Cases that involve threats of violence benefit from the expertise of Dr. Mark S. Lipian, TAL Global's Clinical and Forensic Psychiatrist. An assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at both UCLA and the University of California at Irvine, Dr. Lipian has published and lectured nationally on such subjects as the prevention of workplace violence, workplace harassment and discrimination issues, posttraumatic stress disorder and malingering. His practice includes clinical work with private patients, and forensic consultation with attorneys, businesses and government and law enforcement agencies. He is also medical director of the Orange County Conditional Release Program, a clinic for court-mandated treatment of mentally ill offenders. A graduate of University of California at Berkeley where he was Phi Beta Kappa, Dr. Lipian received his medical degree and a doctorate in psychology from Yale and Oxford Universities. He then completed his residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at UCLA's Neuropsychiatric Institute. Dr. Lipian is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.