Clinical and Forensic Psychiatry

Dr. Watson’s clinical practice includes the use of individual psychotherapy and medication management to treat various psychiatric disorders. His expertise includes, but is not limited to, the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and addiction. Read more…

Dr. Watson also provides expert psychiatric consultation in a wide range of legal settings. In addition to addressing various psychiatric issues in criminal and civil law settings, Dr. Watson also deals with employment related issues, such as fitness for duty evaluations and workplace dangerousness assessments. Read more…

Dr. Watson has authored numerous publications and lectured extensively in the field of forensic psychiatry. Below is a selection of his presentations and publications:
- Psychiatric Expert Testimony: Emerging Applications. Edited by Kenneth J. Weiss, MD  &  Clarence Watson, JD, MD. New York: Oxford University Press (2015).  Read more...
- Watson C: Waiting for Justice in an Era of Exonerations. Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 408-411 (2014). Read more...
- Watson C, Weiss KJ, Pouncey C: False Confessions, Expert Testimony and Admissibility, Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 174-186 (2010). Read more... 
- Watson C: Lies and Their Deception. In Lying, Cheating, and Carrying On: developmental, clinical and sociocultural aspects of dishonesty and deceit. Akhtar S, Parens H (Eds.), Rowman & Littlefield (2009). Read more...