About

Glenn S. Lipson Ph.D. works as an Executive Consultant and Threat Assessment professional for Workplace Guardians, Inc. Dr. Lipson is a licensed psychologist (PSY 11335) and an internationally recognized expert in Forensic Psychology. Dr. Lipson has spent three decades tackling violence from all fronts, and is an internationally recognized expert in prevention and intervention, and has assisted as an expert witness in the prosecution of violent crimes. He has worked extensively with criminal and civil courts, the district attorney, law enforcement agencies, workplaces and schools and universities.

Dr. Lipson also co-authored the Risk Assessment Guidelines for Evaluating –   Violence (RAGE-V) for the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals, and is one of the founding members of the San Diego District Attorney cyber assessment team, which created protocols to integrate digital data to assist in the prevention, intervention, and prosecution of violent crimes.

As an expert witness, Dr. Lipson has testified in court martials, regulatory hearings and has submitted briefs through counsel to the United States Supreme Court. He has also served as an expert witness in civil cases where there were claims of abuse levied against clergy, teachers, Boy Scouts leaders and medical professionals.

For two decades Dr. Lipson has been active in employee evaluations for Fitness for Duty, conducted workplace violence risk evaluations, and has provided critical incident debriefings following traumatic workplace events. 

Dr. Lipson is a Diplomate in Forensic Psychology awarded by the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is also a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the San Diego Psychological Association (SDPA) and the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP).  His doctoral dissertation focused on the psychological impact of the San Ysidro Massacre on first responders. Following graduation, Dr. Lipson worked as a staff psychologist for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Karl Menninger School of Behavioral Sciences, then took a role as the resident psychologist in the Law and Psychiatry Department.

He is the founder of Making Right Choices, and the NASDTEC Academy, offering training on ethics and boundary violations that often lead to misconduct. He also maintains a private practice in San Diego, CA.


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