Dr. Zakin received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan in 1986. He finished a post-doctoral fellowship at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center a year later. Dr. Zakin is a QME and has evaluated Workers’ Compensation applicants for over 20 years. Dr. Zakin served for many years, as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. With a clinical specialty in PTSD, Dr. Zakin has taught workshops and conducted training sessions on the diagnosis and treatment of this condition. He is also a diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Medicine.