Defending Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Social Workers
Frances Cullen has represented numerous psychologists, licensed professional counselors, and social workers to defend their license against claims of improper practice, often leading to a dismissal of a board complaint or a more favorable negotiated settlement.
- In an action brought by the Georgia Board of Examiners of Psychologists (The Psychology Board) against a psychologist alleging insufficient oversight of testing conducted by a supervisee, Frances Cullen negotiated favorable disciplinary far less than that proposed by the Board.
- Frances Cullen helped negotiate favorable plea terms with no jail time for a Psychologist accused by the State Health Care Fraud Control Unit (SHCFCU) of serious Medicaid fraud violations involving the improper billing of children who were never seen by a psychologist.
- In a case wherein the Georgia Board of Examiners of Psychologists (The Georgia Psychology Board) would not terminate a psychologist’s consent order when she had met the terms of the Order, Frances Cullen filed a mandamus action in Superior Court, at which time the Georgia Board of Examiners of Psychologists (The Georgia Psychology Board) acted properly to terminate the Order.