Thomas J. Harbin, Ph.D. Curriculum Vitae

Licensure

Licensed in North Carolina: License #1530


Affiliations

Adjunct Faculty, Southern Regional AHEC Family Medicine Residency

North Carolina Psychological Association

American Psychology – Law Society


Certification

Member: National Academy of Neuropsychology

Health Services Provider - Psychologist: North Carolina Psychology Board

Member: National Register of Health Service Psychologists, #41367


Practice Specialties

Neuropsychological and Psychological Evaluation

Forensic Evaluation including:

Therapeutic specialties in addition to general practice:


Education

Lecturer & Special Student (retraining in clinical psychology), University of North Carolina - Greensboro, 1986-1989.

University of Florida. M.S. in Psychology, 1979, Ph.D. in Psychology, 1981. 

University of Notre Dame. B.A. (with honors) in Psychology, 1976.


Professional Experience

Private practice, Fayetteville, NC, 1989 to present.

Consulting psychologist, Randolph County (NC) Mental Health Center, 1990.

Clinical Psychology Intern (APA accredited), Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1988 to 1989.

Psychological Intern, Durham County Community Mental Health Center, 1988.

Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry, Duke University, 1985 to 1986.

Research Associate, National Academy of Sciences and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1983 to 1985.

Post-doctoral Fellow, Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development, 1981 to 1983.

Graduate Fellow, University of Florida Center for Gerontology, 1977 to 1981.


Other Activities

Member, Board of Directors, Chatham County Council on Aging, 1993 to 1998. President of the Board, 1996 to 1998.


Professional Affiliations

National Academy of Neuropsychology

American Psychological Association

North Carolina Psychological Association. Member of the Law and Psychology Committee.


Continuing Education

Advanced Rorschach Interpretation, John Exner, 1990. Under the auspices of the North Carolina Psychological Association.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, Marsha Linehan. October 4 & 5, 1991. Under the auspices of the North Carolina Psychological Association.

The Boston Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment. West Coast Neuropsychology Conference. University of California, San Diego, 1994.

Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia. West Coast Neuropsychology Conference. University of California, San Diego, 1994.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - New Developments. Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC, 1995.

Assessment of Behavioral Disorders. 21st Annual Course in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology. Florida Society of Neurology and Center for Neuropsychological Studies at the University of Florida, 1995.

Fundamentals of Practice in Forensic Psychology, Randy Borum. 1996. Under the auspices of the North Carolina Psychological Association.

Risk Management with Potentially Dangerous Patients. Under the auspices of the American Psychological Association, 1997.

Personal Injury Evaluations: Ethics, Case Law, and Practice. Under the auspices of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, 1998.

Role of the Forensic Psychologist in Death Penalty Mitigation. Under the auspices of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, 1998.

Advanced Forensic Psychology Practice: Issues and Application. Under the auspices of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, 1999.

Treating patients with memories of abuse: Legal risk management. Under the auspices of the American Psychological Association, 1999.

The Crucible Approach: The Integration of Sex and Marital Therapy. David Schnarch, Ph.D. Under the auspices of the North Carolina Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 2001.

Forensic Neuropsychology. Nelson Butters’ West Coast Neuropsychology Conference. Under the auspices of the University of California, San Diego, 2002.

Assessing Risk in Domestic Violence with SARA, Orlando, 2003.

Assessing-Managing Violence risk with HCR-20, Orlando, 2003.

Assessing Psychopathy with PCL-R (2nd ed.), Orlando, 2003.

Avoiding Ethical and Legal Complaints. Under the auspices of the North Carolina Psychological Association, 2005.

Psychopharmacology Update: Depression, Anxiety, and Insomnia – Current Psychopharmacological Treatment Options. Under the auspices of the North Carolina Psychological Association, 2005.

Using the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) in Clinical Practice. Under the auspices of the North Carolina Psychological Association, 2005.

Advanced Forensic Psychology Practice: Issues and Application. Under the auspices of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, 2006.

An Ethical-Legal Practice Check-Up: HIPAA, Red Flag Rule, Record-Keeping, Electronic Medical Records & More. Under the auspices of the North Carolina Psychological Association, 2010.

A Bad Beginning: the Neurobiology of Early Trauma. Under the auspices of the North Carolina Psychological Association, 2010.

Risk Assessment, Treatment, and Management of Sexual Offenders. Under the auspices of the Greensboro Area Health Education Center, 2011.

Psychopathy in the Courtroom: Current Controversies. Under the auspices of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, 2012.

Violence Risk Assessment. Under the auspices of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, 2012.

Malingering and Forensic Practice: Conceptual Issues and Clinical Methods. Under the auspices of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, 2014.

Case Law Review: Competency to Stand Trial and Criminal Responsibility. Under the auspices of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, 2014.

