Dr. Hupka is a licensed psychologist with 30 years of experience providing psychological assessment and expert witness testimony. His areas of specialization include clinical psychology, forensic psychology, and neuropsychology. Since 1992, he has worked as a Psychologist, and has been a Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist since 1984. He is licensed to practice psychology the States of California, Colorado, and Washington. Effectively providing psychological evaluation in both criminal and civil matters.
In criminal court matters, Dr. Hupka has evaluated 1000’s of offenders, including incarcerated offenders. His expertise includes evaluation of mentally disordered criminal offenders, sex offense issues, competency, risk assessment, and evaluation of treatment needs.
In civil matters and personal injury matters, he has provided evaluation and testimony in workers compensation brain injury cases, evaluations for State disability cases, as well as evaluation and treatment recommendations for impaired professionals.
Dr. Hupka has been privileged to provide expert witness testimony before the Court on more than 100 occasions. He 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 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. Has also worked as a psychologist at Kaiser Hospital outpatient psychiatry clinic providing individual and family therapy.