Lisa Drago Piechowski, Ph.D., ABPP is a board certified forensic psychologist licensed to practice in Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. Specializing in civil forensic matters, Dr. Piechowski has a particular interest in employment-related cases including disability, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, ADA, fitness for duty, and workplace violence. In addition, she also practices in the areas of child protection and criminal competencies. She has testified in both state and federal courts.Dr. Piechowski is the 2014 recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Association for Scientific Advancement in Psychological Injury and Law for her contributions to the field of law and psychology.
Dr. Piechowski is the author of the book Best Practices for Forensic Mental Health Assessment: Evaluation of Workplace Disability as well as book chapters and articles on topics related to personal injury, fitness for duty, ADA, psychological assessment, and disability. She has provided professional training on these topics for the American Psychological Association, the American Bar Association, the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, the International Academy of Law and Mental Health, and the British Psychological Society.
Dr. Piechowski served on the Taskforce for the Revision of the Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology. As chair of the American Psychological Association Committee on Professional Practice and Standards, Dr. Piechowski directed the revision of a number of professional practice guidelines including the Guidelines for Child Custody Evaluations in Family Law Proceedings and Guidelines for Psychological Evaluations in Child Protection Matters. Dr. Piechowski served as co-chair of the American Psychological Association Office of the General Counsel Committee on Legal Issues, charged with the development and review of amicus briefs for the U.S. Supreme Court and appellate courts. She is a past president of the American Board of Forensic Psychology and has served as an examiner for board certification in forensic psychology since 2005.
Dr. Piechowski has been licensed as a psychologist for more than twenty years and has maintained a private practice since 1998. She is an adjunct associate professor of clinical psychology at the American School of Professional Psychology, Northern Virginia, where she teaches courses in ethics, psychological assessment, and forensic psychology.
Board Certified in Forensic Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology