r. Baron Crespo is a clinical & forensic psychologist. He is an independent investigative reporter, a clinical entrepreneur, and a proud Navy combat-veteran. Dr. Crespo is the Chief Editor of the
Modern Psychologist Network. He is the Founder and Chief of Operations of the Walk-in Clinic and author of the the iEPPP Hacks Study Guide.
Academically, he received his Associates from Central Texas College; Bachelors in Political Science from American Military University; Masters and Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Albizu University; and Post-Doctorate Masters Degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology from Fairleigh Dickinson University (prescribing psychologist). He recently started his legal studies for a Juris Doctor degree at the California Southern University.
Clinically, he specializes in brief solution-focused therapy, crisis interventions, and psychological assessments. He is also in active practice as a Clinical Psychologist at the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System.
Forensically, he completed his Clinical & Forensic Psychology Residency at the APA-Accredited Wisconsin Department of Corrections. He specializes in mental health disability evaluations, and is certified in disability evaluations, independent medical examinations and medical assessments for the Social Security Administration, Department of Defense, Vocational Rehabilitation, and the Department of Veterans' Affairs, among others commercial agencies.
Dr. Crespo is featured regularly in national publications as an authority and actively engages on public testimony about critical psychology, ethics, and mental health law.
LICENSE & CERTIFICATION
- State of Alabama
- State of Texas
- State of Wisconsin
- All Federal Contracts
- All Federal Jurisdictions
Disability & Medical Assessment Certification:
- Initial Mental Disorders (IMD) Examination
- Initial Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD) Examination
- Gulf War General Medical Examination
- Medical Aggravation & Disability Opinions
Licensed Professional Counselor:
State of Wisconsin
- Endorsement: Psychometric Testing
- Endorsement: Substance Abuse Treatment
Primary Care-Mental Health Integration:
- Functional Assessments Competency Certification
- Veterans Health Administration
California Southern University, Costa Mesa, CA
Committee of Bar Examiners (CBE)-Approved Juris Doctor (J.D.),
Farleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ
APA-Approved Post-Doctoral M.S. in Clinical Psychopharmacology,
Albizu University; Miami, FL
APA-Accredited Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Delegate of the National Veterans Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center
Albizu University, Miami, FL
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology, Distinction,
American Military University, Manassas, VA
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Central Texas College, Killen, TX
Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies.
United States Navy, Active Duty & Reserves
2000 - 2014