruz March 15, 2017 Kent G. Brockmann, the former Polk County psychiatrist accused of inappropriate sexual contact with a former patient made his first appearance in Polk County Circuit Court Monday. Like a fair number of cases […]

Brian Harris, Welsh Psychiatrist, on trial for raping five patients

Penarth Times Doctor ‘raped patients’ at hospitals in South Wales, including Sully Hospital – court hears March 14, 2017 A HOME Office psychiatrist carried out sex attacks on five patients at hospitals in South Wales, including Sully Hospital, a court heard today. Dr Brian Harris, 77, is accused of 13 charges of rape, sexual assault […]

NJ Psychiatrist Chowdhury Azam suspended for 5 years, overprescribed drugs

mycentraljersey.com Four Central Jersey doctors punished for overprescribing drugs By Mike Deak March 2, 2017 FRANKLIN (Somerset) – A township psychiatrist, who previously had his medical license suspended for inappropriately touching a female patient’s breast, and three other Central Jersey physicians were among 31 physicians sanctioned last year by the state for allegedly overprescribing painkillers […]

Nagi Ghabbour, Toronto Psychiatrist, may be example in future patient sex cases

Toronto Star Disciplinary panel considers whether doctor should lose licence for dating former patient By Jacques Gallant – Legal Affairs Reporter February 22, 2017 Should a psychiatrist who began dating his patient shortly after they stopped seeing each other professionally be allowed to keep his licence? That’s the question before a discipline panel of the […]

Ontario Psychiatrist, Michael Porter, Stripped of License – Sexual Abuse of Patient

St. Catharines Standard Psychiatrist reprimanded, stripped of licence By Grant LaFleche, The Standard January 31, 2017 A former St. Catharines psychiatrist has been stripped of his medical licence by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario for what the college deemed was “sexual abuse” of a patient. On Jan. 16, the college revoked Dr. […]

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 […]