Besides forensic and clinical services, Dr. Mendonsa offers a full-service practice that includes expert witness opinions, complex psychological evaluations, suicide/psychological autopsies/profiling, government regulatory preparation, accreditation attainment, representation through complex government surveys and root-cause analysis. Please visit 'Services Offered' below to learn about all the services available.
Nationally recognized and a media featured Forensic and Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Andrew Mendonsa provides expert psychotherapy to adults, couples and families. He provides consulting and custom forensic and clinical services for civil and legal matters including IME/AME/QME evaluations, second opinions, mandated evaluations, professional license denial or adverse action evaluations, standards of care deviation opinions, risk assessments, diversion assessments, psychological and criminal profiling, expert/rebuttal witness services, media interviews, root cause analysis, clinical and forensic assessments and much more.
Additionally, Dr. Mendonsa has represented small and large organizations undergoing regulatory reviews and surveys. He has a significant history preparing state licensing applications for CA Department of Heath Care Services (DHCS) licenses and certifications. He is proficient in Joint Commission Accreditation procedures and developing complete Policies and Procedures to meet regulatory and licensing requirements. He has authored dozens of root-cause analysis addressing sentinel and efficiency topics. Dr. Mendonsa is well connected within regulatory and licensing circles.
Please visit the 'Services Offered' page to learn about how Dr. Mendonsa can meet your professional and personal needs.
As a Forbes and Huff Post featured and recognized national expert, Dr. Mendonsa understands various state regulations and laws related to forensic and clinical services. Clients often find therapy with Dr. Mendonsa to lead to greater happiness and symptom reduction. Utilizing expert resources and interventions, clients are confident in their choice of having Dr. Mendonsa treat them. He prides himself on helping those in need and being a voice for those held down by prejudice, racism and hate. He is licensed in a dozen states and has been retained around the nation for various high profile and routine cases and opinions. His testimony and reports have withstood legal scrutiny and cross-examination. He is well versed in legal procedures including providing expert testimony in deposition and at trial. He has been featured over 150 times on local and national media. His motto "Experience. Expertise. Experience" summarizes what you can expect when working with Dr. Mendonsa.
Dr. Mendonsa is a 2016 '40 Under 40' Recipient, has received a Best of Sacramento Award, and has been bestowed a Congressional Medal Award for his community service.
Dr. Mendonsa has strong partnerships with lawyers, senior-level business executives, other psychologists, social workers, therapists, chiropractors, polygraph examiners, prescribing physicians/mid-levels and retired local, state and federal law enforcement officials. These partnerships allow for richer and more collaborative outcomes.
Dr. Mendonsa is passionate about fighting for equal access to care, inclusion and breaking down barriers that divide us. Since a young age, Dr. Mendonsa has always put those in need first. He often speaks to groups about inclusion and how mental health is destroyed by discrimination and racism. If you would like to schedule a talk, please contact Dr. Mendonsa.
Be sure to click 'About Me' above to learn more about services, causes and groups I support.
“Advancing health equity involves ensuring that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible.” - SAMHSA