• Certification training in Bereavement, April, 2001
  • Certification training in Meditation, Harvard University, MA., December 2010
  • Certification training Ohio DMH as a Trainer of Emergency Responders, 2004
  • Certification training as an Ohio DMH Emergency Responder, 2003
  • Certification training in Mediation, Harvard University, MA., February, 2000
  • Certified Forensic Psychologist, University of Virginia, April, 1984
  • Ph.D., in Psychology, University of Maryland, June, 1974
  • Masters in Science, in Psychology, Brooklyn College, New York, June, 1972
  • B.A., in Psychology, Adelphi University, New York, June,1970

Professional Licenses, Certifications and Testimony

  • Licensed Psychologist, MS., 2011
  • Licensed Psychologist, OH., 1985
  • Licensed Psychologist, WV., 1978
  • Diplomate, American Board of Vocational Experts, 1998
  • Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners, 1997
  • Diplomate, American Board of Professional Disability Consultants, 1992
  • Diplomate, National Center for Crisis Management, 1998
  • Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management, 1992
  • Recognized expertise in federal, civil and military courts.

Work Experiences

1/86 – Present Dr. Kenneth J. Manges & Associates, Cincinnati, Ohio. Administrative Director, Supervising

Consultation: Patient consultation with other providers. Litigation consultation with attorneys regarding complex civil litigation, employment and issues, professional malpractice, work place injury, loss of life, as well as, psychological trauma and vocational wage loss. Public service announcements regarding psychological and forensic issues.

Evaluations for: Psychological and vocational issues for self referrals (adults and children), as well as public, non-profit and private entities. Child evaluations for ADHD, sexual trauma and autism syndrome.  Criminal defense evaluations including competency and NGRI. Civil forensic examinations including competency, harassment, untoward influence and grief. Parenting evaluations of competency and visitation. Fitness for duty and psychological assessment. IME exams regarding psychological issues due to alleged work injuries for employers and claimant attorneys. Vocational analysis for social security applications. Posttraumatic Stress and related psychological issues related to war veterans, as well as, forensic and non-forensic emotional trauma referrals. Substance abuse evaluations and treatment. Psychological evaluations for implant of medical devices.

Treatment: Individual and group psychotherapy for emotional issues. Treatment for work stress, job loss and career transition.

9/78 - 12/85 Counseling and Communications Center, Charleston, West Virginia
Administrative Director. Supervising Psychologist. Psychological and psycho-educational evaluator. Family and marital therapist. Inpatient consultation with physicians, psychiatrists and patients. Forensic criminal consultations and examinations. Worker’s Compensation Evaluations and Disability Evaluations.

8/77 – 8/78 Bath – Brunswick Mental Health Center, Bath, Maine
Consultation and Education Program Director. School Psychological Services Program Director. Contract negotiations. Supervisor of Ph.D. psychologists and psychological testing.

9/74 – 8/77 Wheeler Clinic, Plainville, Connecticut
Staff Psychologist. Psychological and psycho –educational evaluator. Individual and group psychotherapy. Family diagnostics and family therapy. Consultation with referral sources.

8/72 – 8/74 Great Oaks Retardation Center, Silver Springs, Maryland (part time pre-doctoral externship)
Staff psychologist for inpatients. Consultant to outpatient facilities for the Mentally Handicapped. Staff training in behavioral techniques. Research on doctoral dissertation.


Internship Experiences

9/75 – 6-77 Bristol Hospital, Bristol, Connecticut
Family Therapy internship program through Ackerman Institute of New York. Weekly group supervision of ongoing cases Monthly seminars. Quarterly presentations of issues in family therapy.

9/71 – 8/72 Hackensack Rehabilitation Center, Hackensack, New Jersey
Psychometric and counseling internship program in conjunction with Brooklyn College Supervisor. Psychological evaluations and counseling under Ph.D. supervision. Weekly review of test findings. Monthly presentation of cases.

12/69 – 12/70 Kings County Hospital, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
Psychometric evaluations with inpatients. Weekly review of test findings. Participation in Grand Rounds. Supervised inpatient treatment.

10/69 – 9/70 Family Court Mental Health Clinic, Westbury, New York
Counseling with court-referred adolescents. Weekly counseling sessions with court referrals. Biweekly
supervision sessions.


Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Academy of Medicine-Hamilton, Ohio
  • American Academy of Bereavement
  • American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
  • American Board of Professional Disability Consultants
  • American Board of Vocational Experts (President 1998-2000)
  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (Ohio Board of Directors)
  • National Center for Crisis Management
  • Ohio Psychological Association
  • Mississippi Psychological Association
  • South Western Ohio Rehabilitation Association
  • West Virginia Psychological Association

Hospital Affiliations

Christ Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital
Mercy Hospital (Mount Airy and Western Hills)
Jewish Hospital

Test development contributions
Manges-Garmize Behavioral Assessment Scale.
Manges, K. and Garmize, L. Copyright, Great Oaks Center, 1973.
Preliminary Diagnostic Questionnaire.
Copyright, Moriarity, J. (Dr. Manges was the editor & project supervisor)

Professional Participation: Book, Journal and University Affiliation
Book Contributions: Working in the Community.
Co-Author, Eighth Annual Institute of Rehabilitation Issues, 1979.
Journal Contributions:
Contributing editor, Journal of Forensic Vocational Assessment


University Affiliations

  • Former instructor in Forensic Psychology, Doctoral Psychology Program at Union Institute, OH.
  • Former instructor in Psychology, M.S. Program in Psychology at the College of Graduate Studies – WV