For California Clients!

Are You an Abused Patient?  Get Help FAST!

Question: What would the perfect advocate look like?

Answer: Combine a lawyer with a psychologist for the total package.

Question: Is there such an individual?

Answer: Meet Don Eisner!

Straight talk from Kathi Stringer

If you've been screwed over as an psych inpatient and you want to lawyer-up to set things straight, contact Don Eisner.  This guy understands the legal aspects of a 5150 - the involuntary hold. 

If you are still inpatient or know of someone that is inpatient and is getting screwed over and you want to equalize the situation, then you need to contact Don Eisner. 

Don understands the process of a 5150, Writs and Rights.  It is not uncommon for staff to act unprofessional and punitively toward their patients.  Recently I got a message from Don:

I thought you might be interested in learning that two weeks ago, I represented an inpatient  who was at Royale Healthcare.  On the Writ Hearing, the country didn't even bother to put on a case, and the patient was immediately released. During the first few days, they  aggressively attempted to prevent  family  visitation, but relented after I intervened.

If you have been victimized, or are tired of putting up with the "bull," then contact Don.  I have provided his information below. 

Specializing in:

  • Psychotherapy and Psychiatric Malpractice
    If you have been harmed by an abusive or negligent therapist, you can bring a lawsuit to collect damages.

  • Professional and Business License Defense
    We provide a defense to your professional or business license when threatened by an administrative agency.

  • Expert Witness Testimony / Case Evaluation
    We provide expert witness evaluation in the areas of criminal, civil, probate and administrative law. Our services include case evaluation and trial preparation.
    • Writing Coach
      • We provide organization and editing. We can help select and manage a topic from start to finish for possible publication of articles and law reviews.
    • Behavioral Analysis
      • We provide consultation and behavior management at adult group homes for the developmentally disabled.

Donald A. Eisner, Ph.D. J.D., is a licensed attorney and psychologist.  He has a Ph.D. from West Virginia University and a law degree from the University of West Los Angeles.  He was licensed to practice as an attorney in California in 1988.  Dr. Eisner has handled numerous psychotherapy malpractice cases, including abuse of transference and implanting of false memories.  In the administrative law area, he has defended professionals and facilities who have been accused of disciplinary violations.

Donald Eisner has been a Visiting Professor of Forensic Psychology at Alliant University, where he taught courses on law and ethics in mental health.   Dr. Eisner has also taught courses on forensic psychology assessment and psychopathology.  He is currently teaching law and ethics via distance learning.  He has testified in State and Federal Court on mental health issues.  Dr. Eisner has written an academic textbook entitled, "The Death of Psychotherapy: From Freud to Alien Abductions".  He has published twenty professional articles, which include forensic issues as well topics on gerontology.

 Don's website:

Donald A. Eisner, Ph.D., J.D.
Licensed Psychologist PSY5920
Licensed Attorney SBN 134400
16133 Ventura Bl 700
Encino, CA 91436
(818) 788-6512

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