1 Tim F. Branaman, Ph.D. Certified a Diplomate Fellow by the International College of Prescribing Psychologists Certified a Diplomate by the American Board of Professional Psychology 600 W. Campbell Rd., Suite 2, Richardson, Texas Office Telephone: (972) Fax Telephone: (972) Education Ph.D., Psychology, Texas A&M University/Commerce, Commerce, Texas, August, Internship, Harris Hospital H.E.B, Addiction Treatment Center, Bedford, Texas: May 1, 1981 to April 17, 1982; G. Dick Miller, Ph.D., Supervisor. M.S., Psychology, Texas A&M University/Commerce, Commerce, Texas, August, M.Ed., Counseling and Student Personnel, University of North Texas, Denton, B.S., Education, Government & Communication; University of Texas, Austin, Special Training and Education Mental Disability and the Law Certificate Program, New York Law School, New York, NY, March 2, 2001 Psychopharmacology Training Program, 300 hour program consistent with standards of American Psychological Association for academic preparation of psychologists for eligibility for prescription authority for psychotropic medications; Prescribing Psychologists Register, Dallas, TX; December, Advanced Course in Clinical Post-Conviction Polygraph Testing: Behavioral Measures & Forensic Services, LLC, October 2-6, Critical Incident Stress Management Training, 17 hour program, Dallas Areas Crisis Team Mediation and Negotiation Training, 64 hour training program consistent with Texas State requirements for training in alternative dispute resolution and family dynamics and the mediation process, February through August, Practicuum in Rational-Emotive Theory and Techniques, Institute for Rational-Emotive Therapy, Villars, Switzerland, July 30 - August 5, Over 2000 hours of additional continuing education including 230 hours in the area of Alcohol and Other Substance Abuse, 500 hours in the area of Forensic Psychology and Correctional Counseling with more than 150 hours specific to risk assessment of general, domestic, and sexual violence, more than 100 hours specific to assessment and treatment of trauma and victimization as well as critical incident stress management, and over 400 hours in clinical assessment and therapy in clinical and family psychology. Credentials Psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider, Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, Texas License #22443 Psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider, Oklahoma State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, Oklahoma License #1000 (Inactive) American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Psychology, Certificate #5956 Board Certified, Diplomate-Fellow in Psychopharmacology, Prescribing Psychologists Register, Inc.; January, 2001, #022443TX Certificate of Proficiency in the Treatment of Alcohol and Other Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders, APA College of Professional Psychology, #AD Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Texas, # Texas Teacher Lifetime Certificates for Professional Special Education Counselor, Professional Counselor, and Physically Handicapped. Licensed Sex Offender Treatment Provider & Deregistration Specialist, Texas Council on Sex Offender Treatment, Certificate #9427 Professional Experience Professor, Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, Argosy University/Dallas (09/06 - Present) Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, Argosy University/Dallas (09/06-06/10) Private Practice and CEO, Professional Psychological Services, P.C., a group practice, Richardson, TX (4/84 - Present) Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, Argosy University/Dallas (5/05-8/06) Consultant, Center for Survivors of Torture, Dallas ( ) Consultant, Special Psychological Services Group, Fairfax, VA ( Present) Revised November 2012
