Dr. Tim Branaman

 

Experience and Background

Dr. Branaman

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 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 specialized experience in working with substance abuse disorders and sexual behavior problems as well as medication treatment compliance. 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. He has provided expert testimony in federal, state, military and administrative law courts. His specialized forensic work includes many court appointments as well as being retained by both defense and prosecution 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 evaluations and fitness-for-duty evaluations for law enforcement and public safety personnel including federal law enforcement officers.

In addition to his forensic practice, Dr. Branaman is a member of the faculty  of the Texas School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Dallas Campus.  He has served there as Professor of Clinical Psychology teaching neuroscience, psychopharmacology, forensic psychology, and ethics, conduct and the law courses in the doctoral training program in clinical psychology. He presently serves in the role of Department Chair. His private forensic practice includes legal evaluations and consultation involving criminal, 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 has serveed as the presiding officer  Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists since March 2010 after having been appointed to the Board in March 2008.

Dr Branaman’s CV – Apr 2016

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