Dr. Mikesell is a clinical and forensic psychologist who began his career providing treatment and assessment to children, adolescents and adults in a local private psychiatric hospital and in his outpatient practice. For about the past twenty years, his practice has focused on specialized forensic consultations and evaluations in the Northeast region on a wide range of legal matters, including civil, criminal, juvenile, and family cases. He also maintains an active clinical practice through inpatient consultation at two area rehabilitation facilities. He is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in both Forensic Psychology (ABFP) and Rehabilitation Psychology (ABRP), and serves on the ABFP faculty as a mentor, reviewer and examiner for psychologists applying for board certification. Dr. Mikesell is currently the Secretary of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP), and he serves on the joint APLS-AAFP Revision Committee for the APA Specialty Guidelines in Forensic Psychology (SGFP). He is also an adjunct professor in Forensic Science at Syracuse University, has adjunct clinical faculty status in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Upstate Medical University Hospital, and provides guest lectures to various community agencies.