Criminal matters in forensic psychiatry - state of mind/criminal responsibility, competency, risk assessment and mitigation
Dr Berenson completed residency training in general adult psychiatry at the teaching hospitals of Harvard Medical School. She then completed a research fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University followed by a combined Columbia/Cornell University clinical fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry. She is double board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Adult and Forensic Psychiatry. She has extensive experience in criminal forensic evaluations with a particular focus on issues related to criminal responsibility, risk assessment and psychopathy. Dr Berenson is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University in New York City.