Philip H. Witt, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
(908) 526-1177 ext. 22
Dr. Philip Witt specializes in forensic psychology -- that is, psychology as applied to legal cases. He is a diplomate in forensic psychology of the American Board of Forensic Psychology, where he currently serves on the examination panel. He performs forensic evaluations, testimony, and consultation in a wide range of civil and criminal areas, including personal injury, workplace discrimination, malpractice, criminal risk assessment, criminal and civil competencies, and sex offender assessment. He serves on the clinical faculty of Rutgers Medical School. A past president of the New Jersey Psychological Association, he was the 2001 recipient of that organization's Psychologist of the Year award. He is on the editorial board of the Open Access Journal of Forensic Psychology. He is Past President of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology. When not practicing forensic psychology, he is an avid bicyclist, nature photographer, and birder.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEStaff Positions:
- 1987 - Present: Private practice, Associates in Psychological Services, P.A.
- 1976 - 1984, 1986 - 1987: Psychologist, Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center
- 1984 - 1986: Project Specialist, Bureau of Management Information Systems, NJ Dept. of Corrections
- 1974 - 1975: Psychology Intern, Department of Institutions & Agencies
- 1983 - 1985, 1991 - Present: Clinical Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ- Rutgers Medical School
- 1993 - 2002: Visiting Lecturer, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University
- 1976 - 1980: Adjunct Instructor, School Psychology Program, Seton Hall University
- 1999: Consultant, Seton Hall University Law School Institute of Mental Health and Law
- 1995 - 1996, 2005 - 2006: Task Force Member, NJ Attorney General's sex offender risk assessment task force
- 1991 - 1996: Consultant, Psychology Dept., Veterans Administration Hospital
- 2009 - 2014: Associate Editor, Open Access Journal of Forensic Psychology