Speaking Engagements

Eric G. Mart, Ph.D., ABPP

Dr. Mart frequently provides workshops and training for state psychological associations and bar associations across the country. He has appeared on 20/20, Court TV, BBC Radio, National Public Radio, Investigation Discovery and local TV news programs. He has been interviewed and featured in publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times and Psychology Today.

Dr. Mart is available to speak at workshops/seminars, state bar and psychological associations, professional groups, staff training, schools and civic groups.

Suggested Topics

  • Clinicians in Court-Risk Management and Best Practices
  • Munchausen’s Syndrome by Proxy (Factitious Disorder by Proxy)
  • Ethics for Mental Health Professionals
  • Deconstructing Mental Health Testimony-A Guide for Attorneys Conducting Risk Assessments
  • The Mental Status Examination
  • The Practical Assessment of Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence
  • Psychological Tests and Measures-A Primer for Attorneys

Previous Speaking Engagements

"Violence in the Home" (Presenter). National Business Institute Advanced Family Law seminar, Manchester, NH, June 12, 2015.

"The Practical Assessment of Civil Competencies: A How-To Guide for Clinicians" (Presenter). Idaho Psychological Association Forensic Mental Health Conference, Boise, ID, October 25, 2014.

"Undue Influence in the Making of Wills: The Most Lucrative Form of Financial Exploitation" (Panelist with Lawrence Frolik, Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh, and Karen Box, Professor of Law, University of Wahington). American Society on Aging Annual Conference, "Aging in America," March 14, 2014.

"Funding Your Business or Practice: Conceptual and Practical Issues" (Presenter). American Psychology-Law Society Conference, New Orleans, March 7, 2014.

"Risk Assessment with Children and Adolescents" (Presenter). UNH Professional Development & Training Conference, "Dealing with the Potential of School Violence: Security, Interventions and Psychological Issues," December 6, 2013.

“Assessments of Undue Influence in the Elderly” (Presenter). National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys 2013 National Aging and Law Institute, Washington, D.C., Nov. 8, 2013.

“Therapists & Litigation” and “Adult Capacity, Guardianship and Ethical Issues” (Presenter). Missouri Department of Mental Health Spring Training Institute, Osage Beach, MO, May 30, 2013.

“Adult Capacity, Guardianship and Ethical Issues” (Faculty). National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, NH Chapter seminar, Concord, NH. June 8, 2012.

“Psychological and Emotional Injuries” (Presenter). New Hampshire Lawyers for Justice seminar, “Medical School for Lawyers.” May 20, 2011.

“Risk Assessment and the Mental Status Examination” (Continuing Education Presentation). PESI, Rancho Cordova, Oakland & Palo Alto, CA, November 3, 4 & 5, 2010.

“Risk Assessment and the Mental Status Examination” (Continuing Education Presentation). PESI, Cleveland, Youngstown & Pittsburgh, December 8, 9 & 10, 2010. The Practical Assessment of Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence in the Elderly (Co-Author). Professional Resource Press, 2010.

“Child Custody from A to Z: In the Best Interests of the Child” (Faculty Member). National Business Institute, Burlington, VT, January 20, 2010.

“Interviewing Persons with Mental Illness” (Presenter). Disabilities Rights Center Regional Training Event, Concord, NH, October 29, 2008.

“Deconstructing Expert Mental Health Evaluations: A Step-By-Step Guide” (Faculty Member). Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee MCLE seminar, “Cutting Edge Representation Of Persons With Mental Illness.”Boston, May 29, 2009.

“Legal Aspects of Managing Autism Spectrum Disorders at School” (Presenter). National Business Institute, May 21, 2010.

“Getting Started in Forensic Psychology Practice” (Faculty Member). American Academy of Forensic Psychology continuing education program, Montreal, Canada, March 27, 2009.

“Violence in the Home” (Faculty Member). National Business Institute, February 11, 2009.

“Therapists in Court: Practical Risk Management” (Presenter). North Dakota Psychological Association Fall Conference workshop, October 23-24, 2008.

“The Art of Representing Children” (Faculty Member). National Business Institute, June 30, 2008.

“The Phenomenon of Undue Influence in Transactions with the Elderly” (Faculty Member). New Hampshire Bar Association CLE seminar, April 2, 2008.

“School Safety and Security: Practical Solutions and Legal Safeguards” (Faculty Member). National Business Institute, December 10, 2007.

“Deconstructing Mental Health Evaluations: A Guide for Attorneys” (Guest Speaker). Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee MCLE seminar, October 26, 2007. “Understanding Psychological Testing” (Guest Speaker). New Hampshire Legal Assistance, October 22, 2007. Issue Focused Forensic Child Custody Assessment, Professional Resource Press, Aug. 2007.

“Developing and Marketing Your Successful Mental Health Niche Practice Ethically, Effectively and Profitably” (Presenter). New Hampshire Psychological Association workshop, May 4, 2007.

“Ethical and Practical Risk Management for Professionals Working with Persons with Sexual Behavior Problems” (Guest Speaker). New Hampshire Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, November 17, 2006.

