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Alicia M. Gilbert, PhD, is a Forensic Psychologist for the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons.  Prior to this, Dr. Gilbert was at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families, Rady Children’s Hospital and Health Center in San Diego, California for seven years.  During this time, she worked as a therapist, researcher, and on-site trainer of the Trauma Assessment Pathway (TAP) Model.

Dr. Gilbert received her doctorate in clinical psychology with an emphasis in forensic psychology at California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in San Diego. Her clinical experience includes child and family work, group treatment, treatment of adolescent sex offenders, and adult individual treatment for outpatient, inpatient, and jailed populations; as well as trauma-focused treatment, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention. Dr. Gilbert’s research interests are in the areas of child maltreatment, treatment outcome, and assessment of trauma-related symptoms in children and adults, as well as forensics.