Welcome to the Website of Dr. John Hupka, PhD.
Dr. Hupka has over 25 years of experience providing psychological assessment and expert witness testimony in both criminal and civil cases as a clinical and forensic psychologist. He has worked as a Psychologist since 1992, and has been a Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist since 1984. He is licensed to practice psychology the States of California, Colorado, and Washington.
In criminal Court matters, Dr. Hupka has evaluated 1000’s of criminal offenders, including incarcerated offenders in the prison system and in community placements. His expertise includes evaluation of mentally disordered criminal offenders, and evaluation of sex offenders.
In civil Court matters, he has provided evaluation and testimony as a neuropsychologist in workers compensation brain injury cases from 2000 to 2017 as a QME. He has conducted evaluations for State disability cases, as well as evaluation and treatment recommendations for impaired professionals.
Dr. Hupka brings to his work a background in providing mental health treatment to patients in diverse settings – including in-patient hospital treatment, community outpatient treatment, substance abuse treatment, and in private practice. He has worked as a Staff Psychologist in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, where he conducted psychological evaluations and treatment with inmates in the California prison system. He has also worked as a psychologist at Kaiser Hospital outpatient psychiatry clinic providing individual and family therapy.
Dr. Hupka provides the same independent and objective assessments in forensic cases regardless of which “side” is contracting for the services.