Francine B. Kulick, Ph.D.

Clinical & Forensic Psychologist

Curriculum Vitae


Private practice of psychology. Conduct forensic evaluations in civil litigation matters and provide expert witness testimony. Provide litigation consultation.


1990 – 1996 Director – Forensic Evaluation & Consultation Service: Barrington Psychiatric Center. Duties included: Administration and supervision; Conducting evaluations and providing expert witness testimony; Coordination of MCLE Presentations; Clinical supervision for the Los Angeles Free Clinic.

1985 – 1990 Senior Psychologist and Assistant Clinic Director: Family Court Mental Health Services, Brooklyn, NY. Duties included: Performing court-ordered evaluations in child custody, delinquency, child neglect & abuse matters; Providing expert witness testimony and consultation with judges and other court personnel.

1978 – 1990 Private Practice of Psychology: Individual & marital therapy; Psychological testing; Consultant to the Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of NY.

1986 – 1987 Clinic Administrator & Director of Psychological Services (part-time position): Youth & Family Consultation Center, Brooklyn, NY. Duties included: Clinical supervision; Formulation of grant & contract proposals; Provision of direct services in psychotherapy and psychological testing.

1984 – 1985 Staff Psychologist: City Hospital Center – Elmhurst, NY. Duties included: Intern supervision; Interdisciplinary team consultation; Individual and group therapy; Psychodiagnostic evaluation.

1981 – 1984 Staff Psychologist: Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Miami Medical School. Duties included: Interdisciplinary team consultation; Psychodiagnostic assessment; Instruction of medical students on the psychiatry rotation.

1978 – 1981 Staff Psychologist: Dade County Department of Youth & Family Development, Miami FL. Duties included: Individual & family therapy; Clinical
supervision of social work staff; Workshop presentations.


1978 Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
(included completion of an accredited internship at Patton State Hospital, San
Bernardino, CA, 1974-1975)


McDonald, J. & Kulick, F., Eds. Mental and emotional injuries in employment litigation, Second Edition. Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 2001.

McDonald, J., Kulick, F. & Creighton, M. Mental disabilities under the ADA: A management rights approach. Employee Relations Law Journal, 1995, 20(4), 541-567.

McDonald, J. & Kulick, F., Eds. Mental and emotional injuries in employment litigation. Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 1994.


Winning Trial Practices: How to Tackle Your Opponent’s Expert Through Cross-Examination.  Beverly Hills Bar Association – December 2016

Providing and Defending Emotional Distress Damages in Employment Litigation.  Beverly Hills Bar Association – June 2013

The Role of the Forensic Psychologist in Employment Litigation. Seminar presented at the University of Miami Counseling Center, Miami, FL, February 2003.

Mental Disorders in the Workplace. Seminar presented at the 2000 Civilian Personnel Law Conference, Western Area Counsel Office, San Diego, CA.

Psychology: Understanding and utilizing the science and methodology. San Antonio, TX, June 1998.


American Psychological Association
American Psychology-Law Society


California, New York & Florida