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Dr. Marsha D. Brown

Dr. Marsha D. Brown is a Florida licensed psychologist with specializations in forensic and clinical psychology. She has experience in the assessment, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of children, adolescents, adults, and families with a variety of disorders and clinical presentations. Additionally, she has worked in diverse clinical and forensic settings, both inpatient and outpatient. Dr. Brown’s areas of experience include severe mental illness, substance use, parenting capacity, time-sharing, sex offender risk assessment, sentencing mitigation, insanity, competency, fitness for duty, violence risk assessment, and malingering.

In addition to the above work, Dr. Brown teaches a variety of topics at the university, graduate school, and professional levels. Dr. Brown is currently a member of the teaching faculty of the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO) Crisis Intervention Team training program.  She has also conducted research related to treatment compliance among individuals court-mandated to receive psychological and substance rehabilitation treatment, as well as cultural views of mental illness and treatment-seeking. Her research has been presented at several research conferences, including the annual conferences of the European Association of Psychology and Law and the American Psychological Association.

Using her years of clinical and research experience, Dr. Brown has developed presentations addressing topics including multicultural competence, evaluation bias, mental health assessment, and stress management for legal and mental health professionals.