Legal and Ethical Risks and Risk Management in Professional Psychological Practice: Sequence VII. North Carolina Psychological Association, 2016.

Practice Checkup: A Re-Designed Course Including New HIPAA Requirements. North Carolina Psychological Association, 2016.


Publications

Harbin, T.J. & Cunningham, W.R. (1978). Influence of contextual variables upon blood pressure in the elderly. Experimental Aging Research, 4, 21-34.

Harbin, T.J. & Berg, W.K. (1981). An R-wave simulator for testing and calibrating heart rate amplification and processing systems. Psychophysiology, 18, 347-348.

Harbin, T.J. & Berg, W.K. (1983). The effects of age and prestimulus duration upon reflex inhibition. Psychophysiology, 20, 603-610.

Harbin, T.J., Marsh, G.R., & Harvey, M.T. (1984). Differences in the late components of the ERP due to age and to semantic and non-semantic tasks. Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 59, 489-496.

Harbin, T.J. (1985). The late positive component of the evoked cortical potential: Application to neurotoxicity testing. Neurobehavioral Toxicology and Teratology, 7, 339-344.

Harbin, T.J. & Blumenthal, J.A. (1985). Relationships among age, sex, the Type A behavior pattern, and cardiovascular reactivity. Journal of Gerontology, 40, 714-720.

Berg, W.K., Berg, K.M., Harbin, T.J., Davies, M.G., Blumenthal, T.B., & Avendano, A. (1985). Comparison of blink inhibition in infants, children, and young and old adults. Psychophysiology, 22, 572-573.

Harbin, T.J. & Berg, W.K. (1986). The effects of age and attention upon reflex inhibition. Biological Psychology, 22, 81-94.

Harbin, T.J., Benignus, V.A., Muller, K.M., & Barton, C.N. (1988). The effects of low-level carbon monoxide exposure upon visually evoked potentials in young and elderly men. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 10, 93-100.

Harbin, T.J. (1989). Type A behavior and physiological reactivity: A quantitative review. Psychophysiology, 26, 110-119.

Cooper, R.C., Goldman, J., & Harbin, T.J. (1991). Aging and Environmental Toxicology. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Harbin, T.J. (1991). Brain electrophysiology. In Cooper, R.C., Goldman, J., & Harbin, T.J. (Eds.), Aging and Environmental Toxicology. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 232-245.

Harbin, T.J. (1991). Environmental toxicology and the aging visual system. In Armstrong, D.A., Marmor, M., & Ordy, J.M. (Eds.), Effects of Age and Environment on Vision, Plenum Press, pp. 219-225.


Other Publications

Harbin, T.J. (1980). The family. In E.E. Keane (Ed.), Coping with senility: A guidebook. Pittsburgh: Chronic Organic Brain Syndrome Society, Inc.

Harbin, T.J. Beyond Anger: A guide for men. Marlowe Books, New York, 2000.


Professional Presentations

Cunningham, W.R., Harbin, T.J., & Golden, L. Age differences in response dispositions in intellectual test performance. Presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, 1977.

Harbin, T.J. & Cunningham, W.R. Causal models in the psychology of aging. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Dallas, 1978.

Harbin, T.J. & Cunningham, W.R. Influence of contextual variables upon blood pressure in the elderly. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, 1979.

Harbin, T.J. & Berg, W.K. Reflex modification in young and old adults. Presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, 1980.

Harbin, T.J. & Berg, W.K. The effects of prestimulus duration upon eyeblink inhibition in young and elderly subjects. Presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Washington, DC, 1981.

Harbin, T.J. & Berg, W.K. Elicitation and modification of heart rate responses in young and old subjects. Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Toronto, 1981.

Harbin, T.J. Age, Effortful attention, and reflex inhibition. Presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Boston, 1982.

Harbin, T.J. & Blumenthal, J.A. Cardiovascular reactivity: Relationships among age, sex, and Type A behavior. Presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, 1983.

Harbin, T.J. & Marsh, G.R. Differences in the late components of the ERP due to age and to semantic and non-semantic tasks. Presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Milwaukee, 1984.

Berg, W.K., Berg, K.M., Harbin, T.J., Davies, M.G., Blumenthal, T.D., & Avendano, A. Comparisons of blink inhibition in infants, children, and young and old adults. Presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Houston, 1985.

Harbin, T.J. & Benignus, V.A. Carbon monoxide effects on visually evoked potentials in the elderly. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Aging Association, San Francisco, 1985.

Harbin, T.J. Adult developmental studies in neurobehavioral toxicology. Presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, 1985.

Marsh, G.R., Harbin, T.J., & Harvey, M.T. Alterations in the event-related potential related to Alzheimer's disease and age. Presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, 1985.

Harbin, T.J. "American Clinical Neuropsychology". Presented at the Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1991); the University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia (1993).


Teaching experience, research support, and awards available on request.


References available upon request.


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