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Clinical Psychiatry Services

Forensic Services Available Nationally

Meet Dr. Crowley

Dr. Crowley, a Yale Medical School alumnus and graduate of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, has been practicing psychiatry— clinical, forensic, and administrative— for over fifty years. He now conducts all sessions by telemedicine.

In his forensic practice, which is both extensive and varied, he has served as psychiatric consultant, examiner, and expert witness in many types of civil and criminal cases, in the courts of several states (CA, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, SC, TX, VA, WI, WV, WY) as well as in federal courts and courts martial. He has worked on matters of all kinds where state of mind is at issue. His recent cases have involved issues of: security clearance; fitness for duty; malpractice; capacity to contract; testamentary capacity and undue influence; PTSD; trauma and stress; sexual misconduct by professionals; sexual harassment; stalking; hospital standards; dangerousness assessments in the workplace; criminal responsibility; competence for trial; presentencing recommendations to Court; eligibility for release from incarceration.

Overview of Practice

Dr. Crowley teaches at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, where he is Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry. He was honored by receiving the Roeske Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education from the American Psychiatric Association. He is actively involved in the USUHS clinical research team which leads in the study of PTSD and other stress disorders. Dr. Crowley is a member of the Center For the Study of Traumatic Stress.

Psych News Alert

People at High Risk for Psychosis Found to Have Thinner Cortex

Individuals who are at high risk for psychosis appear to have a thinner cortex as measured by structural magnetic resonance imaging (sMRI) than healthy individuals, according to a report in JAMA Psychiatry. Moreover, lower brain volume measurements among at-risk individuals, especially between the ages of 12 and 16, appear to predict whether they will later… [...]

Researchers Identify Childhood Behaviors That May Signal Future Self-Harm

Researchers have identified two distinct pathways by which adolescents develop self-harming behaviors: the first is associated with years of emotional difficulties and bullying: the second is associated with more willingness to take risks and experiencing less security with peers and family during adolescence. These findings were published in the Journal of the American Academy of… [...]

Contingency Management Programs May Help Patients With Cocaine Use Disorder

Contingency management interventions that reward patients for abstaining from cocaine use may be an effective treatment option for patients with cocaine use disorder, a meta-analysis published today in JAMA Network Open suggests. Brandon S. Bentzley, M.D., Ph.D., of Stanford University and colleagues analyzed data from 157 clinical trials that included 402 treatment groups and 15,842… [...]

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For forensic inquiries, please call Dr. Crowley at 202-537-3300 or email him.

For patient appointments, call or text Alyssa Cotter at 240-831-1892 or email her.

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