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Dominique I. Kinney, PH.D

  • DOMINIQUE I. KINNEY, PH.D.

    NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST
    PSY #19300

EDUCATION

Licensed Psychologist

State of California – Board of Psychology
2003

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology

Patton State Hospital
2003

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (APA Accredited)
2002

Predoctoral Internship—Neuropsychology Track

Patton State Hospital (APA Accredited)
2002

Certificate of Proficiency in Neuropsychology (7 Course Specialization)

Pacific Graduate School of Psychology
2002

M.S. in Clinical Psychology

Pacific Graduate School of Psychology
2000

B.A. in Psychology – Cum Laude

Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
1997

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE & TRAINING

2015-present

Owner, Private Practice (Clinical Neuropsychologist & Clinical Psychologist)

Offices in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, and Orange Counties

  • Provide forensic psychological and neuropsychological assessments
  • Provide expert witness testimony, legal report writing, legal consultation
  • QME/AME

7/06-present

Co-Director, Neuropsychology Post Doctoral Fellowship
Patton State Hospital

  • Primary supervisor for first and second year neuropsychology post doctoral fellows
  • Primary provider of didactic lectures
  • Co-Principal Investigator for student-directed research projects

12/03-present

Senior Psychologist Specialist-Neuropsychologist

Patton State Hospital

  • Conduct forensic neuropsychological assessments
  • Provide expert opinions regarding the interaction between functional abilities and legal status (legal report writing and expert testimony)
  • Developed “Standards of Care” for neuropsychologists in the CA Department of State Hospitals (DSH)
  • Worked as a liaison to the DOJ and CA DSH Legal Department

9/03-06/04

Staff Psychologist

Patton State Hospital

  • Provided psychodiagnostic, personality, neuropsychological, behavioral, and forensic assessments (including court testimony)
  • Provided group treatment and individual treatment

9/02-9/03

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology

Patton State Hospital

  • Neuropsychology fellowship met training recommendations outlined by APA Division 40 (Neuropsychology) for specialization in neuropsychology
  • Completed medicolegal evaluations for cognitively impaired inpatients

9/01-9/02

Psychology Intern: Clinical Neuropsychology Track

Patton State Hospital (APA Accredited)

  • Clinical neuropsychology track met recommendations outlined by APA Division 40 for internship specialization in clinical neuropsychology
  • Completed neuropsychological assessments, psychodiagnostic/personality assessments, and medicolegal evaluations
  • Facilitated cognitive remediation group and individual psychotherapy

9/00-7/01

Practicum Student

Phoenix Outpatient Clinic — San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health

  • Completed psychological assessments
  • Provided group therapy and individual therapy

Summer 2000

Summer Extern

Defense Veterans Head Injury Program (DVHIP)– Palo Alto VA

  • Completed fixed neuropsychological battery for a national brain injury program
  • Patients included post-ICU, 6-month, 1-year, 2-year brain injury survivors
  • Provided assessment feedback to interdisciplinary staff members
  • Assisted with new subject recruitment

7/99-7/00

Practicum Student

Barbara Arons Pavilion Acute Psychiatric Inpatient Unit–Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

  • Completed neuropsychological assessments
  • Completed conservatorship evaluations
  • Provided group therapy and individual crisis support

9/99-12/99

MMPI-2 Assessment Clinic–Practicum Student

Pacific Graduate School of Psychology

  • Administered and interpreted MMPI-2 assessments in outpatient clinic
  • Supervised by Roger Greene, Ph.D.

9/98-4/00

Student Therapist

Gronowski Clinic–Pacific Graduate School of Psychology

  • Duties included: psychotherapy, consultation, assessment and evaluation

3/97-9/97

Behavior Modification Therapist

Independent Contractor for Autism Partnership

  • Provided specialized behavior modification using Discrete Trial Training for the treatment of autism

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

A full bibliography is available upon request.

Published topics in peer-reviewed journals have included:

  • Use of the MMPI-2
  • Use of the WAIS-IV
  • Use of the RBANS
  • Cognition
  • Schizophrenia
  • Use of psychological assessment in forensic settings

Topics presented at professional conferences and/or invited speaker events have included:

  • Latino Mental Health
  • Cognition & Schizophrenia
  • Aging
  • DSM-V Neurocognitive Disorders
  • Forensic Mental Health
  • Use of California Verbal Learning Test-2nd Edition (CVLT-II)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2006-present
    Primary Lecturer for Neuropsychology Post Doctoral Fellows
    Patton State Hospital
  • Fall 2003
    Invited Lecturer
    U.S.C.
  • 1999-2000
    Graduate Student Instructor
    Pacific Graduate School of Psychology
    Courses Included: Integrated Assessment Batteries, Adult Cognitive Assessment, Statistics I & II, Research Methodology, & Projective Assessment

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2008 & 2013
    Licensed Mental Health Service Provider Loan Repayment Recipient (State of California)
  • 2001
    Dissertation of the Year Nomination (Pacific Graduate School of Psychology)
  • 2000
    Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship Recipient (HSF)
  • 2000
    Uni Anholt Award (“Most Outstanding Student”) (Pacific Graduate School of Psychology)
  • 2000
    High Pass Oral Competency Examination (Pacific Graduate School of Psychology)
  • 1999
    Ford Fellowship Honorable Mention (National Science Council and the Ford Foundation)
  • 1997
    Cum Laude (Occidental College)
  • 1997
    Psi Chi (International Honor Society in Psychology) President (Occidental College)
  • 1996
    Mortar Board National Honors Society (Occidental College)
  • 1993-1997
    Academic Scholarship Recipient (Occidental College)

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

References available upon request.

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