2 Tim F. Branaman Page 2 of 7 Director, The Addiction Treatment Center, Harris Hospital H.E.B, Bedford, Texas, 10/82-9/85 Clinical Supervisor, The Addiction Treatment Center, Harris Hospital H.E.B, Bedford, Texas, 4/82-10/82 Clinical Supervisor, Southwest Allied Youth Counseling Center, Dallas, Texas, 9/79-7/81 Behaviorist, Obesity and Risk Factor Program, Institute for Health Maintenance of National Medical Care, Inc., Dallas, Texas, 11/81-4/82 Alcohol Education Specialist, Dallas County Community College District, and Program Coordinator, Alcohol Counselor Training Program, 7/78-8/79 Counselor, Part-time, Human Resource Development Center, Dallas County Community College District, Dallas, Texas, 1/79-5/81 Assistant Instructor, Psychology, East Texas State University, Commerce, Texas, 8/76-5/77 Psychology and Human Development Instructor, Part-time, Dallas County Community College District, Dallas, Texas, 8/74-12/80 Special Education Counselor, Carrollton-Farmers Branch I.S.D., 8/74-5/76 Hospital and Treatment Facility Appointments Presbyterian Hospital Plano/Allied Health Staff Sante Center for Healing, Argyle, Texas/Consulting Psychologist Baylor/Richardson Medical Center/Allied Health Staff Charter Behavioral Health Center-Dallas/Allied Health Staff Chrysalis Counseling Center/ Supervising Psychologist Baylor-Parkside Lodge/Consulting Psychologist Dallas Memorial Hospital Help Unit/Consulting Psychologist Harris Hospital H E B/Addiction Treatment Center-Adolescent Unit/Consulting Psychologist Professional Memberships American Psychological Association, American Psychology-Law Society (Division 41, American Psychological Association) American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy (Division 55, American Psychological Association) Texas Psychological Association Division of Forensic Practice, Texas Psychological Association (Charter Member) Division of Psychopharmacology, Texas Psychological Association (Charter Member) Dallas Psychological Association Collin County Psychological Association (Charter Member) American Board of Professional Psychology (Member) American Academy of Forensic Psychology (Fellow) Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Clinical Member American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical Member New York Academy of Sciences (Member, since 2005) Neuroscience Education Institute, Carlsbad, California (Member, since 2007) Presentations and Publications Branaman, T. F. (2012). Understanding the Texas state board of examiners of psychologists: A response. Texas Psychologist, 64:3. Training and Delivery of Services on Campus: Professional Practice Challenges. Branaman, T.F. (2012, Nov). 2 hour workshop at Texas Psychological Association Convention at San Antonio, Texas. Symposium: Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists Annual Update. Branaman, T.F. & Spinks, D. (2012, Nov). Texas Psychological Association Convention at San Antonio, Texas. Reflections on Memory, Psychotherapy, and Ethical Practice. Branaman, T.F. (2012, Sept). North Texas Society of Clinical Hypnosis Annual Workshop at Dallas, Texas. Doing the Right Thing: Ethics and Risk Management. Branaman, T. F. (2012, Apr). Texas University Counseling Center Director s Association Annual Conference at South Padre Island, Texas. Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists Update. Branaman, T.F., Lee, S., & Spinks, D. (2011, Nov). Texas Psychological Association Convention at San Antonio, Texas. Topics in Sex Offender Evaluation and Treatment: Threat, Public Policy, and Roles of Psychologists. Andrews, P. & Branaman, T. F. (2011, Nov). 2 hour Symposium at Texas Psychological Association Convention at San Antonio, Texas.
