Cheri Adrian, Ph.D., QME

Dr. Cheri Adrian is a California Licensed Psychologist and Qualified Medical Examiner who has regularly conducted medical-legal evaluations within the Workers’ Compensation system (over 150 evaluations) as a QME in psychology as well as assisting in AME psychiatric evaluations for the last 6 years. Dr. Adrian is a highly qualified examiner with over 25 years of experience in forensics, specializing in assessing psychological injury and credibility in allegations of psychological injury. She was an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA for 10 years, and the Co-Director of the Psychodiagnostic Assessment Service at UCLA's Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital for five years.  She has served for the last 12 years as an Expert for licensing boards in California including the Board of Psychology and Board of Behavioral Sciences. As a clinician and evaluator, Dr. Adrian has special expertise in evaluating and treating depressive and anxiety disorders, including posttraumatic stress. In the Workers’ Compensation system she evaluates psychological sequelae of work stress as well as of physical work injuries.  She is available to conduct Qualified Medical Examinations in Psychology in locations throughout Southern California.