Carole Lieberman, M.D., M.P.H.

Forensic Psychiatrist | Expert Witness

Forensic Psychiatrist/Expert Witness for over 20 years



Alex Murdaugh Retrial Hearing Court TV 01 16 24

Carole Lieberman, M.D., M.P.H., Forensic Psychiatrist and Trial Expert Witness, having provided expert testimony in many murder trials, has been called upon to weigh in on the Alex Murdaugh case, and on his appeal for a new trial. She read Becky Hill’s book, Behind the Doors of Justice: The Murdaugh Murders, and is now called upon to analyze whether Ms. Hill intentionally influenced the jury or inadvertently tainted them because she believed he was guilty and it would sell books.

Dan Abrams Live on News Nation

The tragic ‘Idaho 4’ Murders have been in the news for months, and Dr. Carole Lieberman, Forensic Psychiatrist and Expert Witness has been the media’s go-to expert, from the beginning, when she gave investigators the profile of the killer. As soon as she learned about the viciousness of the crime scene, and saw who the four student victims were, she put forth the profile of the murderer as an Incel. As it turns out, Bryan Kohberger does fit this profile
to a T. Here, she speaks with Dan Abrams Live on News Nation, about how his Idaho victims resemble the beautiful, popular girls who rejected him in middle- and high school.

CAROLE LIEBERMAN, M.D., | Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

Forensic Psychiatrist/Expert Witness, Carole Lieberman, M.D., is a columnist for the leading crime magazine: Her column, entitled INSIDE THE CRIMINAL MIND, analyzes the popular crimes, criminals and trials of the day.

In this column, “What’s Next for Johnny Depp and Amber Heard After the Defamation Verdict,” Dr. Lieberman explains why the jury believed Depp and not Heard, gives advice to each of them and looks at the future of #MeToo, #HeToo and the First Amendment.

Dr Carole Lieberman – Jeffrey Dahmer

Serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer, is in the news again because of a Netflix series about his life and crimes. Forensic Psychiatrist, Carole Lieberman, M.D., is retained to serve as the Expert Witness in countless criminal cases nationwide. Her analytic skills, her drive to not leave any stone unturned, and her ability to get jurors to walk in the shoes of the defendant and feel compassion for him, result in shocking turnarounds for defendants whose case seemed hopeless. Here, on Court TV, she talks about what made Jeffrey Dahmer tick. As you can see, she gets to the ‘heart’ of the matter.

Dr Carole Lieberman – Sherri Papini Kidnapping Hoax

Carole Lieberman, M.D. – March 4, 2022
Court TV: Sherri Papini – ‘Gone Girl’ Hoax

Carole Lieberman, M.D. is a Forensic Psychiatrist/Expert Witness with a track record of success in hundreds of civil and criminal cases nationwide. She’s also in demand as an analyst of cases and criminals on TV, radio and print. Here, she’s on Court TV analyzing Sherri Papini, recently charged with perpetrating a kidnapping hoax just like the star of the movie “Gone Girl.”

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Carole Lieberman MD – What does Johansen’s Body Language Say Court TV 10/28/2021 2:30 PM

Carole Lieberman, M.D., is in high demand as a Trial Analyst for TV, Radio and Print because of her experience as a Forensic Psychiatrist/ Expert Witness in hundreds of civil and criminal cases. Here, she’s on Court TV, analyzing a defendant who’s on trial for murder. She explains how his body language, as well as his verbal testimony, will not be well received by the jury and predicts that he’ll be convicted – which he was!

Carole Lieberman MD Role of Forensic Psychiatrist Cheddar 10/12/2021 8:45 AM

Do you wonder what a Forensic Psychiatrist/Expert Witness actually does, but were afraid to ask? Here Carole Lieberman, M.D. describes her work for Cheddar TV, on an episode that compares various types of forensic experts – and what each contributes to solving a case.

Dr Carole Lieberman MD – Kim Potter Trial NNN 12/08/2021

Forensic Psychiatrist, Carole Lieberman, M.D., is called upon by the media to analyze cases in the headlines. In this interview for News Nation, Dr. Lieberman expresses her concern that Kim Potter, the police woman from Minnesota who accidentally shot Daunte Wright, won’t get a fair trial. The way Dr. Lieberman passionately argues her points here, is the way she does it at trial, too, in pursuit of justice for her clients.

Dr. Carole Lieberman Andrew Cuomo Sexual Harassment BNC

Dr. Lieberman has a track record of success as an Expert Witness in many SEXUAL HARASSMENT, SEXUAL ASSAULT and RAPE cases. Her experience of working, at times for the alleged victim, and other times for the alleged harasser, gives her a unique perspective on your case – whether you’re a plaintiff or defendant. This TV interview shows her commenting on cases against Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Dr. Carole Lieberman HIRH Jenny Jones Murder HLN

Dr. Lieberman testifies as an Expert Witness in many HIGH-PROFILE trials, including high-profile CRIMINAL trials such as The Jenny Jones Talk Show Murder Trial, where she was the Defense Psychiatrist for Jonathan Schmitz. This talk show ambushed Jonathan to appear and didn’t tell him the episode was called ‘Same Sex Secret Crush’ until he was on-camera. Dr. Lieberman explained Jon’s complicated story and persuaded the jury that he had Diminished Capacity, thereby securing a 2nd degree murder conviction though the prosecutor had thought 1st degree would be a slam-dunk. This TV interview shows her commenting on Jonathan’s defense.