“How Children Experience Disruption” (Guest Speaker). New Hampshire Bar Association CLE seminar, “Changing Times--Modification of Orders Under RSA 461,” March 10, 2006. “Underachievement in Adolescents: Causes & Interventions” (Co-Presenter). Parker Educational Foundation, November 17, 2005.

“Practical Risk Management: Court Related Issues, Ethics, Technology and Beyond” (Presenter). Vermont Psychological Association, November 11, 2005.

“Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: Myths and Truths” (Presenter). Boston Bar Association, Family Law Section, January 11, 2005.

“Therapists in Litigation: Ethics and Best Practices” (Co-Presenter). Highland Psychological Services, May 21, 2004.

“Therapists in Court: Practical Risk Management” (Presenter). Alaska Psychological Society, May 15, 2004.

“Munchausen’s Syndrome by Proxy/Factitious Disorder by Proxy” (Presenter). Alaska Psychological Society, May 14, 2004.

“The Therapist as Wizard: Using Magic in Therapy With Children” (Presenter). Seacoast Mental Health Center, January 29, 2004. Book review: The Psychologist as Expert Witness by Theodore H. Blau. International Journal of Forensic Psychology, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2004.

“The Therapist as Wizard: Using Magic in Therapy With Children” (Presenter). Nashua Children’s Home, November 6, 2003.

“Special Education--Part II” (faculty). Co-sponsored by New Hampshire Bar Association Pro Bono Program and the Mental & Physical Disabilities Law Section, September 19, 2003.

“Therapists in Litigation: Ethics and Best Practices” (Co-Presenter). Highland Psychological Services, May 30, 2003.

“Workshop on Psychological Assessment of Testamentary capacity and Undue Influence, presented by a Forensic Psychologist” (Presenter). NH Bar Association, Elder Law, Estate Planning & Probate Section, May 7, 2003.

“An Overview of Munchausen’s Syndrome by Proxy” (Presenter). New Hampshire Psychological Society, February 7, 2003.

“Factitious Disorder By Proxy: Rethinking The Diagnostic Formulation” (Paper Presentation). New England Psychological Association Annual Meeting, October 19, 2002.

“Divorce Custody Litigation,” (Faculty Member). New Hampshire Bar Association, Nov. 29, 2000.

“Working with Middle School Students: Development and Behavior” (Keynote Speaker). New Hampshire Partners in Education 21st Annual Conference, May 25, 2000.

“Assessment of Psychological Distress in Cases of Sexual Harassment: Contributions from Forensic Psychology,” (Faculty). International Coalition Against Sexual Harassment 8th Annual Conference, Aug. 7, 1999.

“Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome: Disordered Mother or Disordered Diagnosis” panel discussion (Guest panelist). Society for Philosophy and Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, May 8, 1999.

“Psychological Issues in Employment Litigation” (Co-Presenter). National Employment Lawyer’s Association, New Hampshire Chapter, March 2, 1999.

“Ethics in the Courtroom, Contemporary Issues” (Co-Presenter). New Hampshire Psychological Association ethics workshop, June 5, 1998.

“Bullying Behavior: Working with Bullies in Various Mediation Settings,” (Guest Speaker), New Hampshire Mediators Association Eleventh Annual Conference, May 2, 1998.

“Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” (Guest Lecturer). Catholic Medical Center Grand Rounds, Manchester, New Hampshire, April 8, 1998.

“Munchausen’s Syndrome by Proxy: Psycho-Legal Issues,” (Paper Presentation). Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, Feb. 28, 1998.

“Psychoeducational Testing with Children” (Guest Speaker). National Association of Counsel for Children, Bedford, New Hampshire, Nov. 1997.

“Working With the Sexually Abused Foster Child” (Guest Speaker). Lutheran Social Services of New England, Concord, New Hampshire, Nov. 1997.

“Bully-proofing Your School” (Guest Speaker). Memorial High School staff meeting, Manchester, New Hampshire, Nov. 1997.

“Bully-proofing Your School” (Guest Speaker). Conant Elementary School staff meeting, Concord, New Hampshire, May 1997.

“Educators Working With Sexual Offenders” (Staff Training). New Hampshire Youth Development Center, May 1997.

“Anatomy for Lawyers” Program, “Coping With the Stealth Evaluation” (Presenter). Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, April 1997.

“Forensic Assessment of Personal Injury Cases” (Guest Speaker). Massachusetts School of Law at Andover, April 1997.

“Forensic Use of Psychological Testing: A Basic Course for Attorneys” (Presenter). March 1997.

“Recent Developments in Sexual Offender Assessment and Treatment” (Staff Training). Germaine Lawrence School, Arlington, Massachusetts, Jan. 1997.

“Prosecuting and Defending Child Sexual Abuse Cases” (Co-Presenter). Ballyvaughan Associates, Inc., Oct. 1995. New Hampshire State Attorney General’s Task Force on Child Sexual Abuse (Faculty Member). June 1995.

“Sexual Abuse and Harassment” (Faculty Member). New Hampshire Bar Association, April 1995.

“Time Limited Behavioral Family Intervention” (Presenter). New Hampshire Division of Children and Families, April 1995.

“False Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse” (Presenter). New England Psychological Association, April 1993.

“Case Managing the Sexual Offender,” (Presenter). New Hampshire Division of Children, Youth and Families, Nov. 1991.