Psych Crime Reporter

August 30, 2012

May 2012 Texas state disciplinary actions against psychologists

Filed under: license revoked,psychologist — Psych Crime Reporter @ 11:36 am

On May 3, 2012, the Texas Department of State Health Services’ Board of Examiners of Psychologists reported to following disciplinary actions:

Revoked the license of psychologist GERALD P. MOTZ because he failed to provide proof of Board-required continuing education requirements.

Ordered psychologist JOSHUA M. MASINO to pay an administrative penalty for failure to report criminal charges within the time prescribed by law.

Placed psychologists BRENT NATHAN LANE on probated suspension for failure to cease providing psychological services while in a potentially harmful dual relationship with a patient.

Reprimanded psychologist WILLIAM R. HESTER and ordered him to pay an administrative penalty for failure to report criminal charges within the time prescribed by law, and for failure to cooperate with a Board investigation.

Reprimanded psychologist STACY NELL BROUN and ordered him to pay an administrative penalty for “charging usurious interest.” He was also ordered to refund the patient’s money.

Placed psychologist RICHARD CLARK SCHMITT on probated suspension and ordered him to pay an administrative penalty for Failure to substantiate opinions or state appropriate limitations to those opinions (such as in a psychological evaluation or custody evaluation).

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