3 Tim F. Branaman Page 3 of 7 Third Party Evaluations: Ethical, Regulatory, and Statutory Considerations. 1.5 hour presentation on June 11, 2011 at Argosy University, Dallas Forensic Conference. Forensic and Psychological Evaluations for Asylum and Immigration Proceedings: Considerations and Challenges in Assessing the Psychological-Legal-Cultural Nexus, a panel presentation on Political and Religious Asylum Cases: Law and Psychology Approaches, with William O. Holston, Jr., Esq. on November 10, 2010 to Dallas Forensic Group. Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists Update; with Sherry Lee, Executive Director and Dianne Izzo, General Counsel to the TSBEP; 1 hour workshop presented on November 5, 2010 at Texas Psychological Association Convention at Dallas, Texas. Forensic Assessment of Competencies in Civil Legal Matters, Symposium presentation with Paul Andrews, Ph.D. & Paul Chafetz, Ph.D., 1.5 hour symposium presented on November 4, 2010 at Texas Psychological Association Convention at Dallas, Texas. Good Practices: Avoiding Licensing Board Violations, Panel presentation on November 20, 2009 for Applied Ethics in Clinical Practice Professional Education Program sponsored by Dallas Psychological Association. The Psychopharmacology of Substance Abuse; 6 hour workshop presented on November 7, 2009 at Texas Psychological Association Convention at Houston, Texas. Computer-Based Sexual Offenses: Forensic Considerations for Conducting Evaluations; 2 hour workshop presented on November 6, 2009 at Texas Psychological Association Convention at Houston, Texas. Supervision: Ethical Vulnerabilities; Panel presentation on October 30, 2009 for Boot Camp for Supervisors sponsored by Argosy University, Dallas, Department of Clinical Psychology Training Division. Dangerousness Revisited: Toward a More Concise Understanding of Forensic Risk Assessment, 1½ hour workshop presented on November 21, 2008 at Texas Psychological Association Convention at Austin, Texas. Branaman, T. F. (2007). Seeking asylum in Texas: Survivors of torture. Texas Psychologist. 58:1. Forensic Assessment of Survivors of Torture, 4 hour workshop presented with Alejandro Moreno, M.D. on January 27, 2006 at Torture Survivors Seminar, sponsored by Center for Survivors of Torture January 26-28, 2006 at South Padre Island, TX. Clinical Use of Polygraph Testing with Sex Offenders, 2 hour workshop presented on November 5, 2005 at Texas Psychological Association State Convention at Houston, TX. Working With Asylum Seekers: Forensic Evaluation and Treatment Interventions, 4 hour workshop presented on November 4, 2005 with Manuel Balbona, Ph.D., Executive Director for Center for Survivors of Torture at Texas Psychological Association State Convention at Houston, TX. Forensic Evaluation of Torture Survivors, 3 hour workshop presented at Austin, Texas on April 8, 2005 with Barbara Hines, J.D., University of Texas School of Law Immigration Clinic; sponsored by Center for Survivors of Torture, Dallas, TX, Torture and Asylum: Role of Psychologists; 1 hour presentation at monthly meeting of Dallas Psychological Association at Argosy University, March 9, 2005 Branaman, T. F. and Gallagher, S. N. (2005). Polygraph testing in sex offender treatment: A review of limitations. American Journal of Forensic Psychology, 23, Sexual Behavior Problems and the Internet: Families, Compulsivity, & Legal Offenses. 2 hour presentation November 18, 2004 at Annual Convention of Texas Psychological Association, San Antonio, Texas. Conducting Conjoint Marital Therapy, 1 hour presentation to Graduate Internship Students, Galaxy Counseling Center, February 19, Forensic Evaluation of Asylum Seekers, 1 hour presentation of 3 hour workshop program, Working with Torture Survivors, presented conjointly with Manuel Balbona, Ph.D. and Paul Zoltan, JD. Sponsored by Dallas Psychological Association, January 10, Screening for Appropriate Medication Referrals, 1 hour presentation to Counseling Center Staff, University of Texas at Dallas, October 8, Psychopharmacology in the Practice of Clinical Psychology, 6 hours continuing education program, conjoint presentation with Dr. Lane Ogden, sponsored by Dallas Psychological Association, July 7, Basic Concepts of Psychopharmacology, 1.25 hours, Tim Branaman Neurotransmitters and Psychopharmacology, 1 hour, Tim Branaman Psychopharmacology of Substance Abuse,.75 hour, Tim Branaman What to Say to Your Patient s Physician: Psychopharmacology for General Psychology Practice, presentation at Collin County Psychological Association General Meeting, May 18, Use of Expert Testimony in Sexual Offense Cases, Presentation to Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyer s Association, February 8, 2001.
4 Tim F. Branaman Page 4 of 7 Psychopathology and the Internet, presentation to the Second Annual Psychiatric Nursing Symposium, sponsored by Parkland Hospital, October 6, Treatment of Offender Populations, 2 hour conjoint presentation with Kris White, MSW-ACP to Texas-Oklahoma Joint Annual Convention, Dallas, Texas, September 9, Preventing Violence: Identification and Intervention in a University Setting, presentation to Southern Methodist University Counseling Center Staff, August 29, Sex Offenders and Future Risk, presentation to Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, May 20, Compulsive Sexual Behavior and Paraphilias: A General Practice Perspective, presentation at Collin County Psychological Association General Meeting, January 22 nd, Psychological Evidence, Science, and Testimony: Implications of Recent Court Rulings, presentation at 7 th Annual Conference on Working With the Adult Sex Offender, cosponsored by Texas Council on Sex offender Treatment, Office of the Attorney General, and Correctional Management Institute of Texas, Sam Houston State University, October 3-6, Sex Offender Recidivism, Risk and Treatment Outcomes. presentation at 7 th Annual Conference on Working With the Adult Sex Offender, cosponsored by Texas Council on Sex offender Treatment, Office of the Attorney General, and Correctional Management Institute of Texas, Sam Houston State University, October 3-6, Understanding Sex Offender Research, presentation to the North Texas Sex Offender Treatment Network, August 21, The Use of Psychological Evidence & Expert Testimony in Sexual Offense Cases, presentations to the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyer s Association and Denton County Criminal Defense Lawyer s Association, 4/9/98 & 4/16/98. Branaman, Tim F. (1998). Preparation of clients for referral for clinical polygraph examination. Texas Resource, 5:1. Sex Offender Treatment, 2 hour presentation to Judges and Community Supervision Officers, sponsored by Bowie County Department of Community Supervision and Corrections, 11/21/97. Developmental and Assessment Issues with Children and Divorce, presentation to Collin County Psychological Association, 7/25/97. Sex, Fantasy, and Compulsivity: The Role of Fantasy in the Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders and Sexually Compulsive Individuals. Conjoint Presenter with Richard M. Krusen, Ph.D., 2.75 hours, Texas Psychological Association Annual Convention, November 14, 1996, Dallas, Texas. Branaman, Tim F. (1996) The role of fantasy in the evaluation and treatment of sexual obsessions and compulsivity. American Journal of Forensic Psychology, 14:4. Fantasy, Cognition, and Behavior, presentation to Collin County Psychological Association, June 28, Role of Fantasy in the Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders and Sexually Compulsive Individuals. Conjoint Presenter with Richard M. Krusen, Ph.D., 1 ½ hours, Celebrating Life Conference sponsored by National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, March 21, 1996, Dallas. Stalking of Therapists by Patients, presentation to Collin County Psychological Association, 3/22/96. Role of Fantasy in the Assessment, Treatment, and Supervision of Sex Offenders. Conjoint Presenter with Richard M. Krusen, Ph.D., 1 ½ hours, Fourth Annual Texas Conference on the Treatment and Supervision of Sex Offenders, October 15-17, 1995, Sam Houston State University When a Therapist Becomes Involved in a Disputed Custody Case. Presentation to Collin County Psychological Association, October 22, Growing Up: The Child Within the Family. 1 hour presentation for Newgate Group "Progress Through Empowerment" series, September 11, Substance Abuse, Dependence, and Addictive Disease. Conjoint Presenter with Carol Mohney, Ph.D., 4 hour APA Continuing Education Workshop, Texas Psychological Association State Convention, November 1, Recovery: Issues in the Treatment Process. Conjoint Presenter with Carol Mohney, Ph.D., 3 hour APA Continuing Education Workshop, Texas Psychological Association State Convention, October 29, Addiction as a Disease Process. 3 hours CEU for Licensed Professional Counselors, Tarrant County Junior College, April 13, Personality Development, Personality Disorders, and Chemical Dependency. 2 hour presentation to Sixth Annual Spring Conference, Forth Worth Chapter Texas Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, March 27-29, Robbins, J. H. and Branaman, Tim F. (1992). The personality of addiction. Texas Bar Journal, 55:3. Dissociative Disorders and Chemical Dependency. 1 hour presentation to Dallas Chapter of Texas Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, September 13, 1990.
