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Dr. Fred S. Berlin, M.D., Ph.D.

The Johns Hopkins Sexual Disorders Clinic

Dr. Fred Berlin founded The Johns Hopkins Sexual Disorders Clinic and is the Director of the National Institute for the Study, Prevention and Treatment of Sexual Trauma, a program that has been designated by the U.S. Department of Justice as a national resource site. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an Attending Physician at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He specializes in evaluating and treating adults and adolescents with psychosexual disorders including pedophilia. He also treats victims of sexual abuse.

He has addressed a White House Conference on Childhood Sexual Abuse; the Juvenile Justice Subcommittee in the U.S. Senate; various seminars sponsored by the Department of Justice; a Special Invited Conference sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences; a number of educational seminars conducted by the FBI, and Colleges of Judges in several states. He has also served as an invited member of the Cardinal’s Commission for the Protection of Children in Boston, Mass. and as a consultant to the European Parliament.

Dr. Berlin has written numerous professional publications and performed peer reviews for a number of professional journals including the Journal of the American Medical Association and the American Journal of Psychiatry. He has been the recipient of a contract from the National Institute of Mental Health to prepare an annotated bibliography on sex offender etiology and treatment. He was also a member of the subcommittee on the sexual deviation disorders for the 3rd revision of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. He was named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association in 2003. He has both his Ph.D. in Psychology and his M.D. degree and is a board certified Psychiatrist.

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