Carole Lieberman MD

204 South Beverly Drive
Suite 108
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
By Appointment





Winning record in Civil & Criminal Cases!

Plaintiff & Defense cases involving psychiatric issues/emotional distress and more!

When Only the Best Will Do!

Carole Lieberman, M.D., M.P.H. has been working as a Forensic Psychiatrist/Expert Witness for over 20 years, with an unparalleled track record of success in hundreds of criminal and civil cases nationwide ­ including many high profile cases.

Prior Cases Include:

Michigan v. Kelli Stapleton (attempted homicide of autistic daughter)

Florida v. Roman (teen felony bullying/attorney Jose Baez)

California v. Redmond O’Neal (drug felony sentencing)

Plaintiffs v. James Arthur Ray (Sedona sweat lodge homicide)

Minor v. Kid Nation (reality TV→emotional distress)

Terri Schiavo (appeal)

Nevada v. Floyd Mayweather (domestic violence)

Michigan v. Jonathan Schmitz (Jenny Jones Talk Show Murder Trial)

Tate v. Larry Johnson/Stacey Augman (NBA paternity and assault)

Celebrity Divorces: Roseanne Barr, Jim Carrey, Jean Claude Van Damme

School Shootings: victims’ families v. media

Vega, Rodriguez et al v. Catholic Archdiocese of L.A. (priest molestation)

Jasmer v. Geraldo (emotional distress)

Board­ Certified psychiatrist

Dr. Lieberman is a Board­ Certified psychiatrist, whose education, training and extensive experience as a Forensic Psychiatrist/Expert Witness make her your most savvy choice in the courtroom. Her unique experience in high­ profile cases makes her an especially good choice when your case is on the front page and your expert needs to know how to win over a jury and the media.

Unique and Experienced

Dr. Lieberman’s hard­won reputation centers around her unique ability to dig into a case, not leaving any stone unturned, and coming up with the key to turning even the weakest case into a winner!


Beverly Hills Bar Association ­
Executive Committee of the Litigation Section

A World Traveler

She endorses the concept: ‘Have couch will travel’ and, as an experienced world­traveler, feels equally at home in all states, and even the far­ reaches of the world, where she has gone to examine parties and testify.

Carole Lieberman MD Services


A Winning Record in Civil & Criminal Cases!

High Profile Cases
Entertainment Law/Media Copycats
Sexual Harassment
Discrimination/Wrongful Termination
Abuse: Sexual, Physical & Emotional
Malpractice/Wrongful Death
Child/Adolescent issues
Personal Injury/Equestrian/Other Sports
Police and Priest Misconduct
Elder Abuse/Will Contestation


Not only does Dr. Lieberman provide the customary record review, psychiatric examination (IME), report, attorney consultation and testimony at deposition and trial, she provides an opportunity for your case to be featured in the media if you would like.


“I have rarely had the good fortune to present such well-considered testimony from such a highly qualified expert, and one so experienced in the courtroom.”
Steven Adler, Dep. Atty. Gen’l. for Bill Lockyer, Atty. Gen’l.

“I have had the opportunity to work with the best expert witnesses in the business, and I would put Dr. Lieberman at the top. She is insightful, committed and extremely organized in her approach. I highly recommend her.”
Jose Baez, Esq.

“Your expert testimony was thorough and articulate and reflected your excellent training and diverse professional experience…. The jurors appreciated your testimony.”
Steven Meister | Deputy District Attorney

“The judge said that you were the best expert witness he ever saw!”
Robert Bekken, Esq. | Musick, Peeler & Garrett

“Your recommendations carried great weight with the court, and your expert report and opinion were A+ work. I am grateful for your work and I am very glad I found you!”
Richard Pintal | Criminal Defense Attorney

“We sincerely appreciated your professionalism and cooperation, which certainly contributed to this terrific outcome.”
Lester Jones, Esq. | Littler Mendelson

“WE WON. They came with a verdict… 12-0 on all counts (even the alternate was with us). Thanks for the help, great job…. They thought… the expert (YOU) put the final nail in the coffin.”
Faryan Andrew Afifi, Esq.

“Dr. Lieberman’s testimony was unusually strong…. On cross-examination, the plaintiff’s attorney could not ask a question for which Dr. Lieberman did not have a well-reasoned and scientifically sound answer.”
Timothy Mishler, Esq. | Holland, Donnelly & Mishler

“Your comments on the show provided for a thorough examination of this subject. Your wisdom, insight… were very much appreciated and added much to the program.”
Johnnie Cochran, Esq. | Cochran & Company/Court TV

Contact Dr. Lieberman Today

Dr. Lieberman is a Board­ Certified psychiatrist, whose education, training and extensive experience as a Forensic Psychiatrist/Expert Witness makes her your most savvy choice in the courtroom. Her unique experience in high­ profile cases makes her an especially good choice when your case is on the front page and your expert needs to know how to win over a jury and the media.

Carole Lieberman MD

204 South Beverly Drive,
Suite 108, Beverly Hills,
CA 90212
By Appointment