Fred Norris Psychologist
Psychologist Dr. Fred Norris offers a number of services through his private forensic practice, which he founded in 1992. Dr. Norris performs psychological examinations for dependency, criminal, and civil courts and provides mediation, expert-witness testimony, and court-ordered therapy. He also serves as a Special Master for the courts. A practicing clinical psychologist since 1978, Dr. Fred Norris works with children who have behavioral and/or learning disabilities and conducts educational assessments. In addition, Dr. Norris provides consultations for adolescents dealing with mood disorders or depression. He specializes in helping adults and families alike cope with divorce and related issues. In 2007, Dr. Norris penned an article for the Journal of Child Custody. The piece talked about decision-making criteria in requests for overnight visits with infants and toddlers in a custody dispute. . Dr. Norris has presented on a number of subjects, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adolescents and young adults, how children cope with divorce, and how the minds of preschool-age children work. At Moorpark College, Dr. Norris taught a course in the psychology of interpersonal relationships, and he instructed graduate students in management and management training at California Lutheran University. Dr. Norris also lends his expertise as a psychologist by teaching social skills to children with attention-deficit disorders. At California State University, Northridge, Dr. Fred Norris earned a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Psychology and Psychological Services. Later, he received an M.B.A. at California Lutheran University and obtained a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Southern California. Dr. Norris also completed a postdoctoral internship at Aurora Vista del Mar Hospital in Ventura. He serves as Chairman of the Ethics Committee and Treasurer of the Ventura County Psychological Association. He also holds membership in the California and American Psychological Associations and the Ventura County Family Law Bar Association.