5 Tim F. Branaman Page 5 of 7 Psychometric Assessment: Use of the MMPI in Chemical Dependency Treatment. 1 hour presentation to Dallas Chapter of Texas Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, 9/8/86. Branaman, T. F. (1981). Multiple correlation analyses of quantity and frequency of alcohol use, problem drinking, and personal life skills by ninth and twelfth grade Students. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, East Texas State University. Branaman, Tim F. (1979). Facilitative anxiety and assertive behavior in academic achievement situations. College Student Journal, Vol 13, Zimbardo, Philip G., Newton, James W., Price, J. Randal, and Branaman, Tim F. (1978). Instructors Resource Book with Test Items to accompany Psychology and You. Glenview, Illinois: Scott, Foresman and Company. Branaman, Tim F. (1979). College reaches community through its many students, The Magazine of the Texas Commission on Alcoholism, 4:4. Academic Courses Taught Doctoral Level Introduction to Forensic Psychology Assessment of Forensic Populations Introduction to Clinical Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse Clinical Psychopharmacology Introduction to Neuropsychology Physiological Psychology Objective Personality Assessment Professional Issues: Ethics, Conduct, and the Law Sex Offender Evaluation and Treatment Masters Level Professional & Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychology Abnormal Psychology Appraisal and Assessment Undergraduate Level Adolescent Psychology Introduction to Psychology Psychology of Personality Social Psychology Psychology of Work University Committee Assignments Student Conduct Committee ( Present) Institutional Review Board ( Present, Chair February Present) Professional Activity Appointed Presiding Officer, Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, 03/25/ Present External peer review of faculty request for rolling contract renewal California School of Professional Psychology- Alliant International University, 11/12/2010. Written examination proctor for American Academy of Forensic Psychology, 10/22/2010. Oral examiner, American Board of Professional Psychology (Forensic). (July 2010, Fort Worth TX; Dr Mary Connell, Chair) Gubernatorial appointee to Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (Term 02/13/ /1/2013; elected Vice-Chair, 2/2010-3/2010) Forensic Division, Texas Psychological Association, Awards Committee ( ). Panel Participant, Mental Health Occupations Panel; University of Dallas, Irving, Texas (02/20/2008). Texas Media Contact for American Psychological Association s Stress In America Press Release, October 24, Nominated Candidate for President, Texas Psychological Association. Fall Oral examiner, American Board of Professional Psychology (Forensic). (July 2006, Denver, CO; Dr Andrew Czopek, Chair) President, Dallas Psychological Association, ( cycle)
6 Tim F. Branaman Page 6 of 7 Board of Trustees, Texas Psychological Association. Elected term. Board of Directors, Texas Psychology Political Action Committee. Elected term, President Board of Directors, Texas Psychological Foundation. Elected term. Forensic Services Coordinator, volunteer position, Center for Survivors of Torture, Dallas, TX, Panel Participant, Dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress: Gaza and the West Bank. Sponsored by the U.S. State Department and held at Southern Methodist University, January 21, Dallas Forensic Study Group, Participant, 1997 Present, Southern Methodist University Law School, Dallas, Texas. Article, The Personality of Addiction, referenced in The Twenty-Third Edward H. Young Lecture in Legal Education: Legal Education and Professionalism in Parallel Universes. W. Frank Newton, Article, The Personality of Addiction, referenced in Drug-Impaired Professionals. R. H. Coombs, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Organizational communication workshop for staff members of the Dallas Children s Museum, October 19, ACCESS II, trip to El Salvador to study issues of post-war mental health, impact of recent earthquake disasters, and environmental concerns, sponsored by Austin College, Sherman, Texas, March 8-19, 2001 Cosigner of Amicus Curiae Brief of the Committee of Concerned Social Scientists submitted in U.S. v. Scheffer in support of polygraph test results being admitted as evidence in military courts for exculpatory purposes by the defense. Center for Survivors of Torture, pro bono forensic evaluations of asylum seekers reported to have been subjected to torture ( ) Member, Clinical Advisory Committee, Center for Survivors of Torture, Proyecto Adelante, Charter Member, ( ); pro bono forensic evaluations of asylum seekers reported to have been subjected to torture Collin County Psychological Association President ( ), Executive Committee Member ( ), Legislative Liaison ( ) Dallas Psychological Association, Past Chair, Legislative Committee; Past Member, Awards Committee. Trustee ( ), Dallas Psychological Association Executive Committee Testimony before the Senate Interim Committee on Managed Care and Consumer Protections, Arlington, Texas, August 6, 1996, testimony pertaining to position of Texas Psychological Association on managed care issues. Board of Directors, Texas Psychology Political Action Committee, Elected Testimony before the Senate Interim Committee on Juvenile Justice, Tyler, Texas, May 15, 1996, testimony pertaining to juvenile justice and sexual offenses. Training of CASA volunteers, Mediation and Disputed Custody Cases, 5/12/93 and 9/16/93. Professional Recognition and Honors Gubernatorial appointment as Presiding Officer of Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (2010-present) Gubernatorial appointee to Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists ( ) Distinguished Psychologist Award, Dallas Psychological Association, Keynote Speaker, Commencement Ceremony, Argosy University/Dallas, Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Psychology. Accepted December Biographical reference in Who s Who in the South and Southwest, 26 th Edition, 1999/2000. Recognition by The Center for Survivors of Torture for commitment and service to the community of survivors in North Texas, March 28, Listed as referral source for Where to Find Help in The 100 Best Treatment Centers For Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. L. Sunshine and J. W. Wright, New York: Avon Books, Professional Experience Dr. Branaman has more than twenty-five years experience with adults and juveniles in counseling and mental health settings including institutional settings, public schools, hospitals, residential and outpatient treatment, and private practice. His experience includes teaching, consulting, administrative, and clinical experience. He served three years as Department Head for an inpatient addictions treatment program for adults and adolescents. He is founder and chief executive officer of Professional Psychological Services, P.C., a private practice group in operation since 1984, that has delivered clinical services through offices located in Richardson, Euless, and Lewisville, Texas. The practice group has been responsible for contracted services with hospital and residential treatment programs, a public agency, and as gate-keepers with a managed care insurance company. Dr. Branaman's background includes work with adult and adolescent populations with general psychological disorders in individual and conjoint therapy primarily utilizing cognitive behavioral treatment strategies. He has had extensive experience in conducting risk assessments of sex offenders and has testified in multiple cases involving civil commitment under the Texas Sexual Predator Act. His specialized forensic work includes many court
7 Tim F. Branaman Page 7 of 7 appointments as well as being retained by both defendants' and State's attorneys for purpose of conducting forensic psychological evaluations and offering expert opinion in criminal and civil matters. He is qualified under Texas SB 1057 Chapter 46B to conduct evaluations for determination of incompetency in criminal and juvenile justice cases. Additionally, he frequently conducts pre-employment and fitness for duty evaluations for law enforcement and public safety personnel including federal law enforcement officers. He has testified in federal, state, military, and immigration courts, as administrative law proceedings. Dr. Branaman presently maintains a specialized practice in forensic psychology and teaches in a doctoral training program. He is a member of the faculty of the Department of Clinical Psychology, Texas School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University/Dallas where he serves as Professor of Clinical Psychology. His forensic practice includes legal evaluations and consultation involving criminal cases, family law, and civil matters. Additionally, he is actively involved in professional activities at local and state levels having served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Texas Psychological Association and President of both the Dallas and Collin County Psychological Associations. He is a gubernatorial appointee to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists and presently serves as the appointed presiding officer